Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||Alexander Brunton Taylor |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: ||22 September 1917 |
|Died: ||6 December 1994 |
|Bio Notes: ||Alexander Brunton Taylor was born on 22 September 1917, the son of Alexander Taylor, golf professional, and his wife, Margaret Williamson Brunton. He studied part-time at Dundee School of Art while at the same time serving his articles with Allan & Friskin. He was admitted ARIBA in 1946 when he lists only one proposer, William Wallace Friskin, who was president of the Dundee Chapter of the RIAS. At that time his home address was 146 North Street, St Andrews. |
He worked for the Department of Agriculture for Scotland, St Andrews House, Edinburgh and reached the post of 'senior surveyor'. In 1950 he was living at 10 Douglas Crescent in Edinburgh.
He died on 6 December 1994 at 22 Mathieson Place, Dunfermline. He had been married twice, first to Elizabeth Hughes and second to Ethelreda Bernadette Donachie or Poole. His step daughter registered his death.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|146, North Street, St Andrews, Fife, Scotland||Private||1946 *|| || |
|10, Douglas Gardens, Ediburgh, Scotland||Private||1950 *|| || |
|9, Woodhall Bank, Edinburgh, Scotland||Private||c. 1964|| || |
|Blanes, Bellwood, Glencorse, Midlothian, Scotland||Private||c. 1970 *|| || |
* earliest date known from documented sources.
Employment and Training
|The following books contain references to this architect:|
|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 architect:|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers|| ||A no8690 (Combined Box 215)|