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Hollins, William (1763–1843), architect and sculptor, was born at Shifnal, Shropshire, on 18 March 1763, the son of John and Mary Hollins. He married c.1783 Catherine (1764–1831), daughter of Peter and Betty Holbrook of Middlewich, Cheshire, with whom he had sixteen children. They settled at ...

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Paine, James (1745–1829), architect, sculptor, and artist, was baptized at Pontefract, Yorkshire, on 28 August 1745, the only child of James Paine (bap. 1717?, d. 1789), architect, then of Pontefract, subsequently of London, and his first wife, Sarah Jennings. Like his father before him, he studied at the ...

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Pearce, Edward (c. 1635–1695), architect and sculptor, was the son of Edward Pearce (d. 1658), a painter and member of the Painter–Stainers' Company who was employed on the interiors at Somerset House and St Paul's, Covent Garden, in London and at Belvoir Castle, Leicestershire...

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Stone, Nicholas (1585x8–1647), sculptor, master mason, and architect, was born in Devon, probably at Woodbury near Exeter, the son of a quarryman—possibly John Stone (d. 1618). By his own account he served for two years as an apprentice and for a further year as a journeyman under the ...

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Tyler, William (d. 1801), sculptor and architect, may have been the son of William Tyler, a carver involved in the refurbishment of Leicester House, London, in 1743 for Frederick, prince of Wales. Little is known of his early life, but when applying in 1762 for the commission to carve a statue of ...