Alterations to Abercorn Parish Church

M039 Alterations to Abercorn Parish Church

Address: Abercorn EH30 9SL
Date: 1891–4
Client: Abercorn Parish Church
Authorship: Authorship category 4 (Office) (Office)
1891
16 April: 'Went to Abercorn & got instructions as to proposed alterations'. 'Outlays' of 13s 6d incurred. 1
1892
23 April: 'Sent plans showing alterations'. 2
1893
20 February: Contractor tenders submitted. 3
30 March: Report by John Honeyman on the condition of the church and outlining his proposals for restoration work is read at Heritors' meeting. Plans for the restoration submitted. 4
7 April: Honeyman's plans approved subject to modest amendments. Contractors tenders accepted by this date. 5
1894
4 May: Earliest payment to contractor. 6
November: Latest payments to contractors. 7
1895
6 February: Measurer paid. 8

Notes:

1: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: John Honeyman & Keppie visit book, GLAHA 53060, p. 11.

2: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: John Honeyman & Keppie visit book, GLAHA 53060, p. 11.

3: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: John Honeyman & Keppie job book, GLAHA 53059, p. 198.

4: Edinburgh, National Records of Scotland: Records of heritors of Abercorn Parish, minute book with accounts 1832–1930, 30 March 1893.

5: Edinburgh, National Records of Scotland: Records of heritors of Abercorn Parish, minute book with accounts 1832–1930, 7 April 1893.

6: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: John Honeyman & Keppie job book, GLAHA 53059, p. 199.

7: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: John Honeyman & Keppie job book, GLAHA 53059, p. 199.

8: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: John Honeyman & Keppie job book, GLAHA 53059, p. 199.