Basic Biographical Details

Name: Peter Caldwell
Designation: Architect
Born: c. 1860
Bio Notes: Peter Caldwell was born about 1860 in Glasgow, the son of Peter Caldwell who had a woollen dying business in paisley and employed 12 man and 7 boys in the 1880s.

The younger Caldwell is listed as an architect in the census of 1881. However no buildings are to have been designed by him umtil anout 1887. He was active in Paisley from then until c.1912. He married Maria Ritchie on 29 December 1892. They had at least one daughter.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3McDowall Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, ScotlandPrivate1881After 1891Living with his widowed mother, sister and brother.
Item 2 of 3Duneaton, Bonar Crescent, Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, ScotlandPrivate1901  
Item 3 of 312, St Mirren Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, ScotlandPrivate/business1911 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2Alexander Alban Hamilton Scott (or Archibald Alban Hamilton Scott, or Augustine Alban Hamilton Scott)18901895Apprentice 
Item 2 of 2Alexander Alban Hamilton Scott (or Archibald Alban Hamilton Scott, or Augustine Alban Hamilton Scott)18951896Assistant 

Buildings and Designs

This architect 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 1121887Greenlaw Free ChurchPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandSecond premiated competition design
Item 2 of 1121888North Parish Church and HallPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 3 of 112188913 Sir Michael StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandStables and alterations
Item 4 of 1121889Byre, 3 MillarstonPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 5 of 1121889Caledonia Fire Clay WorksPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandStable and addition
Item 6 of 1121889Provident Co-op stablesPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 7 of 1121889Shop, 64 George Street and 19 Maxwellton StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAlterations
Item 8 of 1121889Stables, 89 George StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandOriginal building and subsequent addition
Item 9 of 1121889Tenement, 48 BroomlandsPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 10 of 112189026 New SmithhillsPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAdditions and alterations
Item 11 of 1121890Caledonia and Baltic SawmillsPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAdditions to sheds
Item 12 of 1121890Caledonia WorksPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAdditions
Item 13 of 1121890Paisley Liberal ClubPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 14 of 1121890Premises for the Paisley Provident Co-operativePaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 15 of 1121890Premises, Meeting House LanePaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAddition
Item 16 of 1121890Saloons, Forbes PlacePaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 17 of 1121890Shop, Back Sneddon StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAlterations
Item 18 of 1121890Tenements, Lady LanePaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 19 of 112189120 Sandholes StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans for saloon dated
Item 20 of 112189175 BroomlandsPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAlterations
Item 21 of 112189179 High StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAlterations
Item 22 of 1121891House at Abercorn Oil WorksPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 23 of 1121891New premises, Murray StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 24 of 1121891Oakshaw Street UP Church HallPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 25 of 1121891Paisley Provident Co-operative Society premisesPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandBread-room and other additions and alterations
Item 26 of 1121891Tenement for the Paisley Provident Co-operative SocietyPailey RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 27 of 11218922 Barr StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAdditions and alterations
Item 28 of 112189241 Gordon's LanePaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAlterations
Item 29 of 1121892Greenhill Oil WorksPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAdditions
Item 30 of 1121892Tenement and shops, 90 George StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 31 of 1121892Tenement, CarriagehillPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 32 of 1121892Tenement, Clark StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 33 of 112189314 Barclay StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans for additions and alterations dated
Item 34 of 112189322 Niddry StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans for alterations dated
Item 35 of 1121893Equitable Co-op premisesPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans for alterations to no. 9 dated
Item 36 of 1121893Evangelical Union ChapelPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans for work dated - alterations to nave?
Item 37 of 1121893Tenement, Hospital LanePaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans dated
Item 38 of 112189426 and 27 SmithhillsPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAdditions and alterations
Item 39 of 1121894Cooperage, School WyndPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandWater closets
Item 40 of 1121894Workshop for James D LithgowPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 41 of 1121895104 High StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans for alterations to shop front dated
Item 42 of 112189511 Wallace StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans for alteration dated
Item 43 of 112189588 New Sneddon StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans for saloon dated
Item 44 of 11218959 Falside RoadPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans for addition and alteration dated
Item 45 of 1121895Caledonia Fire Clay WorksPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAdditions
Item 46 of 1121895Factory, MacKean StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans for addition dated
Item 47 of 1121895Tenement, 28 FergusliePaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans dated
Item 48 of 1121895Victoria WorksPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandFactory, workhouse and office
Item 49 of 112189612 Barr StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAdditions and alterations
Item 50 of 112189688 New Sneddon StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAddition - plams dated
Item 51 of 11218969 Well StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 52 of 1121896Cartvale Chemical Company, New Sneddon StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAddition of office
Item 53 of 1121896Gateway and works roadPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 54 of 1121896Premises, High StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 55 of 1121896Store, Murray StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 56 of 112189725 George Street, hothousePaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 57 of 112189728 Orchard StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans for alterations and additions dated
Item 58 of 112189732 Gauze StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 59 of 1121897Aerated Water Factory  GlasgowScotland 
Item 60 of 1121897Lylesland UP ChurchPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAddition
Item 61 of 1121897Thrushcraig HousePaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 62 of 112189820 Sandholes StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans for alterations dated
Item 63 of 11218985 Lawn StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans for additions and alterations dated
Item 64 of 1121898Coach house and office, 64 Love StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans dated
Item 65 of 1121898Greenhill Oil WorksPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans for filter house, tanks, store and boiler shed dated
Item 66 of 1121898House, CastleheadPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans for additions dated
Item 67 of 1121898Tenement, 10 Maxwell StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans dated
Item 68 of 112189910 FergusliePaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans for alterations dated
Item 69 of 1121899Caledonia WorksPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandOffice
Item 70 of 1121899Maxwell Street, renovationPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans dated
Item 71 of 1121899Steading, MeikleriggsPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans dated
Item 72 of 1121899Victoria WorksPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAddition
Item 73 of 11219001,2,3,4 Camphill WestPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 74 of 11219008 Barr StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAlterations
Item 75 of 1121900Seedhill MillsPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 76 of 1121901Cartvale Chemical Company, New Sneddon StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAddition of shed
Item 77 of 1121901Paisley Liberal ClubPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAdditions
Item 78 of 1121901Tenements, North Croft and Niddry StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 79 of 1121901Underwood Road DyeworksPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAdditions and alterations
Item 80 of 1121901Villa, MeikleriggsPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 81 of 112190229 High StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAlterations and addtions
Item 82 of 1121902Lylesland UP ChurchPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandGalleries and Staircases
Item 83 of 1121902St James' ParkPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandStand siupports
Item 84 of 1121902Tenement, Garthland StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 85 of 1121902Tenements, Gordon's LanePaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 86 of 1121902Tenements, North Croft and Niddry StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 87 of 112190328 Orchard StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans for additions and alterations dated
Item 88 of 1121903Tenement, 33 Castle StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans dated
Item 89 of 1121903Tenement, Causeyside / Johnston StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans dated
Item 90 of 1121904Caledonia WorksPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandStore
Item 91 of 1121904Edgehill, CastleheadPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans for additions and alterations dated
Item 92 of 1121904South Public School, Housewifery, Laundry & Cookery DepartmentPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans dated
Item 93 of 1121904Thrushcraig HousePaisley RenfrewshireScotlandHarness room
Item 94 of 1121905Cartvale Chemical Company, New Sneddon StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandUnspecified addition
Item 95 of 1121905Shop, 59 George StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans for additions dated
Item 96 of 1121905Tenement, 3 WellmeadowPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 97 of 1121905Victoria WorksPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAdditions
Item 98 of 112190681 BroomlandsPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 99 of 1121906Victoria WorksPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAddition
Item 100 of 1121907Braehead, MillarstonPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAddition
Item 101 of 112190821 High BarholmKilbarchan Renfrewshire  
Item 102 of 112190917 Storie StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAddition and alterations
Item 103 of 11219098 Well StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAdditions
Item 104 of 1121909Double villa, Glasgow Road / Alton RoadPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 105 of 1121909Two tenements, South CroftPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 106 of 1121910Lintwhite SchoolBridge of Weir RenfrewshireScotlandrear addition
Item 107 of 11219129 Well StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAlterations
Item 108 of 1121912Greenhill Oil WorksPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAddition
Item 109 of 1121912Joiner's shop, St James StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 110 of 1121912Lonend MillsPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAddition
Item 111 of 11219132 WellmeadowPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAlterations
Item 112 of 1121913Greenhill Oil WorksPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandNew reinforced concrete building added


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
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  p14, p17, p61, p86

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow Herald31 December 1892