Basic Biographical Details

Name: Frederick Edward Dotchin
Designation: Architect
Born: 1871
Died: 1959
Bio Notes: Frederick Edward Dotchin was born in 1871 in Newcastle upon Tyne and went to school there. He was articled to Stark & Rowntree of Glasgow for four-and-a-half years from 1889. His movements in the mid-1890s are unknown but from 1898 onwards he practised in Newcastle. He took J Landell Nicholson in partnership in 1902 but resumed solo practice in 1906. He served in the armed forces during the First World War but resumed his practice on his own thereafter. He was admitted LRIBA in 1931, his proposers being Andrew Kerr Tasker and Robert Norman Houghton MacKellar, the president and secretary respectively of the Northern Architectural Association, of which Dotchin was also a council member.

Dotchin died between January and March 1959.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 246, Grainger Street West, Newcastle upon Tyne, EnglandBusiness1930 *  
Item 2 of 212, Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, EnglandPrivate1930 *1938 

* 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 1Stark & Rowntree18891893 or 1894Apprentice 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 2Robert Norman Houghton MacKellar1931for Licentiateship
Item 2 of 2Andrew Kerr Tasker1931for Licentiateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1Pike Northumberland  p203

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2England and WalesBirths, marriages and deaths  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers L no3931 (box 18)