Basic Biographical Details

Name: Alfred Easton Allan
Born: 18 April 1912
Died: 21 October 1980
Bio Notes: Alfred Easton Allan was born on 18 April 1912, the son of John Alexander Ogg Allan, architect, and his wife Williamina Birse. He studied at Aberdeen School of Architecture from September 1930 for three years, subsequently continuing to study part-time for two-and-a-half years whilst working in an unspecified architect's office. He completed his studies with six months of full-time classes, obtaining his diploma in June 1936. The following month he was engaged as an assistant to John Alexander Ogg Allan. He was admitted ARIBA on 9 May 1938, his proposers being R Leslie Rollo, James Brown Nicol and John Gibb Marr. He moved to Edinburgh before 1950 and at that date was living at 18 Greenbank Gardens.

He died prior to 21 October 1980. His last address was 10 West Castle Road, Edinburgh. His wife Mary Gunn-Russell had predecased him but he was survived by a son (Colin) and a daughter.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 510, West Castle Road, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate 1980 
Item 2 of 539, Queen's Road, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivate1938 *  
Item 3 of 573A-79A, Union Street, Aberdeen, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1938After 1939 
Item 4 of 518, Greenbank Gardens, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate/business(?)1950 *  
Item 5 of 55, Cluny Drive, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1970 *  

* 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 1John Alexander Ogg AllanJuly 1936After 1938Junior Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3John Gibb Marr9 May 1938for Associateship
Item 2 of 3James Brown Nicol9 May 1938for Associateship
Item 3 of 3Robert Leslie Rollo9 May 1938for Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 3RIBA1939The RIBA Kalendar 1939-1940 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 2 of 3RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 3 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2H M Register HouseDeath Register  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no6769 (combined box 159)