Basic Biographical Details

Name: Marjorie Ispel Boyd (Mrs Mackay)
Designation: Architect
Born: 12 January 1916
Died: January 1999
Bio Notes: Marjoria Ispel Boyd was born on 12 January 1916. From 1932 (or 1935?) to 1939 she studied at the Architectural Association in London. During this period she spent time in the offices of Clarence & Co of Guildford and E Flint Clarkson of London, and travelled in Czechoslovakia, Germany, Switzerland and the USA. She was admitted ARIBA on 1 May 1940, her proposers being G A Jellicoe, R E Enthorne and Muir Menigan Kenyon(?). Her nomination papers give a business address of Milford House, Chobham, Surrey; it is not clear whether she was employed within a practice or working on her own.

By 1951 she was married to a Mr Mackay and was living at Balnascrittan, Kincraig, Inverness-shire.

She died in Nottingham in January 1999.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 41a, Cranley Gardens, London SW1, EnglandPrivate1940 *  
Item 2 of 4Milford House, Chobham, Surrey, EnglandBusiness1940 *  
Item 3 of 4Balnascrittan, Kincraig, Inverness-shire, ScotlandPrivate1951 *  
Item 4 of 4Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England January 1999 * place of death

* 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 3R E Enthorne1 May 1940for Associateship
Item 2 of 3G A Jellicoe1 May 1940for Associateship
Item 3 of 3Muir Menigan Kenyon1 May 1940for 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 no7583 (combined box 195)