Edith Hughes bio

Birth Name: Edith Hughes

Occupation: Architect

Place Of Birth: Scotland

Date Of Birth: July 7, 1888

Date Of Death: August 28, 1971

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

Edith Hughes was born on the 7th of July, 1888. She was known for being a Architect. Considered by some to be Britain’s first practicing female architect. Established her Glasgow practice in 1920. Works included the Coatbridge War Memorial, the Glasgow Mercat Cross, and commissions for certain elements of St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral and Music School in Edinburgh.

Edith Hughes was born in Scotland. She toured Europe as a young lady, being exposed to a vast array of old-world architecture and hearing a variety of lectures at the Sorbonne. She graduated from Gray’s School of Art in 1914 with a diploma in architecture, although her first discipline was garden design. She was the first woman nominated for membership in the Royal Institute of British Architects, although her nomination was denied because of her gender.

Edith Hughes was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Edith Hughes was born in 1880s.

Edith Hughes is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Edith Hughes’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Edith Hughes’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Edith Hughes kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Edith Hughes was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Edith Hughes
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Edith Hughes was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Edith Hughes was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Edith Hughes had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Edith Hughes’s birth sign is Cancer and she had a ruling planet of Moon.

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