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MABIN, George Albert de Lisle

Born: 1883 08 11
Died: 1959


Reg No: 329
Year registered: 1927

TPIA (1927); ISAA 1927.

He was born on 11 August 1883 in Wimbledon, Surrey, England. His father was Samuel Henry Mabin – a stone mason.

He was living in Cape Town in 1927 when he registered with the Institute of South African Architects. He was a member of the Transvaal Provincial Institute of Architects, but worked for the PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT in Cape Town. Towards the end of his life he was living in Umtali, Rhodesia (Zimbabwe). He retired in 1948. In 1959 he is recorded as a retired member of the Transvaal Institute, of address Flat No 15, Marlborough Court, 'C' Ave, Umtali southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe).

(ISAA mem list; SAAR Dec 1959:35 death notice)

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 MABIN

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 93, 200

ISAA. 1927. Register of Members the Institute of South African Architects. Johannesburg: ISAA (Unpublished Record). pp M1