Thomas Locke Worthington

Place of Birth

  • Born      April June 1862 at Lancaster
  • Died      28 January 194

Thomas Locke Worthington was the son of the railway engineer Samuel Barton Worthington and was a nephew of the Manchester architect Thomas Worthington. He was born at Lancaster in 1862 and practised on his own account following periods as an assistant to George Aitchison and John Loughborough Pearson. He was in Manchester in 1887 but moved to London in 1888. ARIBA 1887 Godwin Bursar 1892. By 1904 he had returned north and was living at his father’s house in Bowdon. However he appears to have given up architectural practice. It is known that in the early 1900s Locke Worthington spent time in Cheadle Royal Hospital and in the North Wales out-post.

Publications etc

  • An historical account & illustrated description of the Cathedral Church of Manchester: an essay to which the Council of the Manchester Society of Architects awarded the society's prize, offered in 1883, for an essay on the Manchester Cathedral Church / by T. Locke Worthington .
  • Remnants of old English architecture 1888
  • Report by Thomas Locke Worthington, as holder of the Godwin Bursary for 1892, on the housing of the working classes in Paris and some large provincial centres in France, 1 November 189
  • Dwellings of the poor and weekly wage-earners in and around towns.  1893

1891    T L Worthington architect 23 Queen Anne's Gate London SW
1893    T L Worthington architect 23 Queen Anne's Gate London SW
1895    T L Worthington architect 23 Queen Anne's Gate London SW Post Office London Directory 1895 Part 3 Commercial and Professional
1897    7 Carteret Street Westminster

1871       Crumpsall
1881       Thomas L Worthington 12 York Place, Oxford Road, Manchester. (Census)
1887       T Locke Worthington 12 York Place, Oxford Road, Manchester. (LCAS)
1890        Holly Terrace Mount Vernon Hampstead
1904-1919  Thomas Locke Worthington Mill Bank Vicarage Lane Bowdon Cheshire
1941           Cheadle Royal, Cheadle, Cheshire

Reference     Additional information: J W by e-mail 4 February 2019