Basic Biographical Details

Name: Robert Wilson
Died: 14 August 2003
Bio Notes: Robert Wilson was born on 19 November 1929, the son of John Wilson, doctor of medicine, and his wife Williamina Crawford Allan, milliner. He studied architecture at Glasgow School of Art. He was elected ARIBA in 1954 and ARIAS in 1956. He joined the practice of Thomson, McCrea & Sanders at some point before 1965. He was a partner in the firm until 1995, having latterly taken on the role of consultant. The remaining partners in the firm were David R B Ferguson and John Russell.

Wilson transferred to the retired A RIAS in 1997. He died on 14 August 2003 at his home in Bishopbriggs. He was married twice, first to Sheila McGregor Watt, a secretary, and second to Christine McFadyen or Alexander, a draughtswoman.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 59, Old Bridge Street, Ayr, Ayrshire, ScotlandBusiness 1995 
Item 2 of 5Golfview/20, William Ure Place, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate 2003 
Item 3 of 55, Queensborough Gardens, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1950 *After 1956 
Item 4 of 522, Inveroran Drive, Bearsden, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1960  
Item 5 of 522, Newton Place, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1965 *After 1970 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Thomson, McCrea & Sanders1970After 1975Partner 

Buildings and Designs

This 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 181964Bonded stores, blending, bottling hall  GlasgowScotland 
Item 2 of 181964Television studios  GlasgowScotland 
Item 3 of 181965Indoor bowling green  GlasgowScotland 
Item 4 of 181965Old people's home  GlasgowScotland 
Item 5 of 181966Garage for McHarg, Rennie & Lindsay  GlasgowScotland 
Item 6 of 181966Geriatric Hospital, Blawarthill  GlasgowScotlandAlterations
Item 7 of 181967Hampden Park Football GroundMount Florida GlasgowScotlandWest terracing covering, grass, TV boxes, dressing rooms. Cost 180,000,
Item 8 of 181967 or 1968Celtic Football GroundParkhead GlasgowScotlandEast terracing covering
Item 9 of 181968Glasgow University, television studio  GlasgowScotland 
Item 10 of 181968Holyrood RC SchoolPolmadie GlasgowScotlandExtensions
Item 11 of 181969Children's Home  GlasgowScotland 
Item 12 of 181969McGhee's Bakery  GlasgowScotland 
Item 13 of 181969North Park HouseKelvinside GlasgowScotlandExtension
Item 14 of 181969Youth Centre for Church of Scotland  GlasgowScotland 
Item 15 of 181973Lenzie AcademyLenzie DunbartonshireScotlandExtension
Item 16 of 181974Boclair AcademyBearsden Glasgow/DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 17 of 181985Old People's Home, Ward  GlasgowScotlandConservatory and ward added for old people's home.
Item 18 of 181990Coatbridge workshops, CoatdykeCoatbridge LanarkshireScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 6RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 2 of 6RIBA1954RIBA Kalendar 1953-54   
Item 3 of 6RIBA1960The RIBA Kalendar 1959-19601959-1960  
Item 4 of 6RIBA1965The RIBA Kalendar   
Item 5 of 6RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 6 of 6RIBA1979Directory of members   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this :
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIAS Chartered Architect2004v16, no3 Summer 2004- death notice

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2H M Register HouseDeath Register  
Item 2 of 2RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership