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SKELLY, Hugh Robert

Born: fl. 1928


Reg No: 459
Year registered: 1928

Is first recorded working in 'rm 160, SAR H.Q. Jhb' (ISAA Yr Bk 1931-32); he entered into partnership with L GRINKER, who had also worked in the SAR Offices at the same time as Skelly, in about 1932. According to Altshuler (1987) Skelly was the draughtsman for Grinker's schemes (cf GRINKER & SKELLY). The partnership was dissolved in 1937 after which Skelly continued to practise on his own account in Johannesburg. In 1959 he is recorded as a salaried member of the Transvaal Institute in the employ of the DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS of their address, Central Government Offices, Vermeulen Street Pretoria

(Altshuler 1987; ISAA mem list; ISAA Yr Bk 1931-1932)

These notes were last edited on 2020 10 09

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.

List of projects

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Factory for EA Gypsum Ltd: 1937. South Germiston, Germiston, Gauteng - Architect
Plaster Board Manufactory: 1938. Germiston, Gauteng - Architect
Proposed block of flats: 1937. Bellevue East, Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect
Troyeville Hotel for Chandlers: 1938. Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect

Books citing SKELLY

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 97, 196