Basic Biographical Details

Name: James Balfour
Designation: Architect
Born: 24 December 1852
Bio Notes: James Balfour was born in Hamilton, Ontario on 24 December 1852 and was educated in Hamilton Central School. He went to Scotland c.1872 and is said to have worked in the offices of Peddie & Kinnear for about a year. By May 1873 he had returned to Ontario as tenders for projects appeared over his name in local newspapers at this time.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3Hamilton, Ontario, CanadaPrivate1852c. 1872 
Item 2 of 3Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate/businessc. 18721872 or 1873 
Item 3 of 3Ontario, CanadaBusiness1872 or 1873  

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 1Peddie & Kinnear18721873Assistant 


Currently, there are no references for this architect. 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.