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James Gibbs


1682 - 1754

Architect. Born in Aberdeen, Gibbs moved to London where he worked with Sir Christopher Wren. He was responsible for several important churches in the city, including St. Martin-in-the-Fields (1726), together with other public buildings such as St. Bartholomew's Hospital (1730), Senate House for the University of Cambridge (1730) and the Radcliffe Camera for the University of Oxford (1749).

He died in London and was buried in St. Marylebone Parish Church.


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