London born sculptor, he was the son of sculptor Horace Montford,
with whom he trained before studying at the Lambeth and RA
where he won a gold medal, the Landseer Scholarship and
a Travelling Scholarship, 1891.
He taught modelling at Chelsea Polytechnic from 1898, and produced
a number of architectural sculptures including, reliefs on Battersea
Town Hall (1892), Cardiff City Hall (1901-5) and the figures of Caxton
and George Heriot on the Victoria and Albert Museum.
He also executed bronze busts of Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman,
Westminster Abbey (1908) and Sir William Randall Cramer, Geoffrye
In 1914, he won the competition for the four sculpture groups on
Glasgow's Kelvin Way Bridge, but these were not erected until the 1920s.
After World War I, he moved to Melbourne, Australia, where he executed
the War Memorial (1922) and public statues.