Basic Biographical Details

Name: Dundee City Architect's Department
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Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 121, City Square, Dundee, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1934After 1939 

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 23William Scott18431872Chief Architect 
Item 2 of 23David Mackenzie II (or David McKenzie II)18601865AssistantUnder William Scott
Item 3 of 23William Alexander1872Before 1904Chief Architect 
Item 4 of 23Reginald CraigLate 1890s * AssistantWorking under William Mackison, Burgh Engineer
Item 5 of 23James Peter Nicollc. 1900c. 1908Assistant 
Item 6 of 23William Bell19091910Assistant 
Item 7 of 23John Penman19141919ApprenticeArticled to James Thomson
Item 8 of 23Robert Dron19201923AssistantWorking under James Thomson, City Architect
Item 9 of 23Robert Dron1926September 1951AssistantWorking under James McLellan Brown
Item 10 of 23Alastair Macrae19281935Assistant 
Item 11 of 23Frederick George Sturrock1930After 1937AssistantWorking under James McLellan Brown, City Architect
Item 12 of 23George Fairweather19311932Draughtsman 
Item 13 of 23James McLellan Brown3 September 193130 October 1944ArchitectDepute City Architect
Item 14 of 23James DeucharsFebruary 1932After 1939Assistant 
Item 15 of 23Robert Forbes HutchisonDecember 1932December 1935Assistant 
Item 16 of 23William Fraser MilneSeptember 1934 Assistant 
Item 17 of 23Charles Robert Thomson1935After 1938Assistant(?) 
Item 18 of 23Archibald Gilchrist PatonBefore 1935After 1939AssistantUnder James McLellan Brown, City Architect
Item 19 of 23James Millerc. 1939c. 1940AssistantUnder James McLellan Brown, City Architect
Item 20 of 23Gordon William Hamilton MechanLate 1950s Architect 
Item 21 of 23William Grayc. 1960 Architect 
Item 22 of 23Lindsay Hutton Davidson1970s Architect 
Item 23 of 23Alexander Ford Gouick1980s1990sArchitect 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

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 191847Public Baths  DundeeScotlandWilliam Scott as Town's Architect (after death of David Smith)
Item 2 of 191862Eastern Necropolis  DundeeScotlandLayout, walls, gates, railings and lodge house - William Scott as Town's Architect
Item 3 of 191862West Poorhouse  DundeeScotlandWilliam Scott as Town's Architect, assisted by David Mackenzie II
Item 4 of 191930sSt Martin's Episcopal School  DundeeScotlandJames McLellan Brown responsible
Item 5 of 191930sSt Michael's RC School  DundeeScotlandJames McLellan Brown responsible
Item 6 of 191930Fire Station  DundeeScotlandWith James McLellan Brown as depute architect
Item 7 of 191931Caird Hall  DundeeScotlandSouth half of East wing extension - for Council Offices.
Item 8 of 191931Caird Hall  DundeeScotlandWest range - built as City Chambers
Item 9 of 191933Tenement Block, South Tay Street and West Port corner  DundeeScotland 
Item 10 of 19c. 1933Dundee Corporation Transport Department Garage  DundeeScotlandJames McLellan Brown as City Architect
Item 11 of 191935Beechwood Housing EstateLochee DundeeScotlandAs Dundee City Architect
Item 12 of 191935Mid Craigie Housing EstateMid Craigie DundeeScotlandJames McLellan Brown as City Architect
Item 13 of 191935Morgan Place Housing  Dundee With James Mclellan Brown as City Architect
Item 14 of 19c. 1938Magdalen Kirkton Housing Scheme  DundeeScotlandAs Dundee City Architect
Item 15 of 191939Mid Craigie SchoolMid Craigie DundeeScotlandJames McLellan Brown responsible
Item 16 of 191946Local Authority housingLochee DundeeScotland 
Item 17 of 191950St Vincent's RC Primary School  DundeeScotland 
Item 18 of 191955St Columba's RC Primary School  DundeeScotlandWith Robert Dron as city architect
Item 19 of 191957Charleston Primary SchoolCharleston DundeeScotlandWith Robert Dron as City Architect


Currently, there are no references for this . The information has been derived from: the British Architectural Library / RIBA Directory of British Architects 1834-1914; Post Office Directories; and/or any sources listed under this individual's works.