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CARTER, Frank Randle

Born: 1903 07 06
Died: 1960 11 22


Reg No: 541
Year registered: 1931

Was born in Port Elizabeth and educated there at the Grey Institute High School. In 1924 he attended the Architectural Association in London, was exempted from the intermediate and final examination and passed the professional practice examination in 1928/1929. He was elected an Associate member of the RIBA in 1930. He completed his office experience with Gotch and Buckwell presumably in London before returning to South Africa where he commenced practice in Cape Town. By 1931 he was working in REID & DELBRIDGE's office in Cape Town. He married in Cape Town, living at Penrose, Rhodes Avenue, Mowbray in 1931. He was later in partnership with J GAISFORD.

In 1959 he is recorded as a member of the Transvaal Institute of address305/6 Trevor Buildings, Voortrekker Street, Vereeniging, Transvaal.

His address when he died was c/o Town Engineer's Office, Ladysmith, Natal; he died in Ladysmith.

ARIBA 1930; ISAA 1931. (ARIBA nom papers (1930) 4519; ISAA mem list; NAD MSCE 3055/60; SAAR Jan 1961:30 death notice)

These notes were last edited on 2020 10 14

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 CARTER

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 88, 182