Basic Biographical Details

Name: Walter Scott
Designation: Architect
Born: c. 1811
Died: c. 1875
Bio Notes: Walter Scott was probably born in Birkenhead like his brother Thomas Seaton Scott, born 1826, who emigrated to Montreal c.1854 and became first Chief Architect of the Department of Public Works in Canada. Details of Thomas's training are not yet known but Walter was articled to George Smith in Edinburgh. He returned to commence independent practice in Liverpool and was at 3 Sweeting Street in 1868.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2The Gables, Slatey Road, Claughton Park, Birkenhead, Merseyside, EnglandPrivate1865 Built by Scott as his own residence
Item 2 of 23, Sweeting Street, Liverpool, EnglandBusiness1868 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

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 1George Smith  Apprentice 

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 3James Murray1845c. 1850Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3James Murray1845c. 1855Apprentice 
Item 3 of 3Charles Harrison Townsend1870 Apprentice 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2Architects Engineers and Building Trades Directory1868Architect's, Engineer's and Building Trades' Directory London, Wyman 
Item 2 of 2British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914