Basic Biographical Details

Name: George Pringle
Designation: Architect
Born: 1865 or 1866
Died: August 1940
Bio Notes: George Pringle was born in Galashiels in 1865 or 1866, the son of William Pringle, joiner, and his wife Helen Cairns. He received his early training in the office of Messrs A Herbertson & Son in Galashiels. He moved to the office of George Washington Browne in Edinburgh and in the office of R Paterson & Son also in Edinburgh. Thereafter worked as valuation assistant in the Burgh Assessor's Department in Edinburgh. While James Laing was Burgh Assessor he acted as principal assistant and during the latter's prolonged illness he acted as Assessor. In 1925 he was officially appointed as Burgh Assessor and retired in 1930.

He died on 6 August 1940, survived by his wife Helen Cairns.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 110, Craighall Terrace, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate 1940 

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 3George Washington Browne  Assistant 
Item 2 of 3Adam Herbertson & Sons  Apprentice 
Item 3 of 3Robert Paterson & Son  Assistant 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Scotsman9 August 1940  p3 Obituary

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1H M Register HouseDeath Register