Basic Biographical Details

Name: Harry Blair
Designation: Architect
Born: c. 1847
Bio Notes: Harry Blair was born about 1847 in Paisley, Renfrewshire, the third son of the eight children of John Blair, muslin clipper, and his wife Jane. He commenced practice about 1870 in Glasgow working from 98 Bath Street in 1871 and from 68 Bath Street from 1875-1880.

In the 1871 he was living withand three brothers in Montrose Street, Glasgow and by 1881 he was living in Hill Street with two sisters and one brother.

He exhibited at the Glasgow Institute of Architects in the 1870s and ceased practice in 1883 though his circumstances are not yet known.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 298, Montrose Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1871 *  
Item 2 of 268, Bath Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness18751880 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

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 1Alexander McGibbonc. 1875c. 1880(?)Apprentice 

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 41873New Parish ChurchWest Kilbride AyrshireScotland'Prize design'
Item 2 of 41873Sketch for a mansion house     
Item 3 of 41874Public SchoolDarvel AyrshireScotland 
Item 4 of 41877Villas, Lochbrae DriveHigh Burnside GlasgowScotland 


Bibliographic References

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