Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of Cork, Dublin and London.   Kathleen Mary Carroll is said to have been the first woman to qualify as an architect in Ireland.   The daughter of an Irish doctor, she was born in England but went to school in Cork, where she was subsequently articled to an architect .  She worked in Dublin before joining the staff of a British government department in Whitehall.   She died on 16 May 1985 in Kendal, Cumbria.

AAI:  elected student member, 1925.
RIAI::  admitted student, 1924;  elected member, 1927;  ceased membership, 1935.
RIBA: elected associate, 1934;  retired, 1964.

Addresses:  2 Alexandra Villas, St Luke's Cork, 1925-1926;  23 Morehampton Road, Dublin, 1927-1928;  Carroll's Drift, Salvington, Worthing, Sussex, 1929-1935;  5 Kendal Court , Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon, Surrey, 1957;  Meadowside, 14 Summergate Road, Annan, Dumfriesshire, 1964-1965;  Staveley, Kendal, Cumbria, at time of death.


All information in this entry is from a brief note in the Sunday Independent, 18 Feb 1934, AAI, RIAI and RIBA membership lists and from RIBA British Architectural Library, http://riba.sirsidynix.net.uk/uhtbin/cgisirsi/6zxCO2vNk8/MAIN_CAT/131920009/9, last visited June, 2009, which notes that Carroll's biographical file is available for consultation in the library.