Basic Biographical Details

Name: Arthur Hill Holme
Designation: Architect
Born: 1814
Died: 1857
Bio Notes: Arthur Hill Holme was born in 1814, the son of prominent Liverpool builder and politician Samuel Holme who was also an enthusiast for Greek architecture. He was articcled to Thomas Rickman of Birmingham. He worked in partnership with John Cunningham from the mid-1830s to 1840. Cunningham had been born in Leitholm in 1799 and articled to Thomas Brown, Superintendent of Works in Edinburgh from 1819; he had emigrated to New York in 1833 but appears to have returned to Edinburgh by the following year as an obituary in the Liverpool Daily Courier states that he was then invited 'to leave Edinburgh and come to Liverpool by ... Samuel Holme'.

Holme died in 1857.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Liverpool, EnglandPrivate/business   

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Cunningham & HolmeAfter 18341840Partner 

Buildings and Designs

This architect was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 51836Lime Street Station  LiverpoolEngland 
Item 2 of 51836St Anne's ChurchAigburth LiverpoolEngland 
Item 3 of 5c. 1837The Apothecaries Hall  LiverpoolEnglandWith John Cunningham
Item 4 of 51840Union Bank  LiverpoolEnglandWith Cunningham
Item 5 of 51937Holy TrinityBirkenhead CheshireEnglandWith Cunningham


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder1857v15 p706 Obituary