Basic Biographical Details

Name: Robert Alexander Jack
Designation: Architect
Born: 1860
Died: 1932
Bio Notes: Robert Alexander Jack was born in Dunkeld in 1860 and articled to Andrew Heiton, 1876-81: from there he obtained a place in the office of John Macvicar Anderson with whom he stayed ten years. He commenced independent practice in London in 1891. In 1896 he was at 37 Great James Street Bedford Row and in 1905 at Peninsular House Monument Street. He was a member of the Architectural Association, and was automatically admitted LRIBA in 1925 without the need for proposers; at that time he was still at Peninsular House. He died in 1932.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 237, Great James Street, Bedford Row, London, EnglandBusiness1896 *  
Item 2 of 2Peninsular House, Monument Street, London, EnglandBusinessBefore 1905After 1925 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2Andrew Heiton (junior)18761881Apprentice 
Item 2 of 2John Macvicar Andersonc. 1881c. 1891Assistant 

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Walter Henry Bulloch18971899Assistant 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 3British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914   
Item 2 of 3Pike, W T London  p263
Item 3 of 3Who's Who in Architecture1914    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder4 November 1932v143 p762