Basic Biographical Details

Name: Charles Cunnold Deuchar
Designation: Architect
Born: 3 August 1883
Died: 27 June 1939
Bio Notes: Charles Cunnold Deuchar was born in Carlisle, ths son of Charles L Deuchar, journalist who had been born in Angus. When he was seven the family was living in Long Eaton, Shardlow, Derbyshire. He was articled to Arthur Marshall, ARIBA, Nottingham, England in 1898 for three years, joining F B Lewis, ARIBA, as an improver in 1901 for two years. His obituary gives the date of his arrival in South Africa as 1904 but his nomination papers for Associate membership of the RIBA indicate that he entered J W Twist's office in Bloemfontein in 1904 where he remained until 1904. He joined the Government service of the Orange River Colony as a draughtsman in the Public Works Department in 1904.

He later became chief architect to the South African Railways.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1South AfricaPrivate/business1904  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of Website of artefacts, for the recording of South African buildingsPer Frank Gaylard.

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Census records onlineCensuses