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1803, Oct 261882, jun 29
a prolific English architect working principally in the Gothic Revival style. He invented the Hansom cab and founded the eminent architectural journal, The Builder, in 1843. He took a post as assistant to John Oates and there befriended Edward Welch, with whom he formed his first architectural partnership in 1828. On 23 December 1834 he registered the design of a 'Patent Safety Cab' on the suggestion of his employer.
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12/23/1834-Joseph Hansom of London receives patent for Hansom cabs
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