Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||George Wilson Fleming |
|Designation: || |
|Born: ||30 June 1913 |
|Died: ||4 June 1977 |
|Bio Notes: ||George Wilson Fleming was born on 30 June 1913, the son of George Fleming, mill finisher, and his wife Janet Milne Wilson. From October 1930 he attended evening classes at Dundee School of Architecture and during the day was at the same period articled in the practice of Johnston & Baxter. In the summer of 1936 he worked as a junior assistant with McLaren Soutar & Salmond. He was awarded his diploma in architecture in December 1938 and had moved by then to another junior assistant post, this time with Perth & Kinross Council. However in February 1940 he was drafted into the Royal Engineers as an architectural draftsman and he remained there until demobilisation in December 1945. He sat the professional practice exam in July 1946 and was elected ARIBA on 10 December of that year, proposed by William James Smith who described Fleming in his statement as 'very reliable', Charles Geddes Soutar, and William Salmond. |
His home address in 1950 was in Monifieth where he remained for the rest of his life.
He died at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee on 4 June 1977. He never married.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this :|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|c/o Mrs McIver/39, Glover Street, Craigie, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland||Private||1946 *|| || |
|Newton Lea, Monifieth, Angus, Scotland||Private||1950 *|| || |
|5, East Navarre Street, Angus, Scotland||Private(?)||c. 1963||1978|| |
* earliest date known from documented sources.
Employment and Training
|The following books contain references to this :|
|RIBA||1950||The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951|| ||London: Royal Institute of British Architects|| |
|RIBA||1964||The RIBA Kalendar 1963-64|| || || |
|RIBA||1970||RIBA Directory 1970|| || || |
|The following archives hold material relating to this :|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers|| ||A no8798 (Combined Box 217)|