Basic Biographical Details

Name: Stewart Kilgour
Born: 10 August 1909
Died: 16 December 1986
Bio Notes: Stewart Kilgour was born on 10 August 1909, the son of Alexander Kilgour, farmer, and his wife, Elsie Johnston. He studied full-time at the School of Architecture, Robert Gordon's Colleges, Aberdeen from September 1927 to 1930. Thereafter he continued to attend evening classes at the School whilst seeking office experience in an unspecified practice or practices. He passed the qualifying exam in June 1933, and the following month he was appointed assistant to James Brown Nicol. He was still in Nicol's office when he was admitted ARIBA on 5 March 1934, his proposers being Nicol, Robert Leslie Rollo and John Gibb Marr.

In the 1970s Kilgour moved to Hampshire but returned to Scotland at some point thereafter.

Kilgour died at home on 16 December 1986, leaving a widow, Frances Christina Castle, living at Kinord, Corse Road, Banchory.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3Kinord, Corse Road, Banchory, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandPrivate(?) *1986 
Item 2 of 326, Beechgrove Place, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivate1934 *  
Item 3 of 319, Quarry Road, St Giles Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, EnglandPrivateEarly 1970s *  

* 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 1James Brown NicolJuly 1933After 1934Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3John Gibb Marr5 March 1934for Associateship
Item 2 of 3James Brown Nicol5 March 1934for Associateship
Item 3 of 3Robert Leslie Rollo5 March 1934for Associateship


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 3H M Register HouseDeath Register  
Item 2 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no5385 (combined box 75)
Item 3 of 3School of Architecture, Garthdee, Aberdeen, RGIT: former pupils, 1937-1970Galletly, James