Basic Biographical Details

Name: William Mathieson Dugan Emslie
Born: 30 July 1937
Bio Notes: William Mathieson Dugan Emslie was born on 30 July 1937 in Aberdeen, the son of William Emslie, solicitor, and his wife Elizabeth Maddine Duggan. He studied architecture at the School of Architecture in Aberdeen. He was elected ARIBA in 1965. He joined the Aberdeen office of Baxter Clark & Paul in that same year and was appiointed Associate in 1970 and Senior Associate in 1975. He had the role of depute to the partners in charge in Aberdeen. He left Baxter Clark & Paul in the later 1980s to set up on his own. He retired somewhere between 1984 and 1994.

[William Mathieson Dugan Emslie is currently 75 years old and first became a director 24 years ago at the age of 51. His most recent non-secretarial directorship is with Muirtack Estates Limited where he holds the position of "Architect" -see

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2Tigh-na-Mara, Beaconhill Road, Milltimber, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandPrivate1970 *  
Item 2 of 212, Victoria Street, Aberdeen, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1979 *Before 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 3Baxter Clark & Paul1965 Architect 
Item 2 of 3Baxter Clark & Paul1970 Associate 
Item 3 of 3Baxter Clark & Paul1975 Senior Associate 

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 33 96 Queen's Road  AberdeenScotland 
Item 2 of 33 Aberdeen Airport  AberdeenScotland 
Item 3 of 33 BenRiach Glenlivet DistilleryGlenlivet BanffshireScotland 
Item 4 of 33 Blocks of buildings, Drysdale StreetAlloa ClackmannanshireScotland 
Item 5 of 33 Clydesdale BankInverness Inverness-shireScotland 
Item 6 of 33 College of Domestic Science  DundeeScotland 
Item 7 of 33 Commercial DevelopmentCulloden Inverness-shireScotland 
Item 8 of 33 Dorward Gardens and White's Place HousingMontrose AngusScotland 
Item 9 of 33 Dumbarton MotelDumbarton DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 10 of 33 Housing for the East of Scotland Housing AssociationBarnhill DundeeScotland 
Item 11 of 33 Lang Stracht Hotel and commercial developmentSummerhill AberdeenScotland 
Item 12 of 33 Lindsay Court, Dundee Technology Park  DundeeScotland 
Item 13 of 33 Local Authority housing  DundeeScotland 
Item 14 of 33 New Factory Buildings, Annick Street  GlasgowScotland 
Item 15 of 33 Office block, West Nile Street  GlasgowScotland 
Item 16 of 33 Offices for Claben Ltd (Hauliers)  AberdeenScotland 
Item 17 of 33 Offices for Clydebank District CouncilClydebank DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 18 of 33 Offices for Conoco Limited  AberdeenScotland 
Item 19 of 33 Paisley District General HospitalPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 20 of 33 Penny Lane HousingNairn NairnshireScotland 
Item 21 of 33 Peterhead     
Item 22 of 33 Playhouse Site  AberdeenScotland 
Item 23 of 33 Seafield Place HousingPortsoy Banffshire  
Item 24 of 33 Shopping Development for Fine FareBridge of Don AberdeenScotland 
Item 25 of 33 SSEB training CentreCumbernauld LanarkshireScotland 
Item 26 of 33 St Peter's Street Housing and Commercial DevelopmentPeterhead Aberdeenshire  
Item 27 of 33 Strathmore Housing  DundeeScotland 
Item 28 of 33 Telephone Exchange  AberdeenScotland 
Item 29 of 33 Tillydrone licensed premises  AberdeenScotland 
Item 30 of 33 United States Airforce AccommodationDunoon ArgyllScotland 
Item 31 of 33 Whinnieknowe Gardens HousingNairn NairnshireScotland 
Item 32 of 331973Dundee High School  DundeeScotlandSports club added
Item 33 of 331981Upper Dens redevelopment  DundeeScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 4Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp35
Item 2 of 4RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 3 of 4RIBA1984RIBA Directory of members   
Item 4 of 4Willis, Peter1977New architecture in Scotland  p66-7 Offices for Claben Ltd

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Archives (via Scotlands People)Statutory births