Basic Biographical Details

Name: Arthur Tattershall Crane
Born: 15 November 1915
Died: Late 1993
Bio Notes: Arthur Tattershall Crane was born on 15 November 1915. He served a five-year apprenticeship in the office of Findlay, Stewart & Robbie from July 1934 and attended Dundee Institute of Art & Technology part-time for four years from September 1934. After completing his apprentiship, he enrolled on the diploma course at Edinburgh College of Art in October 1939, and he passed the final diploma exam in June 1941, and was admitted ARIBA on 18 November that year, his proposers being Charles Geddes Soutar, Patrick Hill Thoms and Frank Charles Mears.

He died in the Greater Manchester area in late 1993, his death being registered by his wife, Josephine Crane, in December that year. He had latterly been living in Altrincham.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 281, Strathern Road, West Ferry, Dundee, ScotlandPrivate1941 *  
Item 2 of 22, Dobb Hedge Close, Hale Barns, Altrincham, Greater Manchester, EnglandPrivate1993 * Address at time of death

* 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 1Findlay Stewart & RobbieJuly 19341939Apprentice 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3(Sir) Frank Charles Mears18 November 1941for Associateship
Item 2 of 3Charles Geddes Soutar18 November 1941for Associateship
Item 3 of 3Patrick Hill Thoms18 November 1941for Associateship


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 no7951 (combined box 201)