Basic Biographical Details

Name: Robert James Morrison
Born: 26 August 1899
Died: 1955
Bio Notes: Robert James Morrison was born on 26 August 1899 and attended the School of Architecture at Robert Gordon's College, Aberdeen from May 1924. During the course of his studies, from January 1925 until August 1927, he worked in the office of Jenkins & Marr. He passed the qualifying examination in June 1929 and was admitted ARIBA at the end of that year, his proposers being James Brown Nicol, Robert Gordon Wilson Junior and John Alexander Ogg Allan. By that time he had rejoined Jenkins & Marr.

By 1950 Morrison had moved to Cardiff. He may be the Robert J Morrison who died in 1955 in Cleveland, his death registered between January and March.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 324, Cedar Place, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivateBefore 1929After 1930 
Item 2 of 3Darnley House, Fochabers, Morayshire, ScotlandPrivate1939 or 1940 *  
Item 3 of 316, Pembroke Terrace, Cardiff, WalesPrivate/business1950 *  

* 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 2Jenkins & MarrJanuary 1925August 1927Apprentice 
Item 2 of 2Jenkins & Marr1929 Assistant(?) 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3John Alexander Ogg AllanLate 1929for Associateship
Item 2 of 3James Brown NicolLate 1929for Associateship
Item 3 of 3Robert Gordon Wilson (junior)Late 1929for Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 2RIBA1939The RIBA Kalendar 1939-1940 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 2 of 2RIBA1950The 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 2England and WalesBirths, marriages and deaths  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no4418 (combined box 13)