Basic Biographical Details

Name: Gordon Taylor
Born: 7 March 1922
Died: 20 April 1979
Bio Notes: Gordon Taylor was born on 7 March 1922, the son of William Taylor, carter, and his wife Elizabeth Donald. He studied for the diploma in architecture in Aberdeen and was elected ARIBA in 1951. He joined the George Bennett Mitchell practice in the late 1950s. He was still with the practice in the early 1970s.

He died of broncopneumonia on 20 April 1979, survived by his wife Marjorie Robertson and at least one son who was still living at home at this time.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 21, West Craibstone Street, Bon Accord Square, AberdeenBusiness   
Item 2 of 2Coila Brae/4, Slug Road, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, ScotlandPrivate(?)1960s1979 

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1George Bennett Mitchell & SonLate 1950s1970sPartner 

Buildings and Designs

This 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 31958St ColmDaviot AberdeenshireScotlandChurch re-orientated
Item 2 of 31974Coulhill Primary SchoolAlness Ross and CromartyScotland 
Item 3 of 31974Dingwall AcademyDingwall Ross and CromartyScotlandAdditions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 4Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp98
Item 2 of 4RIBA1964The RIBA Kalendar 1963-64   
Item 3 of 4RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 4 of 4RIBA1979Directory of members   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2H M Register HouseDeath Register  
Item 2 of 2School of Architecture, Garthdee, Aberdeen, RGIT: former pupils, 1937-1970Galletly, James