Basic Biographical Details

Name: Stewart McLauchlan
Designation: Architect
Born: 1879
Bio Notes: Stewart McLauchlan was born in 1879 and articled to Burnet Son & Campbell in 1896, remaining with John Burnet & Son after the dissolution of the partnership. During these years he attended Glasgow School of Art and at some point spent a month travelling in France and Portugal. In 1902 he moved to London to work for John Belcher (Burnet had probably recommended him through Belcher's chief assistant John James Joass) but at some unspecified date he moved to Liverpool to work for Briggs, Wolstenholme & Thornely at 51 North St John Street. He was admitted LRIBA on 9 January 1911, his proposers being Frank Gatley Briggs, Arnold Thornely and James Grieve, a Liverpool Scot. In the same year he commenced practice in Liverpool on his own account.

He was elected FRIBA on 30 November 1925, again with the support of Thornely but this time with his two other proposers being Edmund Bertram Kirby and George Hartwell Grayson, both of Liverpool.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2South Bank, Axton, Cheshire, EnglandPrivate1911 *  
Item 2 of 266, Cavendish Drive, Rock Ferry, Liverpool, EnglandPrivate1914 *  

* 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 4Burnet Son & Campbell18961897Apprentice 
Item 2 of 4John Burnet & Son18971902Assistant 
Item 3 of 4John Belcher1902Before 1911Assistant 
Item 4 of 4Briggs, Wolstenholme & Thornely1911 * Assistant 

* earliest date known from documented sources.


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 6Frank Gatley Briggs9 January 1911for Licentiateship
Item 2 of 6George Hastwell Grayson30 November 1925for Fellowship
Item 3 of 6James Grieve9 January 1911for Licentiateship
Item 4 of 6Edmund Bertram Kirby30 November 1925for Fellowship
Item 5 of 6(Sir) Arnold Thornely9 January 1911for Licentiateship
Item 6 of 6(Sir) Arnold Thornely30 November 1925for Fellowship

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 3After 1896Western Infirmary  GlasgowScotlandAdditions - as apprentice to John Burnet & Son
Item 2 of 31898LedcamerochKilwinning AyrshireScotlandAs apprentice to John Burnet & Son
Item 3 of 3c. 19007 Park Terrace  GlasgowScotlandInteriors - as apprentice to John Burnet & Son


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914   
Item 2 of 2Who'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 L v7 no418 (microfilm reel 31); F no2303 (box 5)