Basic Biographical Details

Name: Walter Lockhart Dick Peddie
Born: 7 November 1865
Died: 5 May 1902
Bio Notes: Walter Lockhart Dick Peddie was born in Edinburgh on 7 November 1865, the fifth son of John Dick Peddie, and educated at Fettes College. He may have been less academically minded than his brothers: unlike John More Dick and Coventry he did not go to Elberfeld and of all Peddie's sons he was the only one not to go to university. Instead, he joined his father's firm in 1878, the same year in which his brother John More Dick Peddie was taken into partnership and the firm's name to change to Peddie, Kinnear & Peddie, and was signing drawings at the early age of fourteen. He remained with the firm following his father's and Kinnear's retirements, and his brother's subsequent formation of a partnership with George Washington Browne. The latter partnership was hugely successful, enabling Walter to be accommodated as third partner in 1898. But soon thereafter Walter became ill and emigrated to British Columbia in the hope of recovery. He died there on 5 May 1902 in Victoria, British Columbia and was not replaced.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2British Columbia, CanadaBusiness 1902(?) 
Item 2 of 26, Albyn Place, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessc. 1896  

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 4Peddie, Kinnear & Peddie18781879Apprentice 
Item 2 of 4Kinnear & Peddie18791894 or 1895 or 1896Apprentice(?) 
Item 3 of 4Peddie & Washington BrowneLate 1895 or early 18961898Assistant(?) 
Item 4 of 4Peddie & Washington Browne18981901Partner 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 2Fettes College1932Fettes College Register 1870-1932   
Item 2 of 2Walker, David W2002Peddie and Kinnear Unpublished PhD thesis, University of St Andrews, 2002