Basic Biographical Details

Name: Alan George Jamieson
Designation: Architect
Born: c. 1926
Died:  
Bio Notes: Alan George Jamieson was born about 1926. He studied for the diploma in architecture at Leeds and was elected ARIBA in 1953.

After qualification he spent a year as an assistant in the practice of John Hardwick, Rawdon, Bradford but moved to another assistant post with the National Coal Board in Scotland the following year. He remained there until 1955 (the year of his election to the RIAS) but moved to the South East Regional Hospital Board where two years later he was promoted to senior assistant and in 1961 to principal assistant. In 1964 he was Assistant Regional Architect.

He was elected FRIBA on 17 July 1968, his proposers being John Holt, Iain D Haig and Eric D Davidson. In his nomination paper he outlines the jobs for which he was responsible in his current post, though he does not give precise locations: a 184-bed geriatric hospital unit including a day hospital, staff facilities, hospital group pharmacy stores etc and nursesí home (£850,000); a catering school for Scottish hospitals (£70,000); blood products unit (ca £1,500,000); a nursesí teaching centre (ca £250,000). In addition he had responsibility for two new major hospital developments being designed by private architectural firms.

He set up his own practice after retirement from the Health Service.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 321, Barnton Terrace, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1955  
Item 2 of 347, Grange Loan, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1970  
Item 3 of 311, Drumsheugh Gardens, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1979 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Employment and Training

Employers

The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 5John Hardwick19531954Assistant 
Item 2 of 5National Coal Board, Scottish Division19541955Assistant 
Item 3 of 5South East Regional Hospital Board, Architect's Department (or South Eastern Hospital Board)19571961Senior Assistant 
Item 4 of 5South East Regional Hospital Board, Architect's Department (or South Eastern Hospital Board)19611964Principal Assistant 
Item 5 of 5South East Regional Hospital Board, Architect's Department (or South Eastern Hospital Board)1964 Depute Chief Architect 

RIBA

RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Eric Dalgleish Davidson17 July 1968For Fellowship
Item 2 of 3Iain Dewar Haig17 July 1968For Fellowship
Item 3 of 3John Holt17 July 1968For Fellowship

RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 1Eric Dalgleish Davidson17 July 1968For Fellowship

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 122 February 1957Victoria Hospital, Nurses' HomeKirkcaldy  Scotland'Assistant Architect' per Builder p 362

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 2 of 3RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 3 of 3RIBA1984RIBA Directory of members   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder22 February 1957  pp 362-364

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers F no6125 (Combined Box 126)