Basic Biographical Details

Name: Peter Whitecross & Sons
Designation: Architectural practice, Builders
Bio Notes: Peter Whitecross (senior) was active in Prestonpans and North Berwick in the mid 19th century. He is described in his will as a North Berwick builder and he died sometime before 1870. The firm was operated thereafter by his sons.
Peter junior was active in Prestonpans and North Berwick by at least the mid-1870s, the firm operating as Peter Whitecross & Sons by that date. Peter junior also described as a North Berwick builder died at sea on his way back from Melbourne, Australia on 18 April 1881.

Private and Business Addresses

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

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice, builders (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Peter Whitecross (junior)Mid 1870s * Partner 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Buildings and Designs

This architectural practice, builders 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 21876North Berwick Burgh SchoolNorth Berwick East LothianScotland 
Item 2 of 2c. 1904Prestonpans Public LibraryPrestonpans East LothianScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architectural practice, builders:
Item 1 of 1Scotlands People Website Wills & Testaments  Haddington Sheriff Court SC40/40/17 & 23