Basic Biographical Details

Name: Cooper & Taylor
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: 1896 or 1897
Ended: 1906
Bio Notes: John H Cooper and William B Taylor worked in partnership from about 1894 -1906. Cooper worked in the City Engineer's Office at the same time as running this private practice in the late 1890s.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2148 (or 146), George Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessc. 1894c. 1903 
Item 2 of 229, Frederick Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessc. 1905c. 1916Maybe not as late as this as there is no record of the partnship after about 1906 except PO directories. Taylor may have been on his own at this address from about 1906.

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 6John H Cooper1896 or 18971906Partner 
Item 2 of 6William Beattie Taylor1896 or 18971906Partner 
Item 3 of 6Thomas Gordon Jackson18971901Apprentice 
Item 4 of 6James Inch MorrisonAfter 1898Before 1907Assistant 
Item 5 of 6Robert Reid Mill19011904Apprentice 
Item 6 of 6Finlay Bain19021906Apprentice 

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 81897Ravleston Dykes Golf ClubhouseMurrayfield EdinburghScotland 
Item 2 of 81898Bridgeside Works  EdinburghScotland 
Item 3 of 81898Duddingston Golf Club House  EdinburghScotlandExtension
Item 4 of 81899Ice making unit and cold storeLochrin EdinburghScotland 
Item 5 of 81901Minden HousePeebles PeeblesshireScotlandExtensive rebuilding
Item 6 of 81902Drill Hall and HQ for the Queen's Rifle Volunteer Brigade, The Royal Scots  EdinburghScotland 
Item 7 of 81904Royal Burgess Golf Club, BarntonCramond EdinburghScotlandAlterations
Item 8 of 81909Cattle MartGorgie EdinburghScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architectural practice:
Item 1 of 1Post Office Directories