How Downfield Got Its Name

Wikipedia lists Downfield in Dundee as: A residential area located in the north of Dundee, Scotland, centred on the stretch of the Strathmartine Road between the Kingsway and the northern boundary of Dundee. The area is bordered by St Marys and Ardler to the west, Kirkton to the east and Fairmuir to the south. Downfield is sometimes considered to be part of the neighbouring areas, […]

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‘Golden Wedding at Oathlaw’

Charles Wishart was born in Oathlaw on 11 February 1847 and baptised on 11 April in the neighbouring parish of Tannadice. He was the illegitimate son of William Wishart, a miller from Glamis who at the time was living with his brother James at Marcus Mills, and Elizabeth Turiff. William and Elizabeth never married (William […]

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