2217Re: [dundee-history] Re: Lord Roberts Memorial Workshop
- May 1 3:30 PMAt 05:05 AM 2/05/2005, Grant wrote:
>Jim,Hi Grant & Jim,
>It was my great uncle, Dave Buttars, who was the dentist. His
>pracice was at the east corner of the Hilltown & Victoria Rd.
>Lord Roberts were at the bottom of Scott Street until the late 1980s
Whenever the late Queen Mother visited Dundee in the years gone by, she
always visited the Lord Robert's Workshop, and made a purchase.
She was a great supporter of this venture which helped returned ex-service
men, who had been wounded in action.
Lord Roberts won the Victoria Cross for bravery in South Africa in the mid
A quick visit to http://www.thebrushfactory.com will fill in some gaps in
our knowledge. As Grant mentions, the Edinburgh venture seems to be the
last to bear this name - SSAFA seem now to be the guiding hand behind such
Jim R, Peregian Springs, Qld., Oz.
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