Basic Biographical Details

Name: Thomas Davison Hall
Designation: Architect
Born: 2 September 1921
Died: 1984
Bio Notes: Thomas Davison Hall was born on 2 September 1921. He studied at the School of Architecture, University of Durham from September 1939 to September 1944 and was awarded the diploma in architecture. Thereafter he spent one year with the Corporation of Glasgow Housing Department which was based at 20 Trongate. He was elected ARIBA on 12 February 1946, proposed by Professor Wilfrid Bythell Edwards, Ronald Bradbury and (S?) J W Miller. At some point during 1946 he moved to the City Architect's Department in Canterbury.

By 1981 he had moved back to Northumberland and was working in the practice of H E M Dobson where he had worked for 20 years, during six of which he was a partner. He resigned his membership of the RIBA some time before retiring from his job as he felt the need to economise in the recession which occurred around that time.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 4The Datcha, Allandale, Hexham, Northumerland, EnglandPrivate1946 * Home address
Item 2 of 4City Architect's Department/Municipal Buildings, Dane John, Canterbury, EnglandBusiness1946  
Item 3 of 483, Station Road, Forest Hall, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, EnglandBusiness1979 *  
Item 4 of 4c/o Mr & Mrs R P Gregory/2, Bellvue, West Thirston, Morpeth, Northumberland, EnglandPrivatec. 1981  

* earliest date known from documented sources.


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Ronald Bradbury12 February 1946For Associateship
Item 2 of 3(Professor) Wilfrid Bythell Edwards12 February 1946For Associateship
Item 3 of 3J W Miller12 February 1946For Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1RIBA1979Directory of members   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no8617 (Combined box 213)