Basic Biographical Details

Name: Robert William Morrison Jack
Designation: Architect
Born: 13 January 1921
Bio Notes: Robert William Morrison Jack was born on 13 January 1921 in Perth, the son of Margaret Ann Jack, house-keeper. He was elected a student member fo the RIBA in 1948. He studied for the diploma in architecture in Aberdeen and for the diploma in town planning in Edinburgh. He was elected ARIBA in 1952 and ARIAS in 1955. After qualification he seems to have remained in Perth. However by 1970 he had moved to Edinburgh where he had a post with Midlothian County Planning Department. By 1979 his address is given as Edinburgh District Council Planning Department. He had retired by 1987 when he gives his home address in the RIBA directory.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 4Gowriebank, Fairies Road, Perth, Perthshire, ScotlandPrivate1950After 1965 
Item 2 of 4c/o Campbell/119, Warrender Park Road, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1955  
Item 3 of 432, Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1970  
Item 4 of 413, Coates Gardens, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1987  

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 2Midlothian County Council Planning Deprtment1970 Architect 
Item 2 of 2City of Edinburgh Town Planning Department1979 Architect 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 7RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 2 of 7RIBA1955Kalendar 1954-1955   
Item 3 of 7RIBA1961Kalendar 1960-61   
Item 4 of 7RIBA1965The RIBA Kalendar   
Item 5 of 7RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 6 of 7RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 7 of 7RIBA1987RIBA Directory of Members 1987   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Archives (via Scotlands People)Statutory births  
Item 2 of 2RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership