Basic Biographical Details

Name: David Peacock
Designation: Architect
Born: 1860
Bio Notes: David Peacock was born in 1860 and articled to Baldie & Tennant of Glasgow in 1879. He later obtained a place in the office of Robert Rowand Anderson, where he remained for two-and-a-half years, working on the McEwan Hall and Scottish National Portrait Gallery. He then moved to London to work for Wilfred John Hardcastle, a cosmopolitan pupil of Alfred Waterhouse who was surveyor of Battersea, from c.1896 until c.1901, when he became assistant to Henry Lord in Liverpool. He was admitted LRIBA on 20 March 1911 when still in Lord's office. His proposers were Lord, John Henry Woodhouse and Paul Ogden, all of Manchester.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 242, Deansgate, Manchester, EnglandBusiness1911 *  
Item 2 of 211, Station Road, Marple, Cheshire, EnglandPrivate1911 *  

* 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 4Baldie & Tennant1879 Apprentice 
Item 2 of 4Wardrop & Andersonc. 1893c. 1896Assistant 
Item 3 of 4Wilfred John Hardcastlec. 1896c. 1901Assistant 
Item 4 of 4Henry Lordc. 1901After 1911Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Henry Lord20 March 1911for Licentiateship
Item 2 of 3Paul Ogden20 March 1911for Licentiateship
Item 3 of 3John Henry Woodhouse20 March 1911for 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 2c. 1893(?)National Portrait Gallery and Museum of Antiquities  EdinburghScotlandAs assistant to Robert Rowand Anderson
Item 2 of 2c. 1893(?)University of Edinburgh, Medical School and McEwan Hall  EdinburghScotlandMcEwan Hall - as assistant to Robert Rowand Anderson


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 v15 no1009