List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
MONIFIETH ROAD [Broughty Ferry] Monifieth Road
Monifieth Road
Monifieth Road
Valuation Roll
Mr James Lindsay
Mr Francis Anderson
054 [Situation] Passing through the East end of the village
The main road betwixt Bro: [Broughty] Ferry and the Village of Monifieth. The name is applied to a Street name betwixt the end of Queen St and Abertay
PIER BRANCH [railway, Broughty Ferry] Pier Branch
Pier Branch
Pier Branch
Mr Brown
All Railway Compys [Companys] documents
Mr James Lindsay
054 [Situation] At the SE. [South East] side of the village.
A double line of railway, made for the conveyance of passengers and luggage betwixt the two lines "Dundee & Arbroath" and the "Edinbro [Edinburgh] and Northern". The Pier Branch goes to the Shore where there is a Ferry-boat Kept for Conveying all moveables Across the Tay, to Ferry Port on Craig. Belongs to the Dundee and Arbroath Railway. At the end of this branch adjoining the harbour is a moveable platform on rails on an inclined plain which can be moved to low water or any suitable distance for the purpose of conveying on or of ship board railway waggons or carriages containing bales of goods &c. This platform is technically called a Cradle or "The Cradle".

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