Basic Biographical Details

Name: John James Bayne Gibb
Born: 6 July 1900
Died: 1983
Bio Notes: John James Bayne Gibb was born on 6 July 1900. He spent time in Cologne in 1919 as a member of the Rhine Army, and began his architectural training in February 1921, when he was articled to Thomson & Menzies of Glasgow. He attended the Senior Certificate and Post-Certificate courses at Glasgow School of Architecture and remained with the same firm as a draughtsman after completing his apprenticeship, making excursions to England in 1925, 1926 and 1927 to study and sketch ecclesiastical buildings including those at York and Selby. In March 1928 he left Thomson & Menzies to become chief draughtsman to Hamilton Neil. He passed the RIBA qualifying exam in Edinburgh in August 1929 and was admitted ARIBA late that year or early the next, his proposers being Hamilton Neil, Thomas Harold Hughes and John Watson.

He died in 1983.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2126, Forth Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1929 *  
Item 2 of 2139, Minard Street, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate(?)1950 *  

* 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 3Thomson & MenziesFebruary 1921c. 1826Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3Thomson & Menziesc. 1926March 1928Draughtsman 
Item 3 of 3Hamilton NeilMarch 1928After 1930Chief Draughtsman 


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 1929 or early 1930for Associateship
Item 2 of 3Hamilton NeilLate 1929 or early 1930for Associateship
Item 3 of 3John WatsonLate 1929 or early 1930for Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 1RIBA1950The 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 A no4387 (combined box 11)