Streetwise: McDonald Street

Name Plate

McDonald Street, named after Baillie Duncan McDonald, who was long associated with Public Boards in Dundee. He entered the Town Council in 1869, and remained there continuously till 1897, forming a record of service. In 1872 he became a Member of the first School Board, continuing to serve till his death in 1908, when he had reached his 86th year.

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