Person Born 22/11/1854 Died 17/5/1920
Theatre architect. Born Newton Abbot, Devon. Never qualified as an architect but designed at least 80 theatres and did some work on about the same number again. About 24 of his theatres survive reasonably intact, including the Hackney Empire, Richmond Theatre, London Palladium, Victoria Palace and the London Coliseum. Died at home in Westcliff-on-Sea. Buried Highgate cemetery.