Basic Biographical Details

Name: Major Alexander Mather Boal
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Major Alexander Mather Boal studied for the diploma in architecture at Leeds. He had served during World War II, earching the rank of Major and being awarded the MC. He was elected ARIBA in 1950. He was architect to British Rail in the 1960s. His brother was William Wyld Mather Boal who was Principal Architect (Ancient Monuments) with the Ministry of Public Buildings and Works and later Historic Scotland.

In 1965 his home address was given as being in Kilmacolm. By 1979 he was Regional Architect, BRB Eastern Region and he was based in York.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Marymar, Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire, ScotlandPrivate1965 *After 1970 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

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 1British Railways Architects (Architects Department, British Rail)1960s  Regional architect BR Scottish region

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 1Late 1960sCharing Cross Railway Station  GlasgowScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2RIBA1965The RIBA Kalendar   
Item 2 of 2RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building8 August 1969  p32/55