Basic Biographical Details

Name: Ian Roger Dalgetty
Designation: Architect
Born: 1 June 1907
Died: 23 August 1963
Bio Notes: Ian Roger Dalgetty was born on 1 June 1907, the son of Arthur Burness Dalgetty, medical practitioner and his wife, Kathleen Roger. He was articled to Thoms & Wilkie from August 1924 to August 1929, studying at Dundee Technical College. Thereafter he worked in the Assistant Road Surveyor's Office of the County of Bute and Arran on road and bridge work, and as chief assistant in the Scone Estates Office, Perthshire. Some time between 1933 and 1935 (the information in his RIBA nomination papers is contradictory) he joined the firm of Brewster Grant & Henderson in Blairgowrie. He was entered on the Register of Architects on 12 December 1941 and was admitted LRIBA on 19 January 1943, his proposers being Robert Matthew Mitchell, Charles Geddes Soutar, and Patrick Hill Thoms, who described him as having been 'a careful and accurate draughtsman and a diligent student'. At that time he was still with Brewster Grant & Henderson and was carrying on the business while the by then sole partner, Arbor Henderson, was on active service. He was also Deputy Burgh Surveyor of Blairgowrie and Rattray, working under the then Burgh Surveyor, William D M Falconer.

Dalgetty died on 23 August 1963 at Dundee Royal Infirmary. He was survived by his widow Emma Sime.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3The Knock, Newton Terrace, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, ScotlandPrivate/business 1963 
Item 2 of 3Scone Estate Office, Perth, Perthshire, ScotlandBusinessAfter 1929Before 1935 
Item 3 of 3Union Bank Buildings, Blairgowrie, PerthshireBusinessc. 1943  

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 3Thoms & WilkieAugust 1924August 1929Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3County of Bute and Arran Assistant Road Surveyor's Office1929Before 1935Assistant 
Item 3 of 3W J Brewster Grant & Henderson1933 or 1935After 1950Architect 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Robert Matthew Mitchell19 January 1943for Licentiateship
Item 2 of 3Charles Geddes Soutar19 January 1943for Licentiateship
Item 3 of 3Patrick Hill Thoms19 January 1943for Licentiateship

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 21932Liff ChurchLiff AngusScotlandRailing round sanctuary
Item 2 of 21956Alyth Parish ChurchAlyth PerthshireScotlandLow vestry addition


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1RIBA1950The 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 L no5298 (combined box 69)