Basic Biographical Details

Name: James Grieve
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Nothing is yet known of the early years and education of James Grieve. He was articled to Sydney Mitchell & Wilson from 1895 to 1901. In the latter year he moved to Ayr to work for John Eaglesham of J & H V Eaglesham, moving again to Bradford in 1902 to work in the City Architect's office under Frederick Ernest Pearce Edwards. While in that office he passed the qualifying exam in 1908 and was admitted ARIBA on 28 November 1909, his proposers being Edwards, George Wilson of Sydney Mitchell & Wilson, and Arthur Alderson France of Bradford. Shortly thereafter he set up practice in Liverpool, where Edwards had been senior assistant in the City Surveyor's office, and there he became a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 220, Normandy Street, Upper Parliament Street, Liverpool, EnglandBusiness   
Item 2 of 227, Oxford Road, Egremont, Cheshire, EnglandPrivate(?)1914 *  

* 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 4Sydney Mitchell & Wilson18951901Apprentice 
Item 2 of 4J & H V Eaglesham19011902Assistant 
Item 3 of 4Bradford City Architect's Office1902After 1909AssistantWorking under Frederick Ernest Pearce Edwards, City Architect
Item 4 of 4Frederick Ernest Pearce Edwards1902After 1909AssistantIn Bradford City Architect's Office


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Frederick Ernest Pearce Edwards28 November 1909for Associateship
Item 2 of 3Arthur Alderson France28 November 1909for Associateship
Item 3 of 3George Wilson28 November 1909for Associateship

RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 1Stewart McLauchlan9 January 1911for Licentiateship

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 11932George Meikle Kemp MemorialRedscarhead PeeblesshireScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A v18 p124 (microfilm reel 20)