Basic Biographical Details

Name: Peter Buchanan Cook
Designation: Architect
Born: 13 August 1920
Died: 11 July 1943
Bio Notes: Peter Buchanan Cook was born on 13 August 1920, the eldest son of Peter Cook, joiner and his wife Barbara Murchie McGie. He was articled in the Housing Department of Glasgow Corporation and attended evening classes at Glasgow School of Art from 1937 to 1940. He enlisted in the Royal Engineers and was captured by the Japanese when Singapore fell and put to work on the Burma-Siam Railway. He died of beriberi on 11 July 1943 and was buried in Kanchanaburi Military Cemetery, Thailand.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 127, Albany Avenue, Springboig, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivateBefore 19371940 

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 1Glasgow Corporation Housing Department (later Architectural & Planning Department, Glasgow Corporation)19371940Apprentice 

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 11938Public Conveniences  GlasgowScotland 


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Research by Iain Paterson, collected from Cook's brother Douglas B Cook and brother-in-law Robert Paton