Basic Biographical Details

Name: George Milne Watt
Born: 15 December 1911
Bio Notes: George Milne Watt was born on 15 December 1911 and studied at the School of Architecture, Robert Gordon's College, Aberdeen from 1930 to 1933, obtaining his diploma in the latter yar. He worked as assistant to John Alexander Ogg Allan under the auspices of the Education Committee from 1934 to 1935, then moved to London to take up a post with E G W Souster, and in 1936 moved again to join the staff of W H Robinson, Kent County Architect. He was admitted ARIBA on 11 December 1945, his proposers being Souster, Allan and F Walker. His nomination papers give a home address in Winsley, Wiltshire, and state that he had latterly been working in Wiltshire County Architect's Department in Trowbridge.

He was based in Pulborough, Sussex in 1979, at which point he described himself as 'almost retired'.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2Fairway, Bradford Road, Winsley, Wiltshire, EnglandPrivate1945 *  
Item 2 of 2Woodstock, Coldwaltham, Pilborough, Sussex, EnglandPrivateBefore 1979After 1994 

* 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 5John Alexander Ogg Allan19341935Assistant 
Item 2 of 5Ernest George William Souster19351936 role unclear; probably assistant
Item 3 of 5Kent County Architect's Department19361938 working under Wilfred Harold Robinson (role unclear; probably assistant)
Item 4 of 5(Major) Wilfred Harold Robinson19361938 in Kent County Architect's Department (role unclear; probably assistant)
Item 5 of 5Wiltshire County Architect's DepartmentAfter 1938Before 1945 role unclear; probably assistant


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 2John Alexander Ogg Allan11 December 1945for Associateship
Item 2 of 2Ernest George William Souster11 December 1945for Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 2RIBA1987RIBA Directory of Members 1987   
Item 2 of 2RIBA1994A Directory of RIBA Members   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no8563 (combined box 212)