Basic Biographical Details

Name: James Gray Aitchison
Designation: Architect
Born: c. 1886
Died: 11 September 1934
Bio Notes: James Gray Aitchison was born c.1886, the son of Robert Aitchison, ironmonger, and his wife, Janet Gray. He attended Glasgow School of Art from 1900 to 1905. He commenced independent practice at 170 Hope Street, Glasgow sometime before 1930, designing in an Art Deco manner. He died on 11 September 1934. By 1940 the practice was James Aitchison & Son.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1170, Hope Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1929After 1940 

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 1James WatsonMay 1930After 1939Chief Assistant 

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 12 Commercial premisesParkhead Cross GlasgowScotland 
Item 2 of 12 Wylie's garagePollokshaws GlasgowScotlandAlterations
Item 3 of 121929Fraser & Baker Warehouse, High Street Fort William Inverness-shireScotland 
Item 4 of 121930Garage, Hope Street  GlasgowScotland 
Item 5 of 121930Mission hall and officesTollcross Glasgow  
Item 6 of 121931Anniesland bus garage  GlasgowScotland 
Item 7 of 121931City Glass Works  GlasgowScotlandReconstruction
Item 8 of 121931Lyon's Tea Warehouse  EdinburghScotland 
Item 9 of 121931Produce store  GlasgowScotland 
Item 10 of 121932Confectionery factory  GlasgowScotland 
Item 11 of 121933Warehouse for Wilson, Blackadder & Co  GlasgowScotland 
Item 12 of 121934GarageKillermont GlasgowScotland 


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2H M Register HouseDeath Register  
Item 2 of 2Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Research by Iain Paterson