Basic Biographical Details

Name: John Wallace
Designation: Architect
Died: c. 1897
Bio Notes: John Wallace was born at Bowden in Roxburghshire and is said to have won an RIBA competition. He practised from the Peddie-owned offices at 122 George Street in Edinburgh from about 1888 to about 1895 but moved in the early 1890s to 32 Alva Street and from about 1896 to 7A Young Street. His practice seems to have been wholly Borders-based. He died early, probably in or soon after 1897.

N.B. There is a marriage of John Wallace architect to Joanna Laidlaw, widow, on 22 February 1900. The same person?

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3122, George Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessc. 1888Early 1890s 
Item 2 of 37A, Young Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessc. 1896  
Item 3 of 332, Alva Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessEarly 1890s  

Employment and Training

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 1Roderick Hildegar Baxter18881891Apprentice 

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 41891Blynlee TowerGalashiels SelkirkshireScotland 
Item 2 of 41891Glasgow Art Gallery and MuseumKelvingrove GlasgowScotlandUnsuccessful competition design
Item 3 of 41892Galashiels Cottage HospitalGalashiels SelkirkshireScotlandWon competition and secured job
Item 4 of 41897Public HallBowden RoxburghshireScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2Post Office Directories     
Item 2 of 2Strang, Charles Alexander1994Borders and Berwick: An Illustrated Architectural Guide  p155

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Scotsman23 February 1900