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  • Jim Robertson
    Apologies every one - my fingers ran away with me with my second ref to the junction of Mid St with Dudhope St, at it s Hilltown end, iles away from the
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      Apologies every one - my fingers ran away with me
      with my second ref to the junction of Mid St with Dudhope St, at it's
      Hilltown end, iles away from the Hawkhill of course!! Sorry !

      Jimmie
      >Date: Fri, 04 May 2001 07:58:57 +1000
      >To: dundee-history@yahoogroups.com
      >From: Jim Robertson <jimjar@...>
      >Subject: Re: [dundee-history] Ladybank Mill
      >
      >At 07:04 PM 02/05/2001 +0000, Isabel Watson wrote:
      >>My grandfather James Mortimer was a blacksmith operative at this mill
      >>in the 1870s. Can anyone tell me who owned it and where it was
      >>situated, please ?
      >
      >Isabel,
      >
      >There was a Ladybank Works (Machinery), and also a LadybankMill
      >(Hemp & Jute Spinning).
      >They both were just to the south of Dudhope St, which ran E -W
      >between Constitution Road, and the lower bit of the Hilltown, almost
      >where it crosses Victoria Road, and the old Wellgate began.
      >
      >Mid Street runs E NE- from the "Conchie" just below Dudhope
      >Terrace, and it joins up with Dudhope St, just short of it's junction with
      > the Hawkhill. The Works is on this sharp pointed junction.
      >The Mill is actually in Mid St just before this pointed junction.
      >
      >Lots of smallish Mills and works on the S side of Dudhope St.
      >This whole area was called Chapelshade. There were some lovely villas
      >on the N side of Dudhope St, actually in the W bit called Dudhope Place.
      >I used to walk up there every Thursday from the "High" for tea with my
      >Aunt & Uncle. Across Bell St, behind the school, up Irelands Lane,
      >and then Paradise Road, into the sunshine of Dudhope Place.
      >Believe it or not , that was in the '30s!!
      >
      >Jimmie
      >
      >
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