Basic Biographical Details

Name: Department of Agriculture for Scotland (later Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland)
Designation: Architectural practice
Bio Notes:  

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 4Northern District Office/59, Academy Street, Inverness, Inverness-shire, ScotlandBusiness1931 * Northern District Office
Item 2 of 4Department of Agriculture for Scotland, Queen Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1931After 1936 
Item 3 of 4St Andrews House, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1940After 1945 
Item 4 of 4Aberdeen, ScotlandBusiness1941 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 23Alexander Brunton Taylor  Surveyor 
Item 2 of 23John Ramsay Armstrong1915January 1916Assistant 
Item 3 of 23Alexander William GrahamOctober 1919After 1931 In charge of Northern District (Inverness-shire, Nairnshire, Morayshire and Ross and Cromarty) from 1926
Item 4 of 23Arthur G Ingham1920s1940sChief Architect 
Item 5 of 23Robert George Andrew Duguid19201923Assistant 
Item 6 of 23John Walter Mackenzie Dudding19201925Assistant 
Item 7 of 23Donald MacDonald MackieAugust 1920December 1920Draughtsman 
Item 8 of 23John Glendinning19291933Assistant 
Item 9 of 23Alexander Peters Borrie1930s Architect 
Item 10 of 23William Macdonald1930After 1935  
Item 11 of 23David Proctor BeeFebruary 1930After 1945AssistantEntered as Architectural & Civil Engineering Assistant, Grade III; promoted to Grade II in 1936
Item 12 of 23Elizabeth Stevenson King (Mrs Ghuman)1931 Surveyor 
Item 13 of 23James Dickson YoungApril 1931After 1936AssistantIn Surveyor's Division
Item 14 of 23Frederick George Grant AngusNovember 1934After 1935Assistant 
Item 15 of 23James (or Hamish) Ponton Hastie1935After 1950AssistantIn Edinburgh office and by 1950 in the Dundee office.
Item 16 of 23Ronald Hamilton Thomson16 April 193525 July 1936Assistant 
Item 17 of 23William John Urquhart1938December 1973Surveyor 
Item 18 of 23Maxwell Fordyce Christie1940 *  role unclear
Item 19 of 23William Alexander Wood1941(?) *  In Aberdeen office
Item 20 of 23John Hutcheon Donald1941 ArchitectArchitect and Surveyor, in Aberdeen office
Item 21 of 23James Dobbie1942 * (?) 
Item 22 of 23David Stewart Soutar19481977ArchitectIn Aberdeen office
Item 23 of 23James Garroway Cullen1982 * Chief Surveyor 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Buildings and Designs

This architectural practice 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 31926Thirteen Houses, Southcraig Farm Kilmarnock AyrshireScotlandGiven as Chief Surveyor, Board of Agriculture, York Buildings, Queen Street Edinburgh
Item 2 of 31930PiggeryBalerno MidlothianScotland 
Item 3 of 31931Housing and Steadings for Department of AgricultureAuchincruive AyrshireScotland 


Currently, there are no references for this architectural practice. The information has been derived from: the British Architectural Library / RIBA Directory of British Architects 1834-1914; Post Office Directories; and/or any sources listed under this individual's works.