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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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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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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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