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POOLE, Maurice Melville Forbes

Born: 1907 10 19
Died: 1974

Architect

SACA:
Reg No: 624
Year registered: 1936

ARIBA 1936; NIA

Was probably born in Natal. He was articled to PAYNE & PAYNE in Durban from August 1926 to July 1929, he also attended the School of Art in Durban from 1927 until 1929 where he studied art and architecture (this was at the Natal Technical College). He studied privately from 1930 to 1933 and entered Natal University College in 1934, and sat the RIBA examination in 1935. He was elected an Associate member of the RIBA in 1936 and entered the office of CHICK & BARTHOLOMEW the same year, becoming a partner in the firm in about 1939 (cf CHICK, BARTHOLOMEW & POOLE). Poole enlisted for active service during the Second World War, returning to practice in Durban after the war.

(ARIBA nom papers (1936) 6105; ISAA mem list; SAAR Feb 1936:63; SAAR May 1941:183)

All truncated references not fully cited in 'References' are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

Books citing POOLE

Hillebrand, Melanie. 1986. Art and architecture in Natal, 1910 1940. Pietermaritzburg: Unpublished Ph.D. Dept Fine Art and History of Art, University of Natal. pp

ISAA. 1959. The Yearbook of the Institute of South African Architects and Chapter of SA Quantity Surveyors 1958-1959 : Die Jaarboek van die Instituut van Suid-Afrikaanse Argitekte en Tak van Suid-Afrikaanse Bourekenaars 1958-1959. Johannesburg: ISAA. pp 95, 222

ISAA. 1969. The Yearbook of the Institute of South African Architects and Chapter of SA Quantity Surveyors 1968-1969 : Die Jaarboek van die Instituut van Suid-Afrikaanse Argitekte en Tak van Suid-Afrikaanse Bourekenaars 1968-1969. Johannesburg: ISAA. pp 99, 182