Streetwise: Raglan Street

Name Plate

Opened in 1854, and named in honour of Lord Raglan (1788–1855), who was a distinguished officer under Wellington during the Peninsular Campaign, and was Commander of the Forces in the Crimean War, gaining the battle of Alma, Balaclava, and Inkerman, and dying in the Crimea after the attacks on Malakoff and the Redan. Many Dundonians were engaged in this campaign.

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