Basic Biographical Details

Name: Barbara Mary Reeves Palmer
Designation: Architect
Born: 14 March 1916
Died: 6 September 1983
Bio Notes: Barbara Mary Reeves Palmer was born on 14 March 1916, the daughter of Cyril Reeves-Palmer who is described as a priest and his wife Elsie Mary Moor. She enrolled in September 1937 as a full-time student at Regent Street Polytechnic and sat the internal final exam for the Polytechnic diploma in July 1941. She was admitted ARIBA on 16 December of that year. She then obtained a post with C W Glover & Partners, consulting architects and engineers. Later in her career she worked in Edinburgh and retired in December 1977. She resigned from the RIBA at this time. Hetter letter of resignation to the RIBA indicates that she had made frequent changes of address in the past and had as a result mislaid her diploma certificate.

She died from cancer on 6 September 1983 at Carberry House, Musselburgh. She was not married.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2Slamat, Limmerhill Road, Wokingham, Berkshire, EnglandPrivate1941 *  
Item 2 of 210 , Springvalley Terrace, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1977 *  

* 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 1C W Glover & Partners1941 * Assistant 

* earliest date known from documented sources.


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Joseph Addison16 December 1941For Associateship
Item 2 of 3Leslie Arthur Chackett16 December 1941For Associateship
Item 3 of 3J Kenneth Hicks16 December 1941For Associateship


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A 7982 (Combined Box 201)