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Need help re John Watson architect

duckweed

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I am trying to establish a link between John Carr of Horbury Wakefield Mason and Architect to John Watson (possibly stone Mason too) architect of Wakefield.
I think that his son Charles Watson may have worked for John Carr at Wentworth Woodhouse. John Watson built the Foundling Hospital at Ackworth School.

I am pretty sure there is a link between the 2 Johns. John Carr became mayor of York and built Fairfax House in York.

What I know for sure is Charles Watson was born in 1773 in Wakefield and married a Mary Ann Cripps in York at St Olave Church in 1778 and died in December 1836 and was buried at the Holy Trinity Church in Micklegate York.

Any info you can find would be very helpful as could help people in Wakefield get some funding to set up an exhibition.
 

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