Basic Biographical Details

Name: John MacKenzie
Born: 1879
Bio Notes: John Mackenzie was born in 1879 and was articled to John Robertson in Inverness in 1895, ramining with him for a further two years as assistant. At this time he attended classes in the Inverness school of Arts He then transferred to London to take up a place as assistant in the office of C Stanley Peach of Victoria Street, Westminster thereafter moving in 1906 to the position of assistant architect in HM Office of Works where he remained until at least 1912, working first under Jasper Wager (until 1909 ) and latterly under J Rutherford.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2131, Whitehouse Lane, Barnes, London, EnglandPrivate 1912(?) 
Item 2 of 2C/o HM Office of Works/Carlisle House, London, EnglandBusiness19061912At least for this period

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 4John Robertson18951900Apprentice 
Item 2 of 4John Robertson19001902Assistant 
Item 3 of 4Charles Stanley Peach19021906Assistant 
Item 4 of 4H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)1906After 1912Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Stanley Davenport Adshead24 June 1912for Licentiateship
Item 2 of 3(Sir) Charles Herbert Reilly24 June 1912for Licentiateship
Item 3 of 3Jasper Wager24 June 1912for Licentiateship

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 2After 1906Aldgate Branch Post Office  LondonEnglandAs assistant in the Office of works under Jasper Wager
Item 2 of 2After 1906Western District Branch Post Office  LondonEnglandAs assistant under Jasper Wager in the Office of Works


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 L v25 no 2018