Basic Biographical Details

Name: Frederick George Grant Angus
Designation: Architect
Born: 10 October 1909
Died: 9 March 1983
Bio Notes: Frederick George Grant Angus was born on 10 October 1909, the son of George Angus, factory worker, and his wife, Catherine Grant. He was articled to T Scott Sutherland & Taylor of Huntly from 1927 to 1930, and spent the following three years studying at Robert Gordon's Technical College, Aberdeen, obtaining his diploma and an exemption from the RIBA final exam in June 1933. In January 1934 he was appointed assistant to George Gordon & Company, Inverness, and in November the same year he secured a post in the Department of Agriculture for Scotland, Edinburgh. He was admitted ARIBA in mid-1935, his proposers being T Scott Sutherland, Robert Leslie Rollo and John Gibb Marr. Although he was still working in the Department of Agriculture at the time, he gave his private address as 19 Nelson Street, Huntly. He remained with the Department until at least 1950. In 1959 he was elected ARIAS at wehich time his home address was in Inverness.

Angus retired from practice in October 1972 and resigned his RIBA membership in January 1977.

He died on 9 March 1982 at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, survived by his wife Evelyn Gertrude Mowat.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 319, Nelson Street, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandPrivate1935 *  
Item 2 of 3St Margarets, Southside Road, Inverness, Inverness-shire, ScotlandPrivate1959  
Item 3 of 326 McLaren Road, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivateBefore 197O *1982 

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Employment and Training

Employers

The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 3Sutherland & Taylor19271930Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3George Gordon & CoJanuary 1934October 1934Assistant 
Item 3 of 3Department of Agriculture for Scotland (later Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland)November 1934After 1935Assistant 

RIBA

RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3John Gibb MarrMid 1935for Associateship
Item 2 of 3Robert Leslie RolloMid 1935for Associateship
Item 3 of 3T Scott SutherlandMid 1935for Associateship

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no5725 (combined box 97)