Basic Biographical Details

Name: James Haldane
Designation: Architect
Died: c. September 1832
Bio Notes: James Haldane practised in Edinburgh. He started his career as a teacher of mathematics in about 1800 but switched to architecture. By 1804-05 he is described as an architect in Post Office directories. In 1824 he drew up the site plan and the design for houses on the Morrison estate at the west end of West Maitland Street in Edinburgh. The houses were begun in 1825. He also undertook work in Linlithgow.

He died in or before September 1832 when his testment, dated 17 December 1831, was registered.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Broughton Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1820s  

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 21806Fountain or Well-headLinlithgow West LothianScotlandDesign of fountain in front of town hall in an elaborate 16th century style based on its predecessor.
Item 2 of 21824Development of Morrison Estate  EdinburghScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 2Post Office Directories     

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register of Sasines Edinburgh Sasines
Item 2 of 2National Archives of Scotland (NAS)Register of DeedsVolume 466, f786Testament