Charles Trubshaw

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Charles Trubshaw
Midland Hotel west, Manchester.jpg
Midland Hotel in Manchester of 1898-1903
Born (1840-01-01)1 January 1840
Died 15 February 1917(1917-02-15) (aged 77)
Derby, England
Nationality English
Occupation Architect
Buildings Midland Railway stations and hotels

Charles Trubshaw FRIBA (1840 - 15 February 1917) was an architect specifically associated with railway buildings on the London and North Western Railway and Midland Railway lines.


He trained as an architect in the office of his father, also Charles Trubshaw (1811-1862), a civil engineer and also County Surveyor for Staffordshire.[1]

He was appointed Associate of the Royal Institute of British Architects on 6 February 1864, and Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects on 6 November 1882.

He was on the engineering and architectural staff of the London and North Western Railway 1864-1874. He was then Architect to the Northern Division of the Midland Railway from 1874. On the death of John Holloway Sanders in 1884 he became Chief Architect to the Midland Railway, and held this position until 1905.[2]



  1. ^ Midland Hotel, Bradford Charles Trubshaw, Architect
  2. ^ Brodie, Antonia (20 December 2001). Directory of British Architects, 1834-1914. Vol 2. Royal Institute of British Architects. p. 838. ISBN 9780826455147. 
  3. ^ a b c d Pevsner, Nikolaus; Leach, Peter (2009). The Buildings of England. Yorkshire West Riding Leeds Bradford and the North. Yale University Press. ISBN 9780300126655. 
  4. ^ Kimberley Town Council[permanent dead link] Committee Minutes 2009
  5. ^ Bennerley
  6. ^ Marcus Binney, 'Crunch time at Derby', Country Life, 8 Sept. 1983, 631
  7. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus; Williamson, Elizabeth (1979). The Buildings of England. Derbyshire. Penguin Books. ISBN 0140710086. 
  8. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus (1960). The Buildings of England. Leicestershire. Penguin Books.