So on to No 3 Moray Place.

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John Shields

John Shields (1818-1912) was Greek Thomson’s measurer (of Shields & Duff, later Shields & Walker); what would now be known as a quantity surveyor.

He gave a talk to the Glasgow Architectural Society in 1862 describing the issues around his trade, reproduced in The Builder magazine .

Opening of John Shields’ presentation in The Builder, 1862

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