Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||John Stevenson junior |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: ||4 November 1913 |
|Died: ||1 April 1991 |
|Bio Notes: ||John Stevenson junior was born on 4 November 1913 and served a five-year apprenticeship in the office of Gavin Patterson & Son in Hamilton, beginning on 1 December 1930. He attended the Glasgow school of Architecture from September 1931 and the Royal Technical College from September 1932, receiving his certificate in Building Science in June 1935. In 1936 he joined George Hunter Gardner-Mclean as assistant. He was an Associate of the Royal Institute of Architects of Scotland from 1938, and of the Glasgow Institute of Architects by 1939, in which year he left Gardner-McLean for the office of Denny & Blain. A year later he took a post in the firm of Tarbolton & Ochterlony, and in November of the same year he moved to McLaren Dick & Co. |
He passed the final exam in July 1941 and was admitted ARIBA on 21 October that year, his proposers being Gardner-McLean, Harold Ogle Tarbolton and Matthew Montgomerie Ochterlony. His nomination papers state that he had spent the summer of 1938 sketching in France, and that he had exhibited at the Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts in 1940.
Stevenson died on 1 April 1991, by which time he was living in Solihull. He was a widower with no children.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|4, Gray Street, Glasgow, Scotland||Private/business(?)||Before 1939||After 1941|| |
|173, St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Scotland||Business||1941 *|| || |
|The Croch/2, Walcot Green, Dorridge, Solihull, West Midlands, England||Private||1991 *|| ||Address at time of death|
* earliest date known from documented sources.
Employment and Training
|The following books contain references to this architect:|
|RIBA||1939||The RIBA Kalendar 1939-1940|| ||London: Royal Institute of British Architects|| |
|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 no7940 (combined box 201)|