Streetwise: St. David’s Lane, North Tay Street

Name Plate

St. David’s Lane, North Tay Street, like many others in the city, took the name from its vicinity to St. David’s Parish Church. The following are a few of similar derivations: St. Luke’s Road, Downfield; St. Mary’s Lane, Lochee; St. Mary’s Road, Downfield (through part of the Glebe of the Parish Church); St. Matthew’s Street; St. Peter Street; and so on.

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