Basic Biographical Details

Name: Herbert Frederick Tomalin
Designation: Architect
Died: 1944
Bio Notes: Herbert Frederick Tomalin was articled to William Hull of Northampton from 1878 to 1882, remaining as assistant until 1885 when he commenced independent practice in the same town. He emigrated to Ceylon (Sri Lanka) in the following year, working in various government departments and being appointed conservator of forests in 1915. He returned to England c.1922, living in Ross-on-Wye, and he died in 1944.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3Northampton, Northamptonshire, EnglandBusiness18851886 
Item 2 of 3Colombo, Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon, unBusiness1886c. 1922 
Item 3 of 3Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, EnglandPrivate1922 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Ceylon Public Works DepartmentBefore 1892After 1909  


RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 1Edward Skinner7 June 1909for Fellowship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914