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Kenneth Victor Norrish

Kenneth Victor Norrish, British architect. Served to captain British Army, 1942-1946.; Fellow Royal Institute British Architects (chairman southern region 1982-1984, council 1986), Royal Society Arts.

Background

  • Norrish, Kenneth Victor was born on February 24, 1923 in Hounslow, England. Son of Richard John and Harriet Madge (Crook) Norrish.

  • Education

    • Stepchildren: Peter, Christine, Amanda Heney. Associate Royal Institute British Architects, Birmingham School Architecture, 1949.

    Career

    • Assistant architect Cherrington & Stainton, Birmingham, England, 1946-1949, partner, 1950-1956. Partner Norrish & Stainton, Birmingham, 1956-1970. Deputy city architect Department Architecture, Portsmouth, England, 1970-1978, city architect, 1978-1988.

      Principal K.V. Norrish & Associates, since 1988. Principal works include Portsmouth City Centre master plan, South Portsea master plan, also public buildings, libraries, colleges, school, public housing.

    Membership

    Served to captain British Army, 1942-1946. Fellow Royal Institute British Architects (chairman southern region 1982-1984, council 1986), Royal Society Arts.

    Connections

    • Married Joyce Hilda Bowers, September 28, 1946 (divorced).; married Georgette Gloria Safadi, August 11, 1967. Children: Antonia, Sheila, Jacqueline, Brenda, John.
    • father: Richard John Norrish
    • mother: Harriet Madge (Crook) Norrish
    • spouses: Joyce Hilda Bowers
    • Georgette Gloria Safadi
    • children: Antonia Norrish
    • Sheila Norrish
    • Jacqueline Norrish
    • Brenda Norrish
    • John Norrish
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    Born February 24, 1923
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