Inigo Thomas

Francis Inigo Thomas (25 December 1865 – 27 March 1950) was a British artist and garden designer.[1]

Francis Inigo Thomas
Born(1865-12-25)25 December 1865[1]
Died27 March 1950(1950-03-27) (aged 84)[1]
London, England
NationalityBritish
OccupationArchitect

Thomas was born in Warmsworth, Yorkshire, the fifth son of Rev. Charles Edward Thomas and Georgiana Mary Hely-Hutchinson, daughter of Hon. Henry Hely-Hutchinson. She was the granddaughter of Hon. Francis Hely-Hutchinson and niece of the 3rd Earl of Donoughmore. He was a cousin of Sir Charles Inigo Thomas, also known as Inigo.[2][3] Thomas was the nephew of William Brodrick Thomas (1811–98), one of the principal garden designers of the latter half of the 19th century.[1][3]

Thomas trained in the office of the architects G. F. Bodley and Thomas Garner.[1]

As well as designing numerous formal gardens, he illustrated Reginald Blomfield's book The Formal Garden in England, which was published in 1892.[4]

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  1. ^ a b c d e "Francis Inigo Thomas – Summary". Parks & Gardens UK. Retrieved 26 September 2012.
  2. ^ a b Foster, Joseph (1893). Oxford men, 1880-1892, with a record of their schools, honours and degrees. Illustrated with portraits and views. Oxford, J. Parker. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  3. ^ a b Burke, Sir Bernard, ed. (1939). Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knighthood (97th ed.). Burke's Peerage & Gentry. p. 2580.
  4. ^ a b c "Rotherfield Hall, Royal Tunbridge Wells, England". Parks and Gardens UK. Archived from the original on 23 December 2012. Retrieved 26 September 2012.
  5. ^ "Barrow Court, Barrow Gurney, England". Parks and Gardens UK. Retrieved 26 September 2012.
  6. ^ Newman & Pevsner 1972, p. 83.
  7. ^ Nairn & Pevsner 1963, p. 592.
  8. ^ "Inigo Thomas a biography from the Garden and Landscape Guide". Gardenvisit.com. Retrieved 26 September 2012.
  9. ^ Jenkins, Stephanie (4 September 2011). "War Memorials: Tirah Campaign, Bonn Square". Oxford Streets. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 26 September 2012.
  10. ^ "Ffynone, Pembrokeshire, Wales". Parks and Gardens UK. Retrieved 26 September 2012.
  11. ^ Newman & Pevsner 1972, p. 139.

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