Basic Biographical Details

Name: Henry Bowman and Joseph Stretch Crowther
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: 1846
Ended: 1883(?)
Bio Notes: Henry Bowman was born in 1814 and practised in Manchester. In 1846 he took his managing clerk Joseph Stretch Crowther into partnership. Crowther had been born in 1820 and had been articled to Richard Tattersall from 1838 to 1842, subsequently working as managing clerk to Mr Whittaker of Bolton before entering Bowman's office.

Bowman died on 14 May 1883, Crowther in March 1893. Crowther's will was registered in Scotland under non-Scottish Courts.

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 4Thomas Worthington1846April 1847Assistant(?) 
Item 2 of 4Henry Bowman18461883(?)Partner 
Item 3 of 4John Garrard Elgood18481854Apprentice 
Item 4 of 4Edward Salomons18511853AssistantMay not have worked in this practice - sources vary.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architectural practice:
Item 1 of 2British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914   
Item 2 of 2Scotlands People Website Wills & Testaments  Non-Scottish Courts Sc70/6/50