Basic Biographical Details

Name: William Kinloch
Designation: Architect
Born: 15 May 1910
Died: 19 November 1970
Bio Notes: William Kinloch was born on 15 May 1910, the son of Andrew Kinloch, engine fitter, and his wife Mary Watson. He was articled to Mills & Shepherd of Dundee in November 1926, attending classes at Dundee Technical College and School of Art, as well as studying through the International Correspondence School in London. After completing his apprenticeship in 1930 he remained with the same firm as assistant for five years before joining Edmond (or Edward) L Forsyth of Methil as assistant. He moved to Edinburgh in 1941 to take up an appointment as surveyor to W & J R Watson Ltd, public works contractors. In 1944 he left for Elgin where he joined Alister James Morrison as assistant. He was still with Morrison when he applied to be admitted LRIBA in 1945, and his application was accepted on 9 April 1946, his proposers being John Donald Mills and William Wallace Friskin, and the then secretary of the Dundee Institute of Architects, of which Kinloch was a member. His declaration accepting his admittance was witnessed by Evelyn M S Kinloch (Evelyn Sybil Neaves) of 'Cotteridge', Kingston, Garmouth who was his wife.

Kinloch died at home on 19 November 1970, survived by his wife and his daughter, Vera Kinloch-Anderson.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 228, Bayview Crescent, Methil, Fife, ScotlandPrivate1939 *  
Item 2 of 2Sunnybank, Kingston-on-Spey, Morayshire, ScotlandPrivate1946 *1970 

* 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 5Mills & ShepherdNovember 19261930Apprentice 
Item 2 of 5Mills & Shepherd19301935Assistant 
Item 3 of 5Edmund L Forsyth19351941Assistant 
Item 4 of 5W & J R Watson19411944Surveyor 
Item 5 of 5Alister James Morrison1944After 1945Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 2William Wallace Friskin9 April 1946for Licentiateship
Item 2 of 2John Donald Mills9 April 1946for Licentiateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1RIBA1939The RIBA Kalendar 1939-1940 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2H M Register HouseDeath Register  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers L no5871 (combined box 105)