Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||Malcolm Nicolson |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: ||10 March 1906 |
|Died: ||1977 |
|Bio Notes: ||Malcolm Nicolson was born on 10 March 1906. He was articled to James Jerdan & Son from May 1923 to June 1928 while attending morning classes at Edinburgh College of Art and evening classes at Heriot-Watt College. At an early stage he became an Associate of the Edinburgh Architectural Association, winning first place in one EAA student design competition and being placed second in another. |
From 1928 to 1930 he was an assistant to J Duffof solicitors and estate agents Condie Mackenzie & Co, Perth. He practised on his own account in Midlothian and Falkirk from the latter year until 1937, when he joined the staff of the War Office.
He served with the Royal Engineers from his mobilisation for military service on 24 August 1939 until 10 August 1945, and after demobilisation he re-joined the staff of the War Office in Folkestone as assistant.
He was admitted LRIBA on 25 June 1946, his proposers being Lt-Col A E Henson, H J Stribling(?) and E A Remnant(?).
Nicolson died in Shepway in early 1977. His death was registered between January and March of that year.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|6, Alderbank Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland||Private||1930 or 1931 *|| || |
|135, Pleydell Gardens, Folkestone, Kent, England||Private||1946 *|| || |
* 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):|
| ||Name||Date from||Date to||Position||Notes|
|James Jerdan & Son||May 1923||June 1929||Apprentice|| |
|Condie & Co / Condie, Mackenzie||1928||1930||Assistant||working under J Duff|
|War Office||1937||24 August 1939||Assistant||based in Shorncliffe, Folkestone|
|War Office||10 August 1945||After 1946||Chief Assistant|| |
|The following books contain references to this architect:|
|RIBA||1930||The RIBA Kalendar 1930-1931|| ||London: Royal Institute of British Architects|| |
|The following archives hold material relating to this architect:|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|England and Wales||Births, marriages and deaths|| || |
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers|| ||L no5995 (combined box 107)|