Saturday, September 14, 2013

History of the West End : 8

The north side of Perth Road, Dundee, is seen in this Alexander Wilson photograph, which a mill chimney near the Hawkhill visible in the distance.

Thomas Malone 'the up-to-date boot repairer' was at No. 101 Perth Road, with other shops at No. 6 Hilltown, No. 63 Hawkhill, No. 84 Albert Street, No. 158 Strathmartine Road and No. 19 Benvie Road. He lived at No. 20 Forebank Road.

John Paton's fish store was No. 99 Perth Road. To the east of West Wynd was Miss Helen Banks' shop, listed in the Dundee Directory as 'tobacconist and confectioner'. She lived at Gate Lodge, Invergowrie, a village to the west of Dundee.