Basic Biographical Details

Name: Leonard Martin
Designation: Architect
Born: 1869
Died: December 1935
Bio Notes: Leonard Martin was born in 1869 and served his apprenticeship in the office of John Giles. On completion of his apprenticeship in 1890 he commenced independent practice in partnership with Henry John Treadwell, remaining with him until Treadwell's death in 1910. He was admitted FRIBA in 1902.

He undertook military service with the National Guard and the Royal Engineers, and after the First World War he practised alone until 1929 when he entered into partnership with E C Davies. Davies continued the practice after Martin's death at the end of 1935.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1London, EnglandBusiness   

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 1Treadwell & Martin18901910Partner 

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2William Bryce Binnie (Major)19131914Chief Draughtsman 
Item 2 of 2James Allen FrewAfter 1914Before 1921Assistant 


RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3William Bryce Binnie (Major)Late 1919 or early 1920for Associateship
Item 2 of 3James Allen FrewLate 1921for Associateship
Item 3 of 3John Bruce MersonLate 1910for Licentiateship

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 11891Glasgow Art Gallery and MuseumKelvingrove GlasgowScotlandCompetition design - shortlisted but unsuccessful


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Journal7 March 1936v43London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary, p498