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Goldfinger, Ernö (1902–1987), architect, was born on 11 September 1902 in Budapest, second capital of the Austro-Hungarian empire, the eldest of the three sons (there were no daughters) of Oscar Goldfinger, lawyer, landowner, and industrialist, and his wife, Regine Haiman. His early years were spent among the mountains of ...

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Ernö Goldfinger (1902–1987) by Eileen Agar, 1938 © Estate of Eileen Agar; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Hewett, Sir Thomas (1656–1726), architect and landowner, was born on 9 September 1656, eldest son of William Hewett, landowner, and Mary, daughter of Sir Richard Prince. After schooling at Shrewsbury School and Christ Church, Oxford, he travelled extensively on the continent, visiting France...