Hume, John Robert

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HUME, John Robert

HUME, John Robert. Scottish, b. 1939. Genres: Archaeology/Antiquities, Business/Trade/Industry. Career: University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, lecturer, 1964-82, senior lecturer in history, 1982-91; Historic Scotland, on assignment to Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission, 1984-91, principal inspector of historic buildings, 1991-93, chief inspector of historic buildings, 1993. Member, Inland Waterways Amenity Advisory Council, 1974-. Chairman, Scottish Railway Preservation Society, 1966-75; treasurer, 1968-71, and ed., 1971-79, Scottish Society for Industrial Archaeology, 1968-71; director, Scottish Industrial Archaeology Survey, 1978-85. Publications: (with J. Butt & I.L. Donnachie) Industrial History in Pictures: Scotland, 1968; The Industrial Archaeology of Glasgow, 1974; (with M. Moss) Glasgow as It Was, 3 vols., 1975-76; (with M. Moss) A Plumber's Pastime (photographs), 1975; The Industrial Archaeology of Scotland: The Lowlands and the Borders, 1976; (with M. Moss) The Workshop of the British Empire, 1977; The Industrial Archaeology of Scotland; The Highlands and Islands, 1977; (with M. Moss) Beardmore: History of a Scottish Industrial Giant, 1979; (with M. Moss) The Making of Scotch Whisky, 1981; (with M. Moss) A Bed of Nails, 1983; (with G. Douglas & M. Oglethorpe) Scottish Windmills, 1984; (with others) Scottish Brickmarks, 1985; (with M. Moss) Shipbuilders to the World: A History of Harland Wolff, Belfast, 1986; Scotland's Industrial Past, 1990; Dumfries and Galloway, 2000. Address: c/o Historic Scotland, Longmore House, Salisbury Place, Edinburgh EH9 1SH, Scotland.