Basic Biographical Details

Name: George Dykes
Born: c. 1877(?)
Bio Notes: George Dykes was articled to Thomas Lennox Watson in 1892, studying at the Glasgow School of Art and Technical College and taking a three-week sketching tour of England in 1895. He moved to the office of John Hutchison in 1898 but returned to Watson in 1900, in which year he broadened his travels to Belgium, visiting Bruges, Ghent and Brussels. He finally left Watson in 1903 to spend a short spell working for Stewart & Paterson before joining the office of Alexander Cullen later the same year.

He passed the qualifying exam in 1903 and was elected ARIBA on 29 February 1904, his proposers being Watson, Hutchison and Cullen.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Wiston, Holmheath Road, Cathcart, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1904 *  

* 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 5Thomas Lennox Watson18921898Apprentice 
Item 2 of 5John Hutchison18981900Assistant 
Item 3 of 5Thomas Lennox Watson19001903Draughtsman 
Item 4 of 5Alexander Cullen1903 Assistant 
Item 5 of 5Stewart & Paterson19031903Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Alexander Cullen29 February 1904for Associateship
Item 2 of 3John Hutchison29 February 1904for Associateship
Item 3 of 3Thomas Lennox Watson29 February 1904for Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 1Who's Who in Architecture1923    

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2British Architectural Library, RIBARIBA Biographical Files  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A v15 p153 (microfilm reel 18)