Henry Roberts


Birthday April 16, 1803

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace Pennsylvania

DEATH DATE Mar 9, 1876 (72)

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Pennsylvania-born architect who famously designed London's Fishmongers' Hall. He was also involved with Model Dwellings, a British workers' housing project.

Before Fame

In his early adulthood, he worked as an apprentice to British architect Charles Fowler.


He published The Dwellings of the Labouring Classes and several other works on the subject of workers' housing.

Family Life

He was born in the United States to British parents, and he grew up primarily in England. He spent the later years of his life in Italy.

Associated With

He and Edwin Lutyens were fellow nineteenth-century British architects.