Basic Biographical Details

Name: John B Wilson, Son & Honeyman
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: 1926
Ended: 1937(?)
Bio Notes: Following the deaths of John Bennie Wilson in 1923, and of his son John Archibald Wilson in 1926, James Maclaren Honeyman (born 1890) continued their practice, initially under the style of John B Wilson, Son & Honeyman. He assisted in the architecture department of the Royal Technical College, Glasgow from 1926, and was a lecturer in Building Construction at the Royal Technical College, Paisley from 1928.

Honeyman took William Archibald Park Jack (born 1912) into partnership in 1937, the practice name becoming Honeyman & Jack.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 192, Bath Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness19261937 

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 5James Maclaren Honeyman19261937(?)Partner 
Item 2 of 5William Archibald Park Jack19281930Apprentice 
Item 3 of 5William Archibald Park Jack19361937Assistant(?) 
Item 4 of 5Robert Bryden19371937Assistant(?) 
Item 5 of 5(Miss) Janet Craig Stewart GilfillanSeptember 1937July 1938Assistant(?) 

Buildings and Designs

This architectural practice 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 111929University of Glasgow Students Union  GlasgowScotlandCompetition design - not successful
Item 2 of 111930Garscadden Primary SchoolKnightswood GlasgowScotland 
Item 3 of 111932Williamwood ChurchClarkston GlasgowScotland 
Item 4 of 111934Marine Biological Station, Keppel PierMillportGreat CumbraeButeScotlandNew wing (1934 or 1936-39)
Item 5 of 111935St Matthew's Episcopal ChurchPossilpark GlasgowScotlandIn conjunction with Harold Hughes
Item 6 of 111937FactoryDingwall Ross and CromartyScotland 
Item 7 of 111937(?)Houses, Mains EstateGiffnock RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 8 of 111937Newton Mearns ChurchNewton Mearns RenfrewshireScotlandCommenced under this firm name (later Honeyman & Jack)
Item 9 of 111938MansionGiffnock RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 10 of 111939Burnside Church   ScotlandFirst premiated competition design
Item 11 of 111939Langside Orphanage  GlasgowScotland 


Currently, there are no references for this architectural practice. The information has been derived from: the British Architectural Library / RIBA Directory of British Architects 1834-1914; Post Office Directories; and/or any sources listed under this individual's works.