Streetwise: Arklay Street

Name Plate

Named in memory of David Arklay of Easter Clepington, who died in 1822, and was succeeded by his son Peter Arklay of Dunninald.

Clepington came to Peter’s second son, Robert, who sold it in 1856 to William Neish of Tannadice, who feued most of the Easter Clepington grounds.

Source: ‘Glimpses of Old and New Dundee’ – A.H. Millar, January 1925