Basic Biographical Details

Name: Eileen May Sherwell (Mrs Goodman)
Born: 11 January 1911
Died: 2003
Bio Notes: Eileen May Sherwell was born in Berkshire on 11 January 1911 and attended the diploma course at the Edinburgh College of Art under John Begg from 1929. She worked as an assistant to Thomas McCrae of 29 Hanover Street from September 1934 to September 1935, and was admitted ARIBA on 10 February 1936, her proposers being Begg, James Inch Morrison and Thomas Forbes Maclennan. Her nomination papers do not give a business address but her home address at the time of her application for admittance was 13 Midmar Gardens, Edinburgh. Her declaration accepting her admittance was witnessed on 18 February 1936 by Jane Heal of 22 Sherwood Road, Hendon, London, suggesting that Sherwell had moved to London by that time.

She remained in London coninuing to live at Hendon. She married in early 1943, her married name being Goodman. She died in Somerset in 2003. Her death was registered in October of that year.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 213, Midmar Gardens, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1936 *  
Item 2 of 2London, Scotland(?)Private(?)1936 *  

* 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 1Thomas McCraeSeptember 1934September 1935Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3John Begg10 February 1936for Associateship
Item 2 of 3Thomas Forbes Maclennan10 February 1936for Associateship
Item 3 of 3James Inch Morrison10 February 1936for Associateship


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2England and WalesBirths, marriages and deaths  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no5942 (combined box 109)