Basic Biographical Details

Name: James Ruthven
Designation: Architect
Born: Before 182
Died: Before 1853
Bio Notes: No details are yet known of _____ Ruthven of Edinburgh, with whom William Moffat served part of his apprenticeship. He may be James Ruthven who was in practice at 44 South Bridge between about 1840 and 1851 and was described as a teacher of drawing in his will which was registered sometime before 1853.

NB Walter Carmichael took over Ruthven's classes in 1852. His younger brother, William Carmichael, was at this address from 1860.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 310, North St Andrew Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate/business(?)c. 1832c. 1834 
Item 2 of 333, Rankeillor Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate/businessc. 1836  
Item 3 of 344, South Bridge, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessc. 18381851 

Employment and Training

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 1William Moffatc. 1852 Apprentice 


Bibliographic References

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

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Sheriff Court Records Inventory Sc 70/1/80