Here you can ask an Arbroath question for any visitor to answer. Of course it may take a fair time, so the questions will remain here indefinitely. Visitors please check the older posts to see if your knowledge can provide assistance.
Should you have an interesting addition that you think the 'Timeline' should carry, please let me know ( but please make it date specific ! )
Arbroath Harbour Fishmarket 1973
Rob K's question relates to the junction highlighted in red
- can anyone answer, and if the buildings on this 1901 map are still relevant, does he mean the building
above or below the ' 14 ' ?
The Seaforth Hotel - See Alexander Ritchie's post...
The Old Brewhouse - this, or an adjacent
building at one time a ship's chandler ?
See Gordon MacGillvray's post regarding
another such business...
Helen Street 'Poorhouse' in the 1800s - can you help ?
George Hay's indispensable 'History Of Arbroath', published in 1876.
The reprint can be purchased
at this website :
The restored Old (Parish) Church at the head of Kirk Square. Severly damaged by fire in 1892, it reopened in 1896.
( See Bill Denholm's post > )
Auchmithie fishermen & their wives
( sometime before 1923 ) - see Allan's post of 5.10.11
Tuttie's Neuk, Gayfield in 1859
- see Shona Moloney's post...
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Janet Law's post
of 17.6.12 )
Andy Marshall's post
(left & right and above right) See
(right) Ladies from the fit o' the Toun taking advantage of the Brothock Burn at it's mouth (Danger Point) for washing their clothes. Thanks to the mills, the Brothock Burn apparently enjoyed raised temperatures !
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