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Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||David Gordon McConville |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: ||17 January 1910 |
|Died: ||1971 |
|Bio Notes: ||David Gordon McConville was born on 17 January 1910 and studied at Glasgow School of Architecture from October 1926. In his early years he worked in the offices of Harry Cook & Hamilton and Keppie & Henderson in Glasgow; Burnet, Tait & Lorne in London; and Traylen & Lenton in Stamford, Lincolnshire. |
He passed the qualifying exam in Edinburgh in July 1938. By that year he had joined the office of J C Prestwich & Sons in Leigh, Lancashire. He was admitted ARIBA on 5 December of that year, his proposers being Ernest Prestwich, Percy Thomas and Harry Cook.
McConville later practised in Warrington. He died in Runcorn, Cheshire between January and March 1971.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|9, Clovelly Avenue, Leigh, Lancashire, England||Private||1938 *|| || |
|Bewsey Chambers, Bewsey Street, Warrington, Lancashire, England||Business||1957 *|| || |
|7, Bold Street, Warrington, Lancashire, England||Private(?)||1970 *||After 1972(?)|| |
* earliest date known from documented sources.
Employment and Training
|The following books contain references to this architect:|
|RIBA||1957||The RIBA Kalendar 1957-1958|| ||London: Royal Institute of British Architects|| |
|RIBA||1970||RIBA Directory 1970|| || || |
|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 no6943 (combined box 167)|
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