Basic Biographical Details

Name: Midlothian County Council Architect's Department
Designation: Architectural practice
Bio Notes:  

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 210, Drumsheugh Gardens, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1924After 1934 
Item 2 of 232, Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1959(?)  

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 17Bernard Vincent Kenneth Cottier(?)1960(?)Assistant Architect 
Item 2 of 17Robert Davidson Goodfellow1924After 1934Chief AssistantInitially First Assistant
Item 3 of 17Arthur HunterAugust 1931August 1937Assistant 
Item 4 of 17William Scottc. 19321938Chief Architect 
Item 5 of 17Benjamin Valentine Ingram Yellowlees19371939Assistant Architect 
Item 6 of 17(Dr) Duncan McKenzie Stewart19381941Apprentice 
Item 7 of 17Benjamin Valentine Ingram Yellowlees19451960Chief Assistant 
Item 8 of 17Ian Marshall Torrance Samuel 19461950Apprentice 
Item 9 of 17Robert Henderson TaylorMay 1946September 1946Assistant 
Item 10 of 17Robert Henderson TaylorSeptember 1946 ArchitectOn staff of Evening School
Item 11 of 17Thomas Armstrong1947 Assistant 
Item 12 of 17Stewart RobertsonLate 1950s Architect 
Item 13 of 17J Lyall1960s Architect 
Item 14 of 17David Peter Ross19641965Senior Architect 
Item 15 of 17Mervyn Francis BrakeMid 1960s1980sArchitect 
Item 16 of 17D Dewar1970s Architect 
Item 17 of 17C Park1970s Architect 

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 251935SchoolEast Calder MidoithianScotlandWith William Scott asd County Architect
Item 2 of 251937Newbattle District Council officesNewbattle MidlothianScotlandWith William Scott as County Architect
Item 3 of 251938Dalkeith High SchoolDalkeith MidlothianScotlandWith William initially as County Architect followed by Thomas Bertram.
Item 4 of 251938Musselburgh Police StationMusselburgh MidlothianScotlandWith William Scott initallly as County Architect followed by Bertram
Item 5 of 2514 November 1958Houses and Shops at East CalderEast Calder MidlothianScotlandaccepting tenders per Builder p847
Item 6 of 2515 May 1959Housing, LimefieldLimefield, West Calder MidlothianScotlandaccepting tender applications per Builder p906
Item 7 of 2515 May 1959Lothian and Peebles Joint Police Comm Sub-divisional Police Headquarters and four housesPenicuik MidlothianScotlandCounty A providing tender documents to separate trades per Builder p906
Item 8 of 2518 September 1959Houses, Mid CalderMid Calder MidlothianScotlandCounty A accepting tender applications per Builder p277
Item 9 of 2511 March 1960Clinic and District Nurses' House, PolbethPolbeth, West Calder MidlothianScotlandaccepting applications per Builder p530
Item 10 of 2527 May 1960Dalkeith Police StationDalkeith MidlothianScotlandCounty A per Builder p1030
Item 11 of 251961West Calder Central Area RedevelopmentWest Calder MidlothianScotland 
Item 12 of 251964Shops and flatsWest Calder MidlothianScotlandWith E Thomson as job architect
Item 13 of 2517 April 1964Primary SchoolLivingston West LothianScotlandUnnamed architect
Item 14 of 2519674300 Houses by SSHA and County Council, Midlothian  MidlothianScotlandFor 2,200 houses
Item 15 of 251967Senior Secondary SchoolNewbattle MidlothianScotland 
Item 16 of 251967Toronto Primary School, HowdenLivingston West LothianScotlandWith J Lyall as architect
Item 17 of 251969Almondbank Library and Primary School, CraigshillLivingston West LothianScotlandWith S Robertson as job architect
Item 18 of 251969Letham Primary School, CraigshillLivingston West LothianScotlandWith J D Robertson as architect
Item 19 of 251970St Andrews Primary School, HowdenLivingston West LothianScotland 
Item 20 of 251971No 1 Primary School, DedridgeLivingston West LothianScotland 
Item 21 of 251972RC Primary School, DedridgeLivingston West LothianScotlandWith Bessie McDowall as architect
Item 22 of 251972Terraced housing Gorebridge MidlothianScotland 
Item 23 of 251973Four houses, Main StreetRatho MidlothianScotlandRestoration
Item 24 of 251974Housing development, Bavelaw RoadBalerno MidlothianScotlandWith S Green as architect
Item 25 of 251974Police StationBalerno MidlothianScotlandWith S Green and C Park as job architects


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architectural practice:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder15 May 1959  address p906