Basic Biographical Details

Name: Patrick Henry Dudgeon Ronaldson
Designation: Architect
Born: 8 March 1912
Died: 9 January 1943
Bio Notes: Patrick Henry Dudgeon Ronaldson was born on 8 March 1912 and attended day classes at Edinburgh College of Art under John Begg from October 1929. He sought a year's practical experience in the office of Burnet, Tait & Lorne from 1 September 1933 before returning to the College to complete his studies. He obtained his diploma and RIBA final exemption in June 1935, passed the Professional Practice exam the following month, and was admitted ARIBA on 2 December that year, his proposers being Begg, James Alexander Arnott and Frank Charles Mears. He was also an Associate of the Edinburgh Architectural Association.

Ronaldson served as 2nd Lieutenant with the Royal Artllery in the Second World War and died on 9 January 1943 of acute colitis whilst a prisoner of war in Taiwan.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2Glythna, Cairnmuir Road, Corstorphine, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness(?)c. 1938  
Item 2 of 212, Darnaway Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness(?)c. 1940  

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 1(Sir) John Burnet, Tait & Lorne1 September 1933September 1934Apprentice 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3James Alexander Arnott2 December 1935for Associateship
Item 2 of 3John Begg2 December 1935for Associateship
Item 3 of 3(Sir) Frank Charles Mears2 December 1935for Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2Post Office Directories     
Item 2 of 2RIBA1939The RIBA Kalendar 1939-1940 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

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 A no5878 (combined box 105)