Basic Biographical Details

Name: George Murray Wilson
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: George Murray Wilson was born in 1869 or 1870, the son of George Ford Wilson, architects, and his wife, Isabella Calder. In 1922 he became assistant to Alex A Foote of Edinburgh, at whose office he remained until 1928. Foote described him as a 'fairly good man - little experience, but would not agree to work after hours, even though paid'. He was an Associate of the Edinburgh Architectural Association by 1930 or 1931, at which time he was practising from an office at 2 Charlotte Square.

Wilson died aged 65 on 1 June 1935 at the Royal Informary in Edinburgh. He was survived by his wfie Johanna Henderson and his son Eric.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 4Braehead, Hailes Gardens, Colinton, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate 1935 
Item 2 of 4Ashcroft, Comiston Road, Fairmilehead, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivatec. 19281929 
Item 3 of 42, Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessc. 19301932 
Item 4 of 4Queen Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessc. 1932c. 1934 

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 1Alexander Allan Footec. 26 December 192231 January 1928Assistant 

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 31930Houses in Greenbank Drive for Richard J Robinson, builder  EdinburghScotland 
Item 2 of 3c. 1930House, Niddrie Road  EdinburghScotland 
Item 3 of 31932Houses at 36-46 and 49-59 Greenbank Road for Richard J Robinson, builder  EdinburghScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1Post Office Directories     

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2H M Register HouseDeath Register  
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSAlex Allan Foote & Son Collection AAF 1930/7/1/1