Adshead, Stanley Davenport, 1868-1946, architect and town planner

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Adshead, Stanley Davenport, 1868-1946, architect and town planner

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        Architect and town planner, born at Bowden Vale, Cheshire, 8 March 1868. After the first Town Planning Act in 1909, he became the first editor of the Town Planning Review, which promoted formal design in place of garden city vernacular. In September 1914, he became the first Professor of Town Planning at University College, London. He died 11 April 1946 in Hampshire.


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        ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).


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        Created by Duncan Birrell, January 2018




            Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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