Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||Jane Anderson Rutherford (née Welsh) |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: ||1 July 1915 |
|Died: ||28 March 2006 |
|Bio Notes: ||Mrs Jane Anderson Rutherford (nee Welsh) was born on 1 July 1915, the daughter of Archibald Welsh, architect, and his wife, Emma Arnott. From 1933 to 1939 she worked in a variety of offices as articled pupil and then junior assistant. During the years 1935-39 she studied part-time at Edinburgh College, School of Architecture and at Heriot Watt College gaining her certificate in the latter year. In the same year she was accepted as a student member of the RIBA and continued therafter full-time at Edinburgh College of Art, being awarded her Diploma in June 1941. She won vacation scholarships in 1938 for sketching at Cambridge, in 1940 for making building records in Edinburgh and in 1941 for measuring buildings at Stirling under the National Buildings Record. |
At the time of her application to the RIBA for membership she was studying town plannning at the College. Her address was in Kirkcaldy at this time. She was elected ARIBA in 1941. Her proposers were Thomas Rutherford whom she married, William Williamson and Gavin Lennox. She was based in Dunfermline by 1950.
She did not have an entry in the RIBA Directory for 1953-54 was perhaps taking a break in her career at that time. She was described as a 'retired architect' at the time of her death on 28 March 2006 at Queen Margaret Hospital in Dunfermline. Her husband Thomas Rutherford had predeceased her.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|92, Victoria Terrace, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland||Private/business(?)||1950 *|| || |
* earliest date known from documented sources.
|The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):|
| ||Name||Date proposed||Notes|
|Gavin Lennox||21 October 1941||For Associateship|
|Thomas Rutherford||21 October 1941||For Associateship|
|William Williamson||21 October 1941||For Associateship|
|The following books contain references to this architect:|
|RIBA||1950||The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951|| ||London: Royal Institute of British Architects|| |
|The following archives hold material relating to this architect:|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|H M Register House||Death Register|| || |
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers|| ||A no7942 (Combined Box 201)|