Basic Biographical Details

Name: Gerald Francis Carroll
Designation: Architect
Born: 1913
Died: 2 September 1980
Bio Notes: Gerald Francis Carroll was born on 7 October 1912, the son of Francis Robert Carroll, shipping agent and his wife, Florence Wardle.

Nothing is known of his early years and training but he may have worked for Walter Alison & Hutchison. He became a chief architectural assistant in the Ministry of Public Buildings and Works. He was elected ARIBA in 1957. He obtained a post as a part-time lecturer in the Department of Building at Heriot Watt University and remained part-time for at least two years until he was appointed full-time from September 1961.

He was elected FRIBA in 1968, proposed by Professor N C Sidwell (although for some reason his name had to be eliminated under a particular by-law, Robert Matthews and Robert Forbes Hutchison. He was promoted to senior lecturer.

Carroll died at Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy on 2 September 1980, survived by his wife Margaret Dick Sneddon.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 444, Raith Drive, Kirkcaldy, Fife, ScotlandPrivate 1980 
Item 2 of 42, Pearce Road, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1957 *After 1964 
Item 3 of 4155, Craiglea Drive, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivateBefore 1968 *After 1970 
Item 4 of 428, Gardiner Road, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1979 *  

* 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 3Robert Forbes Hutchison4 December 1968For felowship
Item 2 of 3Robert Hogg Matthew4 December 1968For Fellowship
Item 3 of 3Professor N C Sidwell4 December 1968For Fellowship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 4RIBA1960The RIBA Kalendar 1959-19601959-1960  
Item 2 of 4RIBA1964The RIBA Kalendar 1964-65   
Item 3 of 4RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 4 of 4RIBA1979Directory of members   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination PapersF 6473 (Box 140)