RITCHIE, DuthieBorn: 1906 01 31
Reg No: 894
Year registered: 1944
Was born in Scotland, son of Alexander Duthie. In 1932 he married Annie Grieve Rankin, by whom he had a son and a daughter. He attended the Robert Gordon College in Aberdeen from 1922 until 1925 and was subsequently articled to Jenkins & Marr, architects in Aberdeen, for three years until 1928. He won the Byrne Scholarship in about 1928 and took the RIBA examination in the same year in Edinburgh. Before leaving for South Africa he worked for Kelly & Nicol in Aberdeen. By 1929 he was in Johannesburg where his RIBA papers were signed from an address c/o COOK, at National Mutual Buildings (2 Jan 1929) (JC COOK). He became a member of the Institute of South African Architects in 1944. In 1959 he was a partner in the firm STUCKE, HARRISON, RITCHIE & WATSON at Provident Buildings, 108, Fox Street, (Box 2271), Johannesburg.
There is also a listing of this practitioner on the Dictionary of Scottish Architects.
(ARIBA nom papers (1928) 4276)
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