Basic Biographical Details

Name: Taylor & Young
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: c. 1919
Ended: c. 1948
Bio Notes: Taylor & Young practised in Manchester. Isaac Taylor was born in 1871, the son of the architect J Medland Taylor. Isaac entered his father's practice after he left school and remained there apart from one year spent in a London office as a premium paying pupi. He inherited his father's practice on the latter's death. Although he engaged one or two very able assistants his own time was generally of 'a voluntary nature', especially for the Church of England Waifs and Strays Society, converting old mansions for their new purpose. Soon after the beginning of World War I he shared an office with Frank B Dunkerley. After the war he wnet into partnership with W Cecil Young.

He died on 28 July 1948.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Manchester, EnglandBusiness   

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2Isaac Taylorc. 1919c. 1948Partner 
Item 2 of 2W Cecil Youngc. 1919c. 1948Partner 

Buildings and Designs

This architectural practice 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 11925Dunfermline War MemorialDunfermline FifeScotlandWon competition and secured job


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architectural practice:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA JournalOctober 1948 London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp563 Obituary