Person    | Male  Born 8/4/1783  Died 14/12/1843

John Loudon

Categories: Architecture, Gardens / Agriculture

Countries: Scotland

Garden and cemetery designer, city planner. Born Scotland as John Claudius Loudon. Studied biology, botany and agriculture. Came to London in 1803. His many publications include: Observations on Laying out the Public Spaces in London; Encyclopædia of Gardening; Green-house Companion. Founded The Gardener's Magazine; On the Planting, Managing, and Laying out of Cemeteries. Set up an agricultural college. 1830 married the author Jane Webb. Died at his Porchester Terrace home.

2021: Londonist drew our attention to the extraordinary grave that Loudon designed for his parents, William and Agnes, at Pinner Parish Church in 1809.

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