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FORSYTH, Thain Davidson Parker

Born: 1889
Died: 1963 11 07

Architect


Also referred to as PARKER-FORSYTH, Thain Davidson.

An architect practising on his own account in Cape Town from about 1920, Forsyth was in partnership with AJ THOMPSON from 1923 to 1926 in Cape Town (cf THOMPSON & FORSYTH) and retired in 1956. Latterly he lived at Apsley, Alexander Avenue, Fresnaye. He married and had four children. His name is also found spelt Parker-Forsyth, as on his death certificate.

He married Irene Galletly Scott on 3 April 1923.

ISAA 1928; ACIA; MMIA. (Cumming-George 1933; ISAA mem list; Master of Supreme Court, Deceased Estates (CT) 5715/63; RIBA biog file cf AJ THOMPSON)

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.