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Richard Trubshaw

Who was Richard Trubshaw?

Richard Trubshaw from Haywood, Staffordshire, was a quarry owner and master builder in the early-18th century. Trubshaw was the great-grandfather of James (1777-1853) and the great-great-grandfather of Thomas (1802-1842).

Life and Work

At least 18 members of this family are recorded as architects or civil engineers.

Stylistic evidence suggests that Richard Trubshaw of Haywood, Staffordshire, who did work elsewhere in north-eastern Wales, was involved in the design of Trefor Hall which was originally a seat of the Trevor family, it passed to the Lloyds by marriage c.1715 and was largely rebuilt 1742-43.

Trubshaw was also involved in the design of St. Peter's Church, Marchington, which was built in 1742.

Richard Trubshaw died on 28th April 1745, aged 56.


  • Cadw listed buildings database. RCAHMW 2009.

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