Henry Sargant Storer

STORER, Henry Sargant (1796-1837) — London

Artist and engraver. Produced — with James Sargant Storer (see BME 2011) — Plan of the parish of Clerkenwell including the buildings to 1827 for Thomas Cromwell, “History and description of the parish of Clerkenwell” 1828. Known mainly for his architectural engravings for a wide variety of topographical publications, e.g. “Views in Edinburgh and its vicinity” 1820; “The university and city of Oxford; displayed in a series of seventy-two views” 1821, etc.

Henry Sargant Storer was born in Clerkenwell 13 Feb 1796 and baptised at Spa Fields 6 Mar 1796. Educated at High Wycombe, he was the eldest son and from 1814 the partner of James Sargant Storer and his wife Mary. He exhibited twenty studies of churches at the Royal Academy 1814-1836, working in Cambridge for a time. He died unmarried at the age of forty in London 8 Jan 1837 and was buried at St. James Pentonville 16 Jan 1837. Miscellaneous family papers are preserved in the V&A and there is a will in the National Archives — PROB 11/1871/417.

Chapel Street, Pentonville — 1814-1823
Cambridge — 1829-1833
146 Whitechapel Road — 1835-1837

Adams. BBTI. BM. Bryan. COPAC. Fincham. Graves (1901) (1905). Holloway. Houfe. Hunnisett. NA. ODNB. Tooley.

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