Alfred Armstrong Walton, 1816-83

Walton first worked for builders including Gressel and Peto in around 1837 before he became articled to an architect in 1844. Between 1845-63 he was in Scott’s employment. In 1861-2, he was clerk of works at Brecon and stayed there, from 1863 commencing a business there before returning to London in 1875. He was concerned about workers housing and was deputy chairman of the Artisans, Labourers and General Dwelling Company, founded in 1867.