Basic Biographical Details

Name: William Nicholson Cumming
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: William Nicholson Cumming served his apprenticeship with an unspecified Edinburgh firm from September 1882 and studied at the Edinburgh School of Art and Heriot-Watt College, taking classes at the Edinburgh Architectural Association and passing the qualifying exam in London in November 1892. He was elected ARIBA on 9 January 1893, his proposers being John Macvicar Anderson, Thomas Edward Collcutt and Alexander Graham. His membership lapsed in 1901.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 312, Queen Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1893 *  
Item 2 of 3135, Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate(?)1893  
Item 3 of 312, North St Andrew Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1900 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3John Macvicar Anderson9 January 1893for Associateship
Item 2 of 3Thomas Edward Collcutt9 January 1893for Associateship
Item 3 of 3Alexander Graham9 January 1893for Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1Post Office Directories     

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A v12 p24 (microfiche 52/G5)