Archive Record

Collection Inverclyde Archives: Family, Personal and Estate Records
Catalogue Number FP77/4/26
Object Name Menu
Level of description Item
Title Menu from a Conversazione and Soiree Musicale
Date 2 Apr 1884
Creator Moncur | Alexander Hay | 1830-1905 | Provost of Dundee
Dates of Creation 2 Apr 1884
Scope & Content Menu from a Conversazione and Soiree Musicale given by Provost and Mrs. Moncur to the members of the Convention of Royal Burghs and Friends held at the Albert Institute on 2 April 1884. The event attended by Dugald Campbell (1832-1899).
Extent of Description 1 item
Admin/Biographical History Alexander Hay Moncur was born in 1830, and followed his father as a jute manufacturer. In 1868 he became a Town Councillor and served with ability and popularity until 1883. He joined Dundee School board in 1872 and was Chairman for 15 years, carrying out many reforms. He took part in many philanthropic movements and was a prominent donor towards leading Institutions.
People Campbell, Dugald, 1832-1899, Provost of Greenock 1879-1882
Moncur, Alexander Hay, 1830-1905, Provost of Dundee
Parent ObjectID FP77/4