Basic Biographical Details

Name: William Irving Watson
Bio Notes: William Irving Watson was City Architect and Building Surveyor of Singapore in the early 1950s. He was succeeded in the post by James Nisbet Lockerbie when he subsequently entered into private practice.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Singapore, SingaporeBusiness   

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 1Singapore City Architect and Building Surveyor's Department1951 * Chief ArchitectCity Architect and Building Surveyor

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1James Nisbet Lockerbie1951Before 1974Senior AssistantIn Singapore City Architect & Building Surveyor's office


RIBA Proposals

This proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 5James Milner Fraser1 November 1955For Fellowship
Item 2 of 5Richard Gemmill Jones2 October 1968For Fellowship
Item 3 of 5James Kirkwood7 October 1958for Fellowship
Item 4 of 5Rolf Koren21 June 1960for Fellowship
Item 5 of 5James Nisbet Lockerbie6 February 1962for Fellowship


Currently, there are no references for this . The information has been derived from: the British Architectural Library / RIBA Directory of British Architects 1834-1914; Post Office Directories; and/or any sources listed under this individual's works.