Wyatt family

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The Wyatt family included several of the major English architects across the 18th and 19th centuries.

The family[edit]

This is a summary tree to show the linkages. It is an extract from the tree by Robinson.[1]

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Benjamin Wyatt[edit]

Benjamin (1709–1772).

William Wyatt[edit]

William (1734–1780), son of Benjamin.

Samuel Wyatt[edit]

Samuel Wyatt (1737–1807), son of Benjamin.


Joseph Wyatt (1739–1785), son of Benjamin.

Benjamin Wyatt II[edit]

Benjamin Wyatt (1744–1818), son of Benjamin.

James Wyatt[edit]

James Wyatt (3 August 1746 – 4 September 1813) was an English architect, a rival of Robert Adam in the neoclassical style, who far outdid Adam in his work in the neo-Gothic style. Son of Benjamin.

Charles Wyatt[edit]

Charles Wyatt (1758–1813) was an architect who worked in India; son of William Wyatt and a nephew of James Wyatt.

Jeffry Wyattville[edit]

Sir Jeffry Wyattville (1766–1840) was an English architect and garden designer. Son of Joseph Wyatt.

Benjamin Dean Wyatt[edit]

Benjamin Dean Wyatt (1775–1852) was an English architect. He was the eldest son and pupil of the architect James Wyatt.

Matthew Cotes Wyatt[edit]

Matthew Cotes Wyatt (1777–1862), son of James Wyatt, a painter and sculptor.

Lewis Wyatt[edit]

Lewis Wyatt (1777–1853) was an English architect, son of Benjamin Wyatt II and a nephew of James Wyatt.

Philip William Wyatt[edit]

Philip William Wyatt (?–1835) was an English architect, the youngest son of the architect James Wyatt nephew of Samuel Wyatt, cousin to Sir Jeffry Wyattville.

Matthew Digby Wyatt[edit]

Sir (Matthew) Digby Wyatt (28 July 1820 – 21 May 1877) was a British architect and art historian who became Secretary of the Great Exhibition, Surveyor of the East India Company and the first Slade Professor of Fine Art at the University of Cambridge.

Thomas Henry Wyatt[edit]

Thomas Henry Wyatt (9 May 1807 – 5 August 1880), a British architect.


  1. ^ John Martin Robinson, The Wyatts: An Architectural Dynasty, Oxford University Press, 1979.