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Ref No MS 1
Title William Pringle Laird
Date c 1851-1919
Description Business records of William P Laird
Level Fonds
Extent 2 volumes
Access Status Open
Access Conditions Open
Language English
Creator Name William Pringle Laird
Admin History William Pringle Laird was a seedsman, bulb importer, florist and nursery proprietor. There was a William Laird operating in Union Street, Dundee from at least 1837. By 1845 he had moved to Nethergate and later established nurseries in Blackness and Monifieth. His business had become the firm of W. P. Laird & Sinclair by 1861. The company had offices at various times in the High Street, Nethergate, City Square and Crichton Street. The business remained in the family and a William P. Laird continued to live at Taybank, High Street, Monifieth until around 1936. The company itself operated until at least 1971.


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