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
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...