Robert LUTYENS

Born1901 London
Died1972 Cirencester, Gloucestershire
FatherSir Edwin (Ned) Landseer LUTYENS OM KCIE PRA LLD (1869 – 1944)
MotherLady Emily LYTTON (1874 – 1964)
OccupationJournalist, Interior Designer and Architect.

Biography and Notes

Died from effects of alcoholism.

In 1918 Robert volunteered for the army (rejected under age). In June 1920, appointed Sub-Editor at 'Country Life' magazine after being sent down from University of Cambridge for failing exams. Robert's father made Robert a Ward of Court to prevent his marriage to an older Polish woman. Robert went to Scotland to marry Eva Lybrzynska, as being a Ward of Court, he was forbidden to marry in England. Irregular marriage by Sheriff's Warrant.

Robert, 19, Journalist and Eva (Secretary and Miscellaneous). 1927-1931 Interior Designer at Lutyens and Simmonds, London; 1934, London, joined board of Marks and Spencer as Director and Design Consultant. Worked with Architects at JM Munro & Son to design moldular facades for over 40 M & S stores; 1937 London, elected Licentiate of Royal Institute of British Architects.

Life Events

1901Born
1920Married Eva LURZYNSKA in Scotland (Diss 1948)
1929Birth of son David Edwin Bulwer LUTYENS
1944Death of father Sir Edwin (Ned) Landseer LUTYENS OM KCIE PRA LLD
1953Married Phyllis BALDWIN in London
1959Married Joan Doris MAY in Chelsea, London
1963Death of wife Eva LURZYNSKA
1964Death of mother Lady Emily LYTTON
1967Death of son David Edwin Bulwer LUTYENS
1972Died

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