Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||David McGibbon |
|Designation: || |
|Born: ||12 August 1904 |
|Died: ||29 November 1958 |
|Bio Notes: ||David McGibbon was born at Sauchie, Clackmannanshire on 12 August 1904, the son of John McGibbon, joiner, and his wife, Helen Tait. From October 1920 to October 1925 he was articled to Thomas Aikman Swan in Edinburgh while at the same time studying part-time in the morning at Edinburgh College of Art and in the evening at Heriot Watt. In November 1935 he moved as assistant to the practice of Allan L Goodwin, also in Edinburgh and then in April 1930 as assistant architect to the practice Auldjo Jamieson & Arnott but returned to Goodwin after a year. He became a member of the Edinburgh Architectural Association in 1930. |
From January 1934 to April 1941 he worked in independent practice. During the Second World War he held a post as Regional Architect with the Ministry of Home Security, Home Office Region No 1, Northern. From July 1945 resumed private practice with offices in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Lanark. He was elected LRIBA on 9 October 1956. No proposers are recorded.
McGibbon died on 29 November 1958 at the Royal Oak Hotel, Lanark. He was survived by his wife Williamina Wilson Nivison.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this :|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|51, Cleveland Gardens , Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England||Private/business||1945||1958||Builder 16 March 1945 for 1945 date|
|40, Bloomgate, Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland||Business||1956 *|| || |
* earliest date known from documented sources.
Employment and Training
Buildings and Designs
|This was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):|
| ||Date started||Building name||Town, district or village||Island||City or county||Country||Notes|
|1945||Auction Mart||Lanark|| ||Lanarkshire||Scotland||Alterations and Additions|
|The following archives hold material relating to this :|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|H M Register House||Death Register|| || |
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers||L no6770 (Combined Box 159)|| |