Basic Biographical Details

Name: Edward Welch
Designation: Architect
Born: 1806
Died: 1868
Bio Notes: Edward Welch was born in 1806 and worked in the office of John Oates in Halifax before entering into partnership with Joseph Aloysius Hansom, a fellow assistant in Oates's office, in 1828. Hansom invented and patented the Hansom safety cab in 1834 but was bankrupted by the contract for Birmingham Town Hall in the same year. Welch then withdrew from the partnership, re-commencing practice in Liverpool in 1837. He died in 1868.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2Halifax, Yorkshire, EnglandBusinessBefore 1828After 1834 
Item 2 of 2Liverpool, EnglandBusiness1837  

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 1Hansom & Welch1828Before 1854(?)Partner 

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 11845St James's ChurchWest Derby LiverpoolEnglandOriginal building


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 1Builder1868v26 p863 - obituary