Basic Biographical Details

Name: John Archibald Wilson
Designation: Architect
Born: c. 1880
Died: 1 May 1926
Bio Notes: John Archibald Wilson was born c. 1880, the son of John Bennie Wilson of Glasgow. He studied at the Glasgow School of Art from 1894 to 1901 and ttrained with his father, becoming a partner in 1909. He continued the practice after his father's death in 1923, under the existing name of John B Wilson & Son, and was admitted FRIBA on 25 February 1925, signing his name 'J Archie Wilson'. He died on 1 May of the following year. The practice was taken over by James M Honeyman, initially under the style of Honeyman, John B Wilson & Son.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 416, Regent Park Terrace, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1894 *  
Item 2 of 414, Balmoral Crescent, Crosshill, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1895After 1901 
Item 3 of 492, Bath Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1909After 1925 
Item 4 of 49, Queen's Park Avenue, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1923 *  

* 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 2John Bennie Wilson Before 1909Apprentice(?) 
Item 2 of 2John B Wilson & Son19091926Partner 

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 31910Claud Street SchoolLarkhall LanarkshireScotland 
Item 2 of 31910Stonelaw UF ChurchRutherglen LanarkshireScotland 
Item 3 of 31911Cold Store  GlasgowScotlandAnderston Quay block


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Presspp144-155
Item 2 of 2Post Office Directories     

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Approximate birth date, details of study and addresses from research by Iain Paterson.
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers F no2060 (microfilm reel 16) (mostly missing - only declaration remains)