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Ashlin, George Coppinger (1837–1921), architect, was born on 28 May 1837 at Carrigrenane House, Little Island, co. Cork, the third of four children of John Musson Ashlin (d. 1838), a London corn factor, and Dorinda Maria, née Coppinger, whose family had well-established connections in Roman Catholic commercial and religious circles in the southern half of ...

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Atkinson, Thomas (bap. 1729, d. 1798), architect and mason, was baptized on 22 June 1729 at Holy Trinity Church, King's Court, York, the son of Thomas Atkinson (d. 1765), a mason, and his wife, Jane Marshall. He worked with his father on ...

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See Webb, Sir Aston

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Paul Waterhouse

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Bentley, John Francis (1839–1902), architect, was born at Doncaster on 30 January 1839, the third surviving son of Charles Bentley, wine merchant, and his wife, Ann, daughter of John Bacchus of that town. He received his education partly at home and partly at a private school in ...

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John Francis Bentley (1839–1902) by William Christian Symons, 1902 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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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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Ignatius Richard Frederick Nemesius Bonomi (1787–1870) by Nicolas Bouet, 1833 reproduced by kind permission of Durham University Library from Misc. acc. 1985:1/121:219A

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Bonomi, Ignatius Richard Frederick Nemesius (1787–1870), architect, was born on 31 October 1787 at 76 Great Titchfield Street, London, the fourth but eldest surviving child of Joseph Bonomi (1739–1808), architect, and his wife, Rosa Florini (1755–1812). He was baptized in the Sardinian chapel on 27 December 1787, when his godparents were some of his father's important patrons, the ...

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Bonomi, Joseph [formerly Giuseppe] (1739–1808), architect, was born on 19 January 1739 in Rome, the eldest of five children of Giovanni Giacomo Bonomi (d. 1750), agent to some of the Roman nobility, and his wife, Teresa Corbi. He studied at the ...

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Joseph Bonomi (1739–1808) by William Daniell (after George Dance, 1793) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Byres, James, of Tonley (1734–1817), antiquary and architect, was born on 7 May 1734 at Tonley, his family's estate in the parish of Tough, Aberdeenshire; he was the first of the seven children of Patrick Byres (b. 1713), laird of Tonley, and of his wife, ...

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James Byres of Tonley (1734–1817) by John Bogle, pubd 1782 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Clérisseau, Charles-Louis (bap. 1721, d. 1820), architect and architectural draughtsman, was baptized in Paris on 28 August 1721, the son of Jean Clérisseau, seller of perfumed gloves, and his wife, Jeanne Rosselet. By 1745 he was attending the Académie Royale d'Architecture as a pupil of the architect ...

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Clutton, Henry (1819–1893), architect, was born on 19 March 1819, the third son of Owen Clutton (1776–1834) of Walworth, Surrey, and Elizabeth Goodinge (d. 1846), formerly of Tunbridge Wells. The Cluttons originally came from Cheshire, but branches of the family settled in ...

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Giacomo Antonio Coia (1898–1981) by Benno Schotz, 1969 RIBA Library Photographs Collection

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Coia, Giacomo Antonio [Jack] (1898–1981), architect, was born on 17 July 1898 at 24 Salop Street, Wolverhampton, the eldest of the nine children of Giovanni Coia, a farmer's son, craftsman, and later a street pianist and accordionist, born at Filignano, near Naples, and ...

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Esch, Vincent Jerome (1876–1950), architect, was born on 20 July 1876 in Blackheath, London, the son of C. A. Bernard Esch, a merchant banker. The Esch family were devout Roman Catholics. He was educated at Mount St Mary's College in Chesterfield, before training as an architect in the ...

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Garlake, Peter Storr (1934–2011), architect and archaeologist, was born in Cape Town, South Africa, on 11 January 1934, the son of Storr Garlake (1904–1983), army officer, later (as a major-general) chief of the general staff of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, and his wife, ...

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Garner, Thomas (1839–1906), architect and designer, was born at Wasperton Hill, Wasperton, Warwickshire, on 12 August 1839, the son of Thomas Garner (1795–1880), farmer, and his wife, Louisa Savage (b. c.1815). Brought up in country surroundings, he acquired as a boy a love of riding and a knowledge of horsemanship which he retained through life. In 1856, at the age of seventeen, he entered as a pupil the office of ...

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Gibbs [Gibb], James (1682–1754), architect, was born on 23 December 1682 at Fittysmire, Aberdeen, the son of Patrick Gibb, a prosperous merchant, and his second wife, Ann Gordon. A son, William (d. 1708–9), from Patrick's first marriage, was the only surviving sibling of ...