Basic Biographical Details

Name: John H Cooper
Designation: Architect
Died: 1901
Bio Notes: John H Cooper worked in partnership with William B Taylor and was working in the Edinburgh Burgh Engineer's Office in the late 1890s. He does not appear in the British Architectural Library/RIBA 'Directory of British Architects 1834-1914'.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 64, Warrender Park Crescent, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate/business1890c. 1896House and office
Item 2 of 6148, George Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessc. 1894c. 1898 
Item 3 of 614B, Goerge Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessc. 1900c. 1903 
Item 4 of 6115, Warrender Park Crescent, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate19051908 
Item 5 of 629, Frederick Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessc. 19051916Last entry in 1916
Item 6 of 68, Hermitage Terrac, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1910 And thereafter

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2Cooper & Taylor1896 or 18971906Partner 
Item 2 of 2Edinburgh Burgh Engineers Office/Edinburgh City Engineer's DepartmentLate 1890s *   

* earliest date known from documented sources.

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 23 McLeod Street Municipal HousingTynecastle EdinburghScotlandWith Cooper as Burgh Engineer
Item 2 of 23 Workmen's houses, Potterrow  EdinburghScotlandAs Burgh Engineer in charge of project
Item 3 of 23 Workmen's houses, West PortOld Town EdinburghScotlandAs Burgh Engineer in charge of project
Item 4 of 231893Powderhall Refuse Depot  EdinburghScotlandAs City Engineer
Item 5 of 231896Duddingston Golf Club House  EdinburghScotlandOriginal building
Item 6 of 231897Ravleston Dykes Golf ClubhouseMurrayfield EdinburghScotland 
Item 7 of 231897Tenements, Cowgate and High School Yards  EdinburghScotlandAs Burgh Engineer
Item 8 of 231898Bridgeside Works  EdinburghScotland 
Item 9 of 231898Duddingston Golf Club House  EdinburghScotlandExtension
Item 10 of 231899Ice making unit and cold storeLochrin EdinburghScotland 
Item 11 of 231899McDonald Road Electricity Generating Station and former printing works  EdinburghScotlandWorking in Burgh Engineer's Office
Item 12 of 231899Shore Street cornerOban ArgyllScotlandTwo WCs added
Item 13 of 23c. 19001-17 Tron Square  EdinburghScotland 
Item 14 of 231901Minden HousePeebles PeeblesshireScotlandExtensive rebuilding
Item 15 of 231902Drill Hall and HQ for the Queen's Rifle Volunteer Brigade, The Royal Scots  EdinburghScotland 
Item 16 of 231903SchoolHumbie East LothianScotlandHS attribution
Item 17 of 231904Royal Burgess Golf Club, BarntonCramond EdinburghScotlandAlterations
Item 18 of 231905Children's VillageHumbie East LothianScotland'honorary architect'
Item 19 of 231906ParkHumbie East LothianScotlandHS attribution
Item 20 of 23After 1906The CottageHumbie East LothianScotlandHS attribution
Item 21 of 23Before 1906HarmonyHumbie East LothianScotlandHS attribution
Item 22 of 23Before 1906RavelstonHumbie East LothianScotlandHS attribution
Item 23 of 23Before 1906SharonHumbie East LothianScotlandHS attribution


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdpp646-7
Item 2 of 2Post Office Directories     

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News12 July 1901  p38 Obituary