Basic Biographical Details

Name: Albert Victor Robertson
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Albert Victor Robertson was articled to Samuel Grant Alexander's firm of Carruthers & Alexander, Inverness from October 1918 to September 1923. Thereafter he studied full-time at Aberdeen School of Architecture, gaining his diploma in June 1925 and his post-diploma in June 1926. During this period he spent Christmas, Easter and summer holidays assisting in the office of John Grant Chisholm. He passed the Professional Practice exam in July 1926 and was admitted ARIBA on 29 November that year, his proposers being Robert Gordon Wilson junior, John Wilson Walker and James Bow Dunn. At that time he was working in Dunn's office and was living at 'Ardlea', Attadale Road, Inverness.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Ardlea, Attadale Road, Inverness, Inverness-shire, ScotlandPrivate1926 *  

* 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 3Carruthers & AlexanderOctober 1918September 1923Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3John Grant Chisholm19241926AssistantChristmas, Easter and summer holidays only
Item 3 of 3James Bow Dunn1926 Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3James Bow Dunn29 November 1926for Associateship
Item 2 of 3John Wilson Walker29 November 1926for Associateship
Item 3 of 3Robert Gordon Wilson (junior)29 November 1926for Associateship


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no4017 (box 5)