Basic Biographical Details

Name: Ian Baillie
Born: 9 May 1906
Died: January 1990
Bio Notes: Ian Baillie was born on 9 May 1906, the son of William Baillie of Glasgow, to whom he was articled in 1923, and his wife Jeannie. He studied at the Glasgow School of Architecture, and travelled in Belgium and France in 1925, as well as making extensive tours of England and Scotland. On completing his apprenticeship in 1928, he became assistant to James Taylor Thomson. He was still in the same office in 1930 when he obtained his Diploma, was exempt from the RIBA final examination, and was admitted ARIBA, his proposers being Thomas Harold Hughes, John Watson and William Brown Whitie.

Baillie joined his father's practice about 1938 and continued working in this for the remainder of his career.

He was elected FRIAS in 1954 and FRIBA at some point prior to his retirement. He died in January 1990.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 5Fallside House, Uddingston, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1930 *  
Item 2 of 52, West Regent Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1939  
Item 3 of 54, West Regent Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1948 *  
Item 4 of 526, Dorian Drive, Clarkston, Renfrewshire, ScotlandPrivate1954 *  
Item 5 of 549, Greenhill Avenue, Giffnock, Renfrewshire, ScotlandPrivateBefore 1970After 1984 

* 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 3William Baillie19231928Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3James Taylor Thomson1928After 1930Assistant 
Item 3 of 3William Baillie & Sonc. 1938 Partner 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Thomas Harold HughesLate 1930for Associateship
Item 2 of 3John WatsonLate 1930for Associateship
Item 3 of 3William Brown WhitieLate 1930for Associateship

Buildings and Designs

This 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 71938Kelvin Club  GlasgowScotlandInterior work
Item 2 of 71938Whitecraigs Bowling Club  GlasgowScotland 
Item 3 of 71939Palais-de-DanseGovanhill GlasgowScotland 
Item 4 of 71947House at TurnberryTurnberry AyrshireScotland 
Item 5 of 71948Buchanan's Confectionery Works  GlasgowScotlandProposed alterations to 33-51 Stewart Street and 3 Ann Street
Item 6 of 71948Johnston Premises, Albion Street and Ingrew Street   GlasgowScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 7 of 71951St Thomas Aquinas Secondary School  GlasgowScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 2RIBA1939The RIBA Kalendar 1939-1940 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 2 of 2RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this :
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIAS NewsletterApril 1990v1, no10 Death note

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 3Census records onlineCensuses  
Item 2 of 3RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership  
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no4507 (combined box 18)