Ernest C. Shearman>
Biography of Ernest Charles Shearman
by John Salmon
ISBN: 978-0-9560565-0-4
ISBN: 978-0-9560565-0-4

Published in 2009 by the Anglo-Catholic History Society
Paperback  c.193 pages  c.300 b/w illustrations
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Born 1859 the son of Charles James Shearman, a Physician.

Married August 18th 1885 to a spinster named Marian Catherine McGowran.

At the time of his marriage he was 26, a bachelor, qualified as an Architect and resided in the Parish of Holy Trinity, South Wimbledon, Surrey.

He had four children: Elsie Margaret, Charles Edward Gowran, Alex Brooke and Joan Patricia.

From 1888-1891 he was Architect to the Great Southern Railway, Buenos Aires. Besides railway works in  Argentina, he was also responsible for a number of ecclesiastical and domestic buildings.

In 1892 he was elected Associate to the RIBA.

Between 1910 and 1935 he built 6 London Churches - St Matthew, Wimbledon; St Silas, Kentish Town; St Barnabas, North Ealing; St Gabriel, Acton; St Barnabas, Temple Fortune & St Francis of Assisi, Isleworth.

Died April 17th 1939 at his home, "Byrnelmscote" Park Road, Winchester. 

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