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Basic Biographical Details

Name: Ronald James Wright Wilson
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Ronald James Wright Wilson was elected ARIBA in 1966. His home address in 1970 was in Crieff where he has remained until the present. He joined the practice of Wylie Shanks as partner 1974. He was a partner until his retirement in 1996.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 412, Clairmont Gardens, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness   
Item 2 of 45, New City Road, Blanefield, Stirlingshire, ScotlandPrivate1965 *  
Item 3 of 4Carlownie, Ferntower Road, Crieff , Perthshire, ScotlandPrivate1970  
Item 4 of 43, Barossa Place, Perth, Perthshire, ScotlandBusiness(?)Before 1979After 1987Branch office

* 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 2Wylie Shanks Architects 1996PartnerOr 1995?
Item 2 of 2Wylie Shanks & Partners1974 Partner 

Buildings and Designs

This architect was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 201960sFactory for Wrangler  GlasgowScotlandProject architect?
Item 2 of 201961Factory for National Cash Registers  DundeeScotlandPartner in charge with William Jardine
Item 3 of 201967(?)Carnegie LibraryAirdrie LanarkshireScotlandResponsible for Conversion to Airdrie Arts Centre in 1967? Or for further work c.1973? Unclear.
Item 4 of 201970sAdvance factory for SIECWick CaithnessScotlandPartner in charge
Item 5 of 20After 1970Elliott Brothers Marconi Developments premises   ScotlandNew build? Extensions?
Item 6 of 20After 1970Filtrona Factory  DundeeScotland 
Item 7 of 20After 1970Trane Heating and Airconditioning FactoryDonibristle FifeScotland 
Item 8 of 20After 1970Veeder Root Factory  DundeeScotlandExtensions or new build?
Item 9 of 201972Offices for Rolls Royce  GlasgowScotland 
Item 10 of 201973Drewsteighton SchoolBearsden GlasgowScotland 
Item 11 of 20Before 1973Clydesdale Bank, overseas branchHillington GlasgowScotland 
Item 12 of 201975St Jude's Episcopal Church  GlasgowScotlandInterior subdivision as offices
Item 13 of 201977Factory for Levi Strauss UK Ltd  DundeeScotlandPartner in charge with Jardine
Item 14 of 201977Sales Centre, Factory and offices for Caithness GlassPerth PerthshireScotlandPartner in charge
Item 15 of 20Late 1970sSilberline Ltd FactoryLeven FifeScotlandExtensions
Item 16 of 201980sCaithness Glass factory and officesWick CaithnessScotlandPartner in charge
Item 17 of 201980sCaithness Glass Visitor CentreWick CaithnessScotlandPartner in charge
Item 18 of 201980sCaithness Glass Visitor CentrePerth PerthshireScotlandPartner in charge
Item 19 of 201983Fortronic FactoryDonibristle FifeScotlandPartner in charge
Item 20 of 201991St Kentigern's ChurchInversnaid StirlingshireScotlandConversion to Outdoor Centre for the Boys Brigade. Partner in charge.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 5RIBA1965The RIBA Kalendar   
Item 2 of 5RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 3 of 5RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 4 of 5RIBA1987RIBA Directory of Members 1987   
Item 5 of 5Wylie Shanks Architects2012Wylie Shanks Architects: a centenary retrospective 1912-2012   


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