Beckett, Edmund [formerly Edmund Beckett Denison], first Baron Grimthorpe (1816–1905), ecclesiastical controversialist, architect, and horologist, was born at Carlton Hall, near Newark, on 12 May 1816, the eldest son of Sir Edmund Beckett, fourth baronet (1787–1874), later MP for the West Riding...
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Bond, Frederick Bligh (1864–1945), architect, author, and psychical researcher, was born on 30 June 1864 at Marlborough, Wiltshire, the third son of the Revd Frederick Hookey Bond, headmaster of Marlborough Royal Free Grammar School, and of his wife, Mary Isabella Dela Fosse. He was educated at ...
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Micklethwaite, John Thomas (1843–1906), architect and ecclesiologist, was born at Rishworth House, Wakefield, Yorkshire, on 3 May 1843, the son of James Micklethwaite of Hopton, Mirfield, worsted spinner and colliery owner, and his wife, Sarah Eliza Stanway of Manchester. After private education at ...
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Schaw, William (1549/50–1602), architect and a founder of freemasonry, was a younger son of John Schaw of Broich, now Arngomery in Stirlingshire. He was probably employed at the Scottish court from his youth, but nothing certain is known until 21 December 1583, when he was appointed master of works to ...
Sibree, James (1836–1929), missionary and architect in Madagascar, was born at 18 Lister Street, Hull, on 14 April 1836, the eldest son of the Revd James Sibree (1806–1882), Congregational minister of Salem Chapel, Cogan Street, Hull, and his wife, Martha Goode, née Aston (1809–1881)...