Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||Bateman & Corson |
|Designation: ||Architectural practice |
|Started: ||c. 1848 |
|Ended: ||1849 |
|Bio Notes: ||Edward La Trobe Bateman was born on 8 January 1816, the son of John Bateman, a financially unsuccessful inventor (described in Edward's baptismal record as 'manufacturer') and his wife Mary Agnes, daughter of Benjamin La Trobe, Moravian missionary and granddaughter of Benjamin La Trobe Senior (1728-86), head of the Moravian congregation in England: the English-American architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe [sic] and the English-German composer John Frederick La Trobe were her uncles. Edward and his brothers and sister were all baptised in Lower Wyke Moravian Church, West Yorlshire. He was to become a very distinguished water engineer, responsible for Glasgow's Loch Katrine scheme in 1852-9. A third brother, Henry, was a hymnologist. They were educated at Moravian schools. |
Edward La Trobe Bateman entered into partnership with William Reid Corson in Leeds c.1848, both partners having spent a period working for Owen Jones on Little Woodhouse in 1847. Corson had been born in Dumfries c.1825, the second son of James Corson, Provost in Dumfries 1831-33. He was articled to Walter Newall of Dumfries, but by the mid-1840s he had moved to Leeds. In 1849 Bateman and Corson were joined by Corson's brother George, but shortly thereafter Bateman left Leeds leaving the Corsons in charge of the office.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:|
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|Leeds, Yorkshire, England||Business|| || || |
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