Basic Biographical Details

Name: John Guthrie Tulloch
Born: 21 February 1912
Died: 2 July 1978
Bio Notes: John Guthrie Tulloch was born on 21 February 1912 and attended the diploma course at Edinburgh College of Art under John Begg from 1928. From August 1932 to October 1934 he worked in the office of Thomas McCrae. He spent his summer holidays sketching and measuring, and was awarded a travelling scholarship at Easter 1935. He obtained his diploma and an exemption from the RIBA final exam in June 1936, enabling him to be admitted ARIBA on 9 February 1937, his proposers being John Begg, James Macgregor and Frank Charles Mears. By that time he had moved to London where he was working for Messrs Lyons & Co Ltd, piano manufacturers, his role there being unclear.

Tulloch died on 2 July 1978. He was survived by his wife, Frances M Tulloch, who was living at 147 Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 41, Newark Way, Hendon, London NW4, EnglandPrivate1937 *  
Item 2 of 4Messrs J Lyons & Co/Cadby Hall, London, EnglandBusiness1937 *  
Item 3 of 420, Alva Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1950 *  
Item 4 of 4147, Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1978(?) *  

* 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 2Thomas McCraeAugust 1932October 1934Apprentice 
Item 2 of 2Miller & Tulloch1950 * Partner 

* earliest date known from documented sources.


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3John Begg9 February 1937for Associateship
Item 2 of 3James Macgregor9 February 1937for Associateship
Item 3 of 3(Sir) Frank Charles Mears9 February 1937for Associateship

Buildings and Designs

This was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 11948Hotel, Waterloo Place  EdinburghScotlandAlterations and additions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 1RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

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 no6289 (combined box 130)