Basic Biographical Details

Name: John David Weir
Designation: Architect
Born: 23 November 1914
Died: 19 February 2000
Bio Notes: John David Weir was born on 23 November 1914, the son of John Duncan Weir, bank clerk and his wife, Margaret Wightman Fyfe Herd. From 1933 he studied at Edinburgh College of Art, being exempted from the Intermediate Exam in 1935 and from the RIBA Final Exam in 1939 and being awarded the diploma in that year. During this period he also gained office experience. He was awarded a travelling scholarship in 1938 and visited France. He was admitted ARIBA on 23 November 1940. At the time of hos application to the RIBA he was serving with HM Forces. In 1950 he was living in Edinburgh at 72 Baronscourt.

He died on 19 February 2000 at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Edinburgh. He never married.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 172, Baronscourt Terrace, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1950 *2000 

* earliest date known from documented sources.


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Thomas Forbes Maclennan16 July 1940For Associateship
Item 2 of 3Thomas Craigie Marwick16 July 1940For Associateship
Item 3 of 3Alfred Hugh Mottram16 July 1940For Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIAS NewsletterApril 2000v11, no3 death note

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1H M Register HouseDeath Register