Architects and Surveyors
Baily.—Basil E. Baily, 2, Gill Street, Nottingham; son of the late Charles Baily, F.R.I.B.A., of Newark; born at Newark, January 14th, 1869; educated at Newark Grammar School. Architect, Angel Row, Nottingham, and Newark-upon-Trent; member of the firm of Brewill and Baily; was articled in 1885, and had large experience in the offices of Martin and Hardy, brewing and malting engineers; also with Ernest George and Peto, F.R.I.B.A., of Maddox Street, London, W., and Rowland Plumbe, F.R.I.B.A., of Fitzroy Square, London; in January, 1894, joined Arthur W. Brewill, F.R.I.B.A., of Angel Row, Nottingham, in partnership, during which time a large number of municipal, ecclesiastical, residential and business premises have been erected; F.R.I.B.A., 1901; was given a commission in the Robin Hood Rifles in 1895, and promoted Captain in 1900; in command of the company to which he was attached as Lieutenant.
Beaumont.—Charles Beaumont, East Bridgford, near Nottingham; son of George Beaumont, of East Bridgford; born at East Bridgford, Notts, April 2nd, 1862; educated at Repton School. Articled to his father for five years, and afterwards for two years with A. R. Calvert, F.S.I., surveyor, Low Pavement, Nottingham; elected Fellow of the Surveyor's Institution, February 6th, 1888; joined his father as partner, January, 1888, as land agent, valuer, and surveyor; appointed Secretary to the Gunthorpe Bridge Company, 1899, in succession to his father; Commissioner under the Notts Court of Sewers. The firm of George Beaumont and Son has been established since 1815, as land agents and surveyors; their offices are at Victoria Buildings, Victoria Street, Nottingham, and also at East Bridgford, Notts.
Calvert.—Arthur Richard Calvert, Sherwood Rise, Nottingham; son of the late Rev. Canon Calvert, Vicar of Huddersfield; born at Clapham, Surrey; educated at Tonbridge School. Architect, surveyor, and civil engineer; Fellow of the Surveyors' Institute; served articles to M. M. Kirkland, of Huddersfield, and remained with him two years after their expiration; after a period in Leeds, was with the Borough Surveyor of Huddersfield, and for three years with Messrs. Evans and Jolley, architects, of Nottingham; commenced to practise himself in Nottingham in 1879, as architect, surveyor, and civil engineer; was the architect of the Nottingham and County Constitutional Club, the Old Moot Hall, etc. Has taken great interest in the welfare of the Nottingham Conservative Club, and is Hon. Secretary of the Nottingham and County Constitutional Club. Has been an active athlete, and for many years played for the Huddersfield Rugby Football Club; also well known on the amateur running path.
Evans.—Robert Evans, Jun., Ravine House, Lenton Road, The Park, Nottingham; son of Robert Evans, J.P.; born at Nottingham, February 25th, 1863; educated at Rugby. Architect and surveyor; articled to the firm of Evans and Jolley, and now in partnership in that firm as Evans and Son. Married Constance Kathrine, daughter of the late Charles Ash by Holland, of the firm of Holland and Webb. Recreations: tennis, golf, shooting, cycling. Clubs: County and Constitutional.
Fothergill.—Watson Fothergill, 7, Mapperley Road, Nottingham; born at Mansfield, Notts; son of a lace merchant; educated at Clapham Park School, London, and other private schools. Architect; commenced practice in 1864; offices: 15, George Street, Nottingham; has erected in Nottingham:— The Albert Hall; Immanuel Church of England; Baptist Chapel, Woodborough Road; St. Nicholas Rectory; the Norris Alms-houses, Sherwood Rise; Daily ExpressNewspaper Offices; Nottingham and Notts Bank, Thurland Street; Nottingham and Notts Bank, southern branch, Carrington Street; Nottingham and Notts Bank, eastern branch, St. Ann's Well Road; Black Boy Hotel; Rose of England Hotel: Queen's Chambers, Long Row; Messrs. Jessop's drapery establishment, the largest shop in Nottingham; also numerous shops, warehouses and villas; has erected numerous buildings in Newark, Mansfield, Retford, Loughborough, and in the neighbourhood of London.
Gleave.—William R. Gleave, Myrtledene, Bridgford Road, and 18, Low Pavement, Nottingham; son of Thomas Gleave, shipbuilder, etc.; born at Farnworth, Lancashire, 1868; educated at Farnworth Grammar School, Chester College and privately; Architect; Associate of the Royal Institute of British Architects, by examinations, 1893; commenced with practical experience in contractor's office and workshops, and afterwards articled to architect in Manchester, gaining further experience with county architect of Cumberland and for four years in London and Dublin, being engaged on various large commercial buildings, flats, etc., in London, and on ecclesiastical work and several very large hotels in Ireland; architect for various houses and villas in West Bridgford, and commercial buildings in Nottingham, etc.; was also engaged as assistant architect with Mr. A. R. Calvert on the Constitutional Club, Old Moot Hall, Auction Mart and other buildings in Nottingham, and for various residential and estate work in the county.
Heazell.—William Arthur Heazell, Hill View, Sherwood, Nottingham; born at Nottingham, January 7th, 1831; educated at Standard Hill Academy. Architect and surveyor; in practice since 1854, and now in partnership with his eldest son, Arthur Ernest; a past President of the Nottingham Architectural Society; elected F.R.I.B.A., 1893; had a large and varied architectural practice, consisting of church and school work, vicarage houses, mansions, commercial buildings, etc.; acted as umpire, arbitrator, and valuer in important matters, and was extensively engaged in dealing with properties required by the Great Central and Great Northern Railway Companies, on the railways passing through Nottingham from 1896 to 1899; has been retained in property valuations and arbitrations by various railway companies, the City Corporation, trustees, and others. A strong churchman, and has several times filled the office of churchwarden.
Hickson.—Walter Owen Hickson, 13, Victoria Street, Nottingham; son of the late William Hickson, of Easthorpe Manor, Bottesford, Leicestershire; born at Bottesford, 1863; educated privately, after which he was articled in Nottingham, and has practised there as an architect for several years. Is a member of the Nottingham Architectural Society; chiefly engaged in domestic work, dwellings, warehouses, hotels, etc., including the almshouses erected for the late Right Hon. Earl Manvers at Thoresby Park; has been a keen follower of athletic sports and a member of the Notts County Cricket Club and Notts County Football Club; takes an interest in politics; is a member of the Nottingham and County Constitutional Club.
Howitt.—John Howitt, F.R.I.B.A., Mapperley Park Drive, Nottingham; son of the late William Howitt, of Underwood; born July 6th, 1852, at Underwood, in the parish of Selston, Notts; educated at Holly Mount School, Nottingham, under the late George Packer. Architect and surveyor; articled to the late S. Dutton Walker, F.S.A., of Nottingham, and in partnership with him up to the time of his death, in 1885; has an extensive and varied practice in Nottingham and district; elected a Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects, in 1890; President of the Nottingham Architectural Society, 1894-95; a Freemason; P.M. of the De Vere Lodge, 1794, and S. of Works of the Province of Notts; P.M. of the Mark Degree, and I. of Works of the Province of Notts; P.Z. of the Royal Arch Degree, and M.W.S. of the Rose Croix; a churchman, and for many years sidesman and churchwarden.
Marshall.—Arthur Marshall, A.R.I.B.A., Woodside, Chilwell, Notts; son of the late James Matthew Marshall; born at Nottingham, December 23rd, 1858; educated at Brunswick House Collegiate School, Hammersmith, London, W. Architect; Associate of the Royal Institute of British Architects; President of the Nottingham Society of Architects; after serving articles with the late S. Dutton Walker, and travelling extensively on the continent, commenced practice as an architect over twenty years ago, and has carried out a large number of important works; is expert in infirmary and workhouse buildings, and architect for the new Nottingham Workhouse at a cost of over £200,000, Wolverhampton Workhouse at a cost of £160,000, New Dudley Infirmary, and professional adviser to several important Boards of Guardians in different parts of the country; author of a very comprehensive work on the "Old Jacobean Furniture and Woodwork of the Country," published in 1888, and now regarded as the standard work on the subject.
Pratt.—William Dymock Pratt, Victoria Crescent, Private Road, Sherwood; son of the late Nathan Pratt, of Gedling Lodge, Nottinghamshire; born December 22nd, 1854; educated privately and on the Continent. Articled to W. H. Martin, C.E., and afterwards for some time with Messrs. Adams and Kelly, architects, of Leeds; in 1877, joined partnership with James Edward Trueman, of Nottingham, as architects and surveyors; about fifteen years ago, Mr. Trueman took holy orders and became Vicar of St. Andrews, Lincoln, and since then Mr. Pratt has practised alone in Nottingham, his chief work being factories, warehouses, private residences, and some church alterations and additions. Having been articled to a civil engineer, a good deal of his work has been in connection with road surveying, the building of sea walls on the coast, and laying out of estates for building, etc. Married, 1885, Lillian Edith, eldest daughter of Alderman Cropper, of Nottingha ; fond of tennis, cycling, amateur photography and gardening.
Sheppard.—George Sheppard, Hesketh House, Victoria Street, Newark; born at Newark, 1842; son of the late John Sheppard, building surveyor; educated at the Magnus Grammar School, during the head masterships of Dr. Cooke and the Rev. H. Plater. Borough Surveyor of Newark Urban District Council; also surveyor to Messrs. Warwicks and Richardsons, Ltd., of the same town; has held these appointments twenty-six and thirty years respectively; was for upwards of ten years pupil of the late W. H. Cubley, artist; articled to the late Alfred Allen, architect and surveyor; for some time in London receiving instruction in the higher branches of instrumental surveying, etc.; engaged on surveys, sewage schemes and other work pertaining to his profession in various parts of the country; entered the choir of the Parish Church (St. Mary Magdalene) at the age of seven years, and received his musical instruction under Dr. Dearie, organist and choirmaster of the church, Samuel Reay, Mus.Bac, and others, and was for many years principal tenor of the Parish Church; sang the tenor solos in the "Messiah," "Creation," "Elijah," "Judas Maccabeus," "Daughter of Jairus," "Rose Maiden," "Acis and Galatea,'" "May Queen," "Lay of the Bell," and other sacred and secular compositions, in various parts of the country; illustrated the "Annals of Newark," by Mr. Cornelius Brown, from original pen and ink drawings.
Vallance.—Robert Frank Vallance, The Ridge. Mansfield, Notts; son of the late George Vallance, of Cavendish House, Mansfield; born at Mansfield, 1856; educated at the Grammar School, Mansfield. Architect and Surveyor; Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects; Fellow of Surveyors' Institute; member of Royal Institute of Public Health; past member of Council of Society of Architects; member of Civil and Mechanical Engineers' Society; member of the Association of Municipal and County Engineers; Borough Surveyor, Mansfield; Surveyor to the Urban District Council of Warsop, Notts. Works comprise asylum, hospitals, workhouse, banks, hotels, board schools, warehouses, factories, business premises, private residences, works of sewerage and sewage disposal, water supply, parliamentary plans, arbitrations, valuations, etc., etc. In 1898, took into partnership Mr. Louis Alfred Westwick. Chairman of directors of the Shirebrook and District Gas Company; member of the Monthly Board, and Hon. Architect of the Mansfield and Mansfield Woodhouse Hospitals. Married, August, 1888, Christiana Maria Massingberd, second daughter of the late William Thomas Meggett, of Elmfield, Mansfield (since deceased).
Whitbread.—Richard Whitbread, Vine House, Burton Road, Carlton, Notts; Architect and surveyor; Member of the Institute of Civil Engineers; Surveyor to Carlton Urban District Council.