The Branford Project


Victor Branford was the central organiser of sociological activity in the first decades of the twentieth century. Together with Patrick Geddes and a circle of co-workers, they set out a distinctive vision of sociology and built the professional framework required for its development.



Victor Branford in 1911. Pictured at the height of his business career in Latin America, shortly after his marriage to Sybella Gurney.




Victor Branford in 1927

Photgraphed in the garden of his brother Ben's home in Whitstable.