Basic Biographical Details

Name: James Robart Pearson
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: James Robart Pearson commenced practice in Edinburgh in about 1883. He took Edward Ellice Pearson into partnership in 1891 or 1892. Their relationship is not yet known. Edward Ellice Pearson died in 1926.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 774, George Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessc. 1883c. 1887 
Item 2 of 724, South Castle Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessc. 1888c. 1899In partnership with Edward Ellis Pearson from c1891
Item 3 of 727, Castle Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessc. 19001902In partnership with Edward Ellis Pearson
Item 4 of 741, Castle Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessc. 1905 In partnership with Edward Ellis Pearson
Item 5 of 719, Queen Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessc. 1906c. 1908 
Item 6 of 792, Haniver Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessc. 1910c. 1913 
Item 7 of 78, Hill Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessc. 1914c. 1916 

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 1J R & E E Pearson1891 or 1892c. 1926Partner 

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 Murrayc. 18901892Assistant 

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 131882Sanquhar Public HallSanquhar DumfriesshireScotlandDesigned the building
Item 2 of 131884Town HallGatehouse of Fleet KirkcudbrightshireScotland 
Item 3 of 131891Public Hall and libraryCorstorphine EdinburghScotland 
Item 4 of 131892Villa, Ettrick Road  EdinburghScotland 
Item 5 of 13After 1893Blocks of flats, Trinity Road  EdinburghScotland 
Item 6 of 131896Villa, 25 (formerly 5) Oswald Road  EdinburghScotland 
Item 7 of 13189712-14, Inverleith PlaceInverleith EdinburghScotlandArchitects commissioned by Sutherland & Sons
Item 8 of 131898Tenements with shops, Morningside Road and Church Hill Place  EdinburghScotland 
Item 9 of 131899Forthview HotelAberdour FifeScotland 
Item 10 of 131901VillaBiggar LanarkshireScotland 
Item 11 of 131909School TarbraxCarnwath LanarkshireScotland 
Item 12 of 131910Munro Factory  EdinburghScotland 
Item 13 of 13Before 1914(?)Dying house for Messrs Munro & Co   Scotland 


Bibliographic References

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

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder12 March 1926  Obituary of Edward Ellice Pearson