Basic Biographical Details

Name: William Dalton Ironside
Designation: Architect
Born: c. 1866
Died: 12 June 1915
Bio Notes: William Dalton Ironside was born about 1866, the son of Andrew Jamieson Ironside, civil engineer and his wife Tamar Proud. He may have been involved in his father's practice which was run by Thomas Duncan after the older Ironside's death in 1887. In 1891 Duncan merged the practice with that of George James Walker. William Dalton Ironside joined the Walker & Duncan practice in Aberdeen from the early 1890s, possibly after Duncan's early death in 1892. He may have been the father of the younger William Dalton Ironside, born 1906, who studied at Robert Gordon's Technical College, trained in the office of James Brown Nicol, and was admitted ARIBA in late 1930.

William Dalton Ironside senior died aged 49 from phthsis on 12 June 1915. He was survived by his wife, Emma Yates. His death was registered by Ironside's sister, Emily Ogilvie.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 329, Rubislaw Den South, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivate 1915 
Item 2 of 33, Golden Square, Aberdeen, ScotlandBusiness1894 *1915 
Item 3 of 34, Argyll Place, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivatec. 1894  

* 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 1Walker & Duncan18921915Partner 

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 1351892Findon, farm buildings and other buildingsFindon KincardineshireScotlandAlterations to farm buildings and other buildings
Item 2 of 1351892(?)Four houses for J Green, carpenter  AberdeenScotlandIronside was taken into partnership in this year and may have been involved.
Item 3 of 1351893Badentoy, steadingBadentoy AberdeenshireScotlandAdditions to farm buildings
Item 4 of 1351893Clark Brothers Office  AberdeenScotland 
Item 5 of 1351893Four houses for J Green  AberdeenScotland 
Item 6 of 1351893Hattonburn FarmHattonburn KincardineshireScotlandAdditions
Item 7 of 1351893House for Alex Hood  AberdeenScotland 
Item 8 of 1351893House for J Green  AberdeenScotland 
Item 9 of 1351893House for John Grant and G MacdonaldTorry AberdeenScotland 
Item 10 of 1351893House for John Ross  AberdeenScotland 
Item 11 of 1351893Houses for J GreenTorry AberdeenScotland 
Item 12 of 1351893Houses in Gladstone Place  AberdeenScotland 
Item 13 of 1351893North Hirn, farmsteadHirn KincardineshireScotlandAlterations
Item 14 of 1351893Tillygreig SteadingTillygreig AberdeenshireScotlandFarm buildings
Item 15 of 1351893Tillymorgan Farm  AberdeenshireScotlandFarm buildings
Item 16 of 1351893Torry feuingTorry AberdeenScotlandFeuing plan
Item 17 of 1351893Two houses for George Hall  AberdeenScotland 
Item 18 of 1351893Two houses for J Green  AberdeenScotland 
Item 19 of 1351894Blervie Mills  KincardineshireScotlandImprovements
Item 20 of 1351894Cookney, farm buildingsCookney KincardineshireScotlandAdditions?
Item 21 of 1351894Four houses, Mile End Avenue  AberdeenScotland 
Item 22 of 1351894Hilton Lands feuing  AberdeenScotland 
Item 23 of 1351894House for Adam Buchan  AberdeenScotland 
Item 24 of 1351894House for J Green  AberdeenScotland 
Item 25 of 1351894Muchalls CastleMuchalls KincardineshireScotlandProposed addition and new stable
Item 26 of 1351894Ten houses, Mid Stocket Road  AberdeenScotland 
Item 27 of 1351894Two houses for George Hall  AberdeenScotland 
Item 28 of 1351894Two houses for J Green  AberdeenScotland 
Item 29 of 1351894Two houses for J Green  AberdeenScotland 
Item 30 of 1351895Druggan Farm  KincardineshireScotlandAlterations
Item 31 of 1351895House for William Ironside  AberdeenScotland 
Item 32 of 1351895Jessiebank feuing  AberdeenScotlandFeuing plan
Item 33 of 1351895Muchalls Estate, farm buildingsMuchalls KincardineshireScotland 
Item 34 of 1351895Rubislaw feuing plan  AberdeenScotlandFeuing plan
Item 35 of 1351895Two houses for G Hall  AberdeenScotland 
Item 36 of 1351896Carlogie Cottage and stableCarlogie AberdeenshireScotlandStable
Item 37 of 1351896Dwellinghouse, King Street  AberdeenScotland 
Item 38 of 1351896Five houses for C Maitland  AberdeenScotland 
Item 39 of 1351896Four houses for George Hall  AberdeenScotland 
Item 40 of 1351896House for Gammie  AberdeenScotland 
Item 41 of 1351896House for R S Cooks  AberdeenScotland 
Item 42 of 1351896Houses for Hugh McDonald  AberdeenScotland 
Item 43 of 1351896Portlethen MansePortlethen KincardineshireScotlandProposed improvements
Item 44 of 1351896Premises for Gammie  AberdeenScotland 
Item 45 of 1351896Steading at Little SauchenCorsindae AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 46 of 1351896Three houses for Gammie  AberdeenScotland 
Item 47 of 1351896Three houses for George Hall  AberdeenScotland 
Item 48 of 1351897Burnside and Rosehill feuing  AberdeenScotland 
Item 49 of 1351897Dwelling house in the south side of Blenheim Place  AberdeenScotland 
Item 50 of 1351897Four houses for J GreenWoodside AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 51 of 1351897House and shops for City Property Association  AberdeenScotland 
Item 52 of 1351897House and shops for City Property Association  AberdeenScotland 
Item 53 of 1351897House and shops, Belmont Street  AberdeenScotland 
Item 54 of 1351897House and shops, George Street  AberdeenScotland 
Item 55 of 1351897House for Maitland  AberdeenScotland 
Item 56 of 1351897House for W Duncan  AberdeenScotland 
Item 57 of 1351897Houses and shops for City Property Association  AberdeenScotland 
Item 58 of 1351897Houses for Masson & ChristieTorry AberdeenScotland 
Item 59 of 1351897Nigg Public HallNigg KincardineshireScotland 
Item 60 of 1351897Parish ChurchKirkton of Durris KincardineshireScotlandEntrance porch
Item 61 of 1351897Potarch Bridge InnPotarch AberdeenshireScotlandAlterations
Item 62 of 1351897Six houses for J Petrie  AberdeenScotland 
Item 63 of 1351897Stranathro VillageStranathro (now Muchalls) Aberdeenshire/KincardineshireScotlandImprovements to village
Item 64 of 1351897Two houses, Desswood Place  AberdeenScotland 
Item 65 of 1351898Cattle MartEllon AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 66 of 1351898Fourteen houses for G Duguid  AberdeenScotland 
Item 67 of 1351898House, Milk Shop, Stable and Coachhouse for A Hall  AberdeenScotland 
Item 68 of 1351898Houses for Hammermen  AberdeenScotland 
Item 69 of 1351898Houses in Holburn Street  AberdeenScotland 
Item 70 of 1351898Seven houses between Orchard Street and Spittal  AberdeenScotland 
Item 71 of 1351898Seven houses for I EmslieTorry AberdeenScotland 
Item 72 of 1351898Seventeen houses for A & G Hall  AberdeenScotland 
Item 73 of 1351898Six houses for G Hall  AberdeenScotland 
Item 74 of 1351898Two houses for C Maitland  AberdeenScotland 
Item 75 of 1351898Two houses for Walker, Robertson and Cormack  AberdeenScotland 
Item 76 of 1351898Woodside HouseWoodside AberdeenScotlandStables
Item 77 of 1351899Four-bay double villa, Forest Road  AberdeenScotland 
Item 78 of 1351899Kincorth and Craigieshaw feuing  AberdeenScotland 
Item 79 of 1351899Mill of Benholm  KincardineshireScotlandAddition
Item 80 of 1351899Three houses for Green  AberdeenScotland 
Item 81 of 1351899Three houses for J Skene  AberdeenScotland 
Item 82 of 1351899Three houses, Spittal  AberdeenScotland 
Item 83 of 1351899Two houses for A C Tait  AberdeenScotland 
Item 84 of 1351900Fettercairn Parish Church and churchyardFettercairn KincardineshireScotlandEast part of churchyard wall rebuilt
Item 85 of 1351900Fintray MillsFintray AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 86 of 1351900Heathcot home farmArdo KincardineshireScotlandAlterations
Item 87 of 1351900House for Robert Sutherland  AberdeenScotland 
Item 88 of 1351900Tenement house for James ChristieTorry AberdeenScotland 
Item 89 of 1351901Carlogie Cottage and stableCarlogie AberdeenshireScotlandAlterations to cottage
Item 90 of 1351901Cranhill farmhouseBanchory Devenick KincardineshireScotland 
Item 91 of 1351901House for Robert Stewart  AberdeenScotland 
Item 92 of 1351901House for Robert Sutherland  AberdeenScotland 
Item 93 of 1351901House, Blackdog Croft  AberdeenScotland 
Item 94 of 1351901Mains of CammachmoreCammachmore KincardineshireScotlandAlterations
Item 95 of 1351901Six houses for George Hall  AberdeenScotland 
Item 96 of 1351901Steading and two cottar housesBelhelvie AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 97 of 1351901Tenement houses for Robert SutherlandTorry AberdeenScotland 
Item 98 of 1351902Ashgrove Road Sale Ring  AberdeenScotland 
Item 99 of 1351902Captain Lauder's premises  AberdeenScotland 
Item 100 of 1351902Fawsyde FarmFawsyde Aberdeenshire/KincardineshireScotlandAdditions
Item 101 of 1351902Four houses for B Main  AberdeenScotland 
Item 102 of 1351902Seventeen houses for Park  AberdeenScotland 
Item 103 of 1351903Eight houses for G Hall  AberdeenScotland 
Item 104 of 1351903Four houses for Corbett  AberdeenScotland 
Item 105 of 1351903William Milne's premises  AberdeenScotland 
Item 106 of 1351904Five houses for Park  AberdeenScotland 
Item 107 of 1351904House for Alex Walker  AberdeenScotland 
Item 108 of 1351904House for Hall  AberdeenScotland 
Item 109 of 1351904House, shops and dairy for J D Mackie  AberdeenScotland 
Item 110 of 135190580 Bon Accord Street  AberdeenScotlandAddition of mansard roof
Item 111 of 1351905Balnacraig SteadingBalnacraig AberdeenshireScotlandRestoration after fire
Item 112 of 1351905Tarland Meal MillTarland AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 113 of 1351905Tenement, Constitution Street  AberdeenScotland 
Item 114 of 13519062,4,6,8 George Street and Upperkirkgate  AberdeenScotlandAlterations to shopfront
Item 115 of 13519063 Golden Square  AberdeenScotlandAlterations
Item 116 of 1351906Pitfichie BridgeMonymusk AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 117 of 1351906Seven houses for J Corbett  AberdeenScotland 
Item 118 of 1351906Tillymorgan Farm  AberdeenshireScotlandFarm buildings
Item 119 of 1351907Netherley EstateNetherley Aberdeenshire/KincardineshireScotland'Work on estate' (continued by firm until 1923)
Item 120 of 1351908North of Scotland Bank  AberdeenScotlandAlterations
Item 121 of 1351909LibraryDrumoak AberdeenshireScotlandProposed
Item 122 of 1351909Skateraw villageSkateraw (now Newtonhill) Aberdeenshire/KincardineshireScotland'Work in village'
Item 123 of 1351910sCraigieshaw farmsteadNigg AberdeenshireScotlandAlterations
Item 124 of 1351910Ballater Isolation HospitalBallater AberdeenshireScotlandPlans drawn up
Item 125 of 1351910Culter HousePeterculter AberdeenshireScotlandPlans dated for alterations - addition of north and south wings and restoration after fire
Item 126 of 1351910Dunecht Estate, Gardener's bothy and cottages for workmenEcht AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 127 of 1351911Upper Mastrick FarmMastrick AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 128 of 1351912Culsalmond ManseKirkton of Culsalmond AberdeenshireScotlandAlterations
Item 129 of 1351912Housedale and walled garden  AberdeenshireScotlandSouth wing addition
Item 130 of 1351912Innes HouseElgin MorayshireScotlandAlterations and additions, including windows at first floor and garages and stables. List description states Walker & Duncan were responsible for the east wing.
Item 131 of 1351913Altries House  KincardineshireScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 132 of 1351913Tarland SchoolTarland AberdeenshireScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 133 of 1351913Torphins Auction MarketTorphins AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 134 of 1351914Innes HouseElgin MorayshireScotlandNorth forecourt rearranged - Tennants transferred entrance to north.
Item 135 of 1351914Mains of CraibstoneCraibstone AberdeenshireScotlandAlterations


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1Barnett, Muriel1963Early Map-Makers and Ninteenth Century Surveyors of Aberdeen79Scottish Geographical Magazine, p114-117 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1H M Register HouseDeath Register