|Name:||Wills & Sons|
|Bio Notes:||John Wills senior, the founder of this practice started his career as an architect in Knightsbridge, London but went bankrupt and moved to Derby and found a niche designers chapel for Dissenters and managed to pay off his debts. He also practised in Skegness. He built 200 chapels mainly in the Midlands and South from 1874 until 1914. His sons joined the firm as Wills & Sons.|
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:|
|Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|Derby, Derbyshire, England||Business||Before 1923||After 1930|
|Algitha Road, Skegness, Lincolnshire, England||Business||Before 1923||After 1930|
|The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice (click on an item to view details):|
|Name||Date from||Date to||Position||Notes|
|James Smith Leslie||1923||Before 1931||Assistant(?)|
|John Wills||Before 1923||After 1931||Partner|
|James Smith Leslie||1931 *||Chief Assistant|
* earliest date known from documented sources.
Currently, there are no references for this architectural practice. The information has been derived from: the British Architectural Library / RIBA Directory of British Architects 1834-1914; Post Office Directories; and/or any sources listed under this individual's works.
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