Basic Biographical Details

Name: John Farquharson
Designation: Architect
Born: 1847
Died: 1933
Bio Notes: John Farquharson was born in 1847, the elder son of the Haddington architect and builder Francis Farquharson. He joined his father and brother in partnership before 1875 at which point his father may have retired. His brother died in 1891.

John Farquharson died in 1933.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 311, Court Street, Haddington, East Lothian, ScotlandBusiness   
Item 2 of 3Hilton Lodge, East Lothian, ScotlandPrivate   
Item 3 of 331, Court Street, Haddington, Est Lothian, ScotlandBusiness1902 *After 1911 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1J & R FarquharsonBefore 1875 Partner 

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1James Alexander SteedmanLate 1912 or early 19131913Draughtsman 

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 16 Cockenzie School and SchoolhouseCockenzie East LothianScotlandAdditions
Item 2 of 16c. 1875Eastfield, Farm Manager's HouseWhittingehame East LothianScotland 
Item 3 of 161876Eastfield Farm Cottages  East LothianScotlandAlterations
Item 4 of 161881Prestonpans SchoolPrestonpans East LothianScotland 
Item 5 of 161881Public Free LibraryHaddington East LothianScotland 
Item 6 of 161886Gladsmuir Parish ChurchGladsmuir East LothianScotlandReconstruction after fire damage caused by a faulty boiler.
Item 7 of 161888Ormiston SchoolOrmiston East LothianScotland 
Item 8 of 161889Macmerry SchoolhouseMacmerry East LothianScotland 
Item 9 of 161890SchoolGalashiels SelkirkshireScotland 
Item 10 of 161893The KnowesEast Linton East LothianScotlandAlterations to steading
Item 11 of 161896Whittingehame HouseWhittingehame East LothianScotlandAdditions - glazed first floor, pentice-roofed corridor by service court
Item 12 of 16Late 1800sSpott Water Works, cottageSpott East LothianScotlandCottage
Item 13 of 161902Premises of Messrs MelvilleDunbar East LothianScotland 
Item 14 of 161903LennoxloveLennoxlove East LothianScotlandSurvey
Item 15 of 161909Railway HotelDunbar East LothianScotlandAdditions
Item 16 of 161914Eastfield FarmhouseWhittingehame East LothianScotlandAlterations and additions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2Hardy, Diana Hilton Lodge The story of a house in Haddington   
Item 2 of 2Measurers\' Companion1911The Scottish Architects' and Measurers' Companion   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Bill Rarity, Haddington History SocietyInformation sent via 'Contact Us' in website Sent May 2012