Mr Thomas Cundy The Younger

Thomas Cundy the Younger was an architect active, particularly in London, England, in the 19th century.

He was born in 1790, the eldest of 7 sons of the architect and builder Thomas Cundy the Elder (born 1765, died 1825) and his wife, Mary Hubert.

Cundy married Arabella Fishlake, with whom he had three sons and one daughter, and lived much of his life in Pimlico, London. Later, he retired to Bromley in Kent, England where he died on 15 July 1867.

Cundy worked on both residential and ecclesiastical commissions. His style for the latter, although it began as baroque, later became predominately Gothic. His third son, Thomas Cundy (born 1820), joined him in architectural practice in the 1840s and eventually succeeded him.

Sources:

Cust, L.H., ‘Cundy, Thomas, the younger (1790–1867)’, rev. Richard John, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004) <http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/6909> [accessed 26 December 2007]

The National Archives, National Register of Archives, Person Details, 'Cundy, Thomas (1790-1867) architect, GB/NNAF/P135028' <http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/nra/searches/SubjectView.asp?ID=P46669> [accessed 26 December 2007]

Sheppard, F.H.W., General Editor, 'The Architecture of the Estate: The Reign of the Cundys', Survey of London: volume 39: The Grosvenor Estate in Mayfair, Part 1 (General History) (1977), pp. 127-140.<http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=41847> [accessed 26 December 2007]

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