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UK architects

07 July 2009

Verity, Francis Thomas (1864-1937)

Francis Thomas Verity was born in Kensington in 1864, the son of the theatre architect Thomas Verity. The younger Verity was educated at Cranleigh School, Surrey and studied at the South Kensington Schools...

07 July 2009

Clutton, Henry (1819-93)

A pupil of Edward Blore between 1835-40, he commenced his own practice in 1844. He won first place in the Lille Cathedral competition with William Burges (his partner from 1851 to 1856). His...

06 July 2009

Talbert, Bruce J. (1838-81)

Bruce James Talbert was born in 1838 in Dundee, the son of James Talbert, merchant and was educated at Dundee High School. He was articled to Millar, a Dundee woodcarver and commenced business...

02 July 2009

Cockerell, Frederick Pepys (1833-1878)

Frederick Pepys Cockerell was a British architect and the second son of Charles Robert Cockerell, also an architect, whose favour for French architecture and sculpture in architecture was a major influence on Frederick....

02 July 2009

Morton, Joseph Hall (1849-1923)

Joseph Hall Morton was born on 15 August 1849 in North Shields and was a pupil of Matthew Thomson of Newcastle from 1864, remaining as his assistant until 1871 when he commenced practice...

30 June 2009

Hartley, Jesse (1780-1860)

Despite having no experience of dock building, Hartley was the first full-time professional dock engineer in the world. He had previously worked for his father, Bernard Hartley who was a stonemason, architect and...

24 June 2009

Godwin, Edward William (1833-1886)

A progressive British architect-designer, who began working in the strongly polychromatic “Ruskinian Gothic” style of mid-Victorian Britain, inspired by The Stones of Venice, then moved on to provide designs in the “Anglo-Japanese taste”...

21 June 2009

Corson, George (1829-1910)

George Corson was born in Dumfries in 1829, the son of James Corson, Provost 1831-33. He was articled to Walter Newall of Dumfries, and at the end of his articles in 1849 moved...

16 June 2009

Hall, Edwin Thomas (1851-1923)

Edwin Thomas Hall was born in 1851, the son of George Hall, and commenced independent practice in London in 1876. His brother George Alfred Hall (1859) also became an architect, and his son...