BORN 22 Mar 1819, London: St. Pancras - DIED 23 May 1900, Bristol|
BIRTH NAME Gingell, William Bruce
GRAVE LOCATION Bristol: Arnos Vale Cemetery, Bath Road
William Gingell designed many commercial and industrial buildings in Bristol. He was in a partnership with John Henry Hirst for a while and later for a short while with Thomas Royse Lysaght. In 1850 he married Ellen Madge (d.1875). In 1851 they had a daughter, Sophia (d.1905).
He was influential in the Bristol Byzantine architectural style. Among his designs were Gardiners warehouse, the Granary, Lloyds Bank (1857) and the King David hotel, all in Bristol. He also designed Moorehouse in Leeds.
Dictionary of Scottish Architects - DSA Architect Biography Report (November 19, 2023, 2:51 pm)