Basic Biographical Details

Name: James Raymond Burkitt Palmer
Designation: Architect
Born: 7 June 1928
Died: 12 February 2014
Bio Notes: James Raymond Burkett Palmer was born on 7 June 1928. He studied for the degree of BArch in Liverpool and was also an Associate of the Town Planning Institute. He was also MCD. He was elected ARIBA in 1955.

In about 1960 he had a post with Cumbernauld New Town Development Corporation. He worked in Falkirk from the mid-1960s until at least 19790. By 1979 he had a post with the Scottish Development Department in Edinburgh where he remained until at least 1984.

He was a member of the RIAS although few details of his career are as yet known.

He died on 12 February 2014.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 116, Anson Avenue, Bantaskin, Falkirk, Stirlingshire, ScotlandPrivatec. 1965  

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 2Cumbernauld New Town Development Corporationc. 1960 Architect 
Item 2 of 2Department of Health for Scotland (Scottish Board of Health; later Scottish Development Department)Before 19791980sArchitect 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2RIBA1960The RIBA Kalendar 1959-19601959-1960  
Item 2 of 2RIBA1965The RIBA Kalendar   

Archive References

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