- Born 1884
- Married 10 November 1906 Frances Mary Rodgers at St Andrew’s Eccles
The son of William Cowburn, insurance agent, Gerald Coburn was born at Monton, Eccles, in 1884 and trained as an architect. A partnership with Walter Sharp under the style” W R Sharp and Cowburn” was formed in the period Sept 1919-Sept 1920 and lasted until Sharp’s death in 1931. Gerald Cowburn continued the practice alone under the style of Sharp and Coburn at the same address until at least 1954.
1921-1931 WR Sharp & Cowburn, architects & surveyors. 40, South King Street
1932-1954 Gerald Cowburn (Sharp & Cowburn) 40, South King Street, Manchester 2
1906 Gerald Cowburn 103 Parrin Lane, Monton
1921-1929 Gerald Cowburn. 57 Oliver Street, Stockport