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 !
>Date: Fri, 04 May 2001 07:58:57 +1000
>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 ?
>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!!