Basic Biographical Details

Name: John Murray
Designation: Architect
Died: Before 1910
Bio Notes: John Murray practised as an architect in Kirkcaldy from at least 1884 until at least 1898, his office address being 211 High Street. No details of his background or training are yet known.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2211, High Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1885After 1894 
Item 2 of 2233, High Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, ScotlandBusiness1893 *  

* 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 3David Forbes Smith18851888Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3David Suttie McIlroy18851890Apprentice 
Item 3 of 3William Barnet Wyllie1 June 1894June 1899Apprentice 

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 241884Kinglassie Parish ChurchKinglassie FifeScotlandAlterations
Item 2 of 241885Abbotshall ManseKirkcaldy FifeScotlandAlterations to drainage; bedroom and scullery addition
Item 3 of 241885Invertiel Free ManseKirkcaldy FifeScotland 
Item 4 of 24After 1885Villa for James BlackKirkcaldy FifeScotland 
Item 5 of 241887The LaurelsKirkcaldy FifeScotland 
Item 6 of 241888Infants' SchoolKinghorn FifeScotland 
Item 7 of 241889Villa for John HarleyKirkcaldy FifeScotland 
Item 8 of 241893Central premises of the Lochgelly Co-operative SocietyLochgelly FifeScotlandAlterations
Item 9 of 241893Double villa for Hugh Drysdale, bakerLochgelly FifeScotland 
Item 10 of 241895Double block of houses for George A TaylorLochgelly FifeScotland 
Item 11 of 241895Infant SchoolLochgelly FifeScotlandEnlargement
Item 12 of 241896Bowling Green with boundary wallCowdenbeath FifeScotland 
Item 13 of 241896Stable buildings for the Lochgelly Co-operative SocietyLochgelly FifeScotland 
Item 14 of 241898Abbotshall ChurchKirkcaldy FifeScotlandAddition to south
Item 15 of 241898House for George ScottCardenden FifeScotland 
Item 16 of 241899Cottage for A ElderCowdenbeath FifeScotland 
Item 17 of 241899Tenement block for twenty 2-storey housesLochgelly FifeScotland 
Item 18 of 241899Tenement for David C HendersonLochgelly FifeScotland 
Item 19 of 241900Dogton Colliery, blocks of houses (nos 1 & 2)Kirkcaldy (near) FifeScotland 
Item 20 of 241900Infant SchoolLochgelly FifeScotlandAdditions
Item 21 of 241901Semi-detached cottages, DundonaldCardenden FifeScotland 
Item 22 of 241902Co-operative Society premisesLochgelly FifeScotland 
Item 23 of 241904Cottage-villa for George A TaylorLochgelly FifeScotland 
Item 24 of 241904Six cottages for David PatonLochgelly FifeScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2Kirkcaldy Directory1885The Kirkcaldy Directory 1885-86 Kirkcaldy: The Advertiser Office 
Item 2 of 2Kirkcaldy Directory1894The Kirkcaldy Directory 1894-95 Kirkcaldy: The Advertiser Office