Basic Biographical Details

Name: Charles Crawford
Designation: Architect
Born: 17 January 1866
Died: 1919
Bio Notes: Charles Crawford was born on 17 January 1866. He was articled to Malcolm Stark in Glasgow in 1886 and remained as an assistant in the Stark & Rowntree firm until 1892. This was followed by a period of private study and a short spell working under the County Engineer of Aberdeen, where he was engaged principally on the supervision and design of police stations. He commenced practice on his own account in 1896 in Uddingston. He was elected LRIBA on 24 June 1912, proposed by Alexander Nisbet Paterson and the Glasgow Institute of Architects.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Aliwal House, Bellshill Road, Uddingston, Lanarkshire, ScotlandPrivate/business1912 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 3Malcolm Stark18861890Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3Stark & Rowntree18901892Assistant 
Item 3 of 3Aberdeen County Engineer's DepartmentAfter 1892Before 1896Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 1Alexander Nisbet Paterson24 June 1912for Licentiateship - as President of the Glasgow Institute of Architects

Buildings and Designs

This architect 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 11After 1896213 St Vincent Street  GlasgowScotlandReconstruction of office
Item 2 of 11After 1896Renovation of old propertyKirkmuirhill LanarkshireScotland 
Item 3 of 11After 1896Various propertiesBellshill LanarkshireScotland 
Item 4 of 11After 1896Various propertiesUddingston LanarkshireScotland 
Item 5 of 111901Loanhead MansionsUddingston LanarkshireScotlandDesigned for contractors
Item 6 of 111903Clyde HouseMaryhill GlasgowScotlandNew drawing room and boudoir interiors
Item 7 of 111903Ocala HouseUddingston LanarkshireScotland 
Item 8 of 111905HolmwoodUddingston LanarkshireScotlandRenovations
Item 9 of 111906Uddingston InstituteUddingston LanarkshireScotlandNew billiard hall etc
Item 10 of 111907House at Common GreenStrathaven LanarkshireScotland 
Item 11 of 111911Clyde Nail Company LtdNewton LanarkshireScotlandNew offices, manager's room etc.


Bibliographic References

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

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Journal26 June 1919 London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp200 Obituary

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers L v23 no 1891