Basic Biographical Details

Name: John Yeats
Bio Notes: John Yeats was articled to John Rust, Aberdeen City Architect on 4 March 1913 and attended classes at Robert Gordon's College. On completion of his apprenticeship on 6 March 1917 he undertook war service, at the end of which, on 21 October 1919, he joined Sutherland & George as assistant. He passed the qualifying exam in June 1921 and was admitted ARIBA late that year, his proposers being John Ross McMillan, Alexander Marshall Mackenzie, and George Watt, who in his supporting statement described Yeats as 'diligent in the use of his time both in the office and in the supplementary work of the School of Art'.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 113, Springback Terrace, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivate1921 *  

* 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 3Aberdeen City Architect's Department (later City of Aberdeen District Council Architects Division)4 March 19136 March 1917ApprenticeUnder John Rust, City Architect
Item 2 of 3John Rust4 March 19136 March 1917ApprenticeIn Aberdeen City Architect's Department
Item 3 of 3Sutherland & George21 October 1919After 1921Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Alexander Marshall MackenzieLate 1921for Associateship
Item 2 of 3John Ross McMillanLate 1921for Associateship
Item 3 of 3George WattLate 1921for Associateship


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 no3371 (microfilm reel 26)