Basic Biographical Details

Name: George Deas Page
Designation: Architect, Engineer
Born: 1856
Died: May 1929
Bio Notes: George Deas Page was born in 1856, a native of Glasgow. As a young man in his early twenties he set up in business in Falkirk and practised as an architect and civil engineer. He advertised his services for the first time in February 1877. As a civil engineer he supervised the 'difficult work' of drainage in the Eastern part of Stirlingshire. He appears to have worked in Edinburgh in about 1879-81: he had offices in George Street and Shandwick Place about this time. The Falkirk Herald records the birth of his twin daughters on 31 may 1887.

In 1892 he was appointed architect for the Grangemouth Building and Investment Society.

He died in May 1929, aged 73. Wealth at death £14,994.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect, engineer:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 8Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1856Late 1870s 
Item 2 of 8127, High Street, Falkirk, Stirlingshire, ScotlandBusinessFebruary 1877  
Item 3 of 8130, George Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessc. 1879c. 1880 
Item 4 of 82, Melville Street, Falkirk, Stirlingshire, ScotlandBusiness1880 Falkirk Herald - Thursday 21 October 1880

GEORGE DEAS Page, Architect and surveyor, begs to inform his Clients and the Public that he has REMOVED to No. 2 MELVILLE STREET.
Item 5 of 86, Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessc. 1881c. 1882 
Item 6 of 8Old Glebe Chambers , New Market Street, Falkirk, Stirlingshire, ScotlandBusiness18881929At least 1888 onwards see falkirk herald 8 September 1888.

Also as in Builder 13 August 1898, Manchester Guardian 10 September 1929
Item 7 of 8Orchard Street, Falkirk, Stirlingshire, ScotlandPrivate(?)1890s  
Item 8 of 8The Bungalow, High Station Road, Falkirk, Stirlingshire, ScotlandPrivate1929 Residence at death. Manchester Guardian 10 September 1929

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect, engineer (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 3Henry ('Harry') Wilson18951900Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3David Alexander Tait18971902Apprentice 
Item 3 of 3David Alexander Tait19021903Assistant 

Buildings and Designs

This architect, 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 251877Workmen's houses for Grahamston Iron Co.Falkirk StirlingshireScotland 
Item 2 of 251878Public HallDenny StirlingshireScotlandConversion of store into public hall
Item 3 of 251879Christian InstituteFalkirk StirlingshireScotlandGlasgow Herald 3 December 1880 confirms that the architect was George Deas Page.
Item 4 of 251879Falkirk Old Parish ChurchFalkirk StirlingshireScotlandRenovation
Item 5 of 251884Falkirk Grammar SchoolFalkirk StirlingshireScotlandAdditions
Item 6 of 251888Jubilee Drill HallGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 
Item 7 of 251888SchoolBonnybridge StirlingshireScotlandPlans for enlargement drawn up.
Item 8 of 25October 1888Zetland SchoolGrangemouth StirlingshireScotlandAdditions
Item 9 of 251889Redding Co-operative Society storeMaddiston, by Polmont StirlingshireScotland 
Item 10 of 251889Stenhousemuir Equitable Co-operative Society premisesStenhousemuir StirlingshireScotland 
Item 11 of 251890Camelon Free ChurchFalkirk StirlingshireScotland 
Item 12 of 251891SchoolBonnybridge StirlingshireScotlandNew school built
Item 13 of 251892West Free Church ManseGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 
Item 14 of 251894Shieldhill Free ChurchShieldhill StirlingshireScotlandAdditions and probably also the original church of 1887
Item 15 of 251895RC ChapelGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 
Item 16 of 251896Falkirk Baptist ChurchFalkirk StirlingshireScotland 
Item 17 of 251896Grange SchoolGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 
Item 18 of 251896Masonic HallGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 
Item 19 of 251898Houses Forth Street Grangemouth StirlingshireScotland 
Item 20 of 251898St James UP Church and HallGrahamston, Falkirk StirlingshireScotland 
Item 21 of 251899Hall, Kerse RoadGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 
Item 22 of 251900Public Halls, Library and Reading RoomBonnybridge StirlingshireScotland 
Item 23 of 251900West free Church HallGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 
Item 24 of 251901Union InnCamelon StirlingshireScotlandRemodelling
Item 25 of 251901YMCAGrangemouth StirlingshireScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect, engineer:
Item 1 of 2Measurers\' Companion1911The Scottish Architects' and Measurers' Companion   
Item 2 of 2Post Office Directories     

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect, engineer:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Builder31 May 1929  p986
Item 2 of 6Falkirk Herald1 February 1877   
Item 3 of 6Falkirk Herald21 October 1880   
Item 4 of 6Falkirk Herald2 March 1892  Falkirk Herald - Wednesday 02 March 1892

Appointment to Page, Architect. —Mr G, Deas Page, Falkirk, has been appointed architect for the Grangemouth Building and Investment Society.
Item 5 of 6Falkirk Herald22 September 1894   
Item 6 of 6Manchester Guardian10 September 1929  p7 - recent wills

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect, engineer:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Information courtesy of John ReidInformation to website Sent March 2015