Basic Biographical Details

Name: George Reavell
Designation: Architect
Born: 1865
Died: 16 February 1947
Bio Notes: George Reavell was born in 1865 and articled to his father who was also George. He commenced independent practice in Alnwick, Northumberland in 1886 and remained there for the rest of his working life although he had offices in Morpeth and Berwick at various times. He was admitted FRIBA in 1916 his proposers being Sir Henry Tanner, C B Flockton and James T Cacket. He worked in partnership with William Arthur Tebbs from 1914 to 1923; with Miss M P Reavell from 1932 to 1941; and with T J and M P Cahill as Reavell, Cahill and Cahill from the latter year until his death on 16 February 1947. He was awarded an OBE.

The practice is still in operation in Alnwick as Reavell & Cahill, though no family members are involved.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Alnwick, Northumberland, EnglandBusiness   

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Andrew Hughes19131920AssistantWith exception of war service, 1914/15-1919


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3James Thoburn Cackett1916For Fellowship
Item 2 of 3C B Flockton1916For Fellowship
Item 3 of 3(Sir) Henry Tanner1916For Fellowship

RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 1Andrew HughesEarly 1933for Licentiateship

Buildings and Designs

This architect was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 41893Primitive Methodist Chapel, Donaldson's MillCornhill BerwickshireScotland 
Item 2 of 41904ShopColdstream BerwickshireScotland 
Item 3 of 41907UF ChurchColdstream BerwickshireScotland 
Item 4 of 41928Askew CrescentSpittal BerwickshireScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2Pike Northumberland  p134
Item 2 of 2Who's who in Northumberland1936Who's who in Northumberland  p207

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder12 March 1947  p247 Obituary
Item 2 of 2RIBA JournalApril 1947v54London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp345 - obituary