Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||Andrew Mason |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: ||17 April 1915 |
|Died: ||27 July 1950 |
|Bio Notes: ||Andrew Mason was born on 17 April 1915, the son of George Mason, schoolteacher and his wife Jessie Ness Armour. From 1932 he was articled to William Forrest Valentine in Kilmarnock but in 1935 transferred to the office of Alexander Dunlop to complete his articles. He remained with Dunlop as assistant for a further two years but from January 1940 worked as an architectural and civil engineering assistant with Messrs George Wimpey, based in Uxbridge, Middlessex, where he worked on various war-time contracts. |
In August 1945 he returned to Scotland where he took a post with Stevenson & Ferguson in Ayr but returned to Alexander Dunlop's office in mid-1946. He was admitted LRIBA in 1947, his proposers being Dunlop, William Cowie and William McCrea. His address in 1950 was 14 Wallace Street, Kilmarnock.
Mason was found dead in the River Irvine on 27 July 1950. His death was registered by his brother.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|14, Wallace Street, Klmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland||Private/business(?)||1950 *|| || |
* earliest date known from documented sources.
Employment and Training
|The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):|
| ||Name||Date proposed||Notes|
|William Cowie||15 April 1947||For Licentiateship|
|William McCrea||15 April 1947||For Licentiateship|
|Gabriel Steel||15 April 1947||For Licentiateship|
|The following books contain references to this architect:|
|RIBA||1950||The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951|| ||London: Royal Institute of British Architects|| |
|The following archives hold material relating to this architect:|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers|| ||L no 6083 (Combined Box 118)|