Harry Marks (Queensland architect)

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Henry (Harry) James Marks (1871–1939) was an architect in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. He was the architect of numerous buildings, many now listed on the Queensland Heritage Register.[1]

Early life

Henry James Marks was born in Toowoomba in 1871.[1]

Architecture

After training with his father James Marks, also an architect, he entered into partnership with him in 1892 as James Marks and Son. Harry Marks was considered a creative designer and was responsible for many buildings on the Darling Downs as well as two Roman Catholic Churches in Brisbane. During his career he invented and patented numerous ventilators, reversible casement windows and a method of stucco construction. He continued the practice into the 20th century and his son Charles Beresford Marks became a partner in 1925. In 1925 he became an Associate of the Queensland Institute of Architects, becoming a Fellow 1929.[1]

Later life

On 1 March 1939 while walking home for lunch, Harry Marks collapsed and died at the corner of Ruthven and Margaret Streets in Toowooomba.[1][2] His funeral was held at St James Church of England in Towooomba on 2 March 1939 and he was buried that same day in the Drayton and Toowoomba Cemetery.[3][4]

Works

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Goombungee War Memorial (entry 600826)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 1 August 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Sudden Death of Downs Architect". The Courier-Mail. Brisbane: National Library of Australia. 2 March 1939. p. 2. Retrieved 13 November 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Family Notices". The Courier-Mail. Brisbane: National Library of Australia. 2 March 1939. p. 10 Section: Second Section. Retrieved 13 November 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Marks, Harry". Burial database. Toowoomba Regional Council. Retrieved 13 November 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Ascot House (entry 600853)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 1 August 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "Gowrie House (entry 601307)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 1 August 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. "Alexandra Building (entry 601317)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 1 August 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  8. "Rodway (entry 600868)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 1 August 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  9. "Exchange Building (entry 601319)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 1 August 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  10. "Bishop's House (entry 600845)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 1 August 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  11. "St James Parish Hall (entry 600856)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 1 August 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  12. "Glen Alpine (entry 600842)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 1 August 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  13. "St John's Anglican Church (entry 602399)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 17 January 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

Attribution

CC-BY-icon-80x15.png This Wikipedia article was originally based on The Queensland Heritage Register published by the State of Queensland under CC-BY 3.0 AU licence (accessed on 7 July 2014, archived on 8 October 2014).