Richard George Howard Joseland
JOSELAND, RICHARD GEORGE HOWARD (1860-1930), architect, was born on 14 January 1860 at Claines, Worcestershire, England, son of Richard Joseland, wine merchant, and his wife Elizabeth Katherine, née Voss. Howard Joseland was articled to Haddon Bros at Hereford before going to London in 1881 as assistant to George Robinson, art director of the architectural firm George Trollope & Sons. Robinson was an exponent of Pugin's principles of design; this influence was important in Joseland's Australian work.
Because of ill health attributed to overwork, Joseland went to New Zealand in 1886, seeking a better climate, and for six months worked on the Auckland railways. After visiting Australia, in 1888 he settled in Sydney where he married Isabella Alice Taylor (d.1891) on 13 September. Soon after arrival he met Walter Vernon with whom, in 1889, he entered and won a competition to design a model suburb; they worked jointly on ...Read more at the source website