Basic Biographical Details

Name: John Peters
Designation: Architect
Born: 27 March 1928
Died: 17 December 2005
Bio Notes: John Peters was born on 27 March 1928, the son of Andrew Peters, general labourer, and his wife Agnes Stewart Donaldson. He studied at the School of Architecture, Edinburgh College of Art and graduated in 1951. He was elected ARIBA in 1952. He worked for the SERHB and later was Assistant Architect to the Western Regional Hospital Board. He remained with the hospital services after they came under the auspices of the Common Services Agency. He was still there in 1979. He is not listed in Directories in 1987.

Peters died on 17 December 2005 aged 77 at Claremont Care Home in Ayr. His wife Mary Cumming Bell, a retired secondary school teacher, had predeceased him.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 415, Portmark Avenue, Ayr, Ayrshire, ScotlandBusiness 2005 
Item 2 of 440, Maria Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, ScotlandPrivate1950 *1955 
Item 3 of 474, Balmuildy Road, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1960 *  
Item 4 of 46, Loanhead Street, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, ScotlandPrivateBefore 1965After 1970 

* 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 1Western Regional Hospital Board1968 * Assistant Architect 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Buildings and Designs

This architect was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 11968Canniesburn Hospital, Plastic Surgery Unit Bearsden GlasgowScotlandAs Assistant Architect to the Western Regional Hospital Board


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 6Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp217
Item 2 of 6RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 3 of 6RIBA1955Kalendar 1954-1955   
Item 4 of 6RIBA1960The RIBA Kalendar 1959-19601959-1960  
Item 5 of 6RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 6 of 6RIBA1979Directory of members   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2H M Register HouseDeath Register  
Item 2 of 2Interview with Eric Davidson, 20 October 2010Information to Yvonne Hillyard