Basic Biographical Details

Name: William Dow
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: William Dow practised as an architect from 240A High Street, Kirkcaldy between at least 1899 and 1909. His home address was 8 West Albert Road. By 1924 he was practising from 6 Albert Road West.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 4240A, High Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, ScotlandBusiness1906 or 1907 *  
Item 2 of 48, West Albert Road, Kirkcaldy, Fife, ScotlandPrivate1906 or 1907 *  
Item 3 of 4242, High Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, ScotlandBusiness1911 *  
Item 4 of 46, Albert Road West, Kirkcaldy, Fife, ScotlandPrivate/business(?)1924 *  

* 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 2Andrew Hughes19081912Apprentice 
Item 2 of 2William Eric Dow19121913Apprentice 

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 101896Double Villa, Victoria GardensKIrkcaldy FifeScotland 
Item 2 of 10c. 1899Midlothian County Council Buildings  EdinburghScotlandCompetition design - not successful
Item 3 of 101902Victoria Road UF ChurchKirkcaldy FifeScotland 
Item 4 of 101906Victoria MansionsKirkcaldy FifeScotlandHS attribution
Item 5 of 101907Premises for the Reform Co-operative SocietyLeven FifeScotland 
Item 6 of 101908Building on south side of High StreetKirkcaldy FifeScotland 
Item 7 of 101909Premises, Commercial Street and St Clair StreetKirkcaldy FifeScotland 
Item 8 of 101909Salvation Army CitadelKirkcaldy FifeScotland 
Item 9 of 101913Pathhead Board SchoolPathhead, Kirkcaldy FifeScotlandAwarded third place in competition
Item 10 of 101935King Street Housing Scheme for Kirkcaldy Town CouncilKirkcaldy FifeScotland332 houses


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 3Kirkcaldy Directory1906The Kirkcaldy Directory 1906-07 Kirkcaldy: The Advertiser Office 
Item 2 of 3Kirkcaldy Directory1924The Kirkcaldy Directory 1924-25 Kirkcaldy: The Advertiser Office 
Item 3 of 3Measurers\' Companion1911The Scottish Architects' and Measurers' Companion