Insull Edward Newton

Place of Birth
High Legh Cheshire

  • Born : 1870 High Legh Cheshire
  • baptism : 18 September 1870 Rostherne, Cheshire
  • Died : 5 November 1955

Insull Edward Newton was the elder son of Edward Newton, farmer, and his second wife Martha (Burman) and was born at High Legh, Cheshire. Edward Newton died young and Martha then married. William K Keeling, artist, her two sons adopting their step-father’s surname until his death in 1896. As a result of this marriage the family moved to Winton, Eccles. In 1891 Insull Newton was an architect’s pupil although further details of his education and training are unknown. He became an Associate of the Manchester Society of Architects in 1904. It appears probable that he joined N Hartley Hacking about 1900 and is the Mr Newton referred to in the listing text for the Lamb Inn, Eccles. However, the nature of their professional relationship is unclear, but by reference to known commissions N H Hacking’s brewery work increased very significantly after this time. Insull Newton appears to have continued the practice following the death of E H Hacking in 1940 still under the style “N H Hacking”. He briefly re-named the practice Hacking and Newton in 1944, but had reverted to the original name by 1947

Insull Edward Newton of 88 New Lane Patricroft died on 5 November 1955 at St. Marys Vicarage Alsager Staffordshire. Effects £14915 11s. 2d.

1901-1912 : N Hartley Hacking 50 Blackfriars Street Manchester
1926 -1939 : N Hartley Hacking 5 Blackfriars Street Salford 3
1944 : Hacking and Newton, 5 Blackfriars Street Salford 3
1947 : N Hartley Hacking 5 Blackfriars Street Salford 3

1881-1955 : Oak Bank 88 New Lane, Winton Eccles


Name Designation Formed Dissolved Location
Hacking and Newton Architectural practice 1944 1944 Manchester
Hacking N H Architectural practice 1900 1947 Manchester