Basic Biographical Details

Name: Smith & Wharrie
Designation: Architectural practice, Surveyors
Started: 1857 or 1858
Ended: Mid 1870s
Bio Notes: James Smith was a civil engineer and land surveyor who practised in Glasgow and resided in Renfrew. He worked in partnership with Thomas Wharrie as Smith & Wharrie from aboput 1857 or 1858. Smith died in or shortly before April 1874 and two years later Wharrie joined Francis S Colledge and James Brand in partnership as Wharrie, Colledge & Brand.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice, surveyors:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness   

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice, surveyors (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 3Alexander Beith McDonald1862Before 1870Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3James SmithBefore 1867Before 1874(?)Partner 
Item 3 of 3Thomas Smith WharrieBefore 1867Before 1876Partner 

Buildings and Designs

This architectural practice, surveyors 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 31858AshgroveInnellan ArgyllScotlandFeuing plan prepared
Item 2 of 31866Skelmorlie Measured Mile Marker PolesSkelmorlie AyrshireScotland 
Item 3 of 31867University of Glasgow, main quadranglesGilmorehill GlasgowScotland'Proposed new college buildings' (or perhaps just a survey of the site?)- though Scott had already been appointed by this date.


Currently, there are no references for this architectural practice, surveyors. 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.