Basic Biographical Details

Name: Arthur John Marshall
Designation: Architect
Born: 9 January 1875
Died:  
Bio Notes: Arthur John Marshall was born on 9 January 1875 and articled to Stephen Mogg Wyborn of Windsor from 1890 to 1893. In the latter year he moved to the offices of Peak & Lunn in Guildford, in 1897 to that of Howgate, Leeds & Keith in London, and in 1898 to that of Goymour Cuthbert, also of London. He left Cuthbert in 1902 and obtained a temporary post as assistant in HM Office of Works, Edinburgh in January 1903, the post being made permanent in June that year. Whilst in that office he worked initially under Walter Wood Robertson and, from 1904, under Robertson's successor William Thomas Oldrieve, being promoted to senior assistant in 1911. He was admitted LRIBA on 24 June 1912, proposed by James Bow Dunn and the Edinburgh Architectural Association, and remained in the Office of Works until at least 1914.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 323, Merchiston Crescent, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate/businessc. 1904c. 1906 
Item 2 of 315, Woodburn Terrace, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate/businessc. 1907c. 1911 
Item 3 of 323, Cluny Terrace, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate/businessc. 1912c. 1914 

Employment and Training

Employers

The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 8Stephen Mogg Wyborn18901893Apprentice 
Item 2 of 8Peak & Lunn18931897Assistant 
Item 3 of 8Howgate, Leeds & Keith18971898Assistant 
Item 4 of 8Goymour Cuthbert18981902Assistant 
Item 5 of 8H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)January 19031911AssistantIn Edinburgh office, working under W T Oldrieve
Item 6 of 8William Thomas Oldrieve (sometimes William Thomas Oldgrieve)January 19031911Assistantin H M Office of Works, Edinburgh
Item 7 of 8H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)1911After 1914Senior AssistantIn Edinburgh office, working under W T Oldrieve
Item 8 of 8William Thomas Oldrieve (sometimes William Thomas Oldgrieve)1911After 1914Assistant ArchitectAssistant architect and surveyor, second class, in H M Office of Works, Edinburgh (1910)

RIBA

RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 1James Bow Dunn24 June 1912for Licentiateship - as president of the Edinburgh Architectural Association

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 81903Post OfficeMusselburgh MidlothianScotlandAs assistant in H M Office of Works, Edinburgh
Item 2 of 8After 1903Central Telephone Exchange  EdinburghScotlandAlterations at rear - as assistant to W T Oldrieve in H M Office of Works, Edinburgh
Item 3 of 81904Portobello Post OfficePortobello EdinburghScotlandas assistant to W W Robertson in H M Office of Works, Edinburgh
Item 4 of 81906Post OfficeNorth Berwick East LothianScotlandAs assistant to W T Oldrieve in H M Office of Works
Item 5 of 81906Post OfficeCrieff PerthshireScotlandAs assistant to W T Oldrieve in H M Office of Works, Edinburgh
Item 6 of 81907Post OfficeStornowayLewisRoss and CromartyScotlandAs assistant to W T Oldrieve in H M Office of Works, Edinburgh
Item 7 of 81908Post OfficeOban ArgyllScotlandAs assistant to W T Oldrieve in H M Office of Works
Item 8 of 81910Bridgeton Telephone ExchangeBridgeton GlasgowScotlandAs assistant to W T Oldrieve in H M Office of Works, Edinburgh

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Post Office Directories     

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 v25 no2024