Brown, Sir John (1880–1958), architect and army officer, was born in Northampton on 10 February 1880, the elder son of John Brown, a clicker, later a licensed victualler and an alderman, of Abington, Northampton, and his wife, Kate Davis (née Allen). He was educated at ...
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Erskine, John, styled twenty-second or sixth earl of Mar and Jacobite duke of Mar (bap. 1675, d. 1732), Jacobite army officer, politician, and architect, was born on the lowland family estate at Alloa, Clackmannanshire, and baptized at Alloa parish church on 21 January 1675. He was the first of four surviving children of ...
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Hubback, Arthur Benison (1871–1948), architect and army officer, was born on 13 April 1871 at 74 Rodney Street, Liverpool, the eldest of the three sons and two daughters of Joseph Hubback (1814–1882), merchant and lord mayor (in 1870) of Liverpool, and his third wife, ...
Winde, William (c. 1642–1722), architect and soldier, was born in Bergen-op-Zoom, the Netherlands, the son of Henry Winde (d. 1658), a royalist émigré who had settled there. In the late 1650s he established a military career, serving as an ensign in charge of the English troops at ...