Basic Biographical Details

Name: James Fraser Anderson
Designation: Architect
Born: 29 April 1913
Died: 4 October 1999
Bio Notes: James Fraser Anderson was born on 29 April 1913, the son of James Gilbert Anderson, chauffeur and his wife Jessie Fraser. He was not a member of the RIBA or of the RIAS. He became a partner in the Thoms & Wilke practice before 1970 and retired in 1982.

Anderson married twice, first to Eileen Bell and second to Elizabeth Adams, a retired civil sevice Higher Extecutive Officer.

He died of cardio-pulonary failure at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee on 4 October 1999.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 15J, Balgay Avenue Road, Dundee, ScotlandPrivate 1999 

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 1Thoms & WilkieAfter 19701982Partner 

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 101957Dundee High School  DundeeScotlandInterior remodelling. Per Builder p654
Item 2 of 10Late 1960sChalmers Ardler ChurchArdler DundeeScotland 
Item 3 of 101972Dundee College Gardyne Road CampusBroughty Ferry AngusScotland 
Item 4 of 101973St Andrew's Church  Dundee Halls joined to church at E
Item 5 of 10Early 1970sAshludie HouseMonifieth AngusScotlandGeriatric and Rehabilitation Unit
Item 6 of 10Early 1970sDundee College of EducationWest Ferry DundeeScotland 
Item 7 of 10Early 1970sDundee Technical Institute  DundeeScotlandExtension
Item 8 of 10Early 1970s(?)Kirkcaldy Burgh Infectious Diseases HospitalKirkcaldy FifeScotlandGeriatric Unit/Day Hospital
Item 9 of 10Early 1970sMorrison's AcademyCrieff PerthshireScotlandAddition of boarding houses
Item 10 of 10Early 1970sUniversity of Dundee, Chemistry, Sports and Botanical Buildings  DundeeScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp90
Item 2 of 2RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1H M Register HouseDeath Register