Basic Biographical Details

Name: William Simpson
Designation: Architect
Born: 1809 or 1810
Died: 27 July 1890
Bio Notes: William Stirling was born in Dunfermline in 1809 or 1810. Details of his training are at present lacking. He practised from about 1870 and married Catherine Reddie. He died in Stirling on 27 July 1890.

He was the father of William Simpson, architect (born about 1845) and of Ebenezer Simpson. Both sons practised in Stirling but William left after 1901 and before 1911 and moved to Suffolk perhaps after retirement.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 361, King Street, Stirling, Stirlingshire, ScotlandPrivate/business(?)  From NMRS. Date not given
Item 2 of 314, Abercromby Place, Stirling, Stirlingshire, ScotlandPrivate/business(?)   
Item 3 of 311, King Street, Stirling, Stirlingshire, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1865After 1870 

Employment and Training

Employers

The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1William SimpsonAfter 1870(?) Assistant 

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2William SimpsonAfter 1870(?) Assistant 
Item 2 of 2John Daniel Swanstonc. 1884c. 1889Apprentice 

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 151870Beath ManseBeath FifeScotland 
Item 2 of 151871Kilmahog Woollen MillCallander PerthshireScotlandAdditions
Item 3 of 151875Auchterarder School, SchoolhouseAuchterarder PerthshireScotland 
Item 4 of 151875Blairhoyle House  PerthshireScotlandAlterations
Item 5 of 151876Erskine UP ChurchStirling StirlingshireScotlandInterior alterations
Item 6 of 151878Norrieston Parish ChurchThornhill PerthshireScotland 
Item 7 of 151879Whins of Milton, residenceWhins of Milton StirlingshireScotland 
Item 8 of 151881Albert HallStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 9 of 15c. 1881Custom HouseBo'ness / Borrowstouness West LothianScotland 
Item 10 of 15c. 1881Macfarlane Museum and Art GalleryBridge of Allan StirlingshireScotland 
Item 11 of 15188415 and 17 South Street (HB 49711)Bo'ness / Borrowstouness West LothianScotlandHS attribution
Item 12 of 151885Ochtertyre HouseBlair Drummond PerthshireScotlandAdditions
Item 13 of 151886Stirling High SchoolStirling StirlingshireScotlandPlaced third in competition
Item 14 of 151888Dunipace Parish ChurchDunipace StirlingshireScotland 
Item 15 of 151890Ardoch Parish ChurchArdoch PerthshireScotlandChancel

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Scotlands People Website Wills & Testaments  Stirling Sheriff Court SC67/36/94

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Dundee Courier27 July 1890