Major Thomas Gerard Davidson – Pipers Loft
An architect who designed a number of houses in the Risborough district, Major Thomas Gerard Davidson, of Pipers Loft, Whiteleaf, died at Amersham Genera1 Hospital on 12th November 1956. Major Davidson was a Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects, a Fellow of the Society ofAntiquaries, a member of the Council for the Preservation of Rural England and a member of
The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings. He had lived at Whiteleaf since 1920.
Major Davidson was interested in local activities and particularly in Whiteleaf Golf Club, of which he was made a life member. He captained the club for two years. He had an office in London for many years, but latterly worked from home.
In the, First World War he served with the Durham Light Infantry and was very badly gassed in 1918. Major Davidson did a lot of work for the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings and this work took him all over the country.
Source: Newspaper Obituary