Cottages

Photographs depicting cottages

Strathmartine Road, Dundee

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Cottage, Strathmartine Road, Dundee (where Francis Street is now) - Ref: WC4219

Group of children standing outside the cottage. One boy has a bread board and a carrying ring in his hand and another carrying a basket of bread. There is also a boy looking out of the window of the tenement on the left hand side with a shop on the ground flooor of the building.

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wc4219

Hawkhill Cottage, St Fort

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Hawkhill Cottage, St Fort - Ref: WC3131


Alexander Wilson, who took this photograph, was a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years. He bequeathed much of his collection and £50, to cover the costs involved, to the Free Library Committee of Dundee in 1923.

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wc3131

Hawkhill Cottage, St Fort

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Hawkhill Cottage, St Fort - Ref: WC3132


Alexander Wilson, who took this photograph, was a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years. He bequeathed much of his collection and £50, to cover the costs involved, to the Free Library Committee of Dundee in 1923.

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wc3132

Cottages, Wormit

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Cottages, Wormit - Ref: WC3201

Cottages, Wormit. Whitewashed cottages and children dresed for work and play are featured in this picture. Wormit evolved as the newest of the south bank settlements at the junction of the Tayport branch line and the main line from Tay Bridge.

Wormit owes its existence to the railway which put it within easy commuter distance of Dundee.

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Horse and Cart, Wormit

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Horse and cart, Wormit - Ref: WC3203

Horse and cart, Wormit a common form of transport of the day. Wormit developed around the southern bridgehead of the Tay Bridge. One of a number of brae-settlements in style and layout it is very similar to its larger neighbours.

The picture shows a dapple-grey horse and cart possibly owned by one of the middle-class and being admired by the local children.

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wc3203

Cottages, Wormit

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Cottages, Wormit - Ref: WC3204

Wormit, cottages showing beautiful laid-out cottage gardens. The occupier will no doubt have been self sufficient growing all their own vegetables. Wormit evolved as the newest of the south bank settlements, at the junction of Tayport branch line and the main line from the Tay Bridge.

The orginal plan for the village, however, appears to have envisaged a spread of buildings on the gentler slopes behind Wormit bay.

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wc3204

Newport-On-Tay

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Newport-On-Tay - Ref: WC3018

This view from the River Tay shows the Mission Hall, smiddy and Youngs Cycle shop to the reqqr. The water wheel was situated in the gully below the High Road.

John T Young established the bicycle repair business, his son Willy worked the smiddy.

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Rait

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Rait - Ref: WC3073

Rait is an extremely picturesque village on the main road from Perth to Dundee, with a number of cottages dating from the 18th century. The children in the background appear to be lined up for the photograph.

Rait's utmost length and breadth southeastward and southwestward is on three and a half miles.

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wc3073

Meiklour

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Meiklour - Ref: WC2953


Alexander Wilson, who took this photograph, was a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years. He bequeathed much of his collection and £50, to cover the costs involved, to the Free Library Committee of Dundee in 1923.

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wc2953

Mill of Dochart

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Mill of Dochart - Ref: WC2962


Alexander Wilson, who took this photograph, was a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years. He bequeathed much of his collection and £50, to cover the costs involved, to the Free Library Committee of Dundee in 1923.

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wc2962
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