Census & P.O. directories details 
The Smith's front doorkitchen windows (front area)Minnoch's DoorMinnoch's apartmentsBessie's bedroomMadeleine's bedroom windowsJohn's bedroom windowSmiths' drawing roomSmiths' dining room
      
         
 
1841  Census
at
235 Buchanan St. Glasgow Lan 644/1
Name Age Occupation
David Hamilton 70 Architect 
Magdaline  60  -
Magdaline  30  -
James  22  Architect 
Magdaline McCallum 12  (Daughter of Helen Hamilton and Archibald McCallum)*
Ann Stewart  18  Female Servant
Janet Moffat 21  Female Servant
. .
*Helen died 18-6-1829
  
1841 Census
at 
Birkenshaw, Eastwood Ren/41 562-1 
Name Age Occupation
John Smith 55  Master Builder, Glasgow
Betsy 55 -
John 30 Merchant (& commission agent), Glasgow
Henry 20 Merchant (& commission agent), Glasgow
Isabella 35 -
Margaret Spiers 20  Female Servant
Mary Turner 25 Female Servant
   
1841 Census
 at 
Birkenshaw Cottage, Eastwood 
Name Age Occupation
James Smith 32 (should be 35) Architect and builder, Glasgow
Jannet 28 -
Magdaline 4 (should be 6) -
Betsy 4 -
John 2 -
Margaret Ewing 25 Female Servant
Elizabeth McLumson 15 Female Servant
Margaret Turnbull 20 Female Servant
Miss Mongomery 25 (of independent means)

CENSUS 30-3-1851 
 at 
230 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow. 
Name Age Birthplace (&/or occupation)
James Smith 43 Architect, born in Alloa, Clackmannan
Janet Hamilton 40  Born in Glasgow 
Madeleine H. 15  Born in Glasgow (167 Regent St).
Betsy (Bessie) 13  Born in Glasgow (167 Regent St).
John (Jack) 11  Born in Glasgow (Bedford Place).
James A.(H) Born in Eastwood, Renfrewshire (Birkenshaw). 
Janet H.  6 Born in Eastwood, Renfrewshire (Birkenshaw).
Leslie Nisbet 25  Kitchen Maid 
Elizabeth Watson 19  House Maid 
Sarah Brabendu  18 General Maid.
 
CENSUS 30-3-1851 
 at 
144 Renfrew Street, Glasgow. 
Name Age Birthplace (&/or occupation)
David T. Perry 39 Drysalter born Glasgow
    (Business address: 19 Cochrane Street)
Mary A. Perry 33 Housekeeper (sister of D.T.Perry) born Glasgow
Helen. E. Perry 30 Housekeeper (sister of D.T.Perry) born Glasgow
Margaret Haig 32 Servant

HOME AND BUSINESS ADDRESSES ETC.
(Up to 1826  John Smith & family lived in Alloa) 

Glasgow Post Office Directory Entries 

1826 James Smith - Workshop 100 Renfrew Street 
1827 David Hamilton - Architect 233 Buchanan Street - Marble Works 235 Buchanan Street 

      1832 Cholera Rate Book 
    • James Smith, Timber Merchant, Garscube Rd;
    • James Smith, Architect, 29 High St. or Hunter St (possible transcription error)
    • James Hamilton, architect, 271 Eglinton Street.

1833/34 James Smith - Builder 14 Gordon Street Workshop - Renfrew Street 
1834-37 House: 22 Royal Exchange Square 
1837-39 House: 1 North Court, Royal Exchange 
1839/40 House: 4 Royal Bank Place / (and Bedford Place) 
1840/41 House: 158 Bedford Place (Renfrew Street
1842/43 James Smith - Architect & Builder, 4 Royal Bank Place 
1841-45 House: Birkenshaw Cottage (Rouken Glen), Eastwood. 
1843/44 James Smith - Architect & Builder, 29 St Vincent Pl., Workshop -100 Renfrew St   
1843/44
House - Birkenshaw Cottage, Eastwood. 
1844/45 James Smith - Architect, 21 St Vincent St, House - Birkenshaw Cottage, Eastwood. 
1845-47 House: 230 Sauchiehall Street 
1846/47 James Smith - Architect 103 St Vincent St. 
1847/48 James Smith & John Baird Architects 103 St Vincent St., House 230 Sauchiehall St 
1848/49 James Smith - Architect 123 St Vincent St., House - 11 Greenlaw Place, Paisley Rd. 
1849-52 House: 230 Sauchiehall St 
1850/51 James Smith - Architect 123 St Vincent St., House - 230 Sauchiehall St. 
1852/53 James Smith - Architect 133 St Vincent St., House - Bedford Place, 164 Renfrew St.
1854/55 James Smith - Architect 124 St Vincent St., House - Bedford Place, 164 Renfrew St.
1855/56 James Smith - Architect 124 St Vincent St., Ho.-Roualeyn, Row (Town Ho. - India St) 
1856/57 James Smith - Architect 124 St Vincent St., House - 7 Blythswood Square. 
1862/63 James Smith - Architect 124 St Vincent St., House - Polmont 
1880 John H Smith - (Wine merchant) House - Melbourne House, Charleton Rd, Bridge of Allan 
1884/85 John H Smith - Wine merchant 80 West Regent St 
1887 James Hamilton Smith dies at Melbourne House, Bridge of Allan 
1891 (census) - Mrs Smith, John, Bessie and Janet at Belmount, Callander Road, Falkirk 
1896 Slater's Directory - Miss Smith, Belmount, Falkirk. 
1899 John Hamilton Smith dies at Belmont, Falkirk 

Holiday res. - Prospect House (or Prospect Villa), 134/6 Henderson Street, Bridge of Allan. 
In 1861 the owner is Ann McDonald (lodging house keeper). 

In 1871, Melbourne House was the property of David Elder, Civil Engineer and, originally, John Bayne, builder.  

 
The People's Provident Assurance Society (1856) 

Manager and Secretary (London)  
William Cleland.  

Glasgow Board of Management  
Chairman - Wm Murray (Monkland Iron & Steel Co)  
James Buchanan (Merchant)  
John Houldsworth of Cranstonhill  
Robert Hunter MD  
James Robert Napier (Engineer )  
James Smith (Architect)  
Hugh Tennant of Wellpark. (Tennant's Brewery) 
 

The North British Insurance Co, (1856)
 

Ordinary Directors  
Chairman - T.D. Douglas of Dunlop  
Colin Campbell Jun. (Merchant)  
George Crawford (Writer)  
Donald Cuthbertson (Accountant)  
James Miln (Banker)  
Archibald Smith (Merchant)  
James Smith (Architect).

           
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