IRVINE DRIMMIE 1842 - 1894

Obituary Evening Telegraph 7th March 1894
Death of Mr Irvine Drimmie Monifieth

Mr Irvine Drimmie, commission agent, Dundee,
died somewhat suddenly at his residence, Springbank, Monifieth, this morning.
Deceased had been complaining of ill-health for upwards of a year,
but last night he was able to attend the meeting at Monifieth addressed by the Hon.C.M.Ramsey.
After leaving the meeting Mr Drimmie went home and retired to bed,
and died,as already stated,about six o'clock this morning.
Deceased was born at Panmure Bleachworks between fifty and sixty years ago,
his father being the lessee of the Bleachfields there.
Many years since Mr Drimmie started business in Dundee as a commission agent,
and was still engaged in that capacity at the time of his death.
Deceased took a great interest in the affairs of Monifieth and district
and held a number of important offices.
He was Clerk to Monifieth School Board from its inception in 1870,
and he also acted as Secretary to the Monifieth Gas Committee.
Mr Drimmie was known far and wide as an enthusiastic golfer.
As showing the high respect in which he was held by the golfers of the district,
Mr Drimmie was chosen Hon. Secretary of the Panmure Club
and filled that office with great success for many years.
He was married to a daughter of the late Rev.Dr Wilson, Free St Pauls Dundee,
and has left a widow, two sons and one daughter.

©Alan Mitchell Drummie Scotland 1985