Maker: William Nicholson
Hamilton, Thomas (1784–1858), architect, was born on 11 January 1784 in Glasgow, the son of Thomas Hamilton, mason and builder (1758?–1824), and his wife, Jean Stevenson, whom he had married in Edinburgh. Hamilton senior moved to the capital in 1790, preceded by his brother ...
revised by David M. Walker
Rochead, John Thomas (1814–1878), architect, was born in Edinburgh on 28 March 1814, the son of John Rochead (or Rocheid), chartered accountant. Educated at George Heriot's Hospital, Edinburgh, he was articled in 1830 to David Bryce, then chief assistant to William Burn, and thereafter widened his experience in the offices of ...
revised by Deborah E. B. Weiner
Stevenson, John James (1831–1908), architect, was born in Glasgow on 24 August 1831, the son of James Stevenson (1786–1866) and his wife, Jane Stewart, daughter of Alexander Shannan. He came from a large, prosperous middle-class family; his father was a cotton broker who later founded a chemical works on the ...