Basic Biographical Details

Name: Thomas Walker Clark
Designation: Architect, Engineer
Born: 1884
Died:  
Bio Notes: Thomas Walker Clark was born in 1884 and educated at Falkirk High School and the School of Science and Art. He served his apprenticeship with Alexander and William Black of Falkirk. He travelled in the United States before becoming architect to the Marquis of Zetland's estates at Kerse and Falkirk from 1909. He was also a civil engineer.

In 1927 on the death of Hugh Gavin he succeeded to Gavin's practice which he ran from 42 Hill Street, Arbroath. He was responsible for the additions to Arbroath Infirmary in 1930 but part-way through the job he resigned and the work was completed by James Lochhead of Cullen Lochhead & Brown.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect, engineer:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 212, George Street, Falkirk, Stirlingshire, ScotlandBusiness1914 *  
Item 2 of 242, Hill Street, Arbroath, Angus, ScotlandBusiness1927  

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Employment and Training

Employers

The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect, engineer (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1A & W Blackc. 1899(?)c. 1904(?)Apprentice 

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect, engineer (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 3Adam MacFarlane Petrie19271928Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3John Douglas Adam21 November 1927December 1929Apprentice 
Item 3 of 3Adam MacFarlane PetrieDecember 1928 Assistant 

Buildings and Designs

This architect, engineer was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 11931Arbroath InfirmaryArbroath AngusScotlandExtension - to cost 15,000 - children's ward and nurses' accommodation. Resigned part way through the job.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect, engineer:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914  For birth date
Item 2 of 2Who's Who in Architecture1914    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect, engineer:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Arbroath Herald and Advertiser for the Montrose Bu3 July 1931  p4