Hugh Alexander Dalrymple
- Born October/November 1880 (aged 5 months at 1881 census)
- Died 23 April 1946
Hugh Alexander Dalrymple was born in Hackney London, the youngest of three sons of Scottish parents. His father, William Dalrymple was a Marine Superintendent while his mother, Janet, died before he was ten.
He was articled to Robert Morham, Edinburgh City Architect, for five years. He was then assistant to Christopher Mitchell Shiner in London, where he passed the qualifying exam in 1906 and was elected ARIBA on 4 March 1907, at which date he was living at Upney House, Bridge Road, Essex. His proposers were John Slater, William Flockhart and Leonard Stokes, indicating very influential support. By 1911 he had moved to Manchester. According to his obituary in the Manchester Guardian he was in partnership in Manchester with Francis Jones for over thirty years and was associated particularly with the buildings of the District Bank, including the extensions to the head office in Spring Gardens, Manchester, the Southport branch in Portland stone and many small suburban and country branches in Georgian brick. For some years he was the president of the Manchester Beethoven Society and was an accomplished player on the viola.
Hugh Alexander Dalrymple died on 23 April 1946 at his residence, 193 Withington Road, Whalley Range and was interred at Manchester’s Southern Cemetery. He was survived by his wife, Florence, and two daughters.
1914 20, Cooper Street, Manchester,
1918 Hugh Alex Dalrymple. ARIBA (Barker, Ellis & Jones) 178 Oxford Road. C-o-M
1919 Hugh Alex Dalrymple ARIBA (Francis Jones) 178 Oxford Road. C-o-M
1881-1891 222 Richmond Road, Hackney (Census)
1901 44 Leamington Terrace Morningside Edinburgh (lodgings)
1901-1906 Edinburgh, Scotland
1907 Upney House, Bridge Road, Essex,
1911 22 Maple Avenue Chorlton-cum-Hardy Manchester (lodgings as Census)
1946 193 Withington Road, Whalley Range, Manchester
Reference Manchester Guardian 24 April 1946 page 8 - deaths
Reference Manchester Guardian 25 April 1946 page 6 - deaths
Reference Manchester Guardian 27 April 1946 page 3 - obituary
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