Re: J&E Shepard
- What period do you remember them being around?
--- In dundee-history@y..., banjo046@w... wrote:
> J&E Shepard also had a joinery business. Their shop was in the
Cowgate. I dont know when they were established. They also had
connections with the Good Shepards I beleive this was around Bell St
or Constitution Rd
- The period that I remember them from is 1948 to 1965. The company that I
worked for (D&G Law) was established in 1760 under the name of D&A Law.
We had a thirty foot one peice wooden ladder which was made by J&E
Shepard. The actual date of manufacture I dont know but I would guess it
would be in the very early eighteen hundreds. I dont know if it is any
help but their workshop was opposite Queen Street in the Cowgate. I am
not sure but I think the man that was in charge of the joinery
department was called Jim Shepard. He used to run around in an 1932
> not sure but I think the man that was in charge of the joineryThere seem to have been a lot of them. I was back in Dundee and dug
> department was called Jim Shepard. He used to run around in an 1932
up a lot of info, including a contact address for a family member.
The joinery business in the Cowgate was called Inglis Shepherd but
was the same family.