Basic Biographical Details

Name: Thomas Ronald Wilson
Born: 3 May 1929
Bio Notes: Thomas Ronald Wilson studied at the School of Architecture, Edinburgh College of Art part-time from 1946 to 1949 and then full-time until 1952, being admitted ARIBA in the latter year. He undertook his national service in the Air Force from 1952 to 1954 and thereafter worked for the family firm Wilson & Wilson in Falkirk, initially as assistant. He was elected ARIAS imn 1954. He was taken into partnership as junior partner in 1955 and promoted to senior partner and consultant architect to the Burgh of Grangemouth from 1956.

He was elected FRIBA in 1968, his proposers being Eric Sinclair Bell, Robert Scott Morton and Margaret Justin Blanco White. At that time he was still with Wilson & Wilson. He resigned his RIBA membership in 1994.

He may have been a son of Henry Wilson.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3Sandy Loan, Laurieston, Falkirk, Stirlingshire, ScotlandPrivate1954 *  
Item 2 of 339, Vicar Street, Falkirk, Stirlingshire, ScotlandBusiness1968 *  
Item 3 of 316, Cranshaws Drive, Redding, Falkirk, Stirlingshire, ScotlandPrivateBefore 1968After 1994 

* 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 3Wilson & Wilson19541955Assistant 
Item 2 of 3Wilson & Wilson19551956Junior Partner 
Item 3 of 3Wilson & Wilson1956After 1975Senior Partner 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3(Captain) Eric Sinclair Bell7 February 1968for Fellowship
Item 2 of 3(Miss) Margaret Justin Blanco White7 February 1968for Fellowship
Item 3 of 3Robert Scott Morton7 February 1968for Fellowship

Buildings and Designs

This was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 39After 1956Bowhouse Church of ScotlandGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 
Item 2 of 39After 1956Denny & Dunipace Town Centre redevelopmentDenny|Dunipace StirlingshireScotland 
Item 3 of 39After 1956Denny Old Parish ChurchDenny StirlingshireScotlandRepairs
Item 4 of 39After 1956Five advance factories for Burgh of Denny & DunipaceDenny|Dunipace StirlingshireScotland 
Item 5 of 39After 1956Foundry buildings and officesFalkirk StirlingshireScotland 
Item 6 of 39After 1956Grangemouth Town HallGrangemouth StirlingshireScotlandFurther extensions
Item 7 of 39After 1956House for J Wotherspoon   Scotland 
Item 8 of 39After 1956House for R Campbell   Scotland 
Item 9 of 39After 1956Housing schemes for Burgh of Denny & DunipaceDenny|Dunipace StirlingshireScotland 
Item 10 of 39After 1956Housing schemes for West Lothian County Council  West LothianScotland 
Item 11 of 39After 1956Housing works for Bridge of AllanBridge of Allan StirlingshireScotland 
Item 12 of 39After 1956Larbert Old ChurchLarbert StirlingshireScotlandRepairs
Item 13 of 39After 1956St Michael's Parish ChurchLinlithgow West LothianScotlandRestoration, repair, redecoration and lighting
Item 14 of 39After 1956Territorial and Auxiliary Forces drill hallDenny StirlingshireScotland 
Item 15 of 39After 1956Territorial and Auxiliary Forces drill hallFalkirk StirlingshireScotland 
Item 16 of 39After 1956Territorial and Auxiliary Forces drill hallGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 
Item 17 of 39After 1956Territorial Army centre, Bog RoadFalkirk StirlingshireScotland 
Item 18 of 39After 1956Territorial Army centre, ForthsideStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 19 of 391958Country house for J M Lindsay   Scotland 
Item 20 of 391959Airfield 3 housing schemeGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 
Item 21 of 391962Airfield 6 housing schemeGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 
Item 22 of 391963Airfield 9 housing schemeGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 
Item 23 of 391963Bowhouse 1st housing schemeGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 
Item 24 of 391963Cafeteria and tennis changing roomsGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 
Item 25 of 391964Bowhouse 3rd housing schemeGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 
Item 26 of 391964Bowhouse 4th housing schemeGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 
Item 27 of 391964Bowhouse Community CentreGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 
Item 28 of 391964Sports stadium grandstand, Kersiebank AvenueGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 
Item 29 of 391965Nine advance factoriesGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 
Item 30 of 391966Bowhouse 6th housing schemeGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 
Item 31 of 391966Commercial garageFalkirk StirlingshireScotland 
Item 32 of 391966Development of flats over shopsDenny StirlingshireScotland 
Item 33 of 391966Factory for Whitegates Knitwear, South Lumley StreetGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 
Item 34 of 391966Small shopping centre of 6 shops and 12 housesGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 
Item 35 of 391967Factories for G B Plastics Ltd  StirlingshireScotland 
Item 36 of 391967Grangemouth Swimming Pool and Sports complexGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 
Item 37 of 391967Wholesale warehouse for Renton's of FalkirkFalkirk StirlingshireScotland 
Item 38 of 39Before 1968Falkirk Royal InfirmaryFalkirk StirlingshireScotlandAccident and Emergency Block, Outpatient Block and X-ray & Records Department
Item 39 of 391975Christ the King RC ChurchGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 1RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no14176 (stored under F5899); F no5899 (combined box 106)