Charles Baily

Charles Baily

Charles Baily (1815–1878), was an English architect and archaeologist.

Baily was the third son of William Baily, of 71 Gracechurch Street, London, and East Dulwich and Standon, Dorking, Surrey. He was born 10 April 1815. His independent architectural work included the building of St. John's Church, East Dulwich, and the restoration of Barnard's Inn Hall, and of Leigh Church (with new tower), near Tunbridge, Kent.

He was for some years principal assistant to the City architect, London, in which capacity he took a leading part in constructing the new roofing of the Guildhall and in the building of the Corporation Library. In January 1844 Baily was elected a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, and was also a prominent member of various archaeological societies. To the fourth volume of the serial published by the Surrey Archaeological Society he contributed 'Remarks on Timber Houses,' with many admirable illustrations by himself. Baily was long associated with G. R. French in the production of the noble 'Catalogue of the Antiquities and Works of Art exhibited at Ironmongers' Hall, London, in the month of May 1831,' 2 vols, 4to, 1869, and was master of the Ironmongers' Company in 1874-5.

He died at Reigate 2 October 1878 and was buried at West Norwood Cemetery.

His son, Basil Baily was also an architect.


 "Baily, Charles". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900. 

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Charles Bailey — may refer to: Charles G. Bailey (faculty manager), faculty manager of WMUL, Marshall University Charles Justin Bailey (soldier), American soldier Charles P. Bailey (surgeon), American pioneer in heart surgery Charles R. Bailey, American Army… …   Wikipedia

  • Charles B. DeBellevue — Colonel Charles B. Chuck DeBellevue Nickname Chuck …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Schultze — Charles L. Schultze Born 1924 (age 86–87) Occupation Economist Charles L. Schultze (born 1924) is a United States economist and public policy analyst. He served as chairman of the United States Council of Economic Advisers during the Carter… …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Kleinberg — est un comédien, metteur en scène et pédagogue d interprétation et de déclamation de textes poétiques belge de langue française. Il est également directeur du Conservatoire royal de Bruxelles du 1er septembre au 31 décembre 2002. Depuis les… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Baily Lighthouse — Infobox Lighthouse name = Baily Lighthouse caption = Howth head Lighthouse Co Dublin location = County Dublin coordinates = yearbuilt = yearlit = automated = yeardeactivated = foundation = construction = shape = marking = height = elevation =… …   Wikipedia

  • Edward Hodges Baily — Infobox Artist bgcolour = name = Edward Hodges Baily imagesize = caption = birthname = birthdate = March 10, 1788 location = Bristol deathdate = May 22, 1867 deathplace = London nationality = British field = Sculpture training = movement = works …   Wikipedia

  • Frederick Baily Dent — (né le 17 août 1922 à Cape May (New Jersey)) servit dans la Marine américaine entre 1943 et 1946. De 1958 à 1972 puis de 1977 à 1988, il fut le président de Mayfair …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Francis Baily — Infobox Scientist name = Francis Baily box width = image width = 150px caption = Royal Astronomical Society photo birth date = 28 April 1774 birth place = Newbury in Berkshire death date = 30 August 1844 death place = London residence =… …   Wikipedia

  • Louis Joliet — Louis Jolliet Louis Jolliet, devant l hôtel du Parlement de Québec Signature de L …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Louis Jolliet — devant l hôtel du Parlement de Québec Signature de Louis Jolliet (1645 1700). Louis Jol …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”