Person    | Male  Born 3/9/1834  Died 8/5/1911

Samuel Knight

Categories: Architecture

Architect. Born Exeter. Knight was a captain in the Bloomsbury Rifles, which probably has something to do with the commission he was given to design their Drill Hall in 1882-3. Later he became an Honorary Major.

1891 - 1901 he lived at 7 Downe Terrace, Richmond Hill. Died at West Ham Union Infirmary, Leytonstone,

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Samuel Knight

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Drill Hall - foundation stone

This corner stone was laid by Lt Colonel S. Richards, commanding Bloomsbury R...

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Lindsey House

Lindsey House

A grade II listed villa, thought to be the oldest building in Kensington and Chelsea. Previous residents include Marc and Isambard Kingdom Brunel and James McNeill Whistler. It features a garden d...

Building, Architecture

1 memorial
Mappin and Webb, Poultry

Mappin and Webb, Poultry

12 - 13 Poultry. Built in 1870, designed by J. &  J. Belcher. Was demolished after a long campaign in 1994 to make way for the delights of Number 1, Poultry. The man responsible, Lord Palumbo, ...

Building, Architecture, Commerce

2 memorials
James Adam

James Adam

Born Edinburgh. Died 13 Albemarle Street. By 1754 had joined the family architectural firm. One of four Adam brothers.

Person, Architecture, Scotland

1 memorial
Robert Mylne

Robert Mylne

Architect. Born Edinburgh. Returned from a Grand Tour to London in 1759. Won the competition to build Blackfriars Bridge, including the approach roads from the north and the south, each with a squa...

Person, Architecture, Engineering, Scotland

1 memorial
Colin Ward

Colin Ward

Anarchist writer. Born Wanstead. Served in the army in WW2, and worked as an architect 1952 - 61. Published on education, architecture and town planning. Guardian obit.

Person, Architecture, Education, Politics & Administration

1 memorial