Basic Biographical Details

Name: William Ewing McWhirter
Died: 27 February 1996
Bio Notes: William Ewing McWhirter studied at the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture in Aberdeen and was elected ARIBA in 1961. He worked for the Ross & Cromarty County Council Architects' Department in the 1970s. He retired from post as Deputy director of Architectural Services in 1994. He died on 27 February 1996, survived by his wife Gillian.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 5Knockbain Farmhouse West, Dingwall, Ross & Cromarty, ScotlandPrivate 1996 
Item 2 of 564, Great Western Road, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivatec. 1960  
Item 3 of 57, Glengyle Terrace, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1965 *  
Item 4 of 56, Highfield Circle, Muir of Ord, Ross & Cromarty, ScotlandPrivatec. 1970 *  
Item 5 of 5Croftallan, North Road, Muir-of-Ord, Ross & Cromarty, ScotlandPrivate1979 *After 1984 

* 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 1Ross & Cromarty County Council Architects' Department1970s Architect 

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 11977Alness AcademyAlness Ross and CromartyScotlandAs project architect


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 5Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp381
Item 2 of 5RIBA1965The RIBA Kalendar   
Item 3 of 5RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 4 of 5RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 5 of 5RIBA1984RIBA Directory of members   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this :
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIAS Newsletter1996v7, no4 Death notice.

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 2School of Architecture, Garthdee, Aberdeen, RGIT: former pupils, 1937-1970Galletly, James