Basic Biographical Details

Name: William Lambie Clunie
Born: 18 July 1902
Died: 1994
Bio Notes: William Lambie Clunie was born on 18 July 1902 and articled to Thomas Martin Cappon of Dundee in May 1919, studying at Dundee Technical College. He remained with Cappon for two years as assistant after completing his apprenticeship, before moving to Sheffield in May 1925 to become an assistant in the City Architect's Department there. He continued his studies, attending classes in steel and reinforced concrete at Sheffield University Applied Science Department from 1925 to 1928, and evening lectures in design at the School of Architecture there from 1927 to 1931. He was promoted to chief assistant architect in April 1938. He was elected LRIBA oin 1947, his proposers being Stephen Welsh, W Glion JAmes and H B S Gibbley (check). He was still in the same position when he was admitted FRIBA on 19 October 1948.

He died in Sheffield in late 1993 or early 1994, aged 91, his death being registered in February 1994.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 130, Marsh Lane, Crosspool, Sheffield, Yorkshire, EnglandPrivate1948 *  

* 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 Martin CapponMay 1919May 1923Apprentice 
Item 2 of 4Thomas Martin CapponMay 1923May 1925Assistant 
Item 3 of 4Sheffield City Architect's DepartmentMay 1925April 1938Assistant 
Item 4 of 4Sheffield City Architect's DepartmentApril 1938After 1948Chief Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 1Stephen Welsh9 December 1947For Licentiateship


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 L no6180 (Combined Box 124); F no4397 (combined box 12)