Joseph Aloysius Hansom blue plaque in Leicester

Joseph Aloysius Hansom,
1803-1882,
inventor and architect, designed
the central block of
this building which was erected
in 1836 as the Proprietary
School, opened in 1837,
and which re-opened
as the Town Museum
in 1849.

Joseph Aloysius Hansom (26 October 1803 – 29 June 1882) was a prolific English architect working principally in the Gothic Revival style. He invented the Hansom cab and founded the eminent architectural journal, The Builder, in 1843.

Source: dbpedia

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