Basic Biographical Details

Name: John Hutton
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Little is as yet known of John Hutton who was in partnership with Wilm (or William) Knox in the mid -1880s. He was born in Glasgow in about 1853, the son of John Hutton, silver smith, and his wife Caroline. The family moved to Edinburgh at some point prior to 1871. Hutton may have emigrated with William Knox as he does not appear in census records after 1881.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness   
Item 2 of 33, Summerhall Place, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1871 FAmily home with parents and siblings
Item 3 of 39, Mackenzie Place, St Stephen, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1881  

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 1Knox & Huttonc. 18821887Partner 

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 61883115 George Street  EdinburghScotlandReconstruction with new ground floor, since reinstated to previous design; date unknown
Item 2 of 618837-9 South St Andrew Street  EdinburghScotland 
Item 3 of 6c. 1883Edinburgh Royal Lunatic Asylum  EdinburghScotlandAlterations
Item 4 of 61884Elgin Town HallElgin MorayshireScotlandCompetition design - not successful
Item 5 of 61884HouseCrossgates (near) FifeScotlandAdditions and alterations
Item 6 of 61884NetherbyDalkeith MidlothianScotland 


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.