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Basic Biographical Details

Name: Audrey Vivienne Jean Nixon (Mrs Tod)
Designation: Architect
Born: 1926 or 1927
Bio Notes: Audrey Vivienne Jean Nixon Tod was born in 1926 or 1927, the daughter of Roland Stanley Nixon, assistant secretary, Scottish Home Department, and his wife Dorothy Rosaling Wynne. She was elected ARIBA in 1949. She married the architect Stewart Tod at the Barclay Church, Edinburgh on 29 March 1952. She worked part-time while her family were young in her husband's practice but after 1970 when her husband was an associate in David Carr's practice, she looked after the Stewart Tod practice in Kirkcaldy. On the retirement of David Carr in 1977 she was taken into partnership. Antony C S Dixon and Roger Taylor were taken into partnership in 1979 and in 1985 Rosalind Taylor who was the Tod's daughter and married to Roger Taylor was also made a partner. In that year the name of the firm became Stewart Tod & Partners.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 21, Rochester Terrace, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1950s  
Item 2 of 243, Manor Place, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1990s  

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 2David Carr1981 Partner 
Item 2 of 2Stewart Tod & Partners1985 Partner 

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 31987Stobhall Castle  PerthshireScotlandThe Folly
Item 2 of 31992Castle of ParkGlenluce WigtownshireScotlandFurther work, mainly to interior carried for the Landmark Trust.
Item 3 of 31992Dunmore PineappleAirth StirlingshireScotlandFurther work, mainly to interior carried for the Landmark Trust.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2RIBA1948The RIBA Kalendar 1948-1949 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 2 of 2RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1GROSRecords of Marriages  


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