Basic Biographical Details

Name: Hugh Hawson (junior)
Born: 29 August 1908
Died: 1978
Bio Notes: Hugh Hawson was born on 29 August 1908 and commenced his architectural training at Edinburgh College of Art in October 1924. In August 1927 he spent a fortnight measuring and sketching in Hexham, and in the following month entered the office of Stewart Kaye, continuing to attend morning classes at the College. He obtained his diploma and an exemption from the RIBA final exam in 1930, passing the Professional Practice exam in December that year. He was admitted ARIBA the following year, his proposers being John Begg, Charles Denny Carus-Wilson and Frank Charles Mears. By 1939-40 he had moved to London and gave his address in the RIBA Kalendar as 8 Lisgar Terrace, West Kensington, London.

He died in 1978 in Dorset, leaving a widow, Mrs D Hawson.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3Lonmay/23, Hillhouse Road, Blackhall, Midlothian, ScotlandPrivate1931 *  
Item 2 of 314, Hill Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1931 *  
Item 3 of 38, Lisgar Terrace, West Kensington, London, EnglandPrivate/business(?)1939  

* 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 1Stewart KayeSeptember 1927After 1931(?)Apprentice 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3John Begg1931for Associateship
Item 2 of 3Charles Denny Carus-Wilson1931for Associateship
Item 3 of 3(Sir) Frank Charles Mears1931for Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 1RIBA1939The RIBA Kalendar 1939-1940 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

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 A no4697 (combined box 30)