Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||James McGlashen Ross |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: ||1850 |
|Died: ||1917 |
|Bio Notes: ||James McGlashen Ross was born in 1850 and articled to David Rhind at the relatively late age of twenty, working with him on court-houses, prisons, banks, churches, mansion houses and schools. He moved to London in 1876 as assistant to John James Stevenson, with whom he remained until 1889, latterly as principal assistant. He then moved to the office of Thomas Chatfeild Clarke as managing assistant, remaining in the same office with Thomas Chatfeild's son Howard Chatfeild Clarke after the elder Clarke's death in 1895, whilst also carrying on a limited independent practice. |
James McGlashen's son, Hugh Alexander Ross, joined the Chatfeild Clarke practice as apprentice in 1902, training under his father. Hugh was admitted ARIBA in 1906 and was probably instrumental in persuading his father to apply for Licentiateship, being one of his proposers when he was admitted LRIBA on 24 June 1912, his other proposers being Clarke and Francis William Troup. James McGlashen's nomination paper states that he had travelled in the Low Countries and France.
James McGlashen Ross died early in 1918 or late in 1917.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|114, Godolphin Road, Shepherds Bush, London, England||Private||Before 1909||After 1914|| |
|102, Bishopsgate, London, England||Business||1912 *|| || |
* earliest date known from documented sources.
Employment and Training
Buildings and Designs
|The following periodicals contain references to this architect:|
| ||Periodical Name||Date||Edition||Publisher||Notes|
|RIBA Journal||March 1918|| ||London: Royal Institute of British Architects||Obituary|
|The following archives hold material relating to this architect:|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers|| ||L v25 no2076|