Basic Biographical Details

Name: Andrew Duncan Kellock
Born: 20 January 1889
Died: 4 April 1939
Bio Notes: Andrew Duncan Kellock was born about 1889, the son of James Kellock, grocer and wine merchant and his wife, Jessie Duncan. He commenced his training with practical building experience from 1904 to 1909. From October of the latter year he attended day classes at Edinburgh College of Art and Heriot-Watt College, receiving a combined diploma in 1912. He then entered H M Office of Works in Edinburgh as assistant.

He joined the armed forces during the First World War and married Irene Ruth Catchpole on 24 May 1916 in St Mark's Portobello while in training. Very soon after he was posted to France arriving there in June of that year.

He returned to the Office of Works thereafter and was still there in mid-1919 when he was admitted ARIBA under the war exemption scheme, his proposers being John Watson, James Cumming Wynnes and William Thomas Oldrieve. He was also an Associate of the Edinburgh Architectural Association.

By 1930 he had moved to Glasgow, his address in that year being 274 Ingram Street. No further details are yet known; it is not clear whether he is the same Kellock who was working in partnership with an unidentified _____ Wood in the 1920s.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 33, Melville Street, Duddingston, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1901 *  
Item 2 of 3326, High Street, Portobello, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1919 *  
Item 3 of 3274, Ingram Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1930 *  

* 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 3William Thomas Oldrieve (sometimes William Thomas Oldgrieve)19121914AssistantWith the exception of war service; in H M Office of Works
Item 2 of 3H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)1912After 1919AssistantWith the exception of war service; working under W T Oldrieve and subsequently C J W Simpson
Item 3 of 3Cecil John William Simpson1914After 1919AssistantWith the exception of war service; in H M Office of Works


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3William Thomas Oldrieve (sometimes William Thomas Oldgrieve)Mid 1919for Associateship
Item 2 of 3John WatsonMid 1919for Associateship
Item 3 of 3James Cumming WynnesMid 1919for Associateship


Bibliographic References

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

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2Census records onlineCensuses  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A v25 no2805 (microfilm reel 23)