Basic Biographical Details

Name: James Stedman
Born: 1875(?)
Bio Notes: James Stedman was born in 1875 and educated at Dollar Academy. He was articled to Andrew Scobie of Dunfermline for four years from c.1890 and remained with him as an assistant for a further four before taking up a clerk of works post with John Murray Robertson. As Robertson died in 1901 he presumably remained with his successor James Findlay until commencing independent practice in Kinross in 1904. His address there was 106 High Street in 1912-14.

He was admitted LRIBA on 24 June 1912, proposed by William Fleming Wilkie and the Dundee Institute of Architects.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3Fruist(?), Kinross, Kinross-shire, Scotland(?)Private1912 *  
Item 2 of 3106, High Street, Kinross, Kinross-shire, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1912After 1914 
Item 3 of 319, High Street, Kinross, Kinross-shire, ScotlandBusiness1930 *After 1939 

* 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 4Andrew Scobiec. 1891c. 1895Apprentice 
Item 2 of 4Andrew Scobiec. 1895c. 1899Assistant 
Item 3 of 4John Murray Robertsonc. 1899c. 1900Clerk of Works 
Item 4 of 4James Findlayc. 1901(?)1904(?)Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 1William Fleming Wilkie24 June 1912for Licentiateship - as President of the Dundee Institute of Architects

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 111890sHotelInverkeithing FifeScotlandAs apprentice/assistant to Andrew Scobie
Item 2 of 111890sSchoolInverkeithing FifeScotlandAs apprentice/assistant to Andrew Scobie
Item 3 of 111890sSchoolNorth Queensferry FifeScotlandAs apprentice/assistant to Andrew Scobie
Item 4 of 111896McLean School, BaldbridgeburnDunfermline FifeScotlandAs assistant to Andrew Scobie
Item 5 of 111898West Baptist ChurchDunfermline FifeScotlandAs assistant to Andrew Scobie
Item 6 of 11After 1904Business premises and dwelling houses for James LaingKelty FifeScotland 
Item 7 of 11After 1904Cleish Public SchoolKinross Kinross-shireScotlandAlterations and addition
Item 8 of 11After 1904HouseKinross Kinross-shireScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 9 of 11After 1904Houses for William DowKinross Kinross-shireScotland 
Item 10 of 11After 1904Kinross Parish ChurchKinross Kinross-shireScotlandAlterations
Item 11 of 11After 1904VillaKinross Kinross-shireScotlandAlterations and addition


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 1RIBA1939The RIBA Kalendar 1939-1940 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers L v25 no2099