Sir George Gilbert Scott
Person Male Born 13/7/1811 Died 27/3/1878
Architect. Born in Gawcott, Buckinghamshire. His London work includes: St Giles' Church in Camberwell, St Mary Abbots in Kensington, the Albert Memorial in Kensington Gardens, the Hotel at St Pancras and the Foreign Office in Whitehall. Grandfather of Sir Giles Gilbert Scott. 1849 appointed Surveyor to Westminster Abbey, which led to a lot of work there. Died at his son's home where he was living, Courtfield House, Collingham Road, Kensington.