Basic Biographical Details

Name: Thomas Sinclair
Born: 20 January 1879
Died: 1914
Bio Notes: Thomas Sinclair was born on 20 January 1879 and articled to Leadbetter & Fairley for five years, attending classes at Heriot-Watt College and the Edinburgh School of Applied Art. Thereafter he worked as an assistant in offices in Edinburgh (presumably Harry Ramsay Taylor and J N Scott & A Lorne Campbell since Taylor and Campbell signed his nomination paper) and Glasgow before emigrating to Canada. He worked as an assistant in an unspecified office in Montreal prior to commencing independent practice in Brandon, Manitoba in 1905. He was admitted LRIBA in the mass intake of 20 July 1911, his proposers being Fairley, Taylor and Alexander Lorne Campbell.

He died in 1914.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Rosser Avenue, Brandon, Manitoba, CanadaPrivate/business1911 *  

* 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 4Thomas Greenshields Leadbetterc. 1894c. 1895Apprentice 
Item 2 of 4Leadbetter & Fairleyc. 1895c. 1899Apprentice 
Item 3 of 4J N Scott & A Lorne Campbell (or Scott & Campbell)After 1899(?)Before 1905(?)AssistantProbably assisted in this office
Item 4 of 4Henry ('Harry') Ramsay Taylorc. 1899(?)Before 1905(?)AssistantProbably assisted in this office


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Alexander Lorne Campbell20 July 1911for Licentiateship
Item 2 of 3James McLellan Fairley20 July 1911for Licentiateship
Item 3 of 3Henry ('Harry') Ramsay Taylor20 July 1911for Licentiateship


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this :
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Journal7 November 1914 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary

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 v14 no921