Basic Biographical Details

Name: Joseph Lindsay
Designation: Engineer
Born: 1835
Died: 25 April 1897
Bio Notes: Joseph Lindsay was a mill engineer of Dundee. From 1865 or 1866 he worked in the partnership of Urquhart, Lindsay & Co. Lindsay had commenced his career in Pearce Brothers Lilybank Foundry and had worked in the engineering department of Gilroy Brothers Tay Works in the mid-1860s.

Lindsay died on 25 April 1897 and in his will is described as an 'engineer and iron founder, Somerville House, Dundee'.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this engineer:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Somerville House, Dundee, ScotlandBusiness 1897 

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this engineer (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Urquhart, Lindsay & Co1865 or 1866 Partner 

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this engineer (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1William Walton Urquhart  Partner 

Buildings and Designs

This engineer was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 111865Tay WorksLochee DundeeScotlandNew block to south
Item 2 of 111866Burnside Works  DundeeScotland'Possibly Urquhart, Lindsay & Co' (HS)
Item 3 of 111867Blackness Foundry, drawing office  DundeeScotlandFoundry and workshops
Item 4 of 111871Hillbank Linen Works  DundeeScotland 
Item 5 of 111871West Dudhope Mill  DundeeScotlandFirst phase
Item 6 of 111874(?)North Dudhope Mill  DundeeScotlandHS says mill designed by Urquhart, Lindsay & Co
Item 7 of 111876Ashton Works  DundeeScotlandCalender House
Item 8 of 111876Bernard Street FactoryHawkhill DundeeScotlandBuildings for Lumsden & Cowley
Item 9 of 111880West Dudhope Mill  DundeeScotlandSecond phase
Item 10 of 111913East Port Calender  DundeeScotlandPress packers
Item 11 of 111922East Port Calender  DundeeScotlandHydraulic equipment


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this engineer:
Item 1 of 3Johnston, W T Scottish Engineers and Shipbuilders   
Item 2 of 3Scotlands People Website Wills & Testaments  Dundee Sheriff Court Sc45/31/49
Item 3 of 3Watson, Mark1990Jute and Flax mills in Dundee Tayport: Hutton Press Ltd