Tribute paid to a true Scouser.
Mr Hughes passed away in the city he loved on May 8, aged 84. A strictly private funeral service was being held today.
A memorial to the architect, soldier and historian -a passionate advocate of his home city's significance on the world stage -will be held at a later date.
Among his many achievements he founded Liverpool's Victorian Society, and was chairman of the Mersey Civic Society for many years.
His 1964book, Seaport: Architecture and Townscape in Liverpool, described it as the finest Victorian and Edwardian city in Britain.
In 1999,he produced the definitive Liverpool: City of Architecture.
James Quentin Hughes was born in Liverpool on February 28,1920.
During World War II he was also involved in sabotage missions for the SAS in Italy.
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|Publication:||Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)|
|Date:||May 17, 2004|
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