Basic Biographical Details

Name: David Hally
Born: 2 July 1889
Died: 9 June 1963
Bio Notes: David Hally was born on 2 July 1889, the son of David Halley, joiner's assistant, and his wife Elizabeth Martin Stewart (afterwards Aitken). He was articled to Stewart & Paterson of Glasgow in July 1904. He remained there as a draughtsman, studying at the Glasgow School of Art and Royal Technical College, and in 1914 was promoted to the role of chief assistant. He became an Associate of the Glasgow chapter of the RIAS in 1917 and was admitted LRIBA in early 1931, his proposers being Stewart, Paterson and John Watson. At that time he was still with Stewart & Paterson, but was living at 'Huntingdon', Bridge of Allan. Prior to that, in 1925-26, he had taken additional classes in Builders Quantities at the Royal Technical College.

David Hally carried on the practice of Stewart & Paterson at 110 Blythswood Street after the death of Stewart in 1954. Hally died on 9 June 1963 at his home in Bridge of Allan. By that time the practice records and library had been handed over to Alexander Wright who cherished them through his lifetime.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2Bankhead, Whitehall Avenue, Stepps, Lanarkshire, ScotlandPrivateBefore 1919After 1924 
Item 2 of 2Huntingdon, Keir Street, Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire, ScotlandPrivateBefore 19301963 

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 3Stewart & PatersonJuly 1904c. 1909Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3Stewart & Patersonc. 19091914Draughtsman 
Item 3 of 3Stewart & Paterson1914After 1954Chief Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3George Andrew PatersonEarly 1931for Licentiateship
Item 2 of 3John StewartEarly 1931for Licentiateship
Item 3 of 3John WatsonEarly 1931for Licentiateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 3Post Office Directories     
Item 2 of 3RIBA1939The RIBA Kalendar 1939-1940 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 3 of 3RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2H M Register HouseDeath Register  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers L no3709 (box 15)