Basic Biographical Details

Name: John Fisher
Designation: Architect
Born: c. 1806
Died: 1852
Bio Notes: John Fisher was born about 1806 in Balfron, Stirlingshire. He practised in Glasgow and was married to Isabella Dick, daughter of James Dick. They had two sons and one daughter. John Baird the Second worked as his assistant. Fisher must have been an architect of some note in the 1840s as he gave evidence to a House of Commons Committee regarding a deviation in the proposed route of the CAledonian & Dunbartonshire Junction.

Fisher died in 1852.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 5Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness   
Item 2 of 5Abbotsford Place, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate 1852 
Item 3 of 587, Argyle Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusinessc. 1834  
Item 4 of 5193, Argyle Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusinessc. 1840  
Item 5 of 5135, Buchanan Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusinessc. 1843  

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 1John Baird the Secondc. 1835(?)Early 1837Assistant(?) 

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 21833United Associate ChurchBridge of Teith PerthshireScotlandWould seem to have been responsble for the design and construction of the church.
Item 2 of 2November 1841Bleachfield and linen worksCromwell Park, Redgorton PerthshireScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1Scotlands People Website Wills & Testaments  Glasgow Sheriff Court Wills Sc36/51/31

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Greenock Advertiser11 May 1847   
Item 2 of 2Perthshire Courier21 February 1839  Sale of bleachfield and linen works with dwelling house