Where the Dundee Lodges met in the 19th Century.

Data taken from the Dundee Directories (data compiled by Bro Rev David Taylor. Organised for Website by Bro Iain D. McIntosh)

 

Lodge

Where it met

Directory years

Other Information

Ancient 39 Murraygate 1846 - 47  
Caledonian 31, Castle Street 1846 - 47 William Kidd  -- keeper
Camperdown 22 Barrack Street 1846 - 47 John Robertson, keeper , 77 Overgate
Operative 43 Overgate 1846 - 47  
Thistle Operative Thistle Hall , 15 Union Street 1846 - 47 John Cooper, keeper
Operative Guillan's Close 1834  
Ancient Murraygate 1834  
St Davids Archer's Hall , Shore 1834  
Thistle Operative Union Street 1834  
Forfar & Kincardine Peter Street 1834  
Caledonian 31, Castle Street 1834  
Camperdown Barrack Street 1834  
Operative Guillan's Close 1829 -30 NOTE - Lodge was numbered 42 at this time
Ancient Elder's Close 1829 -30 NOTE - Lodge was numbered 44 at this time  - note also that Lodge has changed venue from 39 Murraygate to Elder's Close
St Davids Guild Hall , Town House 1829 -30 NOTE - Lodge was numbered 73 at this time  note also that lodge has changed venue from Archer's Hall , Shore to Guild Hall , Town House
Thistle Operative Union Street 1829 -30 NOTE- Lodge was numbered 155 at this time
Forfar & Kincardine Peter Street 1829 -30 NOTE- Lodge was numbered 225 at this time
Caledonian Castle Street 1829 -30 NOTE - Lodge was numbered 258 at this time
Camperdown Barrack Street 1829 -30  
Operative Guillan's Close, Murraygate 1853 - 54  
Ancient Hall , Mason Lodge Close, Murraygate 1853 - 54  
St Davids meet in British Hotel 1853 - 54 Note - Lodge has changed venue from Guild Hall, Town House to British Hotel - 4 Castle Street ?????
Thistle Operative Union Street 1853 - 54  
Forfar & Kincardine meet in Anderson's Tavern , McCosh's Entry , Murraygate 1853 - 54  
Caledonian meet in Crown Hotel, Greenmarket 1853 - 54 Site of Crown Hotel was at the southern side of present Caird Hall -- Shore Terrace --
Camperdown Barrack Street 1853 - 54  
Union Royal Arch Chapter Rooms , 7 Exchange Street 1856 - 57 Meets on first Monday of every month
Operative Lodge Rooms 43 Overgate 1856 - 57  
Ancient 39 Murraygate 1856 - 57  
St Davids Lodge Room, Royal Hotel 1856 - 57  
Thistle Operative Thistle Hall, Union Street 1856 - 57  
Forfar & Kincardine Lodge Room, 7 Exchange Street 1856 - 57  
Caledonian Lodge Room, George Hotel 1856 - 57  
Camperdown Barrack Street 1856 - 57  
Operative 43 Overgate 1850  
Ancient Lodge Rooms, 39 Murraygate 1850  
St Davids Lodge Rooms , Royal; Hotel 1850 ( Royal Hotel - 54 Nethergate ????? )
Thistle Operative Lodge Rooms, 15 Union Street 1850  
Forfar & Kincardine Lodge Room, 11 Peter Street 1850  
Caledonian Lodge Rooms, 31 Castle Street 1850  
Camperdown Lodge Rooms, 22 Barrack Street 1850  
Union Royal Arch Chapter Rooms, 7 Exchange Street 1858 - 59  
Operative Lodge Rooms, 43 Overgate 1858 - 59  
Ancient Lodge Rooms, 39 Murraygate 1858 - 59  
St Davids Lodge Room, Royal Hotel 1858 - 59  
Thistle Operative Thistle Hall, Union Street 1858 - 59  
Forfar & Kincardine Lodge Rooms, 7 Exchange Street 1858 - 59  
Caledonian Lodge Room, George Hotel 1858 - 59  
Camperdown Hall, Barrack Street 1858 - 59  
Union Royal Arch Chapter Room, Smellie's Hall , Barrack Street 1864 - 65 Note -- Chapter has moved premises from Exchange Street to Smellie's Hall , Barrack Street - Meets on 1st Thursday of Feb., June, August, Nov, Dec.  And also on the vernal and autumnal equinoxes
Operative Lodge Room 43 Overgate 1864 - 65  
Ancient Lodge Room 39 Murraygate 1864 - 65  
St Davids Lodge Room, Royal Hotel 1864 - 65  
Thistle Operative Thistle Hall , Union Street 1864 - 65  
Forfar & Kincardine Lodge Room, Smellie's Hall , Barrack Street 1864 - 65 Note -- F & K has changed its venue from Exchange Street to Smellie's Hall, Barrack Street
Caledonian Lodge Room, Prince of Wales Hotel 1864 - 65 Note -- Caledonian has changed venue from George Hotel to Prince of Wales Hotel 8 Castle Street
Camperdown Camperdown Hall, Barrack Street 1864 - 65  
Union Royal Arch 7 Exchange Street 1861 - 62  
Operative Lodge Rooms, 43 Overgate 1861 - 62  
Ancient Lodge Rooms, 39 Murraygate 1861 - 62  
St Davids Lodge Room, Royal Hotel 1861 - 62  
Thistle Operative Thistle Hall, Union Street 1861 - 62  
Forfar & Kincardine Lodge Rooms, 7 Exchange Street 1861 - 62  
Caledonian Lodge Room, George Hotel 1861 - 62  
Camperdown Camperdown Hall, Barrack Street 1861 - 62  
Ancient 39 Murraygate 1869 - 70  
Camperdown Camperdown Hall, 22 Barrack Street 1869 - 70  
Forfar & Kincardine 13 Meadow Street 1869 - 70 Meadow Street was located off the old Wellgate
Operative 43 Overgate 1869 - 70  
Thistle Operative 15 Union Street 1869 - 70  
Albert Weavers Hall, Lochee 1871 - 72  
Ancient 39 Murraygate 1874 - 75  
Camperdown Camperdown Hall, 22 Barrack Street 1874 - 75  
Forfar & Kincardine 13 Meadow Street 1874 - 75  
Operative 43 Overgate 1874 - 75  
Union Royal Arch 13 Meadow Street 1874 - 75 OFF OLD WELLGATE
Thistle Operative Thistle Hall 15 Union Street 1874 - 75  
Ancient Ancient Mason Lodge Hall 6 Murraygate 1876 - 77  
Camperdown Camperdown Hall, 22 Barrack Street 1876 - 77  
Forfar & Kincardine 13 Meadow Street 1876 - 77  
Operative Operative Mason Lodge Hall 43 Overgate 1876 - 77  
Camperdown Camperdown Hall, 22 Barrack Street 1876 - 77  
Union Royal Arch 13 Meadow Street 1876 - 77  
Thistle Operative Thistle Hall 15 Union Street 1876 - 77  
Ancient Ancient Mason Lodge Hall , 79 High Street 1878-79  
Camperdown Camperdown Hall, 22 Barrack Street 1878-79  
Forfar & Kincardine 13 Meadow Street 1878-79  
Operative 43, Overgate 1878-79  
Union Royal Arch 13  Meadow Street 1878-79  
Thistle Operative Thistle Operative Mason Lodge Hall 15 Vault
Thistle Operative Mason Hall, 15 Vault
1878-79 as shown in 1878 -79 Directory
Ancient Ancient Mason Lodge Hall 79 High Stree 1880-81 Secretary's address shows Havelock Place Hawkhill
Camperdown Camperdown Hall, 22 Barrack Street 1880-81 Secretary's address shows 4 Reform Street
Forfar & Kincardine 13 Meadow Street 1880-81 Secretary's address shows 9 Stirling Street
Operative Operative Mason Lodge Hall  43 Overgate 1880-81 Secretary's address shows 87 Blackscroft
St Davids   1880-81 Secretary's address shows 141 Nethergate
Ancient Ancient Mason Lodge Hall , 79 High Street 1882-83 Secretary,s address shows Havelock Place Hawkhill
Camperdown Camperdown Hall, Barrack Street 1882-83 Secretary's address shows 4 Reform Street
Forfar & Kincardine 13 Meadow Street 1882-83 Secretary's address shows 203 Scouringburn
Operative Operative Mason Lodge Hall 43 Overgate 1882-83 Secretary's address shows Union Street , Dundee
Thistle Operative Thistle Hall 15 Union Street or Thistle Operative Mason 15 Vault 1882-83 Secretary's address shows 10 Wolesley Street
Ancient 79 High Street 1884-85 Secretary's address shows 2 High Street
Caledonian 51 Reform Street 1884-85 Secretary's address shows 111 Hawkhill
Camperdown 22 Barrack Street 1884-85 Secretary's  address shows 4 Reform Street
Forfar & Kincardine 13 Meadow Street 1884-85 Secretary's address shows 104 Nethergate
Operative 43 Overgate 1884-85 Secretary's address shows 14 Arbroath Road
St Davids St Davids Masonic Hall 8 Bank Street 1884-85 Secretary's address shows 144 Perth Road
Thistle Operative 15 the Vault 1884-85 Secretary's address shows 14 Arbroath Road
Ancient 79 High Street 1885-86 Secretary Andrew Ross  2 High Street
Operative 43 Overgate 1885-86 Secretary Croll John 14 Arbroath Road
St Davids 8 Bank Street 1885-86 Secretary  James B. Third  144 Perth Road
Thistle Operative 15 Vault 1885-86 Secretary  Alex. Alan , 119 Blackscroft
Forfar & Kincardine 13 Meadow Street 1885-86 Secretary C. Robertson 7 Irelands Lane
Caledonian 51 Reform Street 1885-86 Secretary John Chalmers 111 Hawkhill
Camperdown 22 Barrack Street 1885-86 Secretary James Hill 4 Reform Street
Ancient 79 High Street 1887-88 Secretary - George Jenkins - no address listed
Operative 15 Vault 1887-88 Secretary Thomas Buik, Solicitor, Castle Street
St Davids Masonic Hall , 8 Bank Street 1887-88 Secretary James B, Third, Greenlaw Place, Clepington Road
Operative Thistle Operative Masonic Hall 15 Vault 1887-88 Secretary Alex. Alan 119 Blackscroft
Forfar & Kincardine 13 Meadow Street 1887-88 Secretary C. Robertson, 3 Willison Street
Caledonian ??????? 1887-88 Secretary    John  Chalmers 204 Hawkhill
Camperdown 22 Barrack Street 1887-88 Secretary  James Hill 4 Reform Street
Ancient 79 High Street 1888-89 James Alexander, Secretary
Camperdown 22 Barrack Street 1888-89 Secretary - James Hill, 4 Reform Street
Forfar & Kincardine 13 Meadow Street 1888-89 Secretary - Robertson C. 3 Willison Street
Operative 43 Overgate 1888-89 Secretary - Thomas Buik, Solicitor, Castle Street
St Davids 8 Bank Street 1888-89 Secretary - James B. Third , Greenlaw Place, Clepington Road
Thistle Operative 15 Vault 1888-89 Secretary - Alex. Allan, 119 Blackscroft
Ancient 79 High Street 1890-91 Secretary -James Alexander
Camperdown 22 Barrack Street 1890-91  
Operative 43 Overgate 1890-91 Secretary - W P Stewart, 11 Forebank Road
St Davids Masonic Hall 8 Bank Street 1890-91 Secretary - Robert Gibson, 1 Garland Place
Thistle Operative 15 Vault 1890-91 Secretary - Alexander Allan, 11 Peep o' day Lane
Forfar & Kincardine Meadow Street 1890-91 Secretary - C. Robertson, 3 Willison Street
Caledonian   1890-91 Secretary - John Chalmers 204 Hawkhill
Camperdown Barrack Street 1890-91 Secretary - James Hill, 4 Reform Street
Albert Weavers Hall 1890-91 Secretary - David Coupar, 3 Sharp's Lane, Lochee
Ancient 79 High Street 1891-92 Secretary's address - 1 Ness Buildings, Westport
Camperdown 22 Barrack Street 1891-92 Secretary  - James Hill 59 Dock Street
Forfar & Kincardine 13 Meadow Street 1891-92 Secretary - John Burrows, 79 Commrcial Street
Thistle Operative 15 Vault 1891-92 Secretary -
Thistle Operative 15 Vault 1891-92 Secretary - Alex. Allan, 11 Peep 'o' Day Lane
Caledonian   1891-92 Secretary - John Chalmers, 204 Hawkhill
Ancient 79 High Street 1892-93 Secretary - James Alexander, Johnston's Lane
Operative   1892-93 Secretary - A W Taylor, 25 Sth Lindsay Street
Forfar & Kincardine 13 Meadow Street 1892-93 Secretary - Thos Lindsay, 13 Victoria Street
St Davids 8 Bank Street 1892-93 James Gold, 20 Reform Street

 

Further details from Directories. (pdf files)

Lodge Venues Details from Directories
Lodge Operative No.47 L47 Venues L47 Details
Lodge Ancient No.49 L49 Venues L49 Details
Lodge St David No.78 L78 Venues L78 Details
Lodge Thistle Operative No.158 L158 Venues L158 Details
Lodge Forfar & Kincardine No.225 L225 Venues L225 Details
Lodge Caledonian No.254 L254 Venues L254 Details
Lodge Camperdown No.317 L317 Venues L317 Details
Lodge Albert No.448 L448 Venues L448 Details

 

 

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