Charles Harrison Townsend 1851-1928

Charles Harrison Townsend was born in Birkenhead, Merseyside in 1851. Educated at Birkenhead School he became articled to Walter Scott of Liverpool and was draughtsman to Charles Barry from 1873 to 1875. From 1875 to 1877 Townsend was senior draughtsman in the London School Board office under Edward Robert Robson. He commenced independent practice in 1877 and was in partnership with Thomas Lewis bank from 1884 to 1886. From 1887 he practised alone. He was elected to FRIBA in 1888. Master Art Workers Guild and published “Beautiful Buildings in France and Belgium in 1916.
Extracted from Directory of British Architects 1834-1914, British Architectural Library.

Posted in Architects.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *