Basic Biographical Details

Name: Edmond Patrick Sharkey
Born: 30 July 1909
Died: 1981
Bio Notes: Edmond Patrick Sharkey was born on 30 July 1909 and studied at Aberdeen School of Architecture from 1925 to 1926 before embarking on a three-year apprenticeship in the office of Roy Meldrum. He then returned to the School of Architecture where he studied full-time in 1929-30 and 1934-5, assisting in various Aberdeen and provincial offices in the interim years. He passed the Professional Practice exam in July 1935 and it was either shortly before or after this that he moved to London. He was admitted ARIBA on 20 June 1938, his proposers being R Leslie Rollo, James Brown Nicol and another, and his nomination papers give a business address of 43 Bloomsbury Square and a private address of 157 Whitmore Road, Harrow. At that time he was about to take up a position as senior assistant in the Architect's Department, Town Hall, Oxford. No further details of him are yet known.

Sharkey died in London between July and September 1981.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 4Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivate/businessBefore 19251934 
Item 2 of 4London, EnglandPrivate/business19341938 
Item 3 of 4157, Whitmore Road, Harrow, Middlesex, EnglandPrivate1938 *  
Item 4 of 443, Bloomsbury Square, London, EnglandBusiness1938 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2Roy Meldrum19261929Apprentice 
Item 2 of 2Oxford City Architect's Department1938 Senior Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 2James Brown Nicol20 June 1938for Associateship
Item 2 of 2Robert Leslie Rollo20 June 1938for Associateship


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no6803 (combined box 161)