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Allen [née Gill], Marjory, Lady Allen of Hurtwood (1897–1976), landscape architect and promoter of child welfare

Hal Moggridge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Landscape Art and Architecture; Architecture; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1209 words.

Allen [née Gill], Marjory, Lady Allen of Hurtwood (1897–1976), landscape architect and promoter of child welfare, was born on 10 May 1897 at Hazelstubbs, Gravel Hill, Bexleyheath, the...

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Ashbee, Charles Robert (1863–1942), architect, designer, and social reformer

Alan Crawford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Architecture. 3348 words.

Ashbee, Charles Robert (1863–1942), architect, designer, and social reformer, was born on 17 May 1863 at Spring Grove, Heston, Isleworth, Middlesex, the first of the four children of Henry...

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Buchanan, Sir Andrew (George)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; World History; Travel and Holiday; Social and Cultural History; Architecture; Art. 195 words.

5th Bt cr 1878; KCVO 2011

Born 21 July 1937; s of Major Sir Charles Buchanan, 4th Bt, and Barbara Helen (d 1986), o d of late Lt-Col Rt Hon. Sir George Stanley, PC,...

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Cram, Ralph Adams

Peter W. Williams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Architecture. 1260 words.

Cram, Ralph Adams (16 December 1863–22 September 1942), architect and cultural critic, was born in Hampton Falls, New Hampshire, the son of William Augustine Cram, a Unitarian minister, and...

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Fraser, Patrick Allan- (1813–1890), artist and architect

William Payne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Architecture. 2001 words.

Fraser, Patrick Allan- (1813–1890), artist and architect, was born at Arbroath, Forfarshire, the third and youngest son of Robert Allan, a stocking manufacturer, and his wife, Isabel...

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Geddes, Sir Patrick (1854–1932), social evolutionist and city planner

Helen Meller.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Evolutionary Biology; Sociology; Education. 5029 words.

Geddes, Sir Patrick (1854–1932), social evolutionist and city planner, was born at Ballater, west Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on 2 October 1854, the youngest son of Alexander Geddes...

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Kyrle, John [called the Man of Ross] (1637–1724), philanthropist and landscape designer

David Whitehead.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Landscape Art and Architecture; Architecture. 1557 words.

Kyrle, John [called the Man of Ross] (1637–1724), philanthropist and landscape designer, was born on 22 May 1637 at the White House, in the parish of Dymock, Gloucestershire, the eldest son...

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Mackmurdo, Arthur Heygate (1851–1942), architect and social reformer

Peyton Skipwith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Architecture. 816 words.

Mackmurdo, Arthur Heygate (1851–1942), architect and social reformer, was born on 12 December 1851 in Edmonton, Middlesex, the eldest child and elder son (there was at least one daughter)...

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Mumford, Lewis

Robert Casillo.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Biographical Studies; Architecture; Art Education. 2471 words.

Mumford, Lewis (09 October 1895–26 January 1990), urban historian and cultural critic, was born in Flushing, New York, the illegitimate son of Lewis Charles Mack, a Jewish businessman from...

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Penty, Arthur Joseph (1875–1937), architect and social thinker

Peter C. Grosvenor.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education; Architecture. 1285 words.

Penty, Arthur Joseph (1875–1937), architect and social thinker, was born at 16 Elmwood Street, St Laurence, York, on 17 March 1875, the second son of Walter Green Penty (1852–1902),...

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