Thomas Walter Francis Newton

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Offices of Newton and Cheatle at 125-131 Edmund Street, Birmingham 1898-1900

Thomas Walter Francis Newton (1862 - 22 January 1903) was an architect [1] based in Birmingham.

Birmingham Major city in the English Midlands, 2nd highest population of UK cities

Birmingham is a major city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England. Birmingham is the second-most populous city in the United Kingdom and the most populous city in the English Midlands. It is also the most populous metropolitan district in the United Kingdom, with an estimated 1,137,123 inhabitants, and is considered the social, cultural, financial, and commercial centre of the Midlands. It is situated within the larger West Midlands conurbation, which is the third most populated urban area in the United Kingdom, with a population of 2,897,303 in 2017. The wider Birmingham metropolitan area is the second largest in the United Kingdom with a population of over 3.8 million. It is frequently referred to as both England and the United Kingdom's "second city".

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Career

He was born in Wiveliscombe, Somerset in 1862 and educated at Taunton Independent College, and was articled to Frank Barlow Osborn and Alfred Reading in Birmingham.

Wiveliscombe town and civil parish in Somerset, England

Wiveliscombe is a small town and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated 9 miles (14 km) west of Taunton in the Somerset West and Taunton district. The town has a population of 2,893. The Square, fronted by several listed structures, held the former market. The parish includes the nearby hamlet of Maundown.

Somerset County of England

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Taunton School co-ed independent school in the county town of Taunton in Somerset in South West England

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He set up in business by himself and entered into partnership later around 1891 with Alfred Edward Cheatle as his partner.

Alfred Edward Cheatle

Alfred Edward Robie Farmer Cheatle was an architect based in Birmingham.

He married Fanny Jane Wakeman in 1890. He died of pneumonia on 22 January 1903 at Quarry Farm, Northfield, Birmingham. [2]

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List of works

Fighting Cocks, Moseley Birmingham, West Midlands, B13

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References

  1. Brodie, Antonia (2001). Directory of British Architects, 1834-1914: Vol 2. A&C Black. p. 259. ISBN   9780826455147.
  2. "Death of Mr. T. W. F. Newton". Tamworth Herald. England. 24 January 1903. Retrieved 7 February 2018.  via British Newspaper Archive (subscription required)
  3. Historic England, "37 and 39, Church Street B3 (1075666)", National Heritage List for England , retrieved 8 February 2018
  4. Historic England, "City Arcade, Birmingham (1289578)", National Heritage List for England , retrieved 8 February 2018
  5. Historic England, "41 and 43, Church Street B3 (1290722)", National Heritage List for England , retrieved 8 February 2018
  6. Historic England, "95 Cornwall Street B3 (1210401)", National Heritage List for England , retrieved 8 February 2018
  7. Historic England, "93 Cornwall Street B3 (1075645)", National Heritage List for England , retrieved 8 February 2018
  8. Historic England, "The Fighting Cocks Public House (1220812)", National Heritage List for England , retrieved 8 February 2018