Basic Biographical Details

Name: Edward Wilfred Brannen
Born: 28 February 1897
Bio Notes: Edward Wilfred Brannen was born on 28 February 1897. He served in the Royal Engineers 51st division from August 1914 until February 1919, and later in the latter year commenced his studies at Robert Gordon's College, Aberdeen. On completion of his studies in 1922 he obtained a post with Aberdeen County Council in Ellon, where he remained until 15 November 1930 when he was appointed Architect to Sutherland County Council. He remained there thereafter, being appointed School Architect in 1937. He was admitted LRIBA on 10 July 1939, at which time he was living at 'St Andrews', Dornoch, Sutherland. His nomination papers state that the cost of the works for which he had been responsible prior to that date exceeded 100,000. He was a Member of the Royal Sanitary Institute.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2Dornoch, Sutherland, ScotlandBusiness After 1950 
Item 2 of 2St Andrews, Dornoch, Sutherland, ScotlandPrivate1939 *  

* 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 2Aberdeen City Architect's Department (later City of Aberdeen District Council Architects Division)19221930Assistant(?) 
Item 2 of 2Sutherland County Council Architect's Department15 November 1930After 1950ArchitectSchool Architect from 1937

Buildings and Designs

This was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 21938Golspie SchoolGolspie SutherlandScotlandHarled block to W
Item 2 of 21951Helmsdale Secondary SchoolHelmsdale SutherlandScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 1RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

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 L no4778 (combined box 35)