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Born: 1883
Died: 1958


Year registered: 1928

George Storrar was born in Fife, Scotland in 1883 and trained as a civil engineer. He became the town engineer of Pretoria and was responsible for building the Rietvlei Dam. George Storrar Drive in Groenkloof was named after him. Some of his descendants, now in their 70s, still live in Pretoria. He died in 1958.

Although trained as an engineer he registered with the Institute of South African Architects in 1928.

ISAA 1928. (ISAA mem list; SA Bldg & Allied Trades Manual 1937)

(Information submitted by Eira Makepeace, Great niece)

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.