Basic Biographical Details

Name: Neil Campbell Smith
Designation: Architect
Born: 1878
Died: 13 January 1933
Bio Notes: Neil Campbell Smith was born in 1878. He attended Liverpool School of Architecture in 1899 and was articled to Sir Reginald Theodore Blomfield from that year until 1902. From 1902 he worked in the joinery workshop of J A Hunt of Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire. He acted as clerk of works on the Isle of Wight in 1904, passed the qualifying exam in the same year, and was admitted ARIBA on 6 March 1905, his proposers being Frederic Richard Farrow, Edward Guy Dawber and David George Driver. His nomination papers give addresses in Hoddesdon and at Craigielands, Moffat, Dumfriesshire. The nature of his Scottish connection is as yet unknown.

Smith died on 13 January 1933.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1902After 1905 
Item 2 of 2Craigielands, Moffat, Dumfriesshire, ScotlandPrivate(?)1905(?)  

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 2(Sir) Reginald Theodore Blomfield18991902Apprentice 
Item 2 of 2J A Hunt19021904Assistant(?) 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3(Sir) Edward Guy Dawber6 March 1905for Associateship
Item 2 of 3David George Driver6 March 1905for Associateship
Item 3 of 3Frederic Richard Farrow6 March 1905for Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Journal11 March 1933v40London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp377

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 A v16 p75 (microfilm reel 19)