Basic Biographical Details

Name: Kerr & Watson
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: Before 1897
Ended: After 1924
Bio Notes: Kerr & Watson practised in Johnstone, Renfrewshire. They may have had an office in Glasgow by 1899, though dates and addresses are yet to be established. However in 1930 they were definitely still in practice in Johnstone.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2Union Bank Buildings/1, Rankine Street, Johnstone, Renfrewshire, ScotlandBusiness1910  
Item 2 of 2Houston Street, Johnstone, Renfrewshire, ScotlandBusiness1911 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 8Matthew Adam18971897Assistant 
Item 2 of 8Peter KerrBefore 1897After 1924Partner 
Item 3 of 8William WatsonBefore 1897After 1924Partner 
Item 4 of 8George Gibson19071912Apprentice 
Item 5 of 8George Gibson19121914Assistant 
Item 6 of 8George Gibson19191922Chief Assistant 
Item 7 of 8Alexander BlackApril 1920October 1920Draughtsman(?) 
Item 8 of 8James Baird19301931Apprentice 

Buildings and Designs

This architectural practice 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 121899Grain store and stable, 22 Maxwellton StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans dated
Item 2 of 121903Harbour SawmillsPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 3 of 121905SchoolJohnstone RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 4 of 121905Villa, West Glen RoadKilmacolm/Kilmalcolm RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 5 of 121906Harbour SawmillsPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandShed, workmen's cottage and stable offices
Item 6 of 121909BeaufortKilbarchan Renfrewshire  
Item 7 of 121909Victoria Drive Higher Grade School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 8 of 121915Caledonia WorksPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPacking department
Item 9 of 121920Housing schemes   Scotland 
Item 10 of 121924Arrol Johnston Motor Company FactoryDumfries DumfriesshireScotlandAdditions
Item 11 of 121930Johnstone Baptist ChurchJohnstone RenfrewshireScotlandConversion of old Liberal Club into Johnstone Baptist Church
Item 12 of 121930Peat Road SchoolGreenock RenfrewshireScotland 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architectural practice:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Measurers\' Companion1911The Scottish Architects' and Measurers' Companion   
Item 2 of 2Walker, Frank Arneil1986South Clyde Estuary: An Illustrated Architectural Guide to Inverclyde and Renfrew  p60

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architectural practice:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Renfrewshire CouncilPaisley Dean of Guild Records