Basic Biographical Details

Name: James S Kent (or James J Kent)
Bio Notes: James S Kent (or James K Kent - sources differ) appears to have been an assistant to Clarke & Bell and R A Bryden at 212 St Vincent Street, Glasgow before commencing independent at the same address in the first decade of the twentieth century. He is probably the same as the James S Kent who practised at 20 Royal Circus in Edinburgh in about 1920. No further details of him are yet known.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 393, Hope Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1889 * Presumably as an assistant to another architect/practice?
Item 2 of 3212, St Vincent Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1899After 1914 
Item 3 of 320, Royal Circus, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessc. 1920c. 1921 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Clarke & Bell and R A BrydenBefore 1899Before 1910Assistant(?) 

Buildings and Designs

This 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 41889Clyde Cooperage  GlasgowScotland 
Item 2 of 41899Business premises, 141 St Vincent Street  GlasgowScotland 
Item 3 of 41899Villa, MeikleriggsPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans dated
Item 4 of 41901St Mungo Works  GlasgowScotlandWorking with Alexander Cochran Denny


Bibliographic References

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

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Research by Iain Paterson