Basic Biographical Details

Name: Henry Allan Newman
Designation: Architect
Born: c. 1874
Died: 11 May 1946
Bio Notes: Henry Allan Newman was born in India in about 1874 but was educated in Scotland. He practised in India until he returned to scotland for health reasons. He was then in business in Alloa and Cupar buying the practice of Thomas Frame & Son after the death of the younger Frame. Newman undertook many 'important schemes' in Fife and Clackmannanshire. By the 1940s he was the sole remaining partner in the firm.

He had a life-long association with Cupar Cricket Club where he was Captain in 1907-1908 and where the flag was flown at half mast on the day of his death. He was also known all over the Midlands and in Edinburgh as an umpire.

He died at his home, Redhurst, Cupar, on Saturday 11 May 1946. He was unmarried and had been an invalid for some time.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Redhurst, Cupar, Fife, ScotlandPrivate/business19111946Remained at this address until death

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 1Thomas Frame & Son19031946PartnerThomas Frame & Son acquired from the late Thomas Frame's Executrix, by Harry Allan Newman, Architect, Surveyor, and Valuator, Alloa

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 41903Adamson HospitalCupar FifeScotlandPrepared plans and secured job
Item 2 of 41904Public SchoolTullibody ClackmannanshireScotland 
Item 3 of 41908Cupar AcademyCupar FifeScotlandEast extension
Item 4 of 4191930 HousesCupar FifeScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1Measurers\' Companion1911The Scottish Architects' and Measurers' Companion   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Glasgow Herald13 May 1946  p1 - death notice BMD. p4 - obituary
Item 2 of 2Scotsman13 May 1946  Obituary p3