Basic Biographical Details

Name: A Victor Wilson & Co
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: Before 1904
Ended: After 1914
Bio Notes: Andrew Victor Wilson was born on 22 January 1882 and was educated at Hamilton Academy. In 1896 he was apprenticed in the Dalziel Estates Office but in 1897 he transferred to Alexander Cullen's Motherwell Office, attending classes at the Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College under Professor Gourlay. He remained with Cullen until 1902 when he entered Glasgow University, probably to study civil engineering. He commenced independent practice in 1904 as A Victor Wilson & Co. in Windmillhill Street, Motherwell. He was admitted LRIBA on 24 June 1912, proposed by Alexander Nisbet Paterson and the Glasgow Institute of Architects. His office address was then 11 Merry Street and his home address Cathlaw, both in Motherwell.

A Victor Wilson was still in practice in Motherwell in 1940. He died in May 1946.

Following his death, the practice was continued from 9 Calder Street, Motherwell

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 49, Merry Street, Motherwell, Lanarkshire, ScotlandBusiness1904  
Item 2 of 411, Merry Street, Motherwell, Lanarkshire, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1911After 1935 
Item 3 of 439, Merry Street, Motherwell, Lanarkshire, ScotlandBusiness1939  
Item 4 of 49, Calder Street, Motherwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1948 Builder 2 January 1948 p24

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architectural practice (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Andrew Victor WilsonBefore 1914 Partner 

Buildings and Designs

This architectural practice 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 21904Hallelujah Mission HallMotherwell LanarkshireScotland 
Item 2 of 2194860-66 Bishop Street  GlasgowScotlandAlterations


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architectural practice:
Item 1 of 1Measurers\' Companion1911The Scottish Architects' and Measurers' Companion   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architectural practice:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Motherwell Times19 February 1904