Basic Biographical Details

Name: Thomas Verity
Designation: Architect
Born: 1837
Died: 6 May 1891
Bio Notes: Thomas Verity was born in 1837. He was articled to Nelson & Innes in 1855, and was subsequently an assistant of Francis Fowke and Henry Young Darracott Scott . He became an expert on terracotta, and commenced practice on his own account in London in 1870. He was principally a theatre architect, and held the post of Surveyor of Theatres to the Lord Chamberlain. His son Francis Thomas Verity, who was born in 1864 and apprenticed to him from 1883, inherited both his post and his practice following his death on 6 May 1891.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 127, Regent Street, London, EnglandBusiness1878 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Francis Fowkec. 1860Before 1870Assistant 

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2Francis Thomas Verity1883 Apprentice 
Item 2 of 2Arthur Rutherford Jemmett1890Before 1896Assistant 


RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 1Francis Thomas Verity3 June 1889for Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914