Basic Biographical Details

Name: Arthur Prideaux
Designation: Architect
Born: Before 1893
Died: 23 December 1937
Bio Notes: Arthur Prideaux was born in Cornwall but his family presumably moved to Edinburgh when he was young as he was articled to J N Scott & A Lorne Campbell in April 1907, studying at Edinburgh College of Art. He remained as assistant after completing his apprenticeship and became an Associate of the Edinburgh Architectural Association but emigrated to Canada in 1913 and joined the staff of Nobbs & Hyde in Montreal. He remained with the latter firm until his death, with the exception of war service (1915 to 1919) with the University Company, Princess Pat's Canadian Light Infantry, and was admitted ARIBA in mid-1923, his proposers being Percy Erskine Nobbs, William Carless and Ramsay Traquair.

He died on 23 December 1937.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3Cornwall, EnglandBusinessBefore 1893Before 1907Place of birth
Item 2 of 3Edinburgh, Scotland(?)BusinessBefore 19071913 
Item 3 of 3Apartment 24, 'The Dudley'/794, St Urbain Street, Montreal, CanadaPrivate1923 *  

* 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 3J N Scott & A Lorne Campbell (or Scott & Campbell)April 19071911Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3J N Scott & A Lorne Campbell (or Scott & Campbell)19111913Assistant 
Item 3 of 3Nobbs & Hyde19131938Assistant(?) 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3William Edward Careless (or Carless)Mid 1923for Associateship
Item 2 of 3Percy Erskine NobbsMid 1923for Associateship
Item 3 of 3Ramsay TraquairMid 1923for Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1RIBA1930The RIBA Kalendar 1930-1931 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Journal25 April 1938v45London: Royal Institute of British Architectspp623-4 - obituary

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 A no3688 (microfilm reel 27)