The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Emerson, Sir William

Emerson, Sir William, Kt., (1902); President R.I.B.A. 1890-1902; b. 1844; s. of William Emerson of Whetstone, Middlesex; educ. King’ Coll; Came out to India 1865; erected the Bombay markets, several churches, and other buildings; designed for the Government of India the Allahabad University, the Cathedral for the Lucknow Diocese and the Bhounuggur Hospital; architect of St. Mary’s Church, Brighton; the Clarence Memorial Wing, St. Mary’s Hospital; is carrying out the Victoria Memorial for India in Calcutta; designed a large palace for the late Maharajah of Bhounuggur. Publications; many papers read before the Royal institute of Architects. Address: 2. Grosvenor Mansions, 76 Victoria Street, S.W. Clubs: Arts, St. Stephen’s.