Basic Biographical Details

Name: David Bateman Hutton
Designation: Architect
Born: 29 April 1880(?)
Died: 25 February 1959
Bio Notes: David Bateman Hutton was born at Hill Street, Kirkcaldy on 29 April 1880, the son of Robert Bateman Hutton 'mercantile clerk or consulting engineer' and his wife Isabella Bain. He commenced his apprenticeship with David Woodburn Sturrock of Glasgow in 1895, moving to the office of Robert Miller in 1898 and studying at the Glasgow School of Art and at the Glasgow & West of Scotland Technical College under Charles Gourlay. He stayed with Miller until 1901, by which time the firm had become Miller & Black, and thereafter spent two years with Neil Campbell Duff. In 1903 he became an assistant to James Miller, remaining there until he passed the qualifying exam, and was admitted ARIBA on 3 December 1906, his proposers being James Miller, William Leiper and James Milne Monro. His travels prior to that date appear to have been limited to Paris and its environs. In the same year he set up practice at 212 Bath Street with Thomas Lumsden Taylor. He was elected FRIBA in 1915, proposed by James and Robert Miller and John Watson. At that date he had held the position of chief lecturer in Building Construction at Glasgow High School.

Hutton continued the practice alone after Taylor's retirement through ill health in 1943. Hutton was unmarried. He died of cancer of the stomach at 1 Claremont Terrace, Glasgow, on 25 February 1959, his usual residence at that date being 21 Botanic Crescent.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 521, Botanic Crescent, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate *1959 
Item 2 of 5148, Woodlands Road, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1906 *  
Item 3 of 5212, Bath Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1906After 1931Hutton & Taylor address
Item 4 of 521, Derby Crescent, Kelvinside, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1915 *  
Item 5 of 55, India Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1934After 1950Hutton alone

* 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 6David Woodburn Sturrock18951898Apprentice 
Item 2 of 6Robert Miller18981899Apprentice(?) 
Item 3 of 6Miller & Black18991901Assistant(?) 
Item 4 of 6Neil Campbell Duff19011903Assistant 
Item 5 of 6James Miller19031906Assistant 
Item 6 of 6Hutton & Taylor1906After 1943Partner 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 6William Leiper3 December 1906for Associateship
Item 2 of 6James Miller3 December 1906for Associateship
Item 3 of 6James MillerEarly 1915for Fellowship
Item 4 of 6Robert MillerEarly 1915for Fellowship
Item 5 of 6James Milne Monro3 December 1906for Associateship
Item 6 of 6John WatsonEarly 1915for Fellowship

RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 16John Balfour Symington Abercrombie (or Balfour Abercrombie)4 July 1910for Licentiateship
Item 2 of 16Walter AlexanderLate 1922for Associateship
Item 3 of 16George Annand12 November 1940for Associateship
Item 4 of 16John Ballantine20 March 1911for Licentiateship
Item 5 of 16Alexander Davidson20 July 1911for Licentiateship
Item 6 of 16Alexander Graham GlenJune 1920For Associateship
Item 7 of 16James Houston3 April 1939for Fellowship
Item 8 of 16George Gerard HowardMid 1923for Associateship
Item 9 of 16(Captain) Arthur James Scott HuttonLate 1918for Associateship
Item 10 of 16William McCreaLate 1928For Associateship
Item 11 of 16James Tyre McNeill1932for Licentiateship
Item 12 of 16Thomas MitchellLate 1929for Associateship
Item 13 of 16Charles Findlater ReidEarly 1931for Licentiateship
Item 14 of 16James Smith1 December 1924for Fellowship
Item 15 of 16James Smith (junior)Late 1932for Associateship
Item 16 of 16Thomas Lumsden Taylor1910for Licentiateship

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 24After 1906House for A D Mackinnon EsqKilmacolm/Kilmalcolm RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 2 of 24After 1906Magdalene Home and Females House of RefugeLochburn GlasgowScotlandAlterations, additions and renovation
Item 3 of 24After 1906Offices and Works for the North British Bottle Manufacturing Company LtdShettleston GlasgowScotland 
Item 4 of 24After 1906Offices for Burmeister & Wain Diesel Oil Engine Company Ltd  GlasgowScotland 
Item 5 of 24After 1906Percy Street Special School for Invalid ChildrenCessnock GlasgowScotland 
Item 6 of 241909Blantyre Cottage HospitalBlantyre LanarkshireScotlandWon competition to secure job in 1908
Item 7 of 241912Kelbourne School, Hotspur Street  GlasgowScotland 
Item 8 of 241912Offices and Works for the North British Bottle Manufacturing Company LtdShettleston GlasgowScotlandFurnace house added
Item 9 of 241913Boiler works for the London & Glasgow Engineering & Iron Ship Building Co  GlasgowScotlandAddition to office block
Item 10 of 241914Garrioch Special School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 11 of 24c. 1920Royal Engineers War MemorialChatham KentEngland 
Item 12 of 241921Council housing, Henrietta StreetGirvan AyrshireScotland 
Item 13 of 241922Chicago Tribune TowerChicago IllinoisUnited States of AmericaReceived honourable mention, though did not win competition
Item 14 of 241925DrimardHelensburgh DunbartonshireScotlandHouse and garage
Item 15 of 241926The RowansBridge of Allan StirlingshireScotland 
Item 16 of 241929DrimardHelensburgh DunbartonshireScotlandMaid's room
Item 17 of 241929MoorcroftKilmacolm/Kilmalcolm RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 18 of 241929Town Hall and Municipal OfficesDumfries DumfriesshireScotlandAwarded 2nd premium in competition
Item 19 of 241931ChurchCarntyne GlasgowScotland 
Item 20 of 241931King's Park Parish Church  GlasgowScotlandWon job in competition
Item 21 of 241934Newbank ChurchParkhead GlasgowScotlandWon job in competition
Item 22 of 241935KnockavalleyGirvan AyrshireScotland 
Item 23 of 241939Braehead Street RC School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 24 of 241947Landers Ltd Sauchiehall Street  GlasgowScotlandExtension


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 4British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914   
Item 2 of 4RIBA1930The RIBA Kalendar 1930-1931 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 3 of 4RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 4 of 4Who's Who in Architecture1914    

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 v17 p9; F no1568 (microfilm reel 13)