Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||Duthie Ritchie |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: ||31 January 1906 |
|Died: || |
|Bio Notes: ||Duthie Ritchie was born on 31 January 1906 and attended day classes at Robert Gordon's College from 1922 to 1925. In the latter year he was articled to Jenkins & Marr, where he remained until 1928, during which period he was awarded the Byrne Scholarship. In July of the latter year he passed the qualifying exam in Edinburgh and soon thereafter he joined Kelly & Nicol as an assistant. He was admitted ARIBA at the end of that year or the beginning of the next, his proposers being John Alexander Ogg Allan, Robert Gordon Wilson Junior and William Edgar Gauld. |
Ritchie emigrated to South Africa about 1929. His declaration on admission to the RIBA was witnessed by William George Whyte of J CCook, Architect, National Mutual Buildings, Johannesberg, South Africa.
He became a member of the Institute of South African Architects in 1944. In 1959 he was a partner in the firm Stucke, Harrison, Ritchie & Watson at Provident Buildings, 108, Fox Street, (Box 2271), Johannesburg.
He remained in South Africa until at least 1970.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|201, Rose Street, Aberdeen, Scotland||Private||1928 *|| || |
|PO Box 2271, Johannesburg, South Africa||Private||c. 1970|| || |
* 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):|
| ||Name||Date from||Date to||Position||Notes|
|Jenkins & Marr||1925||1928||Apprentice|| |
|Kelly & Nicol||1928|| ||Assistant(?)|| |
|The following books contain references to this architect:|
|www.artefacts.co.za|| ||www.artefacts.co.za|| ||Website of artefacts, for the recording of South African buildings||Accessed February 2017|
|The following archives hold material relating to this architect:|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers|| ||A no4276 (combined box 5)|
|School of Architecture, Garthdee, Aberdeen, RGIT: former pupils, 1937-1970||Galletly, James|| || |