Basic Biographical Details

Name: Sidney Patrick Murray
Born: 17 March 1914
Died: 21 December 1989
Bio Notes: Sidney Patrick Murray was born on 17 March 1914 and studied at Aberdeen School of Architecture from June 1931, interspersing three years' full-time study with three-and-a-half years' part-time study whilst apprenticed in an unspecified architect's and surveyor's office. He sought wider experience in summer 1936, spending two months in an architect's office in Edinburgh, and obtained his diploma in June the following year. Two months later he was appointed junior assistant to John Alexander Ogg Allan. He was still in Allan's office when he was admitted ARIBA on 9 May 1938, his proposers being Allan, Robert Leslie Rollo and James Brown Nicol.

Murray practised in Belfast from the early 1950s. He resigned his RIBA membership in 1979.

Murray died in Belfast on 21 December 1989.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 4Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessMid 1936Mid 1936For two months, assisting in an unspecified office
Item 2 of 463, Beechgrove Terrace, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivate1938 *After 1950 
Item 3 of 417, Sunningdale Gardens, Belfast, Northern IrelandPrivatec. 1953After 1957 
Item 4 of 4410, Ravenhill Road, Belfast, Northern IrelandPrivate/businessAfter 1960 *After 1979 

* 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 1John Alexander Ogg AllanAugust 1937After 1938Junior Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3John Alexander Ogg Allan9 May 1938for Associateship
Item 2 of 3James Brown Nicol9 May 1938for Associateship
Item 3 of 3Robert Leslie Rollo9 May 1938for Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 4RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 2 of 4RIBA1954RIBA Kalendar 1953-54   
Item 3 of 4RIBA1956Kalendar 1956-57   
Item 4 of 4RIBA1961Kalendar 1960-61   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2General Register office Northern IrelandDeath registers for Northern Ireland D/1989/B1/3699
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no6779 (combined box 160)