Person NameDundee Orphan Institution; 1870-
ActivityIn 1870 a ship capsized on the journey between Dundee and Newport and eighteen people including the popular 'Cossack Jock' -Captain Spalding- drowned. Within a few days of the disaster a fund had been opened and £700 subscribed to care for Dundee children orphaned by the disaster. The Dundee Orphanage was initially situated in Small's Wynd, and was superseded by a building in Ferry Road.
Corporate NameDundee Orphan Institution
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