Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of Belfast. Robert Reid Black may be the person of the same name who was born circa 1892 at Drum, Co. Tyrone, a younger son of Robert Black and his wife Elizabeth (née Reid).(1) From 1939 or earlier he was attached to the Works Department of the Ministry of Finance, Belfast, though he was not apparently a member of the permanent technical staff. He retired in 1956.

I.Struct.E: associate member by 1934.(2)
RIBA: elected licentiate, 1925; no longer a member by 1964.
RSUA: member by 1937.

Addresses: Work: 113 Royal Ave, Belfast, 1934;(3) Franklin Buildings, Ormeau Avenue, Belfast, 1937.
Home: 26 Irwin Drive, Belfast, 1951;(4) 2 Orpen Road, Finaghy, Belfast, 1957.



All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from the lists of RSUA members in Thom's directories and RSUA Jubilee Yearbook 1951-1952, 70, and from RIBA Kalendar 1957-1958, 612 (list of retired licentiates.).

(1) www.familysearch.org.
(2) Belfast & Ulster Directory 1934.
(3) See note 2, above.
(4) Belfast & Ulster Directory 1951.

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Date: 1934
Nature: Extension & renovation
Refs: IB 76, 19 May 1934, 440