Basic Biographical Details

Name: William Ruxton
Designation: Architect
Born: 25 January 1852
Died: 30 September 1921
Bio Notes: Willian Ruxton was born at South Artrochie, Logie Buchan. He went to Aberdeen when a youth and was articled as an apprentice to the late Mr J. Matthews (Watt and Mackenzie). He practiced in Aberdeen for 30 years and had offices at 84 Union Street. He designed numerous commercial properties in Aberdeen, and several schools, churches and similar buildings in the north of Scotland. He retired about a year before his death.

In the last 20 years of his life, he was a member of the Management Committee of the Aberdeen Conservative Club. He was unmarried.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 184, Union Street, Aberdeen, ScotlandBusiness   

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 1James Matthews  Apprentice 

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 341884Two Houses on Hosefield Road  AberdeenScotland 
Item 2 of 341886Two Houses on Calsayseat Road  AberdeenScotland 
Item 3 of 341886Two Houses on Leslie Terrace  AberdeenScotland 
Item 4 of 341886Two Houses on Stanley Street  AberdeenScotland 
Item 5 of 341892Mrs Ruxton's on Desswood Place  AberdeenScotland 
Item 6 of 341892Victoria Golf Club  AberdeenScotland 
Item 7 of 341893Foveran Parish ChurchFoveran AberdeenshireScotlandMinor alterations to interior
Item 8 of 341895Two Houses on Beechgrove Terrace  AberdeenScotland 
Item 9 of 341895Two Houses on Countesswells Road  AberdeenScotland 
Item 10 of 341896Four Houses on Beaconsfield Place  AberdeenScotland 
Item 11 of 341896House for J Murray on Leadside Road  AberdeenScotland 
Item 12 of 341897Five Houses on Don Street  AberdeenScotland 
Item 13 of 341897Two Houses on Great Northern Road  AberdeenScotland 
Item 14 of 341897Two Houses on Great Northern Road  AberdeenScotland 
Item 15 of 341898Alex Copland's on Bedford Place  AberdeenScotland 
Item 16 of 341898House on Orchard Place  AberdeenScotland 
Item 17 of 341898Ten Houses on Bedford Road  AberdeenScotland 
Item 18 of 341898Three Houses for J Murray on Rosebury Place  AberdeenScotland 
Item 19 of 341898Three Houses on Church StreetWoodside AberdeenScotland 
Item 20 of 341898Three Houses on Station RoadWoodside AberdeenScotland 
Item 21 of 341898Twenty-one Houses on Great Northern Road  AberdeenScotland 
Item 22 of 341898Two Houses for A Davidson on Rosebury Street  AberdeenScotland 
Item 23 of 341898Two Houses on Bedford Road  AberdeenScotland 
Item 24 of 341898Two Houses on King Street  AberdeenScotland 
Item 25 of 341898Two Houses with Shops on Brighton Place and Union Grove  AberdeenScotland 
Item 26 of 341899Two Houses on King's Gate  AberdeenScotland 
Item 27 of 341900Villa, Rubislaw Den North  AberdeenScotland 
Item 28 of 341901Four Houses on Abergeldie Road  AberdeenScotland 
Item 29 of 341901House for Mrs Hawkins on Rubislaw Den North  AberdeenScotland 
Item 30 of 341901Nine Houses on King Street and University Road  AberdeenScotland 
Item 31 of 341901Two Houses on King Street  AberdeenScotland 
Item 32 of 341901Two Houses on King Street at School Road  AberdeenScotland 
Item 33 of 341902William Buchan's on Elmbank Road  AberdeenScotland 
Item 34 of 341909St Andrew's ChurchLogie-Buchan AberdeenshireScotlandRecasting


Currently, there are no references for this architect. The information has been derived from: the British Architectural Library / RIBA Directory of British Architects 1834-1914; Post Office Directories; and/or any sources listed under this individual's works.