Basic Biographical Details

Name: Charles George McGibbon
Designation: Architect
Born: 16 May 1889
Died: 1959
Bio Notes: Charles George McGibbon was born at 71 Nithsdale Drive, Pollokshields on 16 May 1889, a son of Glasgow architect William Forsyth McGibbon and his wife Mary Halley Small. He attended classes at Glasgow School of Art from 1905 to 1907 while serving his apprenticeship, perhaps in his father's office, and was assisting in his father's practice c.1909. He was awarded third premium in the Glasgow Housing Competition of 1919. He remained in Glasgow for the remainder of his career and died in 1959.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 371, Nithsdale Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1889 * Place of birth
Item 2 of 379, Nithsdale Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1891 *  
Item 3 of 3Allerley (or Allerly)/229, Nithsdale Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1901 *  

* 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 1William Forsyth McGibbonc. 1909 Assistant 

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 11919Glasgow Housing competition (1919), semi-detached cottages of four or five apartments  GlasgowScotlandAwarded third premium of 25


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1Post Office Directories     

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2Information courtesy of Eric McGibbonInformation via website Sent November 2007
Item 2 of 2Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Research by Iain Paterson