Basic Biographical Details

Name: Duncan Chisholm Cameron
Designation: Architect
Born: 1901
Died: June 1941
Bio Notes: Duncan Chisholm Cameron was born in 1901, the son of Rhoderic Cameron of Aberfeldy. He was educated at Breadalbane Academy and was articled to his father from 1917 to 1922 before being taken into partnership by him in 1923. After his father's death in 1928, he moved to Edinburgh, where he continued to practise alone, undertaking 'all branches of building work'. He was admitted LRIBA on 8 January 1934, his proposers being James Andrew Minty, James Taylor and Donald Alexander Stewart. At that time he was living and working at 26 Pitt Street, Edinburgh but by 1938 had business addresses at 48 Melville Street, Edinburgh and 24 Red Lion Square, London. He acted as Architectural Consultant for Scotland to the Concrete Association.

Cameron died in London in June 1941 as a result of enemy action.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 4St Anns, Crieff Road, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, ScotlandBusiness1917Before 1928 
Item 2 of 426, Pitt Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate/business1934 *  
Item 3 of 448, Melville Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1935 *1940 
Item 4 of 424, Red Lion Square, London, EnglandBusiness1938 *  

* 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 2Rhoderic (or Roderic/Roderick) Cameron19171923Apprentice 
Item 2 of 2Rhoderic Cameron & Son19231928Partner 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3James Andrew Minty8 January 1934for Licentiateship
Item 2 of 3Donald Alexander Stewart8 January 1934for Licentiateship
Item 3 of 3James Taylor8 January 1934for 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 11934St Columba's CollegeSt Boswells RoxburghshireScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 3British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914   
Item 2 of 3Post Office Directories     
Item 3 of 3Scottish Biographies1938  E J Thurston (pub.) 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder20 June 1941  p588

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 no4326 (combined box 7)