Basic Biographical Details

Name: James Salmond
Designation: Engineer
Died: 1905
Bio Notes: James Salmond was a civil engineer. In 1853 he was taken into partnership by James Sime, Schoolmaster of Strathmartine, as Sime & Salmond, but in 1855 Sime died. James was subsequently joined by his brother Frank who had been trained as a civil engineer with the Caledonian Railway under its engineer-in-chief George Graham, becoming a partner under the style of J & F Salmond in 1873.

James Salmond retired in 1904 and died in 1905, by which time Frank's son William had joined the firm as a partner.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this engineer:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 16, High Street, Dundee, ScotlandBusiness18741904 

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this engineer (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2Sime & Salmond18531855Partner 
Item 2 of 2J & F Salmond18731904Partner 

Buildings and Designs

This engineer 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 9 Lithgow's property  DundeeScotlandDate unknown
Item 2 of 91872Dundee Improvement Scheme Plan of Alternate Routes  DundeeScotlandWith James Maclaren
Item 3 of 91873Liff Board School and schoolhouseLiff AngusScotland 
Item 4 of 91875Murroes SchoolMurroes AngusScotland 
Item 5 of 91875The Old School HouseMuirhead of Liff AngusScotland 
Item 6 of 9c. 1878Offices at 15 Albert Square and 97 Commercial Street  DundeeScotlandResponsible for planning; elevation to Mackison's design
Item 7 of 9c. 1880Tenement on the corner of Seagate and Gellatly Street  DundeeScotland 
Item 8 of 9c. 1896Tenement, 101 Magdalen Yard Road  DundeeScotland 
Item 9 of 9After 1897Bonded whisky warehouse and offices for W & S Strong  DundeeScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this engineer:
Item 1 of 1Post Office Directories