Basic Biographical Details

Name: James Brownlie Wemyss
Designation: Architect
Born: 15 February 1853
Died: 7 February 1881
Bio Notes: James Brownlie Wemyss was born on 15 February 1853 and articled to John Paterson in Edinburgh in 1867. He practised as an architect and lived (and worked?) at 27 Gordon Street, Leith. He died on 7 February 1881. No further details of him are yet known.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 127, Gordon Street, Easter Road, Leith, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate/business(?)c. 18801881 

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 1John Paterson1867 Apprentice 

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 21878German Church, Bellevue Crescent  EdinburghScotland 
Item 2 of 21879Bellevue Crescent, Northern Half  EdinburghScotlandWemyss built the houses to revised elevation of David Cousin and Robert Morham which adapted the original Thomas Brown scheme


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 3British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914   
Item 2 of 3Post Office Directories     
Item 3 of 3Scotlands People Website Wills & Testaments  Edinburgh Sheriff Court Wills Sc70/4/197 and Inventories Sc70/1/218