JAMES R. RHIND: (d. 1903)

James Rhind was born in Inverness, Scotland, and acquired a strong background in architecture while working in the office of his brother, John Rhind. He went to London, after a time, and became principal assistant, superintendent and designer with Messrs. Isaacs & Florence, head architects of the Victoria Hotel, Northumberland. He also worked as assistant superintendent for Boulnois & Warner. Rhind subsequently began his own practise, and in 1888 went to Montreal where he superintended the construction of the Royal Victoria Hospital. He was a member of the Quebec Association of Architects.

Sources:

Royal Institute of British Architects. Directory of British Architects: 1834-1900. London: Mansell Publishing Limited, 1993.

“Obituary, James R. Rhind.” The Builder. 85 ( 14 November, 1903): 499.

The Montreal Illustrated News. 35 (1894).