Basic Biographical Details

Name: Jessie Knowles (Mrs Ingoldsby)
Born: 29 January 1908
Died: 2001
Bio Notes: Jessie Knowles was born on 29 January 1908, the daughter of Alexander Knowles, civil engineer, and his wife, Jean MacKintosh. She was articled to Carruthers Ballantyne & Taylor of Inverness from 20 September 1926 to 31 August 1929. On 1 September she commenced the diploma course at the School of Architecture, Robert Gordon's College, Aberdeen, passing the diploma in June 1931, and the post-diploma and Professional Practice exam in June 1932. She was admitted ARIBA on 8 January 1934, her proposers being William John Taylor, John Alistair Ross and Alexander Finlay Mackenzie. She gave her business and private address as Ashie, Culduthel, Inverness.

On 11 May 1942 Jessie married another architect, Edward Ingoldsby. His address is given as being in London. However she retained her Edinburgh address until at least 1955. She is not listed in the RIBA Kalendar for 1960-61.

Jessie died in Norwich in 2001. Her death was registered in November. Her husband died a year later.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 22, Elliot Park, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate 1955 
Item 2 of 2Ashie, Culduthel, Inverness, Inverness-shire, ScotlandPrivate/business1934 *  

* 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 1Carruthers Ballantyne & Taylor (or Ballantyne & Taylor)20 September 192631 August 1929Apprentice 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Alexander Finlay Mackenzie8 January 1934for Associateship
Item 2 of 3John Alistair Ross8 January 1934for Associateship
Item 3 of 3William John Taylor8 January 1934for Associateship


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 3England and WalesBirths, marriages and deaths  
Item 2 of 3GROSRecords of Marriages  
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no5304 (combined box 70)