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Basic Biographical Details

Name: (Sir) Thomas Edwin Cooper (or Edwin Cooper)
Designation: Architect
Born: 21 October 1874
Died: 24 June 1942
Bio Notes: Thomas Edwin Cooper was born in Scarborough on 21 October 1874. He was articled to Hall & Tugwell of Scarborough from 1885 to 1889 and subsequently worked as assistant to Walter Green Penty of York, to Demaine & Brierley, and to Goldie, Child & Goldie. He commenced independent practice in 1893 in Scarborough and Westminster. He worked in partnership with John Hall and Herbert Davis in 1893, with Samuel Bridgman Russell from the early 1900s to 1912, and with Herbert Winkler Wills and John Anderson from 1918. Cooper was knighted in 1923 and died on 24 June 1942 in London.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2Scarborough, Yorkshire, EnglandBusiness1893  
Item 2 of 2Westminster, London, EnglandBusiness1893  

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 2Russell & CooperEarly 1900s1912Partner 
Item 2 of 2Wills & Cooper19181942Partner 


RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 4Robert Atkinson7 June 1915for Fellowship
Item 2 of 4James MacgregorLate 1914for Associateship
Item 3 of 4Joseph Abraham Meikle20 July 1911for Licentiateship
Item 4 of 4Joseph Abraham MeikleLate 1921for Associateship


Currently, there are no references for this architect. The information has been derived from: the British Architectural Library / RIBA Directory of British Architects 1834-1914; Post Office Directories; and/or any sources listed under this individual's works.


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