Basic Biographical Details

Name: Glasgow Corporation Education Office
Designation: Architectural practice
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Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1129, Bath Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1924After 1941 

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 14John McNab (or John MacNab)May 1919Before 1930Assistant 
Item 2 of 14Duncan Macpherson Hunter1920After 1941Assistant 
Item 3 of 14Murdoch CurrieJune 1924After 1925Assistant 
Item 4 of 14James West Cleland Wingate4 May 1926After 1939Assistant(?) 
Item 5 of 14John McNab (or John MacNab)Before 1930After 1950  
Item 6 of 14William McCaigBefore 19321940 Superintendent of Works
Item 7 of 14David Millar19341937Junior Assistant 
Item 8 of 14Sidney Wesley BirnageAugust 1935After 1937Assistant 
Item 9 of 14Ronald McPherson Watson Young1935 or early 1936   
Item 10 of 14Alexander A McFarlane (or MacFarlane)1939(?) *  Address suggests McFarlane may have been in this office
Item 11 of 14Robert Forsyth19471951Assistant 
Item 12 of 14Alistair Robertson Whitelaw (or Alexander Robertson Whitelaw)19491954Senior Assistant 
Item 13 of 14Archibald Macintosh Doak19511954AssistantWorking under John McNab
Item 14 of 14Douglas Gordon McKellar Adam19521955Senior Assistant 

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Buildings and Designs

This architectural practice 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 221930Balmore School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 2 of 221930Knightswood Road School  Glasgow  
Item 3 of 221930Shawlands Secondary School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 4 of 221930St Thomas Primary SchoolRiddrie GlasgowScotland 
Item 5 of 221931Lambhill Public School  GlasgowScotlandNorthern block added
Item 6 of 221931St John's RC Schools  GlasgowScotlandAnnexe
Item 7 of 221933Bankhead Primary SchoolKnightswood GlasgowScotland 
Item 8 of 221933High School for Girls  GlasgowScotland 
Item 9 of 221934RC School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 10 of 221941Bankhead Primary SchoolKnightswood GlasgowScotlandWith John McNab as chief architect.
Item 11 of 221949Quarrybrae Building Trades School at Quarrybrae Street  GlasgowScotlandAlterations and additions.
Item 12 of 221949St John's RC School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 13 of 221949Wellpark School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 14 of 22February 1949(?)Woodside Senior School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 15 of 221950Community Centre, PriesthillPriesthill GlasgowScotland 
Item 16 of 221950Public School, Lyncross Road  GlasgowScotland 
Item 17 of 221950St Paul's Junior Secondary SchoolPartick GlasgowScotlandAdditions and alterations - with McNab as Education Architect.
Item 18 of 22c. 1950St Columba's RC SchoolKelvinside GlasgowScotlandWith John McNab as chief architect
Item 19 of 221951Nursery School, Rockfield Road  GlasgowScotland 
Item 20 of 221951Primary School, Crosstobs Road  GlasgowScotland 
Item 21 of 221961Allan Glen's School  GlasgowScotlandNew buildings- labs and classrooms, sacreended from road by glass-walled hall and dining room, and to N block of workshops and gym.
Item 22 of 221967Rosemount Primary SchoolGarngad GlasgowScotland 

References

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architectural practice:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 8Builder1 April 1949  p412
Item 2 of 8Builder20 May 1949  p637
Item 3 of 8Builder6 May 1949  p576
Item 4 of 8Builder23 June 1950  p857
Item 5 of 8Builder22 September 1950  p346
Item 6 of 8Builder23 February 1951  p301
Item 7 of 8Builder16 March 1951  p401
Item 8 of 8Building18 August 1967  p128