Basic Biographical Details

Name: Alexander Lawrence McMullen
Designation: Architect
Born: 2 September 1905
Died: 11 July 1982
Bio Notes: Alexander Lawrence McMullen was born on 2 September 1905, probably in Totnes, Devon, the son of Alexander Percy McMullen, Admiralty Director of education and his wife, Maud Ashwell. He studied at the University of Cambridge from 1924-27 and passed his intermediate (?) exam in December 1929. From 1927-28 he was working in the practice of Easton & Robertson and spent 6 months in the British School in Athens in the latter year with the aid of a Watson studentship and a grant from the Craven Fund. He returned after this as an assistant with Easton & Robertson and sat his final RIBA exam in 1931.

In 1948 at the time of his election as FRIBA his work address was in Bristol and he was living near Bath. His proposers were Howard Richardson, Eustace H Bolton and another (indecipherable).

He retired to Scotland and died on 11 July 1982. He married twice: first to Muriel Felicity Sykes and secondly to Elizabeth Budd.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 325, Berkley Square, Bristol, EnglandBusiness1948 *  
Item 2 of 3Garden Cottage, Bathampton, near Bath, Gloucestershire, EnglandPrivate1948 *  
Item 3 of 3Rockleys, Weem, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, ScotlandPrivate1973  

* 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 1Easton & Robertson19271931Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 2Eustace Bolton14 December 1948For Fellowship
Item 2 of 2Howard Richardson14 December 1948For Fellowship


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 F no 4407 (Combined box 12)