The son of C. Bagot, Esq of Blackpool, yeoman, who for over forty years held the honorary ofﬁce of Overseer of that town, Cornelius Bagot was born at Blackpool, 15 February, 1838 and was educated at the Marton Grammar School, under the Rev. Joseph Bryers, M.A., and Rogers’ School, Blackpool; He served a full apprenticeship to William Stones, of Blackburn, and afterwards had over thirty years’ experience in Manchester with Peter Bradshaw Alley, architect and surveyor, John Lowe, FRIBA, and with William Dawes, architect surveyor, and others. He commenced practice in Manchester in I886, and was engaged upon numerous schools, churches, parsonages, private residences, and important public buildings and engineering works. He joined the Society of Architects in 1901. By 1903 he had been joined by his son, Henry Nickson Bagot, quantity surveyor.
1900 Ogden’s Chambers, 134, Deansgate, Manchester
1903 Cornelius Bagot and Son, building and quantity surveyors, 134 Deansgate, Manchester
1900 85, Cromwell Road, Patricroft. Eccles
Reference: Tracy and Pike