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Dock Street, Dundee

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Dock Street, Dundee - Ref: WC0143

This photograph shows the western part of Dock Street at its junction with the southern end of Commercial Street, with Exchange Street leading off to the west beyond the building with the advertising hoardings.

No entry in the Dundee Directory has been fuond for the Commercial Hairdressing Saloon, with No. 2 Commercial Street given as Mrs Mary Ann Alison, outfitter.

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Dock Street, Dundee

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Dock Street, Dundee - Ref: WC0144

This photograph shows the south end of Dundee's Commercial Street at its junction with Dock Street, which runs westwards to the railway stations and eastwards in the direction of Broughty Fery.

The impressive corner building (the business on the ground floor, The Armoury, has not been pinned down, but was perhaps P. M. Brown & Sons, listed in the Dundee Directory as merchants) housed the offices of various shipbrokers, and engineers.

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Dock Street, Dundee

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Dock Street, Dundee - Ref: WC0146

This photograph shows the western section of Dundee's Dock Street, with Union Street leading northwards to the City Churches in Nethergate to the left and Whitehall Crescent behind Fairweathers.

Dixon's City Cycle Warehouse was owned by one of Dundee's inventors. A cutler by trade (he trained in his home town of Sheffield), Dixon patented many improvements to the bicycle and its tyres, and was among the first to deal in motor vehicles.

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Cowgate, Dundee

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Cowgate, Dundee - Ref: WC0127

This photograph (strictly speaking) shows St Andrews Place, Dundee, where Cowgate and King Street meet; the trees behind the wall with railings are in the grounds of St Andrew's Church.

Fleming Brothers' City Clothing Warehouse at No. 16 dominates the corner of the scene, nextdoor to David McLardy & Co.'s domestic machinery warehouse. Fleming Brothers also had a Household Furnishing Co. at No. 15 and another shop in Lochee High Street.

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Crichton Street, Dundee

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Crichton Street, Dundee - Ref: WC0128

This photograph shows the south end of Dundee's Crichton Street where it meets Greenmarket and beyond into Whitehall Crescent. The Working Men's Coffee and Dining Rooms at No. 29 Crichton Street (its southern limit) was run by James Miller.

Watson & Co., the ironmongers were at No. 25. Mrs James McLean was china merchant at No. 3 Greenmarket (presumably the building with the round tower, which was the Old Custom House), and Mrs Thomas Lyall was the fruiterer and fish merchant at No. 7.

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Dock Street and Yeaman Shore, Dundee

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Dock Street and Yeaman Shore, Dundee - Ref: WC0134

This image shows the former weigh-house and pack-house. They were built in 1643 and were used much the same as a modern day Custom House, imports and exports passing under the inspection of the Dean of Guild and one of the Baillies of the town.

This area was demolished between 1885 and 1891 to make way for the Gillfillan Church and other buildings which formed the new Whitehall Crescent development.

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Dock Street, Dundee

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Dock Street, Dundee - Ref: WC0136

This photograph shows the western end of Dundee's Dock Street, with part of Yeaman Shore to the left and leading eastwards (and right) towards the Greenmarket.

Between A. Spence & Co.'s potato store and the salt store at No. 11 is the rear of Gilfillan Memorial Church, erected in 1879 in memory of the Dundee preacher, George Gilfillan, who died that year.

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Dock Street, Dundee

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Dock Street and Candle Lane, Dundee - Ref: WC0137

This photograph shows part of the eastern section of Dundee's Dock Street proper (not to be confused with East Dock Street, which is further east!) and the southern end of Candle Lane.

William B. Ballingall, the wine and spirits merchant at No. 55, was the eldest brother of Hugh Ballingall, Lord Provost of Dundee, a brewer, malter and hop merchant, owner of The Park and Pleasance Brewery, Lochee Road.

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