Basic Biographical Details

Name: James Stott Dawson
Bio Notes: James Stott Dawson was articled to Alexander Marshall Mackenzie in 1917, studying at Aberdeen School of Architecture. He remained with Mackenzie as assistant until 1923 when he left to spend a year studying full-time for his post-diploma at the School. He subsequently worked briefly as chief assistant to Carruthers Ballantyne & Taylor of Inverness, before moving to Leek, Staffordshire to take up a post as chief assistant to Reginald Threlwall Longden of Longden & Venables. He was still employed in the latter firm when he was admitted ARIBA on 5 January 1925, his proposers being Longden, Mackenzie and George Sutherland, although he gave a private address in Aberdeen.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 123, View Terrace, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivate1924 *  

* 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 4A Marshall Mackenzie & Son1917c. 1922Apprentice 
Item 2 of 4A Marshall Mackenzie & Sonc. 19221923Assistant 
Item 3 of 4Carruthers Ballantyne & Taylor (or Ballantyne & Taylor)1924Late 1924Chief Assistant 
Item 4 of 4Longden & VenablesLate 1924 Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Robert Thelwall Longden5 January 1925for Associateship
Item 2 of 3Alexander Marshall Mackenzie5 January 1925for Associateship
Item 3 of 3George Sutherland5 January 1925for Associateship


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no3779 (microfilm reel 28)