Basic Biographical Details

Name: Ronald Lindsay Valentine
Born: c. 1939
Died: 2001
Bio Notes: Ronald Lindsay Valentine was born about 1939 in Tealing in Angus. His family moved when he was young to Montrose and he was educated at the Academy there. He studied at Dundee College of Art and was nominated best student of his final year, 1960-61. He took a post as assistant with Baxter Clark & Paul in 1964. He moved to work for Livingston Development Corporation where he remained for four years but returned to Dundee to a post with Dundee District Council in the 1970s. He worked as senior architect with Bett Brothers until 1980 when he went into private practice. In 1984 he was practising as Steval Design Partnership. However by 1994 he was practising as Ronald L Valentine from his home address.

For some years prior to his death he worked from home because of ill-health. He died 24 September 2001, survived by his wife Morag and his daughter and son.

Valentine was involved with many award-winning developments.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 5Dornoch Place, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, ScotlandPrivate 2001 
Item 2 of 514, India Street, Montrose, Angus, ScotlandPrivatec. 1960  
Item 3 of 520, South Tay Street, Dundee, ScotlandBusiness1965 Baxter Clark & Paul's address.
Item 4 of 5178, Long Lane, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, ScotlandPrivatec. 1970 *  
Item 5 of 558, Dalhousie Road, Barnhill, Dundee, ScotlandPrivate/business(?)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 4Baxter Clark & Paul1964 Architect 
Item 2 of 4Livingston New Town Development Corporation Architects DepartmentLate 1960s Architect 
Item 3 of 4Dundee Corporation Architectural Dpt (later City of Dundee District Council Architects Dept, Dundee City Council)1970s Architect 
Item 4 of 4Bett Brothers LtdLate 1970s Architect 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 6RIBA1961Kalendar 1960-61   
Item 2 of 6RIBA1965The RIBA Kalendar   
Item 3 of 6RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 4 of 6RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 5 of 6RIBA1984RIBA Directory of members   
Item 6 of 6RIBA1994A Directory of RIBA Members   

Archive References

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