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William Lethaby
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Born in Barnstaple, Devon
Born on 18th of January 1857
Died on 17th of July 1931

Lethaby was an architect whose greatest claims to fame were a founder of the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society, and as one of the co-principals of the Central School of Arts and Crafts in London when it began life in 1896. Lethaby was also a mover in the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings.

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