Basic Biographical Details

Name: Maclaren & Mackay
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: Before 1897
Ended: After 1909
Bio Notes: William Maclaren began his career in the surveying department of the solicitors Sir George Condie, Conning & Co in Perth, and later set up practice on his own account. By 1897 he had entered into partnership with Robert MacKay. The partnership lasted until at least 1909.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 156, George Street, Perth, Perthshire, ScotlandBusiness1911 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architectural practice (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Condie & Co / Condie, Mackenzie  Assistant 

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 5Matthew Adam18971897Assistant 
Item 2 of 5William Maclaren (or McLaren)Before 1897After 1909Partner 
Item 3 of 5Robert MackayBefore 1897After 1909Partner 
Item 4 of 5William Erskine ThomsonJanuary 1898December 1909DraughtsmanLatterly Chief Draughtsman
Item 5 of 5David James Moir19031907Apprentice 

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 21 147-149 High StreetPerth PerthshireScotlandNew shopfront
Item 2 of 211897Block of shops and houses, Scott StreetPerth PerthshireScotland 
Item 3 of 211897Perth TheatrePerth PerthshireScotlandHigh Street frontage
Item 4 of 21After 1898AsylumPolton MidlothianScotlandAdditions
Item 5 of 21After 1898DungarthillDunkeld PerthshireScotlandAdditions
Item 6 of 21After 1898(?)Moncreiffe Island Golf ClubhousePerth PerthshireScotlandPossibly responsible, but may be by P L B Henderson
Item 7 of 21After 1898Murrayshall  PerthshireScotlandAdditions
Item 8 of 21After 1898(?)Villas, Barnhill EstateKinnoull PerthshireScotlandPossibly responsible, but may be by P L B Henderson
Item 9 of 21After 1898(?)Villas, Bellwood EstatePerth PerthshireScotlandPossibly responsible, but may be by P L B Henderson
Item 10 of 211899Almondbank hallAlmondbank PerthshireScotland 
Item 11 of 211899St Stephen's UF Church HallPerthshire PerthshireScotland 
Item 12 of 211900Public House, 89 South StreetPerth PerthshireScotland 
Item 13 of 211900Tenement with public house at ground floor, 189 South Street and 70 South Methven StreetPerth PerthshireScotland 
Item 14 of 211902Block of shops and houses, High StreetPerth PerthshireScotland 
Item 15 of 211902Pitcairngreen School  PerthshireScotland 
Item 16 of 211903Block of shops and houses, High StreetPerth PerthshireScotlandAlterations
Item 17 of 211903James Murray Royal Lunatic AsylumPerth PerthshireScotlandTwo new villas (Elcho and Birnam Wards)
Item 18 of 211904Co-operative Society central premisesPerth PerthshireScotland 
Item 19 of 211906Block of shops and flats, 31-33 Kinnoull StreetPerth PerthshireScotland 
Item 20 of 211908Co-operative Society branch premisesPerth PerthshireScotland 
Item 21 of 211908Shop for McArthur, grocerPerth PerthshireScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architectural practice:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John2007The Buildings of Scotland: Perth and Kinross Yale University Pressp783
Item 2 of 2Measurers\' Companion1911The Scottish Architects' and Measurers' Companion