Person    | Male  Born 13/7/1811  Died 27/3/1878

Sir George Gilbert Scott

Categories: Architecture

Architect. Born in Gawcott, Buckinghamshire. Often styled 'Sir Gilbert Scott'. 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.

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Sir George Gilbert Scott

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Sir George Gilbert Scott

Sir George lived here 1856 - 1864.

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Vaughan Library

The Vaughan Library Designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, this library was bu...

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Albert Memorial - Prince Albert

The bronze statue of Albert was originally gilded but this was removed in WW1...

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George V statue

Unveiled by George VI and we thank Jamie Davis for finding this link to the B...

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Westminster School - old boys fallen in Crimean War & Indian Rebellion

The inscription was written by the Rev. T. W. Weare, Under-Master of Westmins...

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Other Subjects

Sir Christopher Wren

Sir Christopher Wren

Born East Knoyle, Wiltshire, died London.  Designer of 54 London churches, of which 13 were destroyed in the Blitz. Part of one of his churches, St Antholin, has ended up in an unexpected location...

Person, Architecture, Race Issues, Seriously Famous

38 memorials
Elis David Almshouse

Elis David Almshouse

Founded by Elias Davy (the correct spelling of his name), and originally built for seven people of either sex and enlarged for twelve people in 1875.   Residents transferred to newly built almshous...

Building, Architecture

2 memorials
Civic Trust

Civic Trust

From the picture source website: " founded in 1957 by Duncan Sandys, a British politician, and the former son-in-law of Sir Winston Churchill. It campaigned to make better places for people to live...

Group, Architecture, Community / Clubs

3 memorials
Walter H. Godfrey

Walter H. Godfrey

Walter Hindes Godfrey was born on 2 August 1881, the eldest of the six children of Walter Scott Godfrey (1855-1936) and Gertrude Annie Godfrey née Rendall (1855-1922). His birth was registered in t...

Person, Architecture, History

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