Basic Biographical Details

Name: John Patrick McCann
Designation: Architect
Born: 1854
Died: December 1900
Bio Notes: John Patrick McCann was born in 1854 and articled to Ellis & Wilson of Aberdeen whilst attending classes at Aberdeen Art School, later Gray's School of Art. From 1872-74 he studied art at the South Kensington Schools, winning a bronze medal. He returned there to study architecture there from 1886-1891 and again was awarded several prizes. He returned to Aberdeen and obtained a teaching post in Gray's School of Art and after leaving he instuituted the School of Design on Union Row and subsequently conducted it on behalf of the Aberdeen School Board. He appears to have given up practice to pursue full-time teaching c.1891. He died in December 1900.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3166, Skene Street, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivate   
Item 2 of 324, Roslin Place, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivate   
Item 3 of 3Desswood Place, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivate   

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 1Ellis & Wilson    

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 111879Commercial and domestic buildings  AberdeenScotland 
Item 2 of 111880House, Edin Place  AberdeenScotland 
Item 3 of 111883Dwelling houses, Victoria RoadTorry AberdeenScotland 
Item 4 of 111885Dwelling house, King Street  AberdeenScotland 
Item 5 of 111885Dwelling house, Victoria RoadTorry AberdeenScotland 
Item 6 of 111888John Fyffe's warehouse  AberdeenScotland 
Item 7 of 111888Three houses, Park Place  AberdeenScotland 
Item 8 of 111888Two houses, Park Place and North Princes Street  AberdeenScotland 
Item 9 of 111890House and bakery, South Claremont Street  AberdeenScotland 
Item 10 of 111890House and shop, North Street and Park Street  AberdeenScotland 
Item 11 of 111891Hotel, Queen Street and Lodge Walk  AberdeenScotland 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder29 December 1900  p595 - obituary