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
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 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...
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...