Born in Bradford, he studied at the RCA
, and later received commissions
for public monuments and architectural sculpture throughout Britain
He produced the statues of J M W Turner and Richard Cosway
for the VA
façade (1899-1908) and the Britannia group on the former
National Provincial Bank, Princes Street, London.
In 1909, he executed the memorial drinking fountain to the novelist
Ouida (Marie Louise Ramé) at Bury St. Edmunds, the Sir Francis Sharp
Powell statue, Wigan (1910) and monuments in India and New Zealand.
After World War I he executed the memorial to The Missing,
A member of the Art Workers Guild, he executed the medallion portrait
of fellow Guild member
Sir George Frampton
for St. Paul's
, 1935, and SARA, 1950.