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James White Higgins

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James White Higgins (1784-1854), Architect and Surveyor

1844 'In pursuance of the .... "Act for regulating the construction and the use of buildings in the metropolis and its neighbourhood," the Right Honourable Sir James Robert Graham, Bart, one of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, has appointed William Hosking, Esq. Civil Engineer, Professor of the Arts of Construction, and of the Principles and Practice of Architecture, at King's College, London, and also James White Higgins, Esq. Architect and Surveyor, to be the Official Referees of Metropolitan Buildings, subject to the provisions of the said recited...' signed Arthur Symonds, Registrar of Metropolitan Buildings.[1]

1851 Living at Gordon House, Grove Place, St. Pancras: James W. Higgins (age 67 born London), Architect - Unmarried. Two servants.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 3 Sept 1844
  2. 1851 Census