Basic Biographical Details

Name: Ronald Walker
Designation: Architect
Born: 1858 or 1859
Died: 6 July 1911
Bio Notes: Ronald Walker was born at West Loch Tarbert, Argyll in 1859. He served his articles in the office of an as yet unidentified Glasgow architect and then secured a position in Stirling with William Simpson. In c. 1885 he formed a partnership with the Stirling civil engineer Andrew McLuckie, born c.1843.

Walker appears to have lived in Park Terrace in Stirling after forming the partnership with McLuckie and later in Port Street and at 11 Viewfield Street. He later married Elizabeth McLachlan and lived at 12 Allan Park, Stirling.

Both partners died in 1911, Walker on 6 July at 12 Allan Park, leaving moveable estate of 8452 1s 11d. He was survived by his wife and four children. He was buried in Holy Rude Cemetery.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 5West Loch Tarbert, Argyll, ScotlandPrivate1858 or 1859Before 1885Place of birth
Item 2 of 512, Allan Park, Stirling, Stirlingshire, ScotlandPrivate19066 July 1911 
Item 3 of 5Park Terrace, Stilring, Stirlingshire, ScotlandPrivateBefore 1906  
Item 4 of 5Port Street, Stirling, Stirlingshire, ScotlandPrivateBefore 1906  
Item 5 of 511, Viewfield Place, Stirling, Stirlingshire, ScotlandPrivateBefore 1906  

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 1McLuckie & Walkerc. 18851911(?)Partner 

Buildings and Designs

This architect 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 1241886St Ninian's Parish ChurchStirling StirlingshireScotlandAddition of vestry
Item 2 of 1241886Stirling High SchoolStirling StirlingshireScotlandPlaced second in competition
Item 3 of 1241887Bannockburn Jubilee HallBannockburn StirlingshireScotland 
Item 4 of 1241888Allan's SchoolStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 5 of 1241888Logie Parish Mission HallStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 6 of 1241891St Kiaran's Episcopal Church and parsonageCampbeltown ArgyllScotlandDesign - executed
Item 7 of 124c. 1891Denny & Dunipace Cottage HospitalDenny StirlingshireScotland 
Item 8 of 1241892Bannockburn Fever HospitalBannockburn StirlingshireScotland 
Item 9 of 1241893Double villa for James Rae, St Ninians GlebeStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 10 of 1241893Double villa for Ronald Walker, 13 St Ninians GlebeStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 11 of 1241893Double villa for William McPherson, 1-3 Manse Crescent, St Ninians GlebeStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 12 of 1241893Dwellings, 18-20 Union StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 13 of 1241893Park Brothers brush factoryStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 14 of 1241894Double villa for Paterson & Allison, 5-7 Manse Crescent, St Ninians GlebeStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 15 of 1241894Dwelling house for William Aitken, St Ninians GlebeStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 16 of 1241894Dwelling house, 5 Randolph TerraceStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 17 of 1241894St Mary's RC SchoolStirling StirlingshireScotlandAlterations
Item 18 of 1241894Tenement, 55 King StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 19 of 1241895Dwelling house, 11 Manse CrescentStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 20 of 1241895Dwelling houses, 37 Lower CraigsStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 21 of 1241895Thrushville, stableStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 22 of 1241896Cartshed and horsebox for W R GallStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 23 of 1241896Cottage, Laurelhill ParkStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 24 of 1241896Double villa for Reynolds & McCue, 25-27 Randolph Terrace, St Ninians GlebeStirling  Scotland 
Item 25 of 1241896Double villa, 18-20 Clarendon PlaceStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 26 of 1241896Double villa, CausewayheadStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 27 of 1241896Double villa, Dumbarton Road and Glebe AvenueStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 28 of 1241896Earlsgate HouseStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 29 of 1241896Tenement, 7 St Ninians GlebeStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 30 of 1241897Cottage, St Ninians GlebeStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 31 of 1241897Double villa for William McPherson, St Ninians GlebeStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 32 of 1241897Shops and dwellings, 53-71 Barnton StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 33 of 1241897Stable and tram shed, 8 1/2 Bayne StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 34 of 1241897Tenement for Stirling Co-operative Society, King StreetStirling StirlingshireScotlandDismantling and rebuilding
Item 35 of 1241898Schools, West CarronCarron StirlingshireScotlandWon competition and secured job
Item 36 of 1241898Shops and offices, 13-15 Murray PlaceStirling StirlingshireScotlandPossibly a redevelopment
Item 37 of 1241898Wester LivilandsStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 38 of 1241899Cottage, 44 Abbey RoadStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 39 of 1241899Dormer window for Mrs Helen ___, Dumbarton RoadStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 40 of 1241899Double villa, 28-32 Manse CrescentStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 41 of 1241899Stirling Co-operative Society, Cowane Street, bakehouse additionStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 42 of 1241899Tenement block, 21-25 Baker StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 43 of 1241900Logie Parish ChurchLogie StirlingshireScotlandReconstruction
Item 44 of 1241900Semi-detached cottage, BurghmuirStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 45 of 1241900Shop, 10 Murray PlaceStirling StirlingshireScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 46 of 1241900Tenements, 17-18 Bruce StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 47 of 1241901Cottage, 17 Manse CrescentStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 48 of 1241901St Mary's RC ChurchStirling StirlingshireScotlandAlterations
Item 49 of 1241901Stirling Public LibraryStirling StirlingshireScotlandThird prize - 20 guineas
Item 50 of 1241901Tenements of dwellings and shops, 23-25 Baker Street and 32 Spittal StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 51 of 1241901Warehouse with tenement over, Spittal StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 52 of 1241902Double villa, 15 Manse CrescentStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 53 of 1241902Double villa, 4-6 Manse CrescentStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 54 of 1241902Nail works, Main Street and Weavers RowStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 55 of 1241902Shop and houses, Weaver Road and New RoadStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 56 of 1241902Tenement, 24 Main StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 57 of 1241903Cowie SchoolCowie StirlingshireScotland 
Item 58 of 1241903House, 24 Main StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 59 of 1241903Shop, King StreetStirling StirlingshireScotlandAlterations at rear
Item 60 of 1241903Tenement, 5-9 Glencoe RoadStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 61 of 1241903Tenements, 26 Wallace Street and Union StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 62 of 1241903Victoria Memorial HospitalKilsyth StirlingshireScotlandAssumed to be R Walker named as architect
Item 63 of 1241903Villa, 17 Weaver RowStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 64 of 1241904Double cottages, Burghmuir, LivilandsStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 65 of 1241904Double villa, 10 Coburg AvenueStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 66 of 1241904Double villa, 2-4 Bellfield RoadStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 67 of 1241904Tenement for D Crockhart, Back WalkStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 68 of 1241904Tenement for Stirling Co-operative Society, St NiniansStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 69 of 1241904Tenement, 14-18 NewhouseStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 70 of 1241904Tenement, 41-49 Barnton Street and Princes StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 71 of 1241904Tenement, 57-61 Glasgow RoadStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 72 of 1241904Union Street HospitalStirling StirlingshireScotlandRemodelling and addition of two wings
Item 73 of 1241904Villa, Burghmuir, LivilandsStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 74 of 1241905Cottage and stables, 6 Drip RoadStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 75 of 1241905Cowie Parish ChurchCowie StirlingshireScotland 
Item 76 of 1241905Double cottage, Burghmuir, LivilandsStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 77 of 1241905Double villa, 37-39 Allan ParkStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 78 of 1241905East Plean SchoolEast Plean StirlingshireScotlandAddition
Item 79 of 1241905Stirling High SchoolStirling StirlingshireScotlandNew primary wing
Item 80 of 1241905Tenement for Bernard Reynolds, New RoadStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 81 of 1241905Tenement of shops and houses, 23-39 Barnton StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 82 of 1241905Tenement of shops and houses, 37-39 Park Road and Allan ParkStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 83 of 1241905Tenement with saloon, 2 Baker StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 84 of 1241905Tenement, 14 Bannockburn RoadStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 85 of 1241905Tenement, 32-36 James Street and Edward AvenueStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 86 of 1241906Double villa for John McLachlan, Clarendon PlaceStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 87 of 1241906Dwelling house, 62 Baker StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 88 of 1241906Stirling Combination Poorhouse and Lunatic AsylumStirling StirlingshireScotlandConversion to Orchard House Hospital
Item 89 of 1241906Tenement for Mrs J McArthur, Bannockburn RoadStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 90 of 1241906Tenement of shops and houses with printing works behind, 40-48 Upper CraigsStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 91 of 1241906Tenement of shops and houses, 15 Port StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 92 of 1241906Tenement, 18 Princes StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 93 of 1241906Tenement, 7-11 Port StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 94 of 1241906Tenements, 20-22 Barn RoadStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 95 of 1241906Tenements, 9 Borestone CrescentStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 96 of 1241906Two tenements, 18-26 Forth StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 97 of 1241906Woolworth Building, Port StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 98 of 124190712 Allan ParkStirling StirlingshireScotlandReroofing of house and alteration of side office
Item 99 of 1241907Double villa for Ronald Walker, Manse CrescentStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 100 of 1241907Tenement, 5 Alexandra PlaceStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 101 of 1241907Tenements, 1-7 Bellfield RoadStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 102 of 1241908Double villa, 14-16 Linden AvenueStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 103 of 1241908Motor garage for Henderson Bros, 21 Barnton StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 104 of 1241908Motor garage for Menzies Bros, 33 Port StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 105 of 1241908St Mary's RC SchoolStirling StirlingshireScotlandFurther alterations
Item 106 of 1241908Tenement with workshop and stable behind, 21-23 Borestone CrescentStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 107 of 1241908Tenement, 13-19 Barnton StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 108 of 1241908Tenement, 15 Wallace StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 109 of 1241908Tenement, 17 Wallace StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 110 of 1241908Tenement, 52 Upper CraigsStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 111 of 1241908Tenements for J & W Somerville, Weaver RowStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 112 of 1241908Three tenements, 29-31 and 35 Abbey RoadStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 113 of 1241909Bruce Memorial UF ChurchCambusbarron StirlingshireScotland 
Item 114 of 1241909Dwelling house and confectionery works, Bannockburn RoadStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 115 of 1241909Ploughmen's cottages for Major Murray, St NiniansStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 116 of 1241909Rollerskating rink, Orchard PlaceStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 117 of 1241909Tenement, 37-41 Borestone CrescentStirling StirlingshireScotlandTenement at nos 37-39
Item 118 of 1241910Bridge Clock TowerStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 119 of 1241910Semi-detached villas, 27-29 Coburg AvenueStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 120 of 1241910Tenement, 17 1/2 Wallace StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 121 of 1241910Tenement, 33-35 James StreetStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 122 of 1241910Tenement, 37-41 Borestone CrescentStirling StirlingshireScotlandPiggery at nos 37-41
Item 123 of 1241911Cowie SchoolCowie StirlingshireScotlandAddition
Item 124 of 1241911Double villa for John D Steel, Clarendon PlaceStirling StirlingshireScotland 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Dundee Courier7 July 1911  Obituary

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Research by Iain Paterson