Basic Biographical Details

Name: Hugh Macpherson
Born: 2 March 1890
Bio Notes: Hugh Macpherson was born on 2 March 1890, probably at Johnstone, and was articled to Alexander Gardner of Glasgow in February 1906, studying initially at Paisley Technical College and moving on to the Royal Technical College and Glasgow School of Art from 1908 to 1915. He left Gardner in June 1911 to join the architectural staff of the Caledonian Railway, later the London Midland & Scottish Railway. He was still there in 1938 when he was admitted LRIBA on 10 January, on the recommendation of the Glasgow Institute of Architects.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 31, Floor Street, Johnstone, Renfrewshire, ScotlandPrivate1909 *  
Item 2 of 3Divisional Engineers' Office, LMS Railway, St Enoch Station, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1938 *  
Item 3 of 3Brendalea, Thomson Avenue, Johnstone, Renfrewshire, ScotlandPrivate1938 *After 1950(?) 

* 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 3Alexander GardnerFebruary 1906June 1911Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3Caledonian Railway Company Architect's and Engineer's DepartmentJune 19111923Assistant 
Item 3 of 3London Midland and Scottish Railway Company1923After 1938Assistant 


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 2Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Information on addresses from research by Iain Paterson
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers L no4647 (combined box 26)