Brandon-Jones, John. (1 of 19). National Life Stories Collection: Architects' Lives
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Brandon-Jones, John, 1908-1999 (speaker, male)
Lever, Jill (speaker, female)
Part 1: Ancestors of John Brandon-Jones [JBJ] connected with Josiah Wedgwood's farms at Etruria, Staffordshire in 18th century, later Unitarian ministers; JBJ's father's attendance at Slade School of Art; description of JBJ's place in his family, and his schooling at Berkhamsted School and Bembridge School; discussion of JBJ's approach to architecture, and remarks on Edwin Lutyens, Philip Webb, William Butterfield and C.F.A. Voysey. JBJ's early work with Oswald Milne, 1926-8, (work on Nutford Place Christian Science Church) and then partnership with Paul Phipps; the work of Milne's office, and other members of the staff at that time.