Tales Of Kirrie Toon

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Bank St

Businesses in Bank Street 1846-2017

FROM POST OFFICE DIRECTORY 1846

CLERGYMAN

Rev Mr Law of South Church

CO-OP

New Association Co, Walter Lindsay, salesman

FLESHER

William Donaldson

GROCER

Alexander Webster

MANUFACTURER

David Nicol

SHOEMAKERS

Alexander Crabb

John Duke

Thomas Fraser

James Mann

STONEWARE-MERCHANT

John Crawford

SURGEON

John Malloch


TAILORS

Alexander Adam

John Guthrie

TEACHERS [at Webster’s Seminary]

Miss Forsyth

John Forsyth

VETERINARY SURGEON

James Sandeman

VINTNER

William Leighton

WATCHMAKER

George Small

WEAVER

William Donald

WRITERS [Lawyers]

Bell George Brand

Charles Walker (office)

Duncan Wilkie

SLATER'S DIRECTORY 1878

AGENT [for the Allan & National lines of steamers]

William B Mills

BAKERS

Equitable Co-operative Society Ltd

Robert Peters

BANKERS

City of Glasgow Bank, Archibald Smith, Agent

National Bank Of Scotland, George B Brand, Agent

BOOKSELLERs, STATIONERS & PRINTERS

Thomas Hermack

William B Mills (also publisher of Kirriemuir Observer, published once a month)

CHINA, GLASS & EARTHENWARE DEALERS

Margaret Duke

Alexander McRiddie

CONFECTIONER

Alexander Barron

DYER

Andrew Peffers

FIRE ETC OFFICE AGENTS

Caledonian, Brand & Davidson

Crown (life), William B Mills

Lancashire, also Scottish Imperial and Scottish National, William S Wilkie, 15 Bank St

Life Association of Scotland, Black & James Wilkie

London and Southwark, John McNicol

Scottish Provident Institution, George Bell Brand

Scottish Provincial, Thomas Patterson

Scottish Widows’ Fund, William Wilkie

GAME DEALER

John Mitchell

GROCERS

May Byers

Equitable Co-operative Society

HOTELS & INNS

Globe, William B Mills

Union, John Robertson

JOINER & WRIGHT

John Low

LINEN & WOOLEN DRAPERS

John McNicol

LINEN MANUFACTURERS

McDonald & Lindsay

Charles Nicoll

John & David Wilkie, Power Loom & Calder Works

NEWSPAPER ETC DEALER

William B Mills

PAINTER & PAPERHANGER

William Dowell

PHOTOGRAPHER

James Fairburn, Manse Close

RAG MERCHANT

Alexander McReddie

SADDLER & HARNESS MAKER

John Yeaman

SOLICITORS & NOTARIES

Brand & Davidson

George B Brand (procurator before Sheriff’s Court & Sheriff Clerk Depute)

SPIRIT DEALERS & PUBLIC HOUSES

John Farquarson

William B Mills (Globe)

James Smart

STATION MASTER

Alexander Robertson

TEMPERANCE HOTEL

John Mitchell

VETERINARY SURGEON

James Sandeman

WOOD TURNER

John Low


From Survey of Kirriemuir Properties, especially shops, between 1885 and 1900 approx.

Researched in 1984 by Sandra Affleck, from valuation rolls, local newspapers, contemporary publications and advertisements.

‘Accuracy not 100% guaranteed’.

Calligraphy by Kathleen Duncan

Image from Gateway To The Glens Museum 

TRADES O THE TOON 1891, BY DAVID ORR 

KIRRIEMUIR FREE PRESS

JANUARY 3 1929

BANK STREET

12 & 14 Bank St, David Rattray's, Tailor etc

16-20 Bank St, D G Booth & Son, Clothing

19 Bank St, Scott, Baker

25 Bank St, Morrison, Gramophones

42 Bank St, R S Hood, Draper

1955 KIRRIE BUSINESSES, BY DAVID ORR

KIRRIE BUSINESSES 2017