Basic Biographical Details

Name: Robert Horn Morrison
Bio Notes: Robert Horn Morrison was articled to Sutherland & George in Aberdeen in 1916 but this was interrupted when he served with the Air Force during World War I. On demobilisation he became a full-time student at Aberdeen School of Art and was awarded his Diploma in June 1921. Thereafter he became an assistant with Kelly & Nicol where he remained for three years until he embarked on the post-Diploma course in 1924. He sat the qualifying exam and was elected ARIBA 30 November 1925, his proposers being George Sutherland, John Alexander Ogg Allan and George Watt. In 1930 or 1931 he was listed as an associate of the Aberdeen Society of Architects at which time his address was 264 Hilton Drive, Aberdeen. By the mid-1950s he had moved to Wiltshire.

Morrison retired in 1965. He was still a member of the RIBA in 1984.

No further details are yet known.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 38, Union Terrace, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivate/business1925 *  
Item 2 of 3264, Hilton Drive, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivate/business(?)1930 or 1931 *  
Item 3 of 3St Helier, Hilberton Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, EnglandPrivateBefore 1955  

* 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 2Sutherland & George19161918Apprentice 
Item 2 of 2Kelly & Nicol19211924Assistant 


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 Allan30 November 1925For Associateship
Item 2 of 3George Sutherland30 November 1925For Associateship
Item 3 of 3George Watt30 November 1925For Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 2RIBA1930The RIBA Kalendar 1930-1931 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 2 of 2RIBA1955Kalendar 1954-1955   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no 3861 (microfilm reel 28)
Item 2 of 2School of Architecture, Garthdee, Aberdeen, RGIT: former pupils, 1937-1970Galletly, James