Basic Biographical Details

Name: Hugh Stewart Mark
Born: 31 January 1913
Died: 1988
Bio Notes: Hugh Stewart Mark was born on 31 January 1913 and served a five-year apprenticeship in the office of James K Hunter Architects of Ayr from 1931, Hunter having died in 1929 and the practice being continued by Henry Sloan McNair and Andrew Douglas. Mark attended evening classes at Glasgow School of Architecture from 1932 and took day classes from 1936 to 1938 but lived in Ayr throughout. He received his diploma in June 1938 and passed the professional practice exam in December, enabling him to be admitted ARIBA on 19 June 1939, his proposers being Thomas Harold Hughes, William James Smith and John Armour.

He served in the armed forces during the Second World War and moved to Surrey thereafter. He resigned his RIBA membership in November 1977. He died in 1988 in Kingston upon Thames, his death being registered in July of that year.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 210, Ailsa Place, Ayr, Ayrshire, ScotlandPrivate1939 *  
Item 2 of 291, Alpha Road, Surbiton, Surrey, EnglandPrivate1950 *  

* 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 1James K Hunter Architects19311936Apprentice 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3John Armour (junior)19 June 1939for Associateship
Item 2 of 3Thomas Harold Hughes19 June 1939for Associateship
Item 3 of 3(Professor) William James Smith19 June 1939for Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 1RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2England and WalesBirths, marriages and deaths  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no7214 (combined box 179)