Basic Biographical Details

Name: John Eadie Waddel Dallachy
Born: 31 May 1904
Died: 9 April 1995
Bio Notes: John Eadie Waddel Dallachy was born on 31 May 1904 and was articled to Thomas Andrew Millar on 11 November 1921, transferring after four years to the office of Keppie & Henderson for the final year of his apprenticeship. He studied at the Royal Technical College and School of Art, Glasgow from 1923, gaining a travelling bursary in September 1926 which allowed him to spend ten days in London and Oxford. In 1928 he was awarded his diploma and also won the John Keppie Travelling Scholarship of £100. He passed the qualifying exam in Edinburgh in July that year, and was admitted ARIBA at the end of the year, his proposers being Keppie, John Watson and Thomas Harold Hughes. From 1928 to 1931 he worked as an assistant to Wylie Wright & Wylie but was made redundant in 1933. At that time he was living at 7 Orr Square, Paisley. By c.1935 he had entered into partnership with Thomas Johnston Beveridge, the partnership lasting at least into the 1960s. Dallachy died on 9 April 1995.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 37, Orr Square, Paisley, Renfrewshire, ScotlandPrivate1928 *  
Item 2 of 3173, Bath Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusinessBefore 19341939 or after 1940 
Item 3 of 3248, West George Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1950 *  

* 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 4Thomas Andrew Millar11 November 1921c. November 1925  
Item 2 of 4Keppie & Hendersonc. November 19251926  
Item 3 of 4Beveridge & Dallachyc. 1935After 1975(?)Partner 
Item 4 of 4T J Beveridge & Dallachy1964(?) 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 1928for Associateship
Item 2 of 3John KeppieLate 1928for Associateship
Item 3 of 3John WatsonLate 1928for 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 17After 1920Warehouse for Pettigrew & Stephens  GlasgowScotlandAs assistant to Keppie & Henderson
Item 2 of 171925Glasgow Cross  GlasgowScotlandAs assistant in the office of Keppie & Henderson
Item 3 of 17c. 1925Langside Parish Church, Allan Halls  GlasgowScotlandAs assistant to Keppie & Henderson
Item 4 of 171929Lennox CastleLennoxtown StirlingshireScotlandConversion of Lennox Castle into nurses' home, and addition of numerous blocks on the estate to form hospital - as assistant to Wylie Wright & Wylie
Item 5 of 171932Scottish Widows Fund and Life Assurance and Junior Conservative Club  GlasgowScotlandAs assistant to Wylie Wright & Wylie - alterations - north end of Renfield Street façade reconstructed as shops
Item 6 of 17c. 1935ClevedenKillearn StirlingshireScotland 
Item 7 of 17c. 1935House, Pendicle RoadBearsden GlasgowScotland 
Item 8 of 17c. 1935Kelburne Cricket ClubPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 9 of 171937Glasgow Cathedral  GlasgowScotlandFurniture in Blacader aisle
Item 10 of 171938Johnstone Infants' SchoolJohnstone RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 11 of 17194797-103 King Street and Bridgegate   GlasgowScotlandAdditions and alterations
Item 12 of 171947New structures, Scottish Tar Distillers Ltd  GlasgowScotland 
Item 13 of 171948Scottish Tar Distillers Ltd  GlasgowScotland 
Item 14 of 171955Hillhead Established ChurchHillhead GlasgowScotlandSession room added
Item 15 of 171961St Andrew's ChurchCambuslang GlasgowScotland 
Item 16 of 171961St Margaret's Church HallKnightswood GlasgowScotland 
Item 17 of 171963Alexandria Parish ChurchBalloch DunbartonshireScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 3Post Office Directories     
Item 2 of 3RIBA1939The RIBA Kalendar 1939-1940 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 3 of 3RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Associateship paper, 1928. Combined Box 3