Basic Biographical Details

Name: Arthur Lyall (or Lysall) Chisholm Lemon
Born: 14 September 1916
Died: 23 July 2000
Bio Notes: Arthur Lyall (or Lysall) Chisholm Lemon was born on 14 September 1916, the son of Arthur Lemon, draper, and his wife Eva Maria Norris. He attended the diploma course at the School of Architecture, Robert Gordon's College, Aberdeen from September 1934. Whilst studying he also spent time in the office of A Marshall Mackenzie & Son, from June 1937 to April 1940. He received his diploma on 18 June 1940 and was admitted ARIBA on 7 January 1941, his proposers being A G R Mackenzia, John G Marr and R Leslie Rollo.

He was an assistant with George Bennet Mitchell in 1950 and in the RIBA Kalendar he gives their address. Three years later in 1953 he had moved to Messrs Tawse & Allan, 343 Union Street, Aberdeen. He does not appear in the RIBA Kalendar for 1963-64. By 1970 he had joined the Architects Department of Messrs Hall & Son. (He is not listed in the RIBA directory of 1970. He had retired before 1979.

He died on 23 July 2000 at Mowat Court Nursing Home, Stonehaven. His wife, Evelyn Anderson who had been a hairdresser, had predeceased him but he was survived by his married daughter.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 348, Evan Street, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, ScotlandPrivate 2000 
Item 2 of 323, Gurney Street, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, ScotlandPrivate1941 *  
Item 3 of 3Granitehill Road, Aberdeen, ScotlandBusiness1970  

* 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 & SonJune 1937April 1940Apprentice(?)during diploma studies
Item 2 of 4George Bennett Mitchell & Son1950 * Assistant 
Item 3 of 4Tawse & Allan1953 * Architect 
Item 4 of 4Messrs Hall1970 * Architect 

* earliest date known from documented sources.


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Alexander George Robertson Mackenzie7 January 1941for Associateship
Item 2 of 3John Gibb Marr7 January 1941for Associateship
Item 3 of 3Robert Leslie Rollo7 January 1941for Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 2RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 2 of 2RIBA1954RIBA Kalendar 1953-54   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 3H M Register HouseDeath Register  
Item 2 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no7782 (combined box 198)
Item 3 of 3School of Architecture, Garthdee, Aberdeen, RGIT: former pupils, 1937-1970Galletly, James