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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Nazareth House

Nazareth House

In 1850, Dr. Nicholas Wiseman became concerned about the plight of the aged, orphans and abandoned children in London. He appealed to a recently formed religious order in France which took care of ...

Building, Architecture, Benefactor, Community / Clubs, Religion

1 memorial
Clapham Odeon

Clapham Odeon

Cinema. Designed by George Coles. The use of neon lights on its exterior gave it a distinctive look at night. It closed in 1972, but permission to demolish it was refused. It reopened as 'The Liber...

Building, Architecture, Cinema

1 memorial
Benedict O'Looney Architects

Benedict O'Looney Architects

Firm of architects. They have worked on the Peckham and Croydon mosques and the restoration of Peckham Rye Station. Years ago we joined an excellent architectural walk examining Edwardian buildings...

Person, Architecture

1 memorial
William Oxtoby, A.M.I.C.E.

William Oxtoby, A.M.I.C.E.

Appointed Surveyor/Engineer for the Borough of Camberwell c.1898. William Oxtoby was born on 7 February 1862 in Hull, Yorkshire. He was the fourth of the five children of Robert Oxtoby (1823-1874)...

Person, Architecture, Engineering

2 memorials