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Roods

Businesses in the Roods 1846-2017

FROM POST OFFICE DIRECTORY 1846

BLACKSMITHS

Barnet Kean

CARRIER

John Wallace

CROWN INN

Mrs Wallace

FEUARS

Misses Adamson

Findlay, widow

John Gordon

Mrs Grant

Miss Margaret Leighton

Margaret McGregor

Alexander Nicol

Francis Smith

FLESHERS

David Clark

GROCERS

Co-op Association, Old, William Nicol, salesman

John Murphy

George Scrymgeour – and spirit-dealer

Agnes Smith

Alexander Stivenson


MANUFACTURERS

James Bowman, senior

David Duke

Charles Hutcheson

James Nicol of Kinclune

David Stewart

Alexander Warder

Thomas Watt

Ames Wilkie junior

MASONS

Alexander Miller

James Robb junior

MOLE-CATCHER

David Mann

PLASTERER

James Munro

QUARRIER

William Duke

REEDMAKER

Joseph Ramsay

SAWYERS

James Smith

Thomas Whyte



SHOEMAKERS

Alexander Deuchar

William Ferguson

John Wilkie

SLATERS

Robert Donaldson

William Gray

Stewart Leith

STATIONER

James Ogilvy

TAILORS

William Brown

William Guild

Charles Halket

David Lindsay (precentor in Parish Church)

David Whyte

TANNER

Arthur Worley

TEACHERS

James Stewart – parochial school

Hay James Watson - music

WARPERS

Nathaniel Nicol

James Wilson


WEAVERS

James Bowman junior

David Colville

David Hood

Charles Hutcheson

Alexander Kinmond

James Ogilvy

David Orrock

Alexander Reid

George Riccard

William Spalding

David Wilkie

George Wilkie

WRIGHTS

James Eassie

Herald & Davidson

William Innes

David Lindsay

James Milne

David Robbie

George Scott

James Whyte

WRITER [lawyer]

James Brodie - house



FROM SLATERS DIRECTORY 1878

BABY LINEN & FANCY REPOSTORIES

Isabella Wilkie

BAKER

James Strachan

BLACKSMITH

Archibald Butter

BOOT & SHOEMAKERS

Thomas Grant

Andrew Nicoll

J & R Young

CHINA, GLASS & EARTHENWARE DEALER

Arthir Ramsay, East Roods

COACH BUILDER

James Lonie

CONFECTIONER

Alexander Martin


NOTE

Three of the grocers found guilty of short measure in 1862 traded in the Roods - John Gordon, William Gray, John Martin

GROCERS

John Anderson & Son

Eliza Anderson

James D Caw

Mrs Gordon

Isabella Lowdon

Jessie Smart

James Smith

HAIRDRESSER

William Doig

IRONMONGER

Arthur Ramsay

JOINERS & WRIGHTS

Davidson & Herald

Alexander Stevenson

James Whyte

LINEN & WOOLEN DRAPERS

Ann Winter

LINEN MANUFACTURERS

James Bowman, Hillbank, Roods

Charles Hutchinson & Son

James McPherson

David Wilkie & Son


MILLINER

Charlotte Ogilvy

NEWSPAPERS ETC DEALER

Margaret Taylor

PLUMBER / GASFITTER

Arthur Ramsay

REGISTER OFFICE FOR SERVANTS

Arthur Ramsay

John Wilkie

SADDLER & HARNESS MAKER

William Forret

SAWMILL

Davidson & Herald

SLATER

Alexander Stewart & Sons

SPIRITDEALER& PUBLICHOUSE

James Milne

STONEMASON & BUILDER

James Anderson

TAILORS & CLOTHIERS

Alexander Adam

Hugh C Black

James Brown

TAILORS

David Lindsay

Daved Whyte

TINSMITH

Arthur Ramsay

EXCISE OFFICER

Joseph McKenzie

HERBALIST

David McNair

TOY DEALER

Margaret Taylor



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

TRADES O THE TOON 1891, BY DAVID ORR 

KIRRIEMUIR FREE PRESS

JANUARY 3 1929

4, 6 & 8 Roods, Lowden and Osler,tailoring

9 Roods- Hay's- Hay's For Sausages

17 Roods, A Batchelor, Electric Lighting & Power Installations

21 Roods, A Fairlie, Frocks

30 Roods, W B Munro &Son, Auctioneers

4? Roods, J Fearn, Motor Cycle & Cycle Agent

? Roods, C & J Low, bakers

?Roods,Barron King &Lowden, Motor & General Engineers


1955 KIRRIE BUSINESSES, BY DAVID ORR

KIRRIE BUSINESSES 2017

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