T.H. Wyatt (1807-1880)

Thomas Henry Wyatt (usually known as T.H. Wyatt) was born at Lough Glin, Co. Roscommon on 9 May 1807, the son of Matthew Wyatt, a magistrate and his wife Anne Hillier. He was a second cousin of Samuel Wyatt and James Wyatt. He was articled to Philip Hardwick and remained as assistant, commencing practice on his own account in 1832, having secured the surveyorship on his own account of Hackney. In 1838 Wyatt took David Brandon into partnership and on 7 January 1839 he was admitted FRIBA. The partnership with David Brandon was dissolved in 1851, Wyatt thereafter practising on his own. He was President of the RIBA from 1870 to 1873 when he received the Royal Gold Medal, and Honorary Secretary of the Institute from 1879 until his death in London on 5 August 1880. He was buried at Weston Patrick, Hampshire, where he had an estate.