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Benjamin Graham & Nephews was a building and contracting firm established by Benjamin Graham, William Henry Jessop and his brother Joseph Jessop.
Following the death of Benjamin Graham in 1879, the firm continued as Graham & Nephews and then as Graham & Jessop after the departure of Joseph Jessop in April 1882.
The separate contracting firm of Ben Graham & Sons was established another of Benjamin's nephews, Ben Graham (1841-1912), who was sometimes referred to as Ben Graham Junior.
Selected Local Works
Graham & Nephew(s)
- Byram Arcade, West Gate, Huddersfield (c.1880)
- improvements to St. Paul's Church, Huddersfield (1883-84) — included a new chancel
- alterations to Almondbury Grammar School (1883)
- improvements to St. John's Church, Golcar (1885)
- St. Mark's Church, Huddersfield (1886)
- commemorative monument to Major Graham, cemetery of All Hallows, Almondbury (1886)
- Jubilee Fountain, Market Place, Huddersfield (1888)
- alterations & repairs to St. Paul's Church, Huddersfield (1890)
- cottages at Moor End, Lockwood (1892)
Graham & Jessop
- alterations to Schools, Beaumont Street, Huddersfield (1891)
- new National Schools, Almondbury (1895)
- alterations to premises on John William Street for the Huddersfield Club (1895)
- alterations to Somerset Buildings, Huddersfield, to create a Free Library & Art Gallery (1898)
- Drill Hall, St. Paul's Street, Huddersfield (1899-1900)
- alterations to Theatre Royal, Huddersfield (1901)
- Ramsden Tenement Buildings, Kirkgate (1911-12)
- extension to works of Messrs. Clayton & Co. Ltd. ("Karrier Car Co."), Deadwaters (Folly Hall), Huddersfield (1914)
- Almondbury and District War Memorial (1921)
Notes and References
- ↑ "Dissolutions of Partnerships" in Manchester Courier (06/Apr/1882).
- ↑ Huddersfield Chronicle (24/Jul/1886).
- ↑ Huddersfield Chronicle (27/Sep/1890).
- ↑ "Huddersfield Chronicle" (27/Aug/1892).
- ↑ Huddersfield Daily Chronicle (20/Oct/1891).
- ↑ Huddersfield Daily Chronicle (10/Jun/1895) & (07/Nov/1895).
- ↑ Huddersfield Daily Chronicle (25/Sep/1895).
- ↑ Huddersfield Daily Chronicle (15/Feb/1898).
- ↑ Bradford Observer (05/Jan/1901).
- ↑ The Buildings of Huddersfield Project.
- ↑ Huddersfield Daily Examiner (11/Nov/1914).