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Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||Andrew Martin Dalgleish |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: ||18 October 1918 |
|Died: ||18 October 1999 |
|Bio Notes: ||Andrew Martin Dalgleish was born in Kirkwall, Orkney on 18 October 1918, the son of George White Dalgleish, a Church of Scotland minister, and his wife Agnes Robertha Martin. The family moved from Orkney to Edinburgh and then to Culsalmond, Aberdeenshire where his father had charges before moving to Monymusk. He studied at the School of Architecture in Aberdeen and was admitted ARIBA in 1948. His studies were interrupted by service in the army from 1939 to 1946. He was assumed as partner into the practice of A H Mottram & Son in 1960. The name of the practice later became Mottram Patrick & Dalgleish about 1968. |
Dalgleish particularly enjoyed working on historic buildings and his favourite was Dalhousie Castle when the practice converted it to a hotel. His interest is older buildings is reflected in his membership of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.
Dalgleish retired about 1978.
He died at the Fairmile Marie Curie Nursing Home on 18 October 1999. At that time he was a retired ARIAS. He was survived by his wife, May Stuart Crichton, a retired school teacher, and two sons and a daughter.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|43, Hamilton Place, Aberdeen, Scotland||Private||1930 *||1939||Address where he stayed with firends while at school and college.|
|The Manse, Monymusk, Aberdeenshire||Private||1932 *||1948||Parental home|
|11, Craiglockhart Crescent, Edinburgh, Scotland||Private||1950||1960|| |
|5, Craiglockhart Park, Edinburgh, Scotland||Private||1960|| || |
|14, Frederick Street, Edinburgh, Scotland||Business||Early 1960s||After 1979|| |
* earliest date known from documented sources.
Employment and Training
Employees or Pupils
|The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect (click on an item to view details):|
| ||Name||Date from||Date to||Position||Notes|
|Mottram Patrick Partnership||Late 1970s|| ||Architect|| |
Buildings and Designs
|The following books contain references to this architect:|
|Bailey, Helen||1988||My Love Affair with Borthwick Castle|| ||Book Guild|| |
|Bailey, Rebecca M||1996||Scottish architects' papers: a source book|| ||Edinburgh: The Rutland Press||p132|
|RIBA||1948||The RIBA Kalendar 1948-1949|| ||London: Royal Institute of British Architects|| |
|RIBA||1950||The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951|| ||London: Royal Institute of British Architects|| |
|RIBA||1964||The RIBA Kalendar 1963-64|| || || |
|RIBA||1979||Directory of members|| || || |
|The following periodicals contain references to this architect:|
| ||Periodical Name||Date||Edition||Publisher||Notes|
|RIAS Newsletter||December 1999||v10, no10|| ||Death notice|
|The following archives hold material relating to this architect:|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|Courtesy of Andrew Dalgleish||Information sent to Dictionary|| ||Sent November 2011.|
|RIAS, Rutland Square||Records of membership|| || |
|School of Architecture, Garthdee, Aberdeen, RGIT: former pupils, 1937-1970||Galletly, James|| || |
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