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TITLE
David Petrie
EXTERNAL ID
AB_INVTOWNHOUSE07_10
PLACENAME
Inverness
DATE OF IMAGE
1927
PERIOD
1920s
CREATOR
David Alison
SOURCE
Am Baile
ASSET ID
385
KEYWORDS
Inverness Town House
portraits
provosts
David Alison
coal
Harbour Trust
Royal Norther Infirmary
Ness Bank Church
temperance
David Petrie

This portrait of David Petrie by David Alison, RSA, hangs in the Main Hall of Inverness Town House. It was presented on 23rd September 1927.

David Petrie came to Inverness from Dundee in 1874 to run the coal business of Thomas Muir & Son & Patton which he subsequently acquired in 1892, the business becoming D. Petrie & Co.

He was elected to the Town Council and served as provost from 1922 to 1925. He was for many years a member of the Harbour Trust. He was also a director of the Royal Northern Infirmary. Mr Petrie and his wife were strong advocates of temperance and did much to help the cause in Inverness and district.

David Petrie died on 9th October 1937 aged 84.

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David Petrie

1920s

Inverness Town House; portraits; provosts; David Alison; coal; Harbour Trust; Royal Norther Infirmary; Ness Bank Church; temperance

Am Baile

Inverness Town House 2007

This portrait of David Petrie by David Alison, RSA, hangs in the Main Hall of Inverness Town House. It was presented on 23rd September 1927.<br /> <br /> David Petrie came to Inverness from Dundee in 1874 to run the coal business of Thomas Muir & Son & Patton which he subsequently acquired in 1892, the business becoming D. Petrie & Co.<br /> <br /> He was elected to the Town Council and served as provost from 1922 to 1925. He was for many years a member of the Harbour Trust. He was also a director of the Royal Northern Infirmary. Mr Petrie and his wife were strong advocates of temperance and did much to help the cause in Inverness and district.<br /> <br /> David Petrie died on 9th October 1937 aged 84.