Basic Biographical Details

Name: Derek Alexander Nicolson
Born: 13 May 1943
Bio Notes: Derek Alexander Nicolson was born on 13 May 1943 in Aberdeen, the son of Alexander Molyneux Nicolson, bank clerk, (although in 1943 he was seerving with the RAF) and his wife Elsie Morrison Wylie. They seem to have lived in Dufftown about the time of his birth. He studied at the School of Architecture, Aberdeen, being awarded his diploma in 1966 and being elected ARIBA in 1969.

In 1979 he worked for Bower Rennie in Dundee. Between 1979 and 1984 he transferred to BAxter Clarke & Paul.

He was assistant director of Baxter Clarke & Paul in 2008.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 38, Birch Terrace, New Scone, Perthshire, ScotlandPrivateLate 1960s  
Item 2 of 34, Graystanes, New Scone, Perthshire, ScotlandPrivatec. 1970  
Item 3 of 3126, Brown Street, Broughty Ferry, Angus, ScotlandBusiness1979 *  

* 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 1Baxter Clark & Paul2008 * Partner 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

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 61993Housing, Braick's WyndArbroath AngusScotland 
Item 2 of 61995Pitreavie Business Park, BSkyBDunfermline FifeScotland 
Item 3 of 61998Block of flats, Church Street and South StreetMilnathort Kinross-shireScotland 
Item 4 of 61999South Mills (or South Mill)  DundeeScotlandConversion to housing
Item 5 of 6c. 2000Tenement, Magdalen Yard Road and Taylor's Lane corner  DundeeScotland 
Item 6 of 62006Harbour Visitor CentreArbroath AngusScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 4RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 2 of 4RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 3 of 4RIBA1984RIBA Directory of members   
Item 4 of  Accessed December 2008

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2H M Register HouseDeath Register  
Item 2 of 2School of Architecture, Garthdee, Aberdeen, RGIT: former pupils, 1937-1970Galletly, James