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Ferrey, Benjamin (1810-1880) 

Gender: Male

Other names
Ferry, Benjamin (Alternative name)

Functions, occupations and activities
Born in Christchurch, Hants. (1 April 1810) ; pupil of A C Pugin (by 1826) ; entered the office of William Wilkins (1832 or 1833) ; worked in partnership with Thomas Larkins Walker (1834-1836) ; became Honorary Architect to the Diocese of Bath and Wells (1841) ; his son Edmund Benjamin Ferrey practised with him for ten years ; became one of the first Fellows of the Institute of British Architects (1839) ; was twice the Institute's Vice-President ; received its Gold Medal (1870)


Associate relationship with Pugin, Augustus Welby Northmore (1812-1852)

Associate relationship with Pugin, Augustus Charles (? 1762-1832)

Archival Resources
Number noted: 5

Correspondence relating to Bulstrode House, 1859-66
Held at: Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies
Document reference: D/RA
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters (25) to Duke of Somerset, 1861-62
Held at: Devon Heritage Centre
Document reference: 1392M
Comments: Access by appointment only

Correspondence and plans, Merthyr Mawr Church, 1845-51
Held at: Glamorgan Record Office
Document reference: D/DN
Comments: Access by appointment only

Account of work done at Fawley Church, correspondence with E A Drummond 1866-69, 1844-69
Held at: Private
Document reference: I 3-4

Letters (2) to John Soane, 1834
Held at: Sir John Soane's Museum
Document reference: I.F.3

Date of creation: 07 November 2002, 14:42:55