Basic Biographical Details

Name: John Cathles Hill
Designation: Architect, Builder
Born: 1858
Died: 5 April 1915
Bio Notes: John Cathles Hill was born in Scotland in 1858, the son of Robert Hill and his wife Elizabeth. By the time of the 1881 Census he had moved south and taken lodgings at 9 Albert Road, Tottenham, Middlesex and was described as a 'builder employing 8 men'. He founded the London Brick Company at Fletton, Peterborough in 1889, and soon became a prolific developer-architect in North London where in the 1890s he was responsible for the building of most of the Harringay Gardens area of Haringey, as well as a parade of shops in nearby Green Lanes known as Grand Parade, which includes the Salisbury Hotel. His other credits include Crouch End broadway and much of Hornsey. He died on Easter Monday 1915, and is buried at Highgate Cemetery, London.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect, builder:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 29, Albert Road, Tottenham, Middlesex, EnglandBusiness1881 *  
Item 2 of 2Archway Road, London, EnglandBusiness1896 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect, builder (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1George Farquharc. August 1895c. December 1896Assistant 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect, builder:
Item 1 of 'The problem with Harringay' (article on the history of Harringay)Entry on The Salisbury, London
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