Basic Biographical Details

Name: Arthur James ('Jim') Eustace Barton
Designation: Architect
Born: 1925
Died: February 2010
Bio Notes: Arthur James Eustace Barton, always known as Jim, was born in 1925. He served in the Royal Signal Corps in India and Burma during the Second World War before embarking on his architectural studies in London and Newcastle. Having qualified in the early 1950s, he went on to work in both cities. He was elected ARIBA in 1961 and ARIAS in 1964.

By the 1980s he was working for the City of Edinburgh District Council Architects' Department, and was involved in a number of significant housing projects, including the redevelopment of the Pleasance area, as well as community and sports facilities.

He enjoyed sport, walking and climbing, and supported the Scout movement and other charitable causes. He died in February 2010, survived by his wife Jean.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Gardenacre/14, Ladycroft, Balerno, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivateBefore 1964After 1984 

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 1Edinburgh City Architect's Department (Edinburgh Corporation)  Architect 

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 1 Pleasance area redevelopment  EdinburghScotlandRedevelopment; date not known


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 2 of 3RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 3 of 3RIBA1984RIBA Directory of members   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIAS Quarterly2010SummerRoyal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)p.110: obituary

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership