Basic Biographical Details

Name: David Millar
Born: 18 July 1912
Bio Notes: David Millar was born on 18 July 1912. He was articled to Neil Campbell Duff in Glasgow from 1927-1932 while at the same time studying part-time at Glasgow School of Art, taking the certificate course. After he completed his articles he remained with Duff as junior assistant for a further two years. In 1934 he moved to the Glasgow Corporation Education Department and in 1937 he took a post as assistant with the practice C J McNair and Elder.

The years 1940-1946 were spent on military service. In 1946 he became a senior assistant with Noad & Wallace, and after two years moved to the practice of William Baillie & Son where he remained until 1951. On 26 July 1951 her he emigrated to Southern Rhodesia to a senior assistant position with Pallett & Price in Salisbury. He was accompanied by his wife and their two daughters.

Millar was elected LRIBA on 6 March 1955, proposed by William F Hendry, C R Knight and Lionel M Coote.

He is not listed in the Directory for 1979. No further information is as yet known.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 18, Alberta Road, Braeside, SalisburyPrivate(?)1960 *After 1970Southern Rhodesia

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 7Neil Campbell DuffOctober 19271932Apprentice 
Item 2 of 7Neil Campbell Duff19321934Junior Assistant 
Item 3 of 7Glasgow Corporation Education Office19341937Junior Assistant 
Item 4 of 7McNair & Elder19371940Assistant 
Item 5 of 7Noad & Wallace19461948Senior Assistant 
Item 6 of 7William Baillie & Son19481951Senior Assistant 
Item 7 of 7Pallett & Price1951 Senior Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Lionel M Coote6 March 1955For Licentiateship
Item 2 of 3C R Knight6 March 1955For Licentiateship
Item 3 of 3William Fyfe Hendry6 March 1955For Licentiateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 3RIBA1961Kalendar 1960-61   
Item 2 of 3RIBA1965The RIBA Kalendar   
Item 3 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of & Emigration records