Basic Biographical Details

Name: Maurice Russell
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Maurice Russell studied at the School of Architecture in Aberdeen and was elected ARIBA in 1948. In the mid 1950s he was working for H H Reid in Colombo, Ceylon. He remained with this practice until returning to Scotland to work in the practice of Boswell Mitchell & Johnston by 1960. By 1965 he had moved to Manchester to the Architects Department of John Laing Construction. By 1970 he had moved to Cheshire where he had post with John Laing Design Associates where he remained until 1979. He had retired by 1994.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 4Prince Buildings, Prince Street, ColomboBusiness1955 *  
Item 2 of 414, Lloyd Street, Manchester, EnglandBusiness1965 *  
Item 3 of 4Samantha House/2, Warwick Road, Stretford, Manchester, EnglandBusinessc. 1970  
Item 4 of 412, Burford Crescent, Wilmslow, Cheshire, EnglandPrivatec. 1979  

* 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 4Herbert Henry ReidMid 1950s Architect 
Item 2 of 4Boswell, Mitchell & Johnstonc. 1960 Architect 
Item 3 of 4John Laing Construction LtdBefore 1965 Architect 
Item 4 of 4John Laing Design Associatesc. 1970c. 1979Architect 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 6RIBA RIBA Directories   
Item 2 of 6RIBA1955Kalendar 1954-1955   
Item 3 of 6RIBA1960The RIBA Kalendar 1959-19601959-1960  
Item 4 of 6RIBA1960The RIBA Kalendar 1959-19601959-1960  
Item 5 of 6RIBA1965The RIBA Kalendar   
Item 6 of 6RIBA1979Directory of members   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1School of Architecture, Garthdee, Aberdeen, RGIT: former pupils, 1937-1970Galletly, James