Benjamin Woolfield Mountfort, 1824-98

Mountfort was one of Scott’s first articled pupils in 1841-6. In 1850, he was part of a Church of England expedition to New Zealand and he remained there for the rest of his life. He completed Christchurch Cathedral in 1873-81, with Scott’s designs and also designed Auckland and Napier Cathedrals, remodelling Nelson Cathedral in 1887.