Basic Biographical Details

Name: Henry Edwin Scott
Born: 1 August 1910
Died: 1972
Bio Notes: Henry Edwin Scott was born on 1 August 1910, the son of Henry Edwin Scott, mercantile clerk, and his wife Mary Alexander Marr. He studied full-time at the School of Art, Robert Gordon's College, Aberdeen from 1928 to 1931. He then entered the office of A Marshall Mackenzie & Son whilst continuing to study part-time. He obtained his diploma on 30 June 1934 and spent eleven months in the office of the Burgh Surveyor of Fraserburgh before joining that of M Purdon Smith in Dumfries. He was still in the latter office when he was admitted ARIBA on 30 November 1936, his proposers being John Gibb Marr, R Leslie Rollo and James Brown Nicol.

In about 1950 Scott was living in digs in Edinburgh. He remained at this address until at least 1963 but was no longer a member of the RIBA in 1970. He died in Fylde in Lancashire between October and December 1972.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 319, Catherine Street, Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, ScotlandPrivate1936 *  
Item 2 of 35, Abbotsford Place, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivate(?)c. 1948c. 1949 
Item 3 of 3c/o Shaw/33, Traquair Park West, Corstorphine, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1950After 1963 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 3A Marshall Mackenzie & Son19311934Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3Fraserburgh Burgh Surveyor's Office1934 or 19351935 or 1936  
Item 3 of 3Matthew Purdon Smith1935 or 1936   


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3John Gibb Marr30 November 1936for Associateship
Item 2 of 3James Brown Nicol30 November 1936for Associateship
Item 3 of 3Robert Leslie Rollo30 November 1936for Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 3RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 2 of 3RIBA1961Kalendar 1960-61   
Item 3 of 3RIBA1964The RIBA Kalendar 1963-64   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no6208 (combined box 125)