Basic Biographical Details

Name: Emslie Alexander Morgan
Born: 5 October 1903
Died: 1965
Bio Notes: Emslie Alexander Morgan was the older brother of the Aberdeen architect Frederick William Morgan. He was born in Peterculter on 5 October 1903, the son of Alexander Morgan, tailor & clothier, and his wife Evangeline Emslie. From 1918 to 1923 he astudied at Aberdeen School of architecture and was awarded his diploma in the latter year. Concurrentyl he served his articles with Messrs George & Sutherland, architects, Aberdeen. In 1923 he took a post as assistant to John Alexander Ogg Allan in which he reamined until 1940. he was then drafted in to assist with aerodrome construction for the Air Ministry.

He sat the RIBA Special Final Exam in 1946 and was elected ARIBA in 1947, his proposers being James Brown Nicol, John Alexander Ogg Allan and Joseph Anderson Allan. He had joined his brother in practice by 1950.

He died in Wallasley, Cheshire between January and March 1965.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1225, Great Western Road, Aberdeen, ScotlandBusiness1950 *After 1963 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

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 1Frederick William Morgan1950 * Assistant(?) 

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 3RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 2 of 3RIBA1954RIBA Kalendar 1953-54   
Item 3 of 3RIBA1964The RIBA Kalendar 1963-64   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 3England and WalesBirths, marriages and deaths  
Item 2 of 3National Archives (via Scotlands People)Statutory births  
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no8933 (Combined Box 220)