Basic Biographical Details

Name: John Joseph Railton
Designation: Architect
Born: 1859 or 1860
Died: 7 November 1952
Bio Notes: John Joseph Railton was the son of the Kilmarnock architect, William Atkinson Railton and his wife Isabella whose maiden name was also Railton. John worked out his father's office at St Marnock Place.

Railton died aged 90 on 7 November 1952. He never married.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 21, St Marnock Place, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, ScotlandPrivate   
Item 2 of 25, St Marnock Place, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, ScotlandBusiness1911 *  

* 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 1William Atkinson Railton1880s(?) Architect 

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 4187512 London RoadKilmarnock AyrshireScotlandAdditions
Item 2 of 4c. 1907Cessnock Castle  AyrshireScotlandUnspecified work
Item 3 of 41909High ChurchKilmarnock AyrshireScotlandAdditions
Item 4 of 41929High ChurchKilmarnock AyrshireScotlandAdditions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 3Close, Rob1999Some Kilmarnock architects (Aspects of Local History 2) Printed by the Kilmarnock and District Local History Groupp58
Item 2 of 3Edinburgh Architectural Association1907Edinburgh Architectural Association Exhibition Catalogue Edinburghno 425
Item 3 of 3Measurers\' Companion1911The Scottish Architects' and Measurers' Companion   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1H M Register HouseDeath Register