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Jock McDougallÂ’s memories
s 1930s and 1940s memories of Blackscroft and Foundry Lane. Last June, I was delighted to get several email messages from Jock McDougall...
Jun 18, 2008
Re: Cludgie & Cundie
Hi peeps. "Cludgie" seems to have been used widely in Dundee - but confined to wide use in narrow locales, if you get my meaning. As has been pointed out, it...
Jun 10, 2008
Brian, Doon the Toon
Victorian Dundee photos - ex YouTubes.com
Many of our members will nowadays have Broadband connections to the Internet, and to the WWW in particular. It is a relatively simple matter to log-in to...
May 18, 2008
correction - URL for YouTube !
Sorry - an extra "s" slipped into the URL by mistake ! It should read - http://www.youtube.
May 18, 2008
New invitation from Kelly Oo
You have been invited to connect as friends with Kelly Oo <kellybpgg@...> You also have the following outstanding friend requests: Dougal Ferry...
Apr 29, 2008
help for old Dundee song.
Anybody out there help me with a old dundee song. Some of the words go I'm sailing awa doon the water i'm saying ta ta cheerio, now a you young lads that say...
Apr 21, 2008
A relative of mine lived to the ripe age of 100 and died in 1983. The obituary said she had been living at Strathmore House (296A Strathmore Ave, Dundee). Can...
Mar 9, 2008
old church street dundee
Hi can anyone help me trace any pictures of church street before most of it was demolished and rebuilt. I lived there from birth in 1955 till we moved to...
Mar 8, 2008
Hi, Does anybody have any memories of walking around Kingoodie and the Pointie (Kingoodie Pier)? Cheers...
Mar 3, 2008
Dundee Local History Talks
Just to let everyone know the Tay Valley FHS are giving a series of talks in Waterstones, 35 Commercial Street, Dundee Tuesday 26th February - The Mariners of...
Feb 20, 2008
Ogilvie jam pot
Hi there, We found an old jam pot under our floor boards with the name "Ogilvie and Co's Dundee" Apple and Strawberry Jam. I was wondering if anybody knows...
Feb 19, 2008
Stables in Dundee
I stumbled across a website which mentioned '2 and 3-storey city stables in Dundee, near to the docks' for working shire-horses in about 1900. I have not heard...
Jan 30, 2008
Where would one get a copy of the Royal Charter circa 1310...
Jan 12, 2008
As a supporter of another first division club, I've had the pleasure of a few visits to Dens Park over the past couple of seasons. One thing that strikes me,...
Dec 28, 2007
the Mars training ship
I am current the shiply working on a new book about the 'Mars'
, inpired by Linda McGill, about this amazing slice of Scotland'
s and Dundee's social history, am...
Oct 12, 2007
Photographs of Dundee
We are currently trying to digitise as much of our collection as possible. Recently we scanned some 35mm transparencies taken by George Howard Bell - a...
Aug 16, 2007
Stobswell School photo
I've posted a school pic from Stobswell School, however i cannot fix the date insertrd with the pic, it's taken about 1947-8 not the 1847- 8 i accently...
Aug 15, 2007
Unicorn in drydock
Last week I had the rare pleasure of staying in Dundee on business at the Apex Hotel next to Victoria Dock and the Unicorn. I do remember many years ago my...
Aug 8, 2007
The Unicorn - Leaving the Earl Grey Dock
I have now scanned the two PCs which were published by the Unicorn Preservation Society, and placed the images in our Photo files One shows the Frigate Unicorn...
Jul 26, 2007
A Dundee Word?
I work with a few Scottish ex-pats here in America. We were having a discussion on Dundee dialect and the word "swetchie"
; came up. Can anyone tell me if...
Jun 21, 2007
Hi All. I'm reading the book Witch's Blood and finding it fascinating. I can't seem to find a consensus on the veracity of the story. Are there any opinions...
Jun 18, 2007
Can anyone suggest how I would go about finding the telephone number for the minister or churchwarden (do you have those in Scotland - thus speaks an...
Jun 5, 2007
Ethi Beaton House - Monifieth
Good Morning Ethi Beaton House in Monifieth, was once the home of my ancestors, Robert ARKLAY & his wife, Catherine ( nee NEISH ) I know that the old house is...
Jun 1, 2007
Blackscroft and Foundry Lane area
Please can someone tell me when the Blackscroft and Foundry Lane area ceased to be residential? Presumably the area was tenements to pack people in close to...
May 30, 2007
Good Housekeeping re Subject headings
It really is time for us to break with the constant use of Subject Headings which have become inappropriate over time. When writing about whaling ships etc,...
May 29, 2007
Greetings everyone. I was wondering... If a child was born out of wedlock, would their birth still be in the BMD's at Scotland'
s people. I'm having trouble...
May 28, 2007
My grandfather Robert Robb (1872-1964) was a student at Paddy Mitchell'
s School in Dundee circa 1878-1886. He had excellent hand writing all his life and...
May 8, 2007
Friends of Dundee City archives
I have just added a Link to our Links folder re this very informative Site - http://www.fdca.
Apr 29, 2007
Dundee Ships and Shipbuilding 1820-1984
The Friends of Dundee City Archives held a one day Conference on this topic in October 2006. copies of the Proceedings of this well attended meeting can be...
Apr 29, 2007
s of Dundee
Hi, I read an article in the Tele a while ago, and it mentioned Murraygate, Seagate, Overgate, Nethergate and Wellgate as the 5 'gaits
39; of Dundee. However - I...
Apr 24, 2007
Brian, Doon the Toon
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