Architect, of London and Belfast. Frederick Tulloch, who was born in Islington, Middlesex, in 1863, was, according to the English censuses of 1871 and 1871, the third son of James Tulloch, a bank manager, and his wife, Augusta. He was articled to Thomas Edward Collcutt in London from 1880 to 1883 or 1884 before working in the office of Francis William Tasker for three years. He then returned for a further five years to Collcutt's office, preparing plans for the Imperial Institute, London, while studying at the Architectural Association and the Royal Academy Schools. He set up in independent practice in Westminster in 1892. In the decade between 1889 and 1899 he entered at least eight architectural competitions,(1) and exhibited some of his competition designs at the Royal Academy.(2) His last two competition entries - for the Belfast City Hall (1895) and the Cartwright Hall, Bradford (1899) - were submitted in conjunction with ROBERT GRAEME WATT ROBERT GRAEME WATT of Belfast, by whom he was taken into partnership in November 1895.(3) For the next fourteen years the firm was known as GRAEME WATT &GRAEME WATT & amp; TULLOCHTULLOCH . In August 1909, after WILLIAM HARTLEY PATTERSONWILLIAM HARTLEY PATTERSON , who had also become a partner, had emigrated to Canada, NICHOLAS FITZSIMONS NICHOLAS FITZSIMONS was taken into the partnership,(4) which now became known as WATT TULLOCH &WATT TULLOCH & amp; FITZSIMONS. IFITZSIMONS. I n 1915 Watt's name was dropped, presumably because he had retired or died. The firm continued as TULLOCH &TULLOCH & amp; FITZSIMONS FITZSIMONS until the 1940s, although Tulloch retired in 1922 to Bournemouth,(5) where he died in 1953. According to the Irish census of 1911 he had married circa 1895 but had no children.
RIAI:(6) elected member, 20 April 1903, having been proposed by WILLIAM JOHN GILLILANDWILLIAM JOHN GILLILAND , seconded by WILLIAM JOHN FENNELL WILLIAM JOHN FENNELL and THOMAS DREWTHOMAS DREW ; ceased membership, 1906. RIBA: passed qualifying examination, 1889; elected associate, 3 June 1889; elected fellow, 3 February 1902.
All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), II, 843.
(1) For details see works and works of Watt & Tulloch. (2) See Graves, VII, 27. (3)B 69, 30 Nov 1895, 404. (4)IB 51, 21 Aug 1909, 533. (5)IB 64, 18 Nov 1922, 789. (6)IAA, RIAI office archives (Acc. 93/136), membership forms 1878-1909 (extremely fragile); annotated lists of RIAI members in IAA. (7)IB 55, 16 Aug 1913, 534. (8)IB 62, 10 Apr 1920, 230. (9)Who's Who in Architecturae (1923), 253. (10) Paul Larmour, The Architectural Heritage of Malone & Stranmillis (UAHS, 1991),140,144(illus.)
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