Basic Biographical Details

Name: Edmund Sharpe
Designation: Architect
Born: 31 October 1809
Died: 8 May 1877
Bio Notes: Edmund Sharpe was born at Heathfield, Knutsford, Cheshire on 31 October 1809. He was educated at Sedbergh School and St John's College, Cambridge, where he obtained an MA in 1836 having undertaken some travel in Europe during the previous two years. He was articled to Thomas Rickman in 1836. He commenced practice in Lancaster soon thereafter and entered into partnership with his former pupil Edward Graham Paley in 1845. He was Mayor of Lancaster in 1848. He retired in 1851 and died on 8 May 1877.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Lancaster, Lancashire, EnglandBusiness   

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2James Murdoch Hay  ApprenticePerhaps worked as apprentice to Sharpe
Item 2 of 2William Henmanc. 1871c. 1871Assistant 


Bibliographic References

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