Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||Charles Stuart Macnab |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: ||26 November 1886 |
|Died: ||1951 |
|Bio Notes: ||Charles Stuart Macnab was born on 26 November 1886 and was articled to Richard G Murray of Dundee from 1902 to 1907, studying at Dundee Technical College. Thereafter he worked as assistant to William Alphonsus Scott of Dublin (1907 to 1909), whilst continuing his studies at Dublin School of Art; to Gauldie & Hardie of Dundee (1909 to 1910); to Thoms & Wilkie of Dundee (1910 to 1912); and to W J Parker of London (1912 to 1914). |
His career was then interrupted by war service, following which, in 1919, he joined the office of George Jackson of London as assistant. He left Jackson in 1930 to work as assistant to Kleine Co.
Macnab joined the armed forces again in 1939. Whilst still on active service he applied for admittance as LRIBA, his proposers being Oliver Frederick Savege, Frank Coutts Webster and James Bertie Francis Cowper, and his application was accepted on 17 November 1942. His nomination papers give a home address of 20 Cherry Tree Road, East Finchley, and state that he had taught at the LCC Schools in Vincent Square and Hackney. They describe the work in which he had been involved up to that date as 'scholastic, domestic, ecclesiastic & interior'.
He died in London aged 64 in 1951, his death registered between April and June of that year.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|20, Cherry Tree Road, East Finchley, London, England||Private||1942 *||After 1950|| |
* earliest date known from documented sources.
Employment and Training
|The following archives hold material relating to this architect:|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|England and Wales||Births, marriages and deaths|| || |
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers|| ||L no5212 (combined box 64)|