Hugh Thackeray Turner

Hugh Thackeray Turner (1853-1937) was an architect by profession, and an amateur china painter. He was apprenticed to Sir George Gilbert Scott, and then worked under his son. In 1888 he married April Powell, daughter of Thomas Wilde Powell of Guildford.

He founded the West Surrey Society and was a member of the Godalming Town Council from 1907 to 1910. He designed several notable houses and gardens, including Westbrook, Wycliff Buildings, The Court and Mead Cottage. He also designed, along with Gertrude Jekyll, the Phillips Memorial Cloister in Godalming.

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