Basic Biographical Details

Name: (Miss) Annie Margaret ('Moira') Bayne
Designation: Architect
Born: 10 October 1914
Died: 27 June 1999
Bio Notes: (Miss) Annie Margaret ('Moira') Bayne was born in Dundee on 10 October 1914, the elder daughter of Lewis Fraser Bayne, superintendent engineer for an oil company and his wife Florence Stonner. She served her articles with McLaren Soutar Salmond in Dundee from 1933 to 1938 and similtaneously studied part-time at the School of Architecture, Dundee College of Art. She won a prize of two guineas for architecture in 1935. In 1938 she moved to Edinburgh and studied full-time for the diploma in town planning at the College of Art. She was awarded a vacation scholarship in 1939 and spent two weeks studying in Paris. She was admitted ARIBA in 1940, her proposers being Charles Geddes Soutar, Patrick Hill Thoms and William Salmond. She was elected FRIAS in 1955.

She had a post with Midlothian County Council in 1950 where she remained until at least the early 1970s. She lived for many years in Great King Street in Edinburgh but was always grateful to Mclaren Soutar Salmond and the Dundee Institute of Architects for her initiation to architefcture. She attended the Diadem Centenary reception in 1984 in Dundee.

She moved about 1990 to the Angus House Nursing Home in Dundee when her health was failing. She resigned from the RIBA about this time. She died 27 June 1999 at King's Cross Hospital, Dundee.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 232, Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1950 *  
Item 2 of 233, Great King Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivateBefore 1970After 1987 

* 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 2Maclaren Soutar Salmond19331938Apprentice 
Item 2 of 2Midlothian County Council Planning Deprtment1950Early 1970sArchitect 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3William Salmond15 October 1940For Associateship
Item 2 of 3Charles Geddes Soutar15 October 1940For Associateship
Item 3 of 3Patrick Hill Thoms15 October 1940For Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 3RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 2 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 3 of 3RIBA1987RIBA Directory of Members 1987   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIAS NewsletterOctober 1999v10, no8 Death notice

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 4Courtesy of David RossInformation sent via 'Contact Us' on website Sent January 2013
Item 2 of 4H M Register HouseDeath Register  
Item 3 of 4RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership Obituary etc
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no7655 (Combined Box 196)