Basic Biographical Details

Name: John White
Designation: Architect
Born: c. 1870(?)
Died: 1931
Bio Notes: John White was born c. 1870. He was articled to James Salmon & Son in Glasgow from 1885 to 1889, presumably studying at Glasgow School of Art and Technical College, and must have had exceptional ability as he became head draughtsman at the end of his articles, and remained so until he passed the qualifying exam in 1893 and commenced practice on his own account in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1894. He was admitted ARIBA on 4 December 1893, his proposers being William Forrest Salmon, Campbell Douglas and Thomas Lennox Watson.

He died in 1931.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 417, Washington Street, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1893  
Item 2 of 436, Lovaine Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, EnglandPrivate/business(?)1898 *  
Item 3 of 4183, Osborne Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, EnglandPrivate/business(?)1914 *  
Item 4 of 4125, Grosvenor Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, EnglandPrivate/business(?)1930 *  

* 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 2James Salmon & Son1 August 18851889Apprentice 
Item 2 of 2James Salmon & Son1889c. 1894Chief Draughtsman 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Campbell Douglas4 December 1893for Associateship
Item 2 of 3William Forrest Salmon4 December 1893for Associateship
Item 3 of 3Thomas Lennox Watson4 December 1893for Associateship

RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 1John Williamson19 December 1910for Licentiateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914   
Item 2 of 2Who's Who in Architecture1914    

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A v12 p61 (microfiche 54/D1)