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Baptist Chapel, Priory Street, York 1868
Former Methodist Chapel, Victoria Bar, York 1880

William Peachey (1826 – 2 March 1912) was an architect known for his work for the North Eastern Railway.[1]

HistoryEdit

He was born in 1826, baptised at St Mary's Church, Cheltenham on 13 September. His parents were William Peachey, carpenter, and Emma.

On 8 September 1849, he married Harriet Moss in Salem Baptist Chapel in Cheltenham and in 1854 the couple moved to Darlington. He found employment with the Stockton and Darlington Railway. This was merged with the North Eastern Railway in 1863.

He was appointed ARIBA on 16 December 1867, and FRIBA on 2 May 1870. He was the Architect to the Darlington section of the North Eastern Railway until 1877.

He died on 2 March 1912.

WorksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Brodie, Antonia; Felstead, Alison; Franklin, Jonathan; Pinfield, Leslie; Oldfield, Jane (2001). Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 Volume 2: L-Z. Royal Institute of British Architects: Continuum. p. 335. ISBN 082645514X.
  2. ^ Historic England, "Zetland Mews (1387544)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 29 July 2018
  3. ^ Historic England, "The Zetland with Terrace Walls and Steps (1387497)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 29 July 2018
  4. ^ "Opening of New Wesleyan Schools at Darlington". Newcastle Daily Chronicle. England. 1 October 1863. Retrieved 29 July 2018 – via British Newspaper Archive.
  5. ^ "New Wesleyan Chapel at Saltburn-by-the-Sea". Newcastle Daily Chronicle. England. 13 December 1864. Retrieved 29 July 2018 – via British Newspaper Archive.
  6. ^ "York, Opening of a Baptist Chapel". Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer. England. 18 June 1868. Retrieved 29 July 2018 – via British Newspaper Archive.
  7. ^ Historic England, "York Baptist Church (1256823)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 29 July 2018
  8. ^ "The New Excursion Station, Middlesbrough". Daily Gazette for Middlesbrough. England. 2 November 1874. Retrieved 29 July 2018 – via British Newspaper Archive.
  9. ^ Historic England, "Railway Station, York (1256554)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 29 July 2018
  10. ^ Bill Fawcett (1 January 2001). A History of North Eastern Railway Architecture. North Eastern Railway Association. p. 151. ISBN 978-1-873513-48-4.
  11. ^ Fawcett, Bill (2003). A history of North Eastern Railway architecture. North Eastern Railway Association. p. 153. ISBN 1873513488.
  12. ^ "Opening of a New Primitive Methodist Chapel at York". Yorkshire Gazette. England. 27 March 1880. Retrieved 29 July 2018 – via British Newspaper Archive.
  13. ^ Historic England, "Victoria Bar Chapel (1256394)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 29 July 2018