Basic Biographical Details

Name: James Thomson
Designation: Mason
Died: 1814
Bio Notes: James Thomson worked as a mason in Leith. The only occasion on which he appears in newspapers is in 1802 when he acted as agent in letting a house with garden and orchard in Leith.

He died in 1814.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this mason:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Leith, Edinburgh, South Africa    

Buildings and Designs

This mason 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 21785Currie Parish ChurchCurrie MidlothianScotland'Attractive mixture of classical and Gothic styles' (Colvin).
Item 2 of 21804St James Episcopal Church - church, lodge and rectoryLeith EdinburghScotlandProbably the 'Mr Thomson' mentioned in Storer (see below)


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this mason:
Item 1 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 2Storer, J & H S1820Views of Edinburgh Edinburgh: A Constable & Co.Volume ii

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this mason:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Caledonian Mercury12 April 1802  Also same advertisement 15/4/1802

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this mason:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1NAS National Archives of ScotlandRecords with prefix CCCC 8/18/140Death