Basic Biographical Details

Name: David Mackintosh or Macintosh
Designation: Architect
Born: c. 1850
Died: 2 April 1891
Bio Notes: David Mackintosh (or Macintosh) was born about 1850 and commenced practice c.1875 as the partner of Alexander Ross of Inverness, running a branch office in Oban from c.1880. By 1886 the partnership had been dissolved, Mackintosh continuing practice alone in Oban. He died suddenly aged only 41 on 2 April 1891 a few yards from his home at Strathaven Terrace, Oban.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3Strathaven Terrace, Oban, Argyll, ScotlandPrivate 1891 
Item 2 of 3Inverness, Inverness-shire, ScotlandBusiness(?)Before 1875(?)c. 1880(?) 
Item 3 of 3Oban, Argyll, ScotlandBusinessc. 1880  

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 1Ross & Mackintoshc. 18751883Partner 

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 221875Ballindalloch HouseInveravon BanffshireScotlandLarge bedroom wing added - demolished 1965-67
Item 2 of 221875Tobermory High SchoolTobermoryMullArgyllScotland 
Item 3 of 221878Kincorth House, factor's house  MorayshireSingapore 
Item 4 of 221880St Michael's Episcopal ChurchDufftown BanffshireScotlandMay have been in partnership with Ross
Item 5 of 221881Duncansburgh Parish ChurchFort William Inverness-shireScotland 
Item 6 of 221881Oban Episcopal Cathedral of St John the DivineOban ArgyllScotlandProposed additions - not carried out
Item 7 of 221881Terrace of houses and Police StationOban ArgyllScotlandHouses 1 and 2 (west end police station)
Item 8 of 22c. 1881St Michael's ParsonageDufftown BanffshireScotland 
Item 9 of 22188317-19 Argyll SquareOban ArgyllScotland 
Item 10 of 221883St Mary's Episcopal SchoolGlencoe Inverness-shireScotland 
Item 11 of 221884Great Western Hotel and TerraceOban ArgyllScotlandAdditions to dining hall
Item 12 of 221884Wooden shopOban ArgyllScotland 
Item 13 of 221886Sheriff Courthouse and county buildingsOban ArgyllScotland 
Item 14 of 22Before 1886Royal HotelOban ArgyllScotland'Buildings of Scotland' attribution
Item 15 of 221887Elleric Mission Church, FasnacloichGlencreran/Glen Creran ArgyllScotland 
Item 16 of 221887St Oran's ChurchConnel ArgyllScotland 
Item 17 of 221887Station HotelOban ArgyllScotlandFormation of Billiard Room for Caledonian Hotel
Item 18 of 221888Kilmallie Parish ChurchCorpach Inverness-shireScotlandRemodelling
Item 19 of 221888ParsonageLochbuieMullArgyllScotland 
Item 20 of 221888St John's Episcopal ChurchBallachulish ArgyllScotlandAddition of chancel
Item 21 of 221888Stromeferry ChurchStromeferry Ross and CromartyScotland 
Item 22 of 221889Iochdar Mission ChurchIochdarSouth UistInverness-shireScotland 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder11 April 1891LX Obituary - p298

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2Argyll and Bute District Archives1888-1891 Letter Book  
Item 2 of 2Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Information from Iain Macmillan, David Mackintosh's grandson