Basic Biographical Details

Name: John Rothes Charles Honeyman
Designation: Architect
Born: 13 March 1864
Died: August 1938
Bio Notes: John Rothes Charles Honeyman was born on 13 March 1864, the oldest son of the architect John Honeyman. He attended University, presumably the University of Glasgow, and spent some time afterwards working in his father's firm as a draughtsman. He emigrated to Canada in 1885 at settled in Pense, Saskatchewan and worked on a farm before homesteading on his own land for a year. He sold the farm and joined the North-West Mounted Police in 1887, therafter working as reporter and editor for the 'Regina Leader' newspaper. In 1893 he married Frederica Minnie Hales and they had three daughters and a son. From then until 1908 when he was appointed Regina's Chief Librarian he had a variety of jobs in the public service and in business, though it appears he never worked as an architect in Canada. He died in August 1938 in Victoria, British Columbia.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate/business 1885 
Item 2 of 2Saskatchewan, CanadaPrivate/business18851938 

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 1John Honeyman 1885Draughtsman 


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Information via website from Sharon Howell