Harry Brooksbank Laycock
- Born : July-Sept 1883 Pembroke Dock.
- Married : 16 November 1910 Jessie Nuttall at St Mary’s Church, Bury.
- Died : 30 August 1916 Petersfield Hampshire
The son of Michael Laycock a Primitive Methodist Minister and his wife Mary, Harry Brooksbank Laycock was articled to an architect and may have established an office in Bury before entering a brief partnership with Harold France about 1910. In 1905 he was awarded first prize for a Design for Headstone in The Studio Prize Competitions and in 1907 received a National Silver Medal at South Kensington for a Design for a Detached Belfry Tower. In the 1900s Harry Laycock also developed a reputation as a minor artist mostly producing rural landscapes of a “chocolate box” character. In 1909-1910 he produced a number of etchings including portraits of Manchester architects Paul Ogden and Hubert Somerset. In 1911 he exhibited at the Royal Academy No 1612 : Congregational Church and Schools, Manchester. H France and H B Laycock.
Harry Brooksbank Laycock died on 30 August 1916 at Petersfield Hampshire.
1911 Harry Laycock architect (France and Laycock) 13 Canning Street Bury
1911 Harry Laycock architect (France and Laycock) 7 Chapel Walks, Manchester
1883 Pembroke Dock
1891 Filey, Yorkshire
1901 Park View, Harpurhey, Manchester
1916 7 Syers Road, Liss Petersfield Hampshire
Buildings and Designs
|Design for a Headstone||England|
|Design for a Detached Belfry Tower||England|
|France and Laycock||Architectural practice||1910||1913||Manchester|