Basic Biographical Details

Name: Iain Webster
Born: 26 June 1938
Died: 16 June 2014
Bio Notes: Iain Webster was born on 26 June 1938 in Musselburgh and grew up there. He was educated at Musselburgh Grammar School where he displayed an early talent in art.

He studied for the diploma in architecture and for the diploma in town planning at Edinburgh College of Art and was elected ARIBA in 1964. He worked in various offices in Edinburgh before taking a post with Falkirk District Council. After reorganisation he worked with Central Regional Council and by 1979 he was Chief Assistant Director in the Planning Department there, based in Stirling. He subsequently worked for Stirling Council.

Webster served on various RIAS committees and was involved with the Stirling Chapter.

Outwith his profession he was heavily involved in the affairs of his local community in Bridge of Allan. Throughout his life he drew and painted watercolours, particularly of local buildings which he exhibited with the Scottish Society of Architectural Artists and at Stirling Art Club. He was involved with the management of Alloa Tower, historic churches in the area and the Stirling Civic Trust awards. He also helped promote the local Doors Open Day.

Webster died on 16 June 2014, survived by his wife Wendy and their son and daughter.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 21, Harbour Road, Musselburgh, Midlothian, ScotlandPrivatec. 1961After 1970 
Item 2 of 2Viewforth, Stirling, Stirlingshire, ScotlandBusiness1979 *After 1994 

* 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 1Central Regional Council Department of Architectural ServicesBefore 1979After 1994Assistant Deputy Chief Architect'Chief Assistant Director'


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   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this :
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIAS Quarterly2014 Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)Winter

Archive References

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