1910 - 2000

Joan Sherman was born at Ipswich on 29 April 1910, daughter of John Albert Sherman (Scheuermann) (20 February 1876-1966), an Ipswich architect, and his wife Margaret née Turner (23 October 1881-10 November 1955), who married at Ipswich in 1902. In 1902, her father commenced a practice at 18 Carr Street, Ipswich later moving to 23 High Street and then to 9 Northgate Street, Ipswich where daughter Joan was born. Joan qualified as an architect and joined into a partnership with her father, and they designed both the old Pier Pavilion and Spa Pavilion at Felixstowe. In 1939, a chartered architect, living at 9 Northgate Street, Ipswich with her parents John and Margaret. A member of the Ipswich Art Club 1944-1954 and exhibited from 9 Northgate Street, Ipswich in 1946, three architectural works 'House, Montagu Place, London', 'Chester Terrace, Regent's Park, London' and 'All Saints Church, Langham Place, London' then nothing up until 1950. Joan Sherman died at Ipswich on 21 July 2000, she was unmarried.