Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||David Maxtone Craig |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: ||13 December 1909 |
|Died: ||11 April 1997 |
|Bio Notes: ||David Maxtone Craig was born on 13 December 1909, the son of William Malcolm Craig, and his wife Maggie Ann Middleton. He was articled to Heiton & McKay of Perth from September 1924, attending classes at Dundee College of Art. He was appointed junior draughtsman to Rowand Anderson & Paul in Edinburgh in 1929 and continued his studies at Edinburgh College of Art and Heriot-Watt College. In 1931 he secured an appointment as draughtsman in the practice of Maclennan & Cunningham, and the following year he transferred to that of Kininmonth & Spence. He remained in the same practice after its merger with Anderson's in 1934, following which it was known as Rowand Anderson, Paul & Partners. |
He obtained his diploma in December 1936 and was admitted ARIBA on 8 March 1937, his proposers being Arthur Forman Balfour Paul, Thomas Forbes Maclennan and John Begg. At that time he was still employed in the Anderson firm, and was living at 16 Hartington Gardens, Edinburgh.
Craig died on 11 April 1997 at the Royal Infirmary in Perth. He was survived by his wife, Beatrice Forrest, a retired solicitor.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|Bankhead, Boweswell Road, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland||Private|| ||1997|| |
|16, Hartington Gardens, Edinburgh, Scotland||Private||1937 *|| || |
* earliest date known from documented sources.
Employment and Training
|The following archives hold material relating to this architect:|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|H M Register House||Death Register|| || |
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers|| ||A no6316 (combined box 132)|