Basic Biographical Details

Name: George A Boswell & Partners
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: 1943
Ended: 1952
Bio Notes: George Arthur Boswell took his assistant Ninian Rutherford Jamieson Johnston into partnership in 1943, at which point the practice became known as George Boswell & Partners. Two years later in 1945 Peter Mitchell was taken into partnership. Either in 1950 or upon Boswell's death in 1952 the practice assumed the name of Boswell, Mitchell & Johnston.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1256, West George Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness19431952 

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 4Ninian Rutherford Jamieson Johnston19431950 or 1952PartnerBailey does not agree with this - says 1947
Item 2 of 4George Arthur Boswell19431952Partner 
Item 3 of 4Peter Mitchell19451952PartnerCheck this
Item 4 of 4Frank Campbell1949 Assistant 

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 161945Queenslie Industrial EstateQueenslie GlasgowScotland 
Item 2 of 161947Richard Crittall Ltd Premises  GlasgowScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 3 of 161948Lomond Street  GlasgowScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 4 of 161949Woodside Engineering Works  GlasgowScotlandAdditions and alterations
Item 5 of 161950City Line Offices  GlasgowScotlandFor alterations and additions
Item 6 of 161950Protestant Primary School, MiltonMilton GlasgowScotland 
Item 7 of 161951Canteen Buildings on Industrial Estate  LanarkshireScotland 
Item 8 of 161951Canteen, QueenslieQueenslie GlasgowScotland 
Item 9 of 161951Premises for Muirlees, Watson Co Ltd, Scotland Street  GlasgowScotlandFor extensions
Item 10 of 161951Premises for Perfection Bedding Co Ltd, Queenslie Industrial Estate  GlasgowScotlandFor new buildings
Item 11 of 16July 1951Concert Hall, Pavilion and Restaurant, Castle GardensDunoon ArgyllScotlandPlans to be prepared for 250,000 concert hall and pavilion, with restaurant and other accommodation
Item 12 of 16Before 1951122 houses, Round Riding RoadDumbarton DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 13 of 16Before 1951Castlehill site layout with houses, schools, shops, churches etcDumbarton DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 14 of 16Before 1951Ferguslie SchoolPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAdditions
Item 15 of 16Before 1951Milton Primary School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 16 of 16Before 1951Milton Secondary School  GlasgowScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architectural practice:
Item 1 of 1Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland PressDates of Rutherford's and Mitchell's entering into the partnership appear to be incorrect

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architectural practice:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 8Builder2 December 1949  p747
Item 2 of 8Builder16 June 1950  p825
Item 3 of 8Builder30 March 1951  p469
Item 4 of 8Builder13 April 1951  p534
Item 5 of 8Builder18 May 1951  p719
Item 6 of 8Builder25 May 1951  p768
Item 7 of 8Builder29 June 1951  p939
Item 8 of 8Builder13 July 1951  p69

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architectural practice:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Rellections by Ninain Johnston, August 1985