Basic Biographical Details

Name: Lawrence Anderson Rolland
Designation: Architect
Born: 28 April 1894
Died: 9 October 1959
Bio Notes: Biography being compiled

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 56, Links Place, Leven, Fife, ScotlandPrivate(?)1925 *  
Item 2 of 547, High Street, Leven, Fife, ScotlandBusinessc. 1939 *  
Item 3 of 5The Albion House, Shorehead, Leven, Fife, ScotlandBusiness1950 *1955Main office
Item 4 of 557, Crossgate, Cupar, Fife, ScotlandBusiness1955 * Branch office
Item 5 of 5Armadale House, Leven, Fife, ScotlandPrivate1955 *1959 

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Employment and Training

Employers

The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 5Haxton & Walker19081913Apprentice 
Item 2 of 5Haxton & Walker1913October 1914Draughtsman 
Item 3 of 5Andrew David HaxtonFebruary 19191922Draughtsman 
Item 4 of 5Alexander Cumming Dewar19221933Senior Draughtsman 
Item 5 of 5L A Rolland & Partners1932 or 1933 Partner 

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 3David M Macdonald19311932 or 1933Assistant 
Item 2 of 3Albert Edwin GeddesAfter 1952 Architect 
Item 3 of 3Albert Edwin GeddesAfter 1955 Chief AssistantReturned after National Service

RIBA

RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Andrew David Haxton10 January 1956For Fellowship
Item 2 of 3John Needham10 January 1956For Fellowship
Item 3 of 3Thomas Hill Thoms10 January 1956For Fellowship

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 271922Social housing, Mountfleurie siteLeven FifeScotlandFeuing plans.
Item 2 of 271931King George V Memorial Sports GroundLeven FifeScotlandGates - with A D Haxton?
Item 3 of 27After 1933ArdtornishSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 4 of 27After 1933Baptist HallLeven FifeScotland 
Item 5 of 27After 1933ChurchAuchtermuchty FifeScotlandReconstruction
Item 6 of 27After 1933Engineering factory and workshopsLeven FifeScotland 
Item 7 of 27After 1933Gas offices and showroomsLeven FifeScotland 
Item 8 of 27After 1933Housing schemes for eight burghs  FifeScotland 
Item 9 of 27After 1933LinburnLundin Links FifeScotland 
Item 10 of 27After 1933The CragganLeven FifeScotland 
Item 11 of 27After 1933Works for Enamelled Metal Products Corporation Leven FifeScotland 
Item 12 of 27After 1933Works for Henry Balfour & CoLeven FifeScotland 
Item 13 of 271934Housing scheme for Newburgh Town Council, Banklands siteNewburgh FifeScotland 
Item 14 of 271935Houses for Leven Town CouncilLeven FifeScotland 
Item 15 of 271935Methil Mission ChurchMethil FifeScotland 
Item 16 of 271935Newburgh Baptist Church HallNewburgh FifeScotland 
Item 17 of 271937Social housing for the Burgh of Leven, Damhead ParkLeven FifeScotlandJointly with A D Haxton
Item 18 of 271939Aircraft Factory, Durie FoundryLeven FifeScotland 
Item 19 of 271939CinemaMethilhill FifeScotland 
Item 20 of 271939Regal CinemaKelty FifeScotland 
Item 21 of 271945Fourteen houses, Roselea Terrace, for Town CouncilLadybank FifeScotland 
Item 22 of 271950Social housing for the Burgh of Leven, Broom siteLeven FifeScotlandjointly with Haxton & Watson
Item 23 of 271952Social housing for the Burgh of Leven, Damhead ParkLeven FifeScotlandGallacher Avenue housing - jointly with Haxton & Watson.
Item 24 of 278 August 1953Housing, Auld Burn SiteSt Andrews FifeScotland58 Corporation houses
Item 25 of 271955Free ChurchArncroach FifeScotlandRenovated and converted to hall
Item 26 of 271957Emmanuel CollegeCambridge CambridgeshireEnglandNew kitchens and dining hall and restoration and reconstruction.
Item 27 of 271957Garage, LevenLeven FifeScotland 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3RCAHMS1999Homebuilders: Mactaggart & Mickel and the Scottish housebuilding industry RCAHMSp 169
Item 2 of 3RIBA1939The RIBA Kalendar 1939-1940 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 3 of 3RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder23 October 1959  'L. A. Rolland, FRIBA' p508

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2H M Register HouseDeath Register  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers L no3021 (microfilm reel 36); F no5106 (combined box 57)