Basic Biographical Details

Name: Andrew McGraw
Designation: Architect
Born: 2 May 1907
Died: 15 October 1966
Bio Notes: Andrew McGraw was born on 2 May 1907, the son of Andrew McGraw, print salesman, and his wife Margaret Baillie McCulloch. He was articled to Gavin Paterson of Hamilton from 1924 to 1929, attending evening classes at Glasgow School of Art from 1927 to 1932. He passed the qualifying exam in Edinburgh in 1937 and was admitted ARIBA on 4 April 1938, his proposers being Alex Cullen Junior, Andrew Graham Henderson and William James Smith. At that time his address was Westburn, Birdsfield Street, Burnbank, Hamilton. He was also an Associate of the Glasgow Institute of Architects.

McGraw died aged 59 on 15 October 1966 at his home in Inverness. He was survived by his wife Agnes Newlands Lumsden.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 269, Drummond Road, Inverness, Inverness-shire, ScotlandPrivate 1966 
Item 2 of 2Westburn, Birdsfield Street, Hamilton, Lanarkshire, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1938After 1950 

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 1Gavin Paterson19241929Apprentice 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Alexander Cullen (junior)4 April 1938for Fellowship
Item 2 of 3Andrew Graham Henderson4 April 1938for Fellowship
Item 3 of 3(Professor) William James Smith4 April 1938for Fellowship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2RIBA1939The RIBA Kalendar 1939-1940 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 2 of 2RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 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 no6727 (combined box 156)