Basic Biographical Details

Name: J T King
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: 1947
Ended: 1955
Bio Notes: John Thomson King took over the practice of James Austen Laird & Partners in 1947 and the firm then practised as J T King. About a year later Thomas Bell Main was taken into partnership and in the 1950s Eric D Ellison joined them as partner. In 1955 the practice name changed to J Thomson King & Partners and in 1964 it became King Main & Ellison. In 1971 James S Inglis was taken into partnership followed by Hugh Taylor and Robert Barbour in 1978.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 155, West Regent Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1947After 1951 

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 5Eric Doig EllisonAfter September 1945Before 1950Assistant(?)holiday employment
Item 2 of 5John Thomson King19471955Partner 
Item 3 of 5Thomas Bell Mainc. 19481955Partner 
Item 4 of 5Eric Doig Ellison19501954Assistant 
Item 5 of 5Eric Doig Ellison19541955Senior Assistant 

Buildings and Designs

This architectural practice 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 11951Premises for James Thomson & Sons, The Drygate  GlasgowScotlandTo prepare plans for alterations and additions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architectural practice:
Item 1 of 1Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp145

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architectural practice:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder5 January 1951  p27