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Benson, William (bap. 1682, d. 1754), politician, architect, and literary critic

James Sambrook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; UK Politics; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1145 words.

Benson, William (bap. 1682, d. 1754), politician, architect, and literary critic, was baptized on 17 March 1682 at St Leonard's Church, Bromley by Bow, Middlesex; he was the eldest of...

Bishop, Sir Frederick Arthur (1915–2005), civil servant and director-general of the National Trust

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...

Bossom, Alfred Charles, Baron Bossom (1881–1965), architect and politician

Ivan Roots.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; UK Politics. 1231 words.

Bossom, Alfred Charles, Baron Bossom (1881–1965), architect and politician, was born at 17 Caledonian Road, Islington, London, on 16 October 1881, the elder son of Alfred Henry Bossom...

Bruce, Sir William, first baronet (c. 1625–1710), architect and politician

John Lowrey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; UK Politics. 2215 words.

Bruce, Sir William, first baronet (c. 1625–1710), architect and politician, was born into minor Perthshire gentry, the second son of Robert Bruce, Lord Bruce of Blairhall, and Catherine (or...

Clarke, George (1661–1736), politician and architect

Timothy Clayton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; UK Politics. 1817 words.

Clarke, George (1661–1736), politician and architect, was born on 7 May 1661 in the old Pall Mall, London, the only surviving child of Sir William Clarke (1623/4–1666), secretary at war to...

Coke, Thomas, earl of Leicester (1697–1759), politician, architect, and art collector

A. A. Hanham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Architecture; UK Politics. 2228 words.

Coke, Thomas, earl of Leicester (1697–1759), politician, architect, and art collector, was born on 17 June 1697, the eldest of the five children of Edward Coke (1676/8–1707), landowner, and...

Conyngham, William Burton (1733–1796), politician and improver

James Kelly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Architecture; UK Politics. 1719 words.

Conyngham, William Burton (1733–1796), politician and improver, was born William Burton in 1733, the second son of Francis Burton (1696–1743), politician and landowner, of Buncraggy, co....

Erskine, John, styled twenty-second or sixth earl of Mar and Jacobite duke of Mar (bap. 1675, d. 1732), Jacobite army officer, politician, and architect

Christoph v. Ehrenstein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Architecture; UK Politics; British History; Political History. 5757 words.

Erskine, John, styled twenty-second or sixth earl of Mar and Jacobite duke of Mar (bap. 1675, d. 1732), Jacobite army officer, politician, and architect, was born on the lowland family...

Forster, Sir (Samuel Alexander) Sadler (1900–1973), regional planner

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Architecture. 1100 words.

Forster, Sir (Samuel Alexander) Sadler (1900–1973), regional planner, was born on 9 September 1900 at 6 Southfield Road, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, the only son of Frederic John Forster,...

Gelder, Sir (William) Alfred (1855–1941), architect and politician

David Neave.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; UK Politics. 1471 words.

Gelder, Sir (William) Alfred (1855–1941), architect and politician, was born on 12 May 1855 at North Cave, East Riding of Yorkshire, the son of William Gelder (1820–1892), joiner, builder,...

Monck [formerly Middleton], Sir Charles Miles Lambert, sixth baronet (1779–1867), architect, landscape designer, and politician

Matthew Kilburn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; UK Politics. 2923 words.

Monck [formerly Middleton], Sir Charles Miles Lambert, sixth baronet (1779–1867), architect, landscape designer, and politician, was born in Golden Square, London, on 7 April 1779, the...

Newdigate, Sir Roger, fifth baronet (1719–1806), politician and architect

Andrew I. Lewer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; UK Politics. 1897 words.

Newdigate, Sir Roger, fifth baronet (1719–1806), politician and architect, was born on 20 May 1719 at his family's seat, Arbury Hall, Warwickshire, the seventh son and the youngest of the...

Smith, Rupert Alexander Alec- (1913–1983), architectural conservationist and local politician

David Neave.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Architecture; Art Education. 1091 words.

Smith, Rupert Alexander Alec- (1913–1983), architectural conservationist and local politician, was born on 5 September 1913 at Elloughton, near Hull, the only son and elder of the two...

Tindale, Patricia Randall (1926–2011), architect and civil servant

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...

Weaver, Sir Lawrence Walter William (1876–1930), civil servant and architectural writer

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...