Basic Biographical Details

Name: John (or Thomas) Morrison Barr
Designation: Architect, Engineer
Born: c. 1835
Died: 11 February 1903
Bio Notes: John (or Thomas) Morrison Barr was born in Glasgow on 29 April 1834, the son of John Morrison Barr, calico printer and Barbara Morrison. Barr was a civil engineer and architect who became the Caledonian Railway's District Engineer in Perth. The extent to which he called upon architectural asistance, if at all, for his more ambitious projects is unknown, but his Caledonian Station at Dundee had a tower closely modelled on Peddie and Kinnear's municipal buildings at Aberdeen. He died at Willowbank, Barnhill, Perth, on 11 February 1903 aged 68.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect, engineer:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Willowbank, Barnhill, Perth, Perthshire, ScotlandPrivate   

Buildings and Designs

This architect, engineer was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 41888Caledonian Station  DundeeScotland 
Item 2 of 41892Crieff StationCrieff PerthshireScotlandWith James Law
Item 3 of 41894Brechin StationBrechin AngusScotlandNew front block and awnings - Gifford gives 1897 as date.
Item 4 of 41900Stirling StationStirling StirlingshireScotlandElizabethan scheme for new building, not carried out


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect, engineer:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers1903CLII pp317-318