Basic Biographical Details

Name: Eric Melvin Galloway
Born: 17 December 1912
Died: c. November 1998
Bio Notes: Eric Melvin Galloway was born on 17 December 1912 and studied at Aberdeen School of Architecture from September 1929 until June 1935, concurrently serving a three-year apprenticeship and two years as assistant to James Brown Nicol. In July 1935 he moved to Slough and joined W David Hartley as chief assistant. Whilst there he was admitted ARIBA, his proposers being Nicol, Hartley and Robert Leslie Rollo.

In 1938 he joined the architectural department of courier company Carter Paterson in London, leaving on the outbreak of war. After the war he practised in Southampton in a post with Chilworth Estates Ltd. He was admitted FRIBA in 1955, proposed by Ernest Bird, R A Gutteridge and J B Brandt.

He died in Southampton in late 1998 his death being registered in November of that year.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 4125, Upton Road, Slough, Buckinghamshire/Berkshire, EnglandPrivate1936 *  
Item 2 of 410, Portland Street, Southampton, Hampshire, EnglandBusinessAfter 1945  
Item 3 of 4Westering, Andrave Crescent, Southampton, Hampshire, EnglandPrivateAfter 1945 *  
Item 4 of 47, Portland Street, Southampton, Hampshire, EnglandBusinessEarly 1970s  

* 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 3James Brown Nicol1929June 1932Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3James Brown NicolJune 1932July 1935Assistant 
Item 3 of 3W David HartleyJuly 19351938Chief Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 6Ernest BirdLate 1955For Fellowship
Item 2 of 6Jack Bernard BrandtLate 1955For Fellowship
Item 3 of 6Reginald Fowler Gutteridge (Colonel)Late 1955For Fellowship
Item 4 of 6W David Hartley10 February 1936for Associateship
Item 5 of 6James Brown Nicol10 February 1936for Associateship
Item 6 of 6Robert Leslie Rollo10 February 1936for Associateship


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 3England and WalesBirths, marriages and deaths  
Item 2 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no5929 (stored under F5065, combined box 54); F no5065 (combined box 54)
Item 3 of 3School of Architecture, Garthdee, Aberdeen, RGIT: former pupils, 1937-1970Galletly, James