McManus Subscribers

Much debate has taken place about the number of individuals and organisations that gave so generously towards the construction of the Albert Institute. Originally thought to be 168 subscribers, then research suggested 261 and the latest agreed figure is 327. Of all the subscribers we know of 9 women; a reflection of the dominant role men played in Victorian Britain.

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Surname Forename Gender Date of Birth Date of Death Address
Adam John Male 1811 (est) 30-10-1905 224 Perth Road Dundee latterly ... More...
Adamson Robert Male 17-05-1798 19-01-1873 1 Constitution Rd Dundee Latt... More...
Alison George Male 07-05-1818 03-08-1902 Hawkhill Place,Dundee (1846): Terr... More...
Alston William Male 30-05-1825 19-10-1886 2 Craigie Terrace 132 Craigie Ter... More...
Anderson Alexander Male 24-1-1817 09-12-1897 Westhaven Panbride (1846) Maule... More...
Anderson Patrick Male 1825 14-04-1884 Cowgate lodging house, Dundee: 48... More...
Anderson David Male 06-07-1808 08-01-1887 9 Tay Street Lane Dundee 8 Sout... More...
Anderson James Male c1820 - a possible birth on 31-08-1820 requires further confirmatory evidence Unknown. 41 Reform Street (1851) Dundee ... More...
Arklay James Male 30-03-1828 18-05-1882 1 Hawkhill Place Dundee More...
Arklay Patrick Male 30-05-1819 22-04-1886 Ferry House Beach Street Brough... More...
Armitstead George Male 28-02-1824 07-12-1915 Castlehill House Dundee c.1843-185... More...
Barrie Joseph Male 10-04-1836 26-07-1894 Coldside/Caldside, Dundee 126 Stra... More...
Barrie David Male 04-10-1822 04-08-1894 46 Magdalen Yard Dundee 6 Wind... More...
Baxter John Male 19-02-1796 04-08-1882 Greenfield Place, Perth Road, Dunde... More...
Baxter Mary Female 04-05-1801 19-12-1884 Ellengowan 104 Ferry Road Dundee More...
Baxter Eleanor Female 27-09-1788 08-12-1868 Ellengowan 104 Ferry Road Dundee More...
Baxter Edward Male 06-04-1791 26-07-1871 Nethergate, Dundee c.1829-1830 Bal... More...
Baxter John Male 30-06-1822 03-02-1876 81 Bucklemaker Wynd, Dundee, c.1850... More...
Baxter William Male 25-06-1825 10-08-1890 Grayfield House, Dundee, c.1850-185... More...
Baxter of Kilmaron David Male 13-03-1793 13-10-1872 Ellangowan, 1829-1830 Craigie Hous... More...
Bell John Male 1817 25-08-1897 Ferry-Port-on-Craig, Fife 4 James ... More...
Bell Thomas Male 22-01-1812 02-02-1887 Hawkhill Place Perth Road Dundee ... More...
Bell William Male 09-04-1818 17-12-1878 7 Dundee Latterly: Hawkhill ... More...
Benvie Andrew Male 20-01-1794 07-11-1865 7 Thistle Street Forebank Dundee ... More...
Beresford John Male 1806 (est) 24-12- 1879 26 Derby Square Concha Isle of ... More...
Bisset William Male 1819 21-08-1903 Ashbank 12 East Somerville Place ... More...
Black Thomas Male 07-09-1831 12-10-1882 37 Albert Court, Dundee (which is ... More...
Blackie Matthew Male circa 1827 24-03-1895 Clepington Feus Dundee 1856-1857 ... More...
Boase William Male 02-05-1841 20-04-1910 21 Tay Street Dundee After 1868... More...
Boase Henry Male 02-09-1799 04-05-1883 5 Dundee Mill Bank (now Milnban... More...
Boase George Male 25-08-1810 23-07-1880 2 King Street Dundee 21 Tay Str... More...
Brough Thomas Male 03-09-1812 22-02-1868 Bonnybank House 2 Nelson Street D... More...
Brown John Male 09-08-1816 22-01-1888 3 King Street, Dundee 38 Constitut... More...
Bruce David Male 16-07-1837 1917 7 George's Place Dundee 1861-62 ... More...
Buist Alexander Male 10-02-1818 13-04-1901 Reres Mount Monifieth Road Brough... More...
Burnett George Male circa 1809 13-03-1885 Cottage Place, Broughty Ferry, c.18... More...
Burns Islay Male 16-01-1817 20-05-1872 Step Row Cottage, Dundee, c.1843-18... More...
Caird John Male 05-02-1805 17-12-1873 Cherrybank Cottage Blackness Road... More...
Caird James Male 07-01-1837 09-03-1916 8 Magdalen Yard Road (now Roseangle... More...
Cargill David Male 14-07-1822 31-05-1900 Douglas Field Dundee Midmill D... More...
Carmichael Peter Male 02-03-1809 06-05-1891 Kirkland, Fife, 1809-1812. Limehou... More...
Cay James Male c.1819 1868 76 Dock Street, Dundee, c.1844-1845... More...
Christie James Male 20-10-1813 27-02-1884 8 South Tay Street Dundee c.1850-1... More...
Clayhills Alexander Male 14-01-1796 18-06-1865 Country Residence: Invergowrie H... More...
Cocks Robert Male circa 1811 19-08-1875 Tay Street Dundee then Tem... More...
Collier William Male circa 1812 22-02-1870 Roodyards Dundee Eden Cottage ... More...
Colville John Male 05-08-1831 13-10-1911 Lochee Colville's Land, Turnpike... More...
Cooper William Male 11-10-1814 21-04-1882 Annfield House Fort Street Brough... More...
Cooper John Male 05-01-1827 02-10-1887 Hawkhill Place, Dundee (1853/4) Cl... More...
Couper Thomas Male 12-05-1817 18-02-1880 75 Seagate, Dundee, c.1842-1843. 1... More...
Crosthwaite William Male circa 1800 24-02-1873 1 Victoria Street, Dundee (1840-41)... More...
Cutherbertson John Male 19-05-1810 05-12-1889 9 South Dundee More...
Dalgeish David Male 30-10-1835 09-09-1870 Rose Cottage Newport Fife Latt... More...
Dalgleish William Male 07-06-1832 21-12-1913 1851 12 Westfield Place Dundee ... More...
Dalgleish James Male 31-05-1800 29-11-1875 12 Torphichen Street Edinburgh ... More...
Deuchars George Male 16-07-1824 08-09-1865 Douglas Terrace Broughty Ferry D... More...
Dick David Male 14-02-1814 08-04-1904 5 Springfield Dundee from 1846 ... More...
Don Robert Male 24-06-1808 10-04-1894 43 Union Street Dundee later ... More...
Dott George Male 27-06-1824 28-07-1907 6 Perth Road Dundee 107 Dund... More...
Dow Patrick Male 26-06-1820 23-08-1898 1850: 81 Hawkhill 1853: 42 Park Wy... More...
Duncan George Male 11-03-1791 (baptised 13-03-1791) 06-01-1878 Hawkhill Place Dundee The Vine... More...
Duncan Peter Male 14-06-1798 30-03-1872 Burnhead, Seagate, Dundee, c.1824-1... More...
Duncan Peter Male 28-11-1826 16-12-1893 Meadow Entry, Dundee, c.1841. Hill... More...
Easson Alexander Male 26-02-1796 29-08-1888 15 Wellington Street Dundee More...
Edward James Male 10-10-1808 01-08-1876 Ellenbank(now part of Dundee Univer... More...
Edward Allan Male 27-01-1811 16-06-1874 Tay Bank Dundee (1842) Carolina... More...
Ewan John Male 22-06-1805 12-05-1893 27 Cowgate Dundee 2 Panmure St... More...
Ewing James Male circa 1810 12-02-1886 William Street, Forebank, Dundee, c... More...
Farquharson James Male 26-10-1827 06-06-1899 69 Reform Street Dundee More...
Feathers Peter Male 25-07-1821 19-02-1904 19 High Street Dundee 40 Dock S... More...
Fleming James Male 26-08-1829 16-05-1886 120 Perth Road Dundee c.1858-1861 ... More...
Forbes Alexander Male 06-06-1817 08-10-1875 7 Springfield Place, Dundee, c.1850... More...
Galloway John Male circa 1837 03-08-1910 Morn Street Alyth Session Stree... More...
Gellatly William Male 25-05-1826 02-03-1901 Westfield Place Dundee 1864 Aff... More...
Gibb Alexander Male 13-02-1829 02-03-1872 Ogilvie's Close, Dundee 1841: 19 C... More...
Gibson Joseph Male 06-01-1830 30-06-1915 12 James Place Broughty Ferry Dun... More...
Gibson Peter Male 17-02-1804 06-08-1873 Gellatly Street Dundee 1 Peter'... More...
Gilfillan George Male 30-01-1813 13-08-1878 Paradise Manse, Paradise Road, D... More...
Glass James Male 01-06-1828 19-01-1914 36 Perth Road Dundee 93 Netherg... More...
Gloag John Male 03-03-1819 10-01-1883 21 Marshall Place Perth 30 Refo... More...
Gordon John Male 02-04-1826 28-02-1878 Fox Mount Reres Road Broughty Fer... More...
Gourlay Gershom Male 00-04-1823 28-01-1902 Wellbank, Newport, Fife, c.1853-185... More...
Graham George Male 19-04-1830 17-08-1900 Kemback Place, 32 or 34 Arbroath Ro... More...
Grimond Alexander Male 26-03-1824. 29-01-1903. 17 Wellington Street Dundee Du... More...
Guthrie James Male. Baptised 28-11-1811 16-07-1889 Mains of Fintry, Mains (1841): Wat... More...
Halley David Male c.1840 22-01-1919 William Street, Dundee, c.1841 10 ... More...
Harris William Male 05-11-1806 17-03-1883 10 Shore Terrace, c.1850-1854. Tay... More...
Hean Peter Male c. 1799/1800 15-06-1877 Small's Wynd (East) Dundee ther... More...
Hean Alexander Male 15-05-1795 28-03-1865 Small' Wynd Small's Lane Dundee ... More...
Henderson Alexander Male 04-12-1831 10-02-1912 107 Nethergate Dundee 13 Strawb... More...
Henderson John Male c.1810 18-10-1886 232 Perth Road, Dundee, c.1842-1843... More...
Henderson Alexander Male 16-09-1819 25-07-1903 29 Dundee 4 Constitution Terrac... More...
Henderson Kenneth Male 20-03-1818 17-10-1901 Strawberrybank, Dundee, c.1850. Pe... More...
Hildesheim David Male 22-10-1833 14-04-1924 6 Strawberrybank, Dundee. Lodger, ... More...
Horsburgh James Male. 22-03-1810 10-05-1882 Argyle Close, High Street, Dundee: ... More...
Ireland George Male 14-05-1827 04-12-1871 16 Hawkhill Place Dundee there... More...
Irons James Male 01-01-1820 03-01-1872 216 Perth Road Dundee More...
Jameson George Male 31-12-1815 06-06-1886 Hawkhill Place (1845) Dundee th... More...
Jessiman George Male 01-11-1813 16-12-1896 Drummond's Close Seagate Dundee ... More...
Jobson Marion Female 26-05-1801 12-01-1877 Crawford Lodge Perth Road Dundee More...
Jobson Helen Female 23-11-1796 13-01-1880 Crawford Lodge Perth Road Dundee More...
Jobson Anne Female 06-08-1805 15-10-1891 Crawford Lodge Perth Road Dundee More...
Johnston David Male 08-11-1834 22-11-1903 7 William Street, Forebank, Dundee ... More...
Kay John Male 12-11-1819 16-04-1878 13 Ferry Road Dundee More...
Keiller Alexander Male 24-11-1821 09-02-1877 . 21 Castle Street Dundee 15 Rose... More...
Keiller George Male 13-05-1833 14-02-1919 Cowgate, Dundee, c.1841. 20 Hunter... More...
Keiller William Male 14-09-1829 25-01-1899 21 Castle Street, Dundee. 30 Refor... More...
Kennedy Robert Male 01-11-1832 (baptised 12-12-1832) 26-07-1912 36 Nethergate Dundee 29 Union S... More...
Kerr William Male Circa 1810 05-04-1877 2 Springfield (1858-61) Dundee ... More...
Kerr John Male 02-04-1796 10-09-1868 Fleuchar Craig (until 1853-54) Dun... More...
Kerr Christopher Male 09-05-1797 01-06-1869 Hawkhill House, Dundee, c.1824-1830... More...
Kidd Andrew Male 02-11-1828 03-05-1905 Castle Street, Ferry Port-on-Craig,... More...
Kidd George Male. 26-11-1826 26-06-1908 7 Cowgate 116 Nethergate 20 Cotto... More...
Kinnaird Male 14-04-1807 06-01-1878 Rossie Priory, Inchture, Perthshire... More...
Kirkland John Male 11-11-1808 - 'named after John Luke Esquire' 02-06-1896 41 Reform Street Dundee 43 Sout... More...
Lamb Thomas Male 31-03-1802 31-10-1869 54 Murraygate, Dundee. 67/69 Murra... More...
Low David Male 09-11-1837 25-03-1898 8 Patons Lane Dundee Alexandra... More...
Low Alexander Male 08-11-1803 22-04-1878 Meadow Place Dundee 5 Nelson S... More...
Lowson William Male 20-09-1814 08-01-1893 Upper Pleasance, Dundee c.1837-1847... More...
Luke James Male 21-10-1820 15-12-1903 6 Laurel Bank Dundee thereafte... More...
Machan John Male 29-10-1818. 15-03-1889 116 Nicoll's Lane Dundee 114 P... More...
Mackenzie Robert Male 27-09-1823 02-02-1881 Pre 1863 addresses include: 302 ... More...
Macveigh William Male Unknown 19-11-1885 Mid Street Dundee 1861-1864 44 ... More...
Martin William Male 08-02-1814 19-12-1906 4 Hawkhill Place, Dundee On marri... More...
McEwen James Male 22-01-1817 - baptised 14-02-1817 03-09-1865 Westfield House 17 Magdalen Yard R... More...
McGavin Robert Male 18-05-1823 07-11-1901 11 Wellington Street Dundee als... More...
Miller Oliver Male 20-11-1812 19-02-1900 Union Mount Dundee Blackrock B... More...
Miller John Male 04/03/1787 27/11/1872 Easter Kinsleith (or Kinsleath) L... More...
Milln James Male about 1827 24-01-1871 Addiscombe Lodge Croydon Surrey ... More...
Miln Thomas Male circa 1787 02-06-1874 6 Greenfield Place Dundee  More...
Mitchell David Male 01-06-1794 30-10-1875 Chapelshade, Dundee Blackheath Hou... More...
Mitchell Esq. of Arngask John Male 18-05-1803 07-06-1885 8 Baltic Street, Dundee, 1829-1838.... More...
Mitchell junior John Male circa 1840 29-10-1879 Milnbank, Dundee, 1851. Fleuchar C... More...
Moon William Male Baptised 19-07-1807 01-10-1876 Edenfield Springfield Cupar Fife More...
Mudie Robert Male c.1819 05-01-1885 32 Constitution Road, Dundee, c.184... More...
Myles William Male 21-10-1806 09-08-1879 67 Magdalen Green (1869-1879) Dund... More...
Nairn William Male 12-12-1828 04-09-1865 3 Victoria Street, Dundee, c.1853-1... More...
Neish James Male 14-05-1809 22-05-1882 Mid Road (approx 1829-1834) Lower ... More...
Newall George Male 04-02-1800 15-11-1882 11 Hawkhill Place Perth Road Dund... More...
Nicoll James Male Circa 1821 - baptised 1821 28-7-1885 Hawkhill Place Dundee thereaft... More...
Ogilvie Andrew Male 27-06-1814 31-08-1898 10 Springfield Dundee More...
Ogilvie John Male 07-08-1810 09-11-1869 2 Hawkhill Place Dundee 4 Park ... More...
Ogilvy George Male 13-08-1822 22-11-1866 15 Springfield Dundee More...
Orchar James Male circa 1825 14-05-1898 44 Albert Street Dundee 46 Albe... More...
Ower Charles Male 31-07-1813 20-09-1876 Albert's Court, 39 Nethergate, Dund... More...
Parker Edward Male 1822 - Haughton Le Skerne, County of Durham - baptised 09-07-1822 25-07-1887 Mount Pleasant Dundee Cliff Ter... More...
Parker Charles Male 30-04-1796 18-04-1867 Eden Grove, Dundee earlier 10 Ref... More...
Parker Charles Male 1824 - baptised 20-04-1824 at Haughton Le Skerne, Durham 19-01-1893 65 Bucklemaker Wynd Dundee 8 We... More...
Paterson James Male 25-06-1819 17-03-1882 40 Magdalen Yard Road, Dundee (1867... More...
Paxton James Male 14-12-1819 30-10-1903 19 Meadowside (1850): Ryehill Hous... More...
Petrie James Male 08-11-1819 29-11-1864 93 Murraygate Dundee thereafter... More...
Petrie David Male. 20-03-1812 09-11-1898 Mrs. Low's, William Street, Foreban... More...
Pirie David Male 23-07-1820 06-02-1899 Fish Street Dundee 17 Crichton ... More...
Pitcairn David Male. 15-12-1810 1869 13 King Street, Dundee, c.1842-1845... More...
Powell Robert Male circa 1835: After 1901 (an initial indicator while resident in Scotland): Reform Street Dundee Constituti... More...
Prain James Male 04-10-1802 09-04-1890 25 Hawkhill, Dundee, c.1844-1847. ... More...
Prain Robert Male 26-12-1831 25/04/1874 3 Westfield Lane 18 Airlie Place More...
Prain junior James Male 28-12-1840 23-01-1929 31 Park Wynd, Dundee, c.1851-1863. ... More...
Ramsay James Male 24-06-1826 09-04-1907 Before 1863: Greenfield House, 1... More...
Rattray Peter Male 18-07-1811 30-09-1874 58 Overgate Dundee Barrack Stre... More...
Renny William Male 26-03-1809 03-01-1882 8 Douglas Terrace Broughty Ferry More...
Rickard Joseph Male Unknown - estimated year of birth - 1823 11-05-1874 Clerk Street Brechin 9 Trinity... More...
Ritchie William Male 04-12-1818 21-10-1902 Mile End, Middlesex, c.1848-1850. ... More...
Robertson David Male circa 1815/1816 12-07-1881 Union Grove Magdalen Green Dundee More...
Scott Janet Female 17-05-1791 05-09-1867 160 Nethergate Dundee More...
Scott David Male 17-02-1820 01-12-1870 Baldovan Dundee 114 Dundee ... More...
Scott William Male c.1803 1872 New Buildings, Nethergate, Dundee, ... More...
Scott Jnr William Male c.1832 30-01-1881 6 South Union Street, Dundee c.1850... More...
Scrimgeour David Male 29-03-1822 14-09-1905 Pre 1863 addresses include: 4 D... More...
Sharp John Male 10-04-1823 24-02-1895 Meadow Road (Meadowside) Dundee (18... More...
Shaw James Male 21-04-1818 26-11-1901 - see Comments 1851 Just's Cottages, Newport on Ta... More...
Shepherd Walter Male 28-05-1836 21-03-1913 West Riding Prison (1841 - 1861) - ... More...
Shield James Male 18-11-1819 05-06-1884 Denhead of Arbirlot 2 Kerr Street,... More...
Simpson George Male 18-10-1820 01-07-1892 Douglas Terrace, Broughty Ferry, c.... More...
Small William Male 03-03-1815 27-07-1870 Eden Bank Ferry Road Dundee More...
Small Robert Male 18-12-1818 26-12-1870 Edenbank Ferry Road Dundee More...
Stephen William Male 11-01-1826 24-11-1893 9 Forebank Road, Dundee, c.1853-185... More...
Stephen George Male 08-04-1793 31-12-1874 Meadow Entry(1829-1844) Murraygate... More...
Stephen Robert Male 22-05-1829 05-04-1883 1 Somerville Place Dundee More...
Stevenson John Male 10-09-1814 16-11-1865 Constitution Street, Dundee 29 Con... More...
Sturrock David Male 22-12-1806 04-03-1882 2 Bank Street Dundee 2 Park Pla... More...
Sturrock Archibald Male 30-09-1816 01-01-1909 Priestgate Street(1851) Peterborou... More...
Symers Euphemia Female 07-03-1787 18-12-1869 158 Nethergate Dundee More...
Symers Lilias Female 18-04-1793 18-02-1873 Whiteleys 147 Nethergate Dundee ... More...
Symers John Male 06-12-1794 01-05-1866 77 Murraygate, Dundee (1841, 185... More...
Taylor Andrew Male 25-10-1811 01-07-1873 Addresses pre 1863 include: 125 ... More...
Thoms Thomas Male 02-02-1833 - baptised 13-02-1833 13-06-1897 The Crescent (parental home) 348 P... More...
Thoms of Aberlemno Patrick Male 07-06-1796 17-06-1882 Crescent House, Dundee; Tillywhand... More...
Thomson William Male 12-02-1823 23-09-1893 Various addresses pre 1870 include:... More...
Trail Anthony Male 31-08-1808: 26-12-1878 Church Street Broughty Ferry th... More...
Turnbull Hector Male 26-05-1814 26-07-1901 1 Bank Street, Dundee, c.1846-1847.... More...
Watson Archibald Male 09-07-1821 20-07-1881 The Manse, Ferry Road, Dundee. More...
Watson Patrick Male 12-09-1809 He was baptised in the name of Peter, named after his father's brother. 06-06-1886 107 Nethergate Dundee 162 Nethe... More...
White John Male 26-09-1833 01-03-1916 Pre 1863 addresses include: 36 S... More...
White James Male 04-04-1821 05-09-1884 Castle Huntly Longforgan also w... More...
Whitehurst Francis Male 22-04-1810 22-10-1883 30 South Tay Street Dundee More...
Whitson Margaret Female 20-06-1790 30-09-1880 33 (South) Dundee More...
Whitton James Male 26-11-1823 26-01-1890 125 Dundee 143 Nethergate (from... More...
Whytock Peter Male Circa 1801 13-09-1871 Various addresses prior to 1860 inc... More...
Wilson William Male 15-06-1808 14-01-1888 Gorbals, Glasgow, c.1833-1837. Car... More...
Worrall George Male 14-09-1814 15-02-1894 14 Fleuchar Street, Dundee. More...
Yeaman James Male 13-03-1816 11-04-1886 97 Seagate, Dundee, c.1850-1855 10... More...
Yeaman Robert Male 18-09-1819  23-08-1897 Craigie Lee, Ferry Road, Dundee, c.... More...