Basic Biographical Details

Name: Alexander Gauld
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Alexander Gauld worked in Glasgow in the early 1890s when he entered the competition for Newry Town Hall. He was practising in Falkirk from at least 1898 until 1907. No further details are yet known.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2Vicar Street, Falkirk, Stirlingshire, ScotlandBusiness1901 *  
Item 2 of 2High Street, Falkirk, Stirlingshire, ScotlandBusiness1911  

* 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 2James Gavin Callander18961900 or 1901Apprentice 
Item 2 of 2James Gavin Callander1900 or 19011908Assistant 

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 131893Newry Town HallNewry County DownNorthern IrelandCompetition design - placed second.
Item 2 of 131898New Town Mission HallFalkirk StirlingshireScotland 
Item 3 of 131900Tenements, Main Street, CamelonFalkirk StirlingshireScotland 
Item 4 of 131901Dwelling houses and offices, ForthbankBo'ness / Borrowstouness West LothianScotland 
Item 5 of 131901School, ReddingGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 
Item 6 of 131902Dwelling houses for Miss Melville, ForthbankBo'ness / Borrowstouness West LothianScotland 
Item 7 of 131904Commercial Bank, FalkirkFalkirk StirlingshireScotlandIn association with John Nisbet
Item 8 of 131904Hotel, High StreetFalkirk StirlingshireScotland 
Item 9 of 131904Hotel, Lint RiggsFalkirk StirlingshireScotlandDesign of elevation following that specified by Burgh Surveyor, James Ronald, 1903
Item 10 of 131904Lint Riggs, west sideFalkirk StirlingshireScotlandNumbers 8-16 (originally a hotel)
Item 11 of 131907Cheyne's Bar, BainsfordFalkirk StirlingshireScotland 
Item 12 of 131907Shopfront, West Bridge StreetFalkirk StirlingshireScotland 
Item 13 of 131909Proposed Skating RinkFalkirk StirlingshireScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University PressVarious mentions, as architect for Falkirk buildings
Item 2 of 2Measurers\' Companion1911The Scottish Architects' and Measurers' Companion