Basic Biographical Details

Name: Hector Alexander Munro
Designation: Architect
Born: 21 August 1921
Bio Notes: Hector Alexander Munro was probably the person of that name who was born on 21 August 1921 at Cannisbay, the son of Donlald Munro, clerk, and his wife Margaret Jessie Banks. He was elected a student member of the RIBA in 1949 and was still a student in 1955. He was elected ARIBA the following year, 1956. He worked for the Special Buildings Group of the Scottish Development Department which operated from the Government Buildings at Broomhouse. He is listed as working there in 1979. He is no longer listed in the 1987 Directory.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 5SDD, Broomhouse, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness   
Item 2 of 55, Warrender Park Crescent, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1950  
Item 3 of 539, Marchmont Crescent, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivatec. 1954 *c. 1955 
Item 4 of 5100, Thirlestane Road, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivatec. 1960After 1965 
Item 5 of 528, Charterhall Road, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1970 *  

* 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 1Department of Health for Scotland (Scottish Board of Health; later Scottish Development Department)    


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 5RIBA1955Kalendar 1954-1955   
Item 2 of 5RIBA1960The RIBA Kalendar 1959-19601959-1960  
Item 3 of 5RIBA1965The RIBA Kalendar   
Item 4 of 5RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 5 of 5RIBA1979Directory of members   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Archives (via Scotlands People)Statutory births