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 Latter... More...
Alison George Male 06-06-1818 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Christie James Male 20-10-1813 27-02-1884 8 South Tay Street Dundee c.1850-1... 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...
Crosthwaite William Male circa 1800 24-02-1873 1 Victoria Street, Dundee (1840-41)... 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...
Dow Patrick Male 26-06-1820 23-08-1898 1850: 81 Hawkhill 1853: 42 Park Wy... More...
Duncan Peter Male 14-06-1798 30-03-1872 Burnhead, Seagate, Dundee, c.1824-1... More...
Easson Alexander Male 26-02-1796 29-08-1888 15 Wellington Street Dundee 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...
Fleming James Male 26-08-1829 16-05-1886 120 Perth Road Dundee c.1858-1861 ... 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...
Gilfillan George Male 30-01-1813 13-08-1878 Paradise Manse, Paradise Road, D... 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...
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...
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 15-10-91 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...
Kinnaird Male 14-04-1807 06-01-1878 Rossie Priory, Inchture, Perthshire... 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...
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 circa 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 junior John Male circa 1840 29-10-1879 Milnbank, Dundee, 1851. Fleuchar C... More...
Mitchell of Arngask John Male 18-05-1803 07-06-1885 8 Baltic Street, Dundee, 1829-1838.... More...
Moon William Male Baptised 19-07-1807 01-10-1876 Edenfield Springfield Cupar Fife 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...
Ogilvie Andrew Male 27-06-1814 31-08-1898 10 Springfield Dundee 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...
Parker Charles Male 30-04-1796 18-04-1867 Eden Grove, Dundee earlier 10 Ref... More...
Paxton James Male 14-12-1819 30-10-1903 19 Meadowside (1850): Ryehill Hous... More...
Pitcairn David Male. 15-12-1810 1869 13 King Street, Dundee, c.1842-1845... More...
Renny William Male 26-03-1809 03-01-1882 8 Douglas Terrace Broughty Ferry 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...
Shaw James Male 21-04-1818 26-11-1901 - see Comments 1851 Just's Cottages, Newport on Ta... 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...
Stevenson John Male 10-09-1814 16-11-1865 Constitution Street, Dundee 29 Con... 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...
Trail Anthony Male 31-08-1808: 26-12-1878 Church Street Broughty Ferry th... 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...
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...