Person    | Male  Born 12/3/1864  Died 7/3/1934

Henry Wilson (art)

Architect, jeweller and designer. A leading figure in the British Arts & Crafts movement.

Born near Liverpool. Trained with and worked in John Sedding's practice. Taught at the Central School of Arts and Craft. Joined the Art Workers Guild in 1892 and become Master there in 1917. First editor of The Architectural Review 1896 - 1901. Emigrated to France in 1922 and died there at Menton, 5 days short of his 60th birthday.

His works in London include: Holy Trinity Sloane Street (following Sedding's death); Church of our Most Holy Redeemer in Exeter Market; Public Library in Ladbroke Grove; St Peter's Church in Ealing; St Augustine of Canterbury Church N4.

2024: Peter Czaja sent us this AHR.net link to a good page on Wilson and this photo.

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Henry Wilson (art)

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Middlesex Guildhall war memorial

This is a classy plaque, very of its time. From Fanny Cornforth we learn tha...

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Chris Roche
1 memorial
C. H. James

C. H. James

Architect. Born Gloucester. War & Son provides the rest of this page: Charles Holloway James was born in Gloucestershire in 1893 and worked as a draughtsman for local architect, Walter Brian W...

Person, Architecture

1 memorial
Harry Paticas

Harry Paticas

Architect with Arboreal. Stairway to Heaven Memorial says:"Memorial designed by local architect Harry Paticas with initial help from Jens Borstelmann."

Person, Architecture

1 memorial
Sir Ove N. Arup

Sir Ove N. Arup

Born Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, son of the Danish Consul and was educated in Germany and later Denmark. Civil engineer who collaborated with many modern architects on projects such as the Sydney Opera ...

Person, Architecture, Engineering, Denmark, Germany

1 memorial
Temple Bar

Temple Bar

A bar is first mentioned in 1293, when it would have been a simple structure marking one of 8 entrances to the City of London. By this time the City was no longer confined within the London Wall, a...

Building, Architecture

3 memorials