Basic Biographical Details

Name: Kenneth Bradley Miller
Born: 6 April 1915
Died: 27 July 1988
Bio Notes: Kenneth Bradley Miller was born on 6 April 1915 and was articled to Wilsons & Walker of Aberdeen for three years from 17 May 1931, attending classes at Aberdeen School of Architecture. On completing his apprenticeship he briefly joined Rollo & Hall as junior assistant before continuing to study full-time on the diploma course, seeking summer experience in the office of T P Marwick & Son from 20 June to 27 August 1936. He obtained his diploma and passed the Professional Practice exam in June 1937, and was admitted ARIBA on 6 December that year, his proposers being R Leslie Rollo, James Brown Nicol and John Alexandre Ogg Allan. By that time he had found employment in the Aberdeen City Architect's Department, and was living at 11 Ashgrove Road, Aberdeen. He was also an Associate of the Aberdeen Society of Architects.

Miller later worked in Coleshill, Birmingham where he was in business on his own account in 1970. He was later joined in partnership by Barry John Docker and John Jones and the name becoming Bradley Miller, Jones & Docker. Miller died on 27 July 1988. He left a widow, Pauline, living at 9A Eastcote Lane, Hampton-in-Arden, Solihull, and one son, Charles.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 49A, Eastcote Lane, Hampton-in-Arden, Solihull, West Midlands, EnglandPrivate 1988 
Item 2 of 411, Ashgrove Road, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivate/business(?)Before 1937After 1939 
Item 3 of 4Devereux House, Church Hill, Coleshill, Birmingham, EnglandBusiness1970 *  
Item 4 of 4Clinton House, High Street, Coleshill, Birmingham, EnglandBusinessAfter 19701988 

* 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 4Wilsons & Walker17 May 193117 May 1934Apprentice 
Item 2 of 4Rollo & Hall18 May 19341 September 1934Junior Assistant 
Item 3 of 4T P Marwick & Son20 June 193627 August 1936Assistant 
Item 4 of 4Aberdeen City Architect's Department (later City of Aberdeen District Council Architects Division)1937 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 Allan6 December 1937for Associateship
Item 2 of 3James Brown Nicol6 December 1937for Associateship
Item 3 of 3Robert Leslie Rollo6 December 1937for Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 1RIBA1939The RIBA Kalendar 1939-1940 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

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 no6543 (combined box 145)
Item 2 of 2School of Architecture, Garthdee, Aberdeen, RGIT: former pupils, 1937-1970Galletly, James