Alterations and additions to 42 Miller Street

M075 Alterations and additions to 42 Miller Street

Address: 42, Miller Street, Glasgow G1 1DT
Date: 1892–3; 1897–8
Client: James McMichael & Son; Gordon & Arnott
Authorship: Authorship category 4 (Office) (Office)

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The job books of Honeyman & Keppie (later Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh) are now held by The Hunterian, University of Glasgow and include four volumes related to the Mackintosh period. The books were used by the firm to keep a project-by-project, day-by-day record of contractors, suppliers and expenditure. The name of a project and/or client is usually at the top of the left-hand page, followed by information about tradesmen who tendered. The name of the measurer (quantity surveyor) is usually at the top of the right-hand page, followed by information about payments to contractors and suppliers. All of the data for M075 is entered in the tables below.

Page numbering is not consistent in the job books. Sometimes a single number refers to a double-page spread and sometimes each page is individually numbered. Here, each image of a double-page spread is identified by the number given at the top of the left-hand page. (Images of all of the pages from the four job books can be found at Browse Job Books, Visit Book and Cash Book.)

The following information about M075 has been extracted from the job books:

Phase 1: Ventilator, 1893

Job book: 53059
Page: 160

Client: James McMichael & Son


Contractor Type Date Value Accepted

Payments (trades):

Name Type Payment out sum

Payments (suppliers):

Name Service Payment date Payment sum
Thomas Brown ventilator 18 March 1893 £12 18s 6d

Phase 2: Painting, date unknown

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Phase 3: Addition at roof, 1897–8

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