Basic Biographical Details

Name: R A Bryden & Son
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: c. 1897
Ended: c. 1901(?)
Bio Notes: Journal references for the individual buildings suggest that, whilst working within the Clarke & Bell & R A Bryden practice, Robert Alexander Bryden undertook some projects in collaboration with his son Andrew Francis Stewart Bryden, under the name of R A Bryden & Son. No further information is available. (See separate entries for the individual Brydens.)

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness   

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2Robert Alexander Brydenc. 1897c. 1901(?)Partner 
Item 2 of 2Andrew Francis Stewart Brydenc. 1897c. 1901(?)Assistant 

Buildings and Designs

This architectural practice 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 81897Clackmannan County HospitalAlloa ClackmannanshireScotland 
Item 2 of 81897Lennox Joint Infectious Diseases HospitalMilton of Campsie StirlingshireScotland 
Item 3 of 81897Renfrew and Clydebank Joint Infectious Diseases HospitalYorkhill GlasgowScotland 
Item 4 of 81898Quarrier's Homes, Mount Zion ChurchBridge of Weir RenfrewshireScotlandAdditions, including lengthening
Item 5 of 8After 1898(?)County Insurance Buildings  GlasgowScotlandPossibly not this firm but Clarke & Bell & R A Bryden
Item 6 of 8After 1898(?)General Life Assurance Company Buildings  GlasgowScotlandPossibly not this firm but Clarke & Bell & R A Bryden
Item 7 of 8After 1898(?)Young Men's Christian Association Club  GlasgowScotlandPossibly not this firm but Clarke & Bell & R A Bryden
Item 8 of 81899Ocean Accident Insurance Company Buildings  GlasgowScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architectural practice:
Item 1 of 1Who's Who in Architecture1914    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architectural practice:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Builder21 April 1906  p442 Obituary of Robert
Item 2 of 4Builder4 1917  p129 Obituary of Andrew
Item 3 of 4RIBA Journal28 April 1906 London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp340 Obituary of Robert
Item 4 of 4RIBA Journal1917 London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp162 Obituary of Andrew

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architectural practice:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers L v16 no1152