Born in Aylesham, Norfolk. Moved to London. He concentrated mostly on designs for Schools, Country Houses, and Churches. He designed a bespoke factory for Chubb Locks and a luxurious Grand Hotel in Southwold. His work is also on display in the Cemetery in the Lych Gate at the entrance of the St Albans PLOT and the Calvary Cross also in the PLOT, he also designed the Mackonochie Chapel attached to St Albans church.