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Bennett, Sir Thomas Penberthy

Gontran Goulden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 892 words.

Bennett, Sir Thomas Penberthy (1887–1980), architect and public servant, was born on 14 August 1887 at 39 Kensal Road, London, the elder child and only son of Thomas William Bennett (d....

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Bishop, Sir Frederick Arthur

William Plowden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Architecture; Art Education; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1896 words.

Bishop, Sir Frederick Arthur (1915–2005), civil servant and director-general of the National Trust, was born on 4 December 1915 at 118 Hampstead Road, Brislington, Bristol, the son of...

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Grieve, Sir Robert

Kenneth Alexander.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1185 words.

Grieve, Sir Robert (1910–1995), town planner and public servant, was born on 11 December 1910 at 61 Springbank Street, Glasgow, the son of Peter Paxton Grieve (1886–1960), soldier, and his...

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Hamilton, Sir James, of Finnart

Charles McKean.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1998 words.

Hamilton, Sir James, of Finnart (c. 1495–1540), administrator and architect, was the illegitimate firstborn son of Lord James Hamilton (1475?–1529), subsequently first earl of Arran, and...

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Ledeboer, Judith Geertruid

Lynne Walker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 904 words.

Ledeboer, Judith Geertruid (1901–1990), architect and public servant, was born on 8 September 1901 at Almelo, in the Netherlands, the second of six children of Willem Ledeboer (1873–1943),...

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Payne, William

Joanna Innes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 1545 words.

Payne, William (1717/18–1782), carpenter and constable, was probably born in London; details of his parents and background are unknown. He is now best remembered for his activities from the...

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Tindale, Patricia Randall

Elain Harwood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 919 words.

Tindale, Patricia Randall (1926–2011), architect and civil servant, was born on 11 March 1926 at 9 Hill View, Bell's Hill, Chipping Barnet, Hertfordshire, the only child of Thomas John...

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Weaver, Sir Lawrence Walter William

Christopher Hussey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Education; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1019 words.

Weaver, Sir Lawrence Walter William (1876–1930), civil servant and architectural writer, was born at Clifton, Bristol, on 2 July 1876, the only child of Walter Weaver and his wife, Frances...

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Wren, Christopher

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Architecture. 4 words.

See Wren, Sir Christopher

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