Basic Biographical Details

Name: Arthur Robert Doggart
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Arthur Robert Doggart was articled to Williamson & Inglis of Kirkcaldy from 1903. On completion of his apprenticeship in 1907 he emigrated to Montreal where he worked as assistant to Nobbs & Hyde of 49 Beaver Hall Hill for four years. He then spent eight months of 1911 with Ross & MacFarlane, who also had offices at Beaver Hall Hill. Doggart returned to Scotland later in 1911 to spend a year studying at Edinburgh College of Art, but by December 1912 he was back in Canada, passing the qualifying exam in Toronto in that month. He rejoined his former employer George Allen Ross, now in a new partnership of Ross & Macdonald, as assistant. He was admitted ARIBA on 9 June 1913; his proposers being Percy Erskine Nobbs, Philip John Turner, George Allen Ross and George Hubbard.

It is as yet not known if he practised independently at some point.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 11201, Mount Royal Avenue, Montreal, CanadaPrivate1913 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 4Williamson & Inglis19031907Apprentice 
Item 2 of 4Nobbs & Hyde19071911Assistant 
Item 3 of 4Ross & MacFarlane19111911Assistant 
Item 4 of 4Ross & Macdonald1912 or 1913 Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 4George Hubbard9 June 1913for Associateship
Item 2 of 4Percy Erskine Nobbs9 June 1913for Associateship
Item 3 of 4George Allen Ross9 June 1913for Associateship
Item 4 of 4Philip John Turner9 June 1913for Associateship


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 v21 no2407 (microfilm reel 21)