Basic Biographical Details

Name: John Charles McKenzie
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: John Charles McKenzie was articled to George J Milne of Aberdeen on 30 September 1910 and transferred to the office of John Alexander Ogg Allan on 1 April 1912 to complete his apprenticeship. He studied at Aberdeen School of Arts & Crafts and School of Architecture. His career was interrupted on 27 July 1914 when he was mobilised with the Territorials. After his demobilisation in March 1919 he returned to his studies and gained his diploma that June. He then moved to London where he passed the qualifying exam in July and on 4 August was engaged as a draughtsman in H M Office of Works, Westminster. He was admitted ARIBA on 1 March 1920, his proposers being George Watt, John Alexander Ogg Allan and Alexander Marshall Mackenzie.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 150, Kingscourt Road, Streatham, London, EnglandPrivate1920 *  

* 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 3George J Milne30 September 19101 April 1912Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3John Alexander Ogg Allan1 April 191227 July 1914Apprentice 
Item 3 of 3H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)4 August 1919 DraughtsmanIn Westminster office


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3John Alexander Ogg Allan1 March 1920for Associateship
Item 2 of 3Alexander Marshall Mackenzie1 March 1920for Associateship
Item 3 of 3George Watt1 March 1920for Associateship


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 v25 no2891 (microfilm reel 23)