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:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|44, Raith Drive, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland||Private|| ||1980|| |
|2, Pearce Road, Edinburgh, Scotland||Private||1957 *||After 1964|| |
|155, Craiglea Drive, Edinburgh, Scotland||Private||Before 1968 *||After 1970|| |
|28, Gardiner Road, Edinburgh, Scotland||Private||1979 *|| || |
* earliest date known from documented sources.
|The following books contain references to this architect:|
|RIBA||1960||The RIBA Kalendar 1959-1960||1959-1960|| || |
|RIBA||1964||The RIBA Kalendar 1964-65|| || || |
|RIBA||1970||RIBA Directory 1970|| || || |
|RIBA||1979||Directory of members|| || || |
|The following archives hold material relating to this architect:|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|RIAS, Rutland Square||Records of membership|| || |
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers||F 6473 (Box 140)|| |