Basic Biographical Details

Name: John Robert Atkinson
Designation: Architect
Born: 14 February 1908
Died: February 1989
Bio Notes: John Robert Atkinson was born on 14 February 1909. He studied for five years at the AA in London. From August 1931 until January 1932 he worked as an assistant in the office of Burnet, Tait & Lorne in London and from May to September of the latter year he worked with W Wyler Trod. He was admitted ARIBA in 1932, proposed by Howard Morley Robertson, Stanley Davenport Adshead and Alexander Frederick Berenbruck Anderson. From October of that year he was in practice with Robert Atkinson, presumably his father. He continued to practise in London, and was elected FRIBA in 1953. He died in 1989.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1London, EnglandPrivate/business   

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 2(Sir) John Burnet, Tait & LorneAugust 1931January 1932Assistant(?)In London office
Item 2 of 2Robert AtkinsonOctober 1932 Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Stanley Davenport Adshead29 November 1932For Associateship
Item 2 of 3Alexander Frederick Berenbruck Anderson29 November 1932For Associateship
Item 3 of 3(Sir) Howard Morley Robertson29 November 1932For Associateship


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no5039 (combined box 52); F no4798 (combined box 36)