Basic Biographical Details

Name: James Findlay Rew
Designation: Architect
Born: 21 June 1913
Died: 24 May 1997
Bio Notes: James Findlay Rew was born on 21 June 1913, the son of William Findlay Rew, gamekeeper, and his wife Ann Chalmers. He was elected a student member of the RIBA in 1940 and ARIBA in 1948. In 1950 he appears to have been living in rented accommodation in Aberdeen. By the 1970s he was working for the Scottish Health Services, Common Services Agency, Buildings Division. n 1979 he was working in the Aberdeen branch. He is not listed in the RIBA directory for 1994 and must have retired by this date.

He died on 24 May 1997 survived by his wife Agnes MacGregor, a book-keeper.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3c/o McGregor/16, Powis Place, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivatec. 1948  
Item 2 of 3c/o Simpson/19, Little Chapel Street, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivatec. 1950  
Item 3 of 333, Springfield Road, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivate1963 *After 1984 

* 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 1Scottish Health Services Common Services AgencyBefore 1979 Architect 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 4RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 2 of 4RIBA1953The RIBA Kalendar 1952-53   
Item 3 of 4RIBA1964The RIBA Kalendar 1963-64   
Item 4 of 4RIBA1979Directory of members   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIAS Chartered Architect1997v8, no6 August 1997

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership  
Item 2 of 2School of Architecture, Garthdee, Aberdeen, RGIT: former pupils, 1937-1970Galletly, James