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Aikin, Edmund (1780–1820), architect, was born on 2 October 1780 at Warrington, Lancashire, the youngest son of John Aikin (1747–1822), physician and author, and his wife, Martha, née Jennings (c.1746–1830). His two brothers, Charles Rochemont Aikin and Arthur Aikin, achieved prominence in the fields of surgery and natural science respectively. A shy, nervous, and physically delicate child, he was educated at home until, following the family's move to ...

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Chamberlain, John Henry (1831–1883), architect, was born on 26 June 1831 at Leicester, the son of the Revd Joseph Chamberlain, minister at Leicester of a congregation of Calvinistic Baptists, and his wife, Jane. He was educated at schools in Leicester and in London...

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Scott, Geoffrey (1884–1929), writer and architect, was born on 15 June 1884 in Hampstead, London, the fourth son and the youngest of seven children of Russell Scott (1837–1908) and his wife, Jessie Thurburn (1844–1921); he was the nephew of Charles Prestwich Scott, the distinguished editor of the ...

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Wood, Edgar (1860–1935), architect, was born on 17 May 1860 at Radclyffe Terrace, Middleton, Lancashire, the sixth of eight children of Thomas Broadbent Wood (1821–1909), a businessman and cotton mill owner, and his wife, Mary (1821–1871), daughter of John Sykes, a textile-card manufacturer of ...

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