Thomas Wright


  • Born      unknown
  • Died       6 July 1843
  • Burial     12 July 1843 at Salford

 Thomas Wright of Salford (  -1843) was one of the few Georgian architects working in North-West England. He won the competition for Blackfriars Bridge, over the River Irwell, completed in 1820, and was architect of Hugh Stowell’s Christ Church, Acton Square, Salford, (1830-1831) now demolished. William Young (qv) was a pupil. He married Martha. Their daughter Eliza, was born on 30 September 1818 and baptised on 2 November 1822 at the Church of St Stephen, Salford. He was variously in partnership with  1829 William Hall Casson (1829) and  Stephen Hall Andrew (qv) in 1838.

Address : 1833 Thomas Wright, architect and surveyor, 18 New Baily Street, Salford. (MG 29 June 1833 page 2 – classified)

Reference    Colvin: A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840 Page 1101
Reference    London Gazette 2 February 1830, Issue 18651, Page 22
Reference    Manchester Guardian 5 January 1839 page 4 – partnership with S H Andrew



Name Designation Formed Dissolved Location
Wright and Andrew Architectural practice 1838 Manchester