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Basic Biographical Details

Name: Francis Cranmer Penrose
Designation: Architect
Born: 29 October 1817
Died: 15 February 1903
Bio Notes: Francis Cranmer Penrose was born in Bracebridge, Lincolnshire on 29 October 1817. He was a pupil of Edward Blore from 1835 to 1839 and later practised on his own account in London, being appointed Surveyor to the Fabric of St Paul's Cathedral from 1852 to 1899. He was First Director of the British School at Athens in 1886-7 and 1890-1. He died in Wimbledon on 15 February 1903.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1London, EnglandBusiness   

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1George Penrose Kennedyc. 1847c. 1848Assistant 


RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3John Gibson5 February 1849for Associateship
Item 2 of 3William Henman20 March 1881for Associateship
Item 3 of 3William Henman11 March 1895for Fellowship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914   


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