Barrallier, Francis Louis (1773–1853), army officer and surveyor, was the son of a French surveyor, who after the capture of Toulon in 1793 was employed by the British. Barrallier was permitted to go to New South Wales with the new governor, Captain P. G. King RN...
H. M. Chichester
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B. H. L. Hart
revised by Roger T. Stearn
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 ...
Burgh, Thomas (1670–1730), military engineer and architect, was the third son of Ulysses Burgh (d. 1692) of Drumkeen, co. Limerick, dean of Emly and later bishop of Ardagh, and Mary, daughter of William Kingsmill of Ballibeg, co. Cork. After education at Delany's school...
Maker: Sir Godfrey Kneller
Christoph v. Ehrenstein
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 ...
J. M. Gullick
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, ...
Lee, Sir Richard (1501/2–1575), military engineer and architect, was the eldest son of Richard Lee of Sopwell, Hertfordshire, and Elizabeth Hall of Ore, Sussex. His mother was a relative (possibly a niece) of Edmund Dudley, minister to Henry VII. It was perhaps through the ...
Papillon, David (1581–1659), architect and military engineer, was born on 14 April 1581 in Dijon, France, the younger son of Thomas Papillon (d. 1608), captain of the guard and valet de chambre to Henri IV, and his wife, Jeanne Vieue de la Pierre...
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 ...