Henry Isaac Stevens

Henry Isaac Stevens FRIBA was an architect based in Derby. He was born in London, in 1806, and died in 1873. In the late 1850s he changed his name to Isaac Henry Stevens.

Henry Isaac Stevens
Born1806 (1806)
Died1873 (aged 66–67)
Spouse(s)Anne Martin


His parents were Isaac Stevens and Elizabeth Young. He married Anne, the daughter of William Martin on 7 August 1832 in Repton, Derbyshire. They had four children.

In the 1861 census he is listed as Isaac H Stevens living in Ashbourne Road, Mackworth, Derbyshire. In the 1871 census he is listed as living at 20 Peartree Road in Litchurch, Derby.


He was articled to William Martin in Bretby, and was also a pupil of George Maddox. He started in independent practice in 1834 in Hartshorne, Derbyshire. He moved to Derby in the late 1830s or early 1840s and was based at 16 Full Street in Derby. By 1847 he was at 49 Friargate, Derby.[1] In 1857 he is listed as living in Mackworth.[2]

He was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Institute of British Architects on 21 January 1850.

He entered into a partnership with Frederick Josias Robinson, a former pupil, from 1859.

New buildingsEdit

Town Hall & Market Hall, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire. 1897

Gallery of new buildingsEdit

Repairs and alterationsEdit


  1. ^ 1849 Post Office Directory East and East Midlands
  2. ^ 1857 White's History, Gazetteer and Directory of Derbyshire and Sheffield
  3. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus; Williamson, Elizabeth (1979). The Buildings of England. Derbyshire. Penguin Books Limited. ISBN 0140710086.
  4. ^ "Hartington Hall". Derbyshire and Peak District Country Houses and Gardens. Derbyshire UK. Retrieved 6 April 2010.

The Life and Works of Henry Issac Stevens - 1806-1873. PhD Thesis, De Montfort University 1994. Dr Mark K Askey