Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Dundee. You may be able to find further references to Dundee in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Dundee a town and a parish, or group of parishes Groome
Dundee and Arbroath Railway a railway Groome
Dundee and Forfar Railway a railway Groome
Dundee and Newtyle Railway a railway Groome
Dundee and Perth Railway a railway Groome

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Dundee.

Place Type of entry Source
Baldovie a post office hamlet Groome
Baldovie hamlet Bartholomew
Broughty Ferry a watering-place and little seaport Groome
Claypots an old castle Groome
Craigie an estate, with a mansion Groome
Drumgeith hamlet with school Bartholomew
Drumgeith a village, with a public school Groome
Duntrune a beautiful mansion Groome
Lochee district Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Dundee within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Daniel Defoe Letter 13, Part 2: Dundee, Aberdeen and the Highlands 5
William Camden Scotland: North of the Antonine Wall 4
John Wesley 1763-4: In Scotland Again; Methodist's Wealth; "No Law for Methodists"; Exhausting Days 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 13, Part 1: Fife and Perth 2
Robert Gammage Touring central Scotland 2
James Boswell August 18th to 20th, 1773: From Edinburgh to Montrose 1
Samuel Johnson Arbroath and Montrose 1
John Wesley 1781-4: An Ideal Circuit; Wesley in his Eighties; Wesley Visits Holland; Scotland 1
Thomas Pennant July 24-31: Fife and Perthshire 1
Thomas Pennant Appendix II: Of Elgin and the Shire of Murray 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Dudhope 0 1
Hilltown 0 1
Lochee 0 2
Mains 0 2
Newport on Tay 0 2
Claverhouse 0 2
Baldovan 0 2
Forgan 0 2
Camperdown 0 2
Invergowrie 0 2
Kirkton of Strathmartine 0 1
Mylnefield Feus 0 2
Ferry Port on Craig 0 3
Broughty Ferry 0 2
Kingoodie 0 2
Balmerino 2 2
Liff 0 2
Benvie 0 2
Murroes 0 2
Tealing 0 2