United Kingdom / Aberdeen

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Sir Alexander Anderson Lord Provost. Patrick Cooper esqr. Master of Shore-Works

North Pier, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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In this house Bishop James Grant Titular Bishop of Eretria, Vicar Apostolic of the Lowland District died on the 3rd December, 1778 and Bishop John Geddes Titular Bishop of Morocco Co-Adjutor to Bishop George Hay Vicar Apostolic of the Lowland District on the 11th February, 1799. R.I.P.

Chapel Court, off Castle Street (Castlegate), Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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George Milne Fraser 1862-1938 city librarian and local historian worked here

Central Library, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Harry Gordon, "The Laird of Inversnecky"

Guild Street, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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John James Rickard MacLeod 1876-1935 co-discoverer of insulin and Nobel Prize Winner lived here

32 Cairn Road, Cults, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Drum's Lane on the site of Lady Drum's Hospital. In 1633 Marion Douglas, Lady Drum, mortified a sum of 3,000 merks for a commodious house for poor widows and aged virgins. Building began in 1671. By 1721 the house also accommodated daughters of Burgesses of Guild. The area was redeveloped and Drum's Lane laid out in 1798.

Upperkirkgate, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Thomas Fraser 1872-1951 medical scientist worked in this building

16 Albyn Place, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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James Matthews 1820-1898 architect and Lord Provost lived here

15 Albyn Terrace, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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James McBey 1883-1959 artist lived in this building

42 Union Grove, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Alexander Cruden 1699-1770 Master of Arts, Marischal College, Compiler of the Concordance to the Bible, was born in a house in Cruden's Court near this spot

Cruden's Court, off Concert Court, Broad Street, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Flour Mill Lane. The Burgh's Upper Mill, fed by the mill burn running from the Loch, stood nearby from the 13th century to 1865. The mill was an important source of revenue and was leased out to tenants who milled wheat, rye and malt.

Flour Mill Lane, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Harry Gordon entertainer 1893-1957 performed here

Music Hall, South Silver Street, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Glover House. In recognition of the great contribution made by Mr. Thomas Blake Glover during the late 19th century to the foundation of modern Japanese industry, we donate this house to the Grampian-Japan Trust.

Glover House, Balgownie Road, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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William Jackson 1849-1915 engineer and inventor lived here

Thorngrove, 500 Great Western Road, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Adelphi Court. Known as 'The Adelphi' meaning brothers in Greek, the court was named after John and Robert Adam who designed the Adelphi off the Strand, London. The lane was laid out on the crest of St Katherine's Hill in the early 19th century.

off Union Street, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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James Fenton Wyness 1903-1974 architect and historian lived here

45 Salisbury Terrace, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Meredith Brown 1845-1908 social reformer and founder of the Shaftesbury Institute lived in this building

78 Dee Street, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Sir John Ninian Comper 1864-1960 church architect designed this chapel

17 Spital, St Margaret's Convent, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Lady May Baird 1901-1983 social pioneer lived here

38 Albyn Place, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Sir Dugald Baird 1899-1986 medical pioneer lived here

38 Albyn Place, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Alexander Ellis 1830-1917 architect lived here

66 Springbank Terrace, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Mary Esslemont 1891-1984 general practitioner, soroptimist and Free Burgess of Aberdeen lived here

30 Beechgrove Terrace, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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William Alexander 1826-1894 writer & journalist lived here

3 Belvidere Street, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Ronald Center 1913-1973 composer was born here

16 Elmbank Road, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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William Dyce, artist, 1806-1864 was born in this house

48 Marischal Street, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Very Reverend David Cairns, theologian (1862-1946) taught here

Former Christ's College, Alford Place, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Bob Cooney 1908-1984 radical politician held rallies in the castlegate for better working and living conditions

Castle Street, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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James McGrigor 1771-1858 military surgeon attended this school

Grammar School, Esslemont Avenue side, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Lewis Grassic Gibbon (James Leslie Mitchell) 1901-1935 author of A Scots Quair lived here 1917-1919

5 St Mary's Place, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Alexander Gordon MD 1752-1799 obstetrician first described the infectious nature of childbirth fever lived here

17 Belmont Street, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Edward Raban 1579-1658 Aberdeen's first printer is buried in this churchyard

St Nicholas Churchyard, East Wall, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Founded by James Chalmers in January 1748 as the "Aberdeen's Journal" and originally printed and published at an office on the north side of Castle Street, this firm occupied premises in Broad Street from 1894 to 1970. During the 20th century amalgamation took place with the "Aberdeen Free Press" to form Aberdeen Journals Ltd. The company then printed and published its newspapers at rebuilt offices at 20 Broad Street where once lived Dr Alexander Cruden, author of a noted concordance to the bible. Robert Burns the famous Scottish poet visited the Journal offices in 1787. The Press and Journal and Evening Express moved to Lang Stacht in 1970 when this building was opened by Rt Hon Gordon Campbell MCMP Secretary of State for Scotland

Aberdeen Journals Building, Lang Stracht, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Hugh Mercer 1726-1777 Jacobite and General in the American Revolutionary War was educated in this college

Quadrangle, Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Concert Court. Aberdeen Musical Society founded in 1748 by Francis Peacock, Dancing Master and Andrew Tait, Organist held the city's first organised concerts in a nearby hall. In 1749 the Society leased a house, the New Music Room in adjacent Huxter Row. The Society came to an end in 1806.

off Broad Street, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Brebner's Court also known as Bremner's Court and formerly known as Birnie's Close. Andrew J. Birnie owned adjacent land in 1786. Alexander Brebner of Learney, Provost of Aberdeen (1805-1811) bought land nearby in 1804.

Castlegate, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Helena Mennie Shire 1912-1991 scholar of the literature and music of Scotland lived here

98 Leslie Terrace, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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John Smith 1781-1852 first city architect designed this colonnade

St Nicholas Church Frontage, Union Street, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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John Morgan 1844-1907 master mason built this house and lived here

Rubislaw House, 50 Queen's Road, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Correction Wynd. The House of Correction, founded in 1637 on the initiative of Provost Jaffray, stood nearby until 1711. It provided lodging and employment in the cloth industry for vagrants and delinquents.

Back Wynd, off Union Street, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Rachel Annand Taylor 1876-1960 poet, author and journalist taught here

Harlaw Academy, 18-20 Albyn Place, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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William Robertson Smith 1870-1881 semitic scholar taught here

Former Christ’s College, Alford Place, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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James Cromar Watt 1862-1940 architect, enameller, botanist lived here

71 Dee Street, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Jeannie Robertson MBE 1908-1975 renowned traditional Scottish folk singer lived here

90 Hilton Road, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Francis Peacock 1723-1807 father of Scottish country dancing lived and taught nearby

Peacock’s Close, Castle Street, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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R. D. Lawrence 1892-1968 founder of the British Diabetic Association was born in this building

10 Ferryhill Place, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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William Kennedy 1758-1836 lawyer and historian lived here

46 Marischal Street, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Robert Laws 1851-1932 pioneer of African education lived in this house

39 Thistle Street, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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William MacGillivray 1796-1852 ornitholigist lived here

110 High Street, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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In memory of Lilias Gillespie Skene 1626-1697 poet and quaker

Religious Society of Friends’ Meeting House, Crown Street, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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James Giles 1801-1870 artist lived in this house

64 Bon Accord Street, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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