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The Newport, Wormit & Forgan Archive

Location : 78  West Road

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= Property still standing

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Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.433657,-2.953536

View location on the 1855 6-inch map, the 1895 25-inch map, the 1966 25-inch map, or a 1944-50 aerial photograph at the National Library of Scotland website.

 

1854 Ordnance Survey Name Book Entry    (originals at ScotlandsPlaces)     (more information on the O.S. Name Books page)

List of names to be corrected if necessaryOrthography, as recommended to be used in the new plansOther modes of spelling the nameAuthorities for these other modes of spelling when knownSituationDescriptive remarks or other general observations which may be considered of interestSource
WellgateWellgateWellgate; WellgateJohn Berry Esq. Tayfield; Mr. Smith, Factor, Chapelhouse.In the West end of the village of Newport.A large house two stories high and in good repair, with a garden attached. Occupied by Mr. Gourlay, Writer. Feued from John Berry Esq. Tayfield.OS1/13/33/41

 

Introduction

This has always been called Wellgate House. It is named 'Westgate' in error on the 1854 Ordnance Survey 6" map despite being correctly called 'Wellgate' in the Map Name Books. Subsequent sources using the Ordnance Survey plan (e.g. census descriptions) make the same error.

Old Addresses (any dates are approximate and are usually the latest occurence of the address)

Newburgh Road, West Newport1961

 

House Names (any dates are approximate and are usually the latest occurence of the name)

Wellgate House
Wellbank House 1850s
Westgate (in error) 1854

 

Directory entries (before 1968)      There are 125 entries

SourceEntry 
1964 dirRoyden-Plummer, D., teacher, Wellgate house, Newburgh road
1963 dirRoyden-Plummer, D., teacher, Wellgate house, Newburgh road
1962 dirRoyden-Plummer, D., teacher, Wellgate house, Newburgh road
1961 dirRoyden-Plummer, D., teacher, Wellgate house, Newburgh road
1960 dirRoyden-Plummer, D., teacher, Wellgate house, Newburgh road
1958-59 dirRoyden-Plummer, D., teacher, Wellgate house, Newburgh road
1957-58 dirRoyden-Plummer, D., teacher, Wellgate house, Newburgh road
1956-57 dirRoyden-Plummer, D., teacher, Wellgate house, Newburgh road
1955-56 dirRoyden-Plummer, D., teacher, Wellgate house, Newburgh road, West Newport
1954-55 dirRoyden-Plummer, D., teacher. Wellgate house, Newburgh road, West Newport
1953-54 dirRoyden-Plummer, D., teacher, Wellgate house, Newburgh road, West Newport
1952-53 dirRoyden-Plummer, D., teacher, Wellgate house, Newburgh road, West Newport
1951-52 dirRoyden-Plummer, D., teacher, Wellgate house, Newburgh road, West Newport
1950-51 dirWillis, George C., artist, Wellgate house, Newburgh road, W. Newport
1949-50 dirWillis, George C., artist, Wellgate house, Newburgh road, W. Newport
1948-49 dirWillis, George C., artist, Wellgate house, Newburgh road, W. Newport
1947-48 dirWillis, George C., artist, Wellgate house, Newburgh road
1946-47 dirWillis, George C., artist, Wellgate house, Newburgh road
1942-43 dirWillis, George C., artist, Wellgate house, Newburgh road
1941-42 dirWillis, George C., artist, Wellgate house, Newburgh road
1940-41 MacDonald dirSutherland, Mrs, Wellgate House
1940-41 dirWillis, George C., artist, Wellgate house, Newburgh road
1939-40 MacDonald dirSutherland, Mrs, Wellgate House
1938-39 MacDonald dirSutherland, Mrs, Wellgate House
1938-39 dirSutherland, Mrs, Wellgate house, Newburgh road, West Newport
1937-38 MacDonald dirSutherland, Mrs, Wellgate House
1937-38 dirSutherland, Mrs, Wellgate house, Newburgh road, West Newport
1936-37 MacDonald dirSutherland, Mrs, Wellgate House
1936-37 dirSutherland, Mrs, Wellgate house, Newburgh road, West Newport
1935-36 MacDonald dirSutherland, Mrs, Wellgate House
1935-36 dirSutherland, Mrs, Wellgate house, Newburgh road, West Newport
1934-35 MacDonald dirSutherland, Prof. L., Wellgate House
1934-35 dirSutherland, Mrs, Wellgate house, Newburgh road, West Newport (Telephone No. N. 104)
1933-34 MacDonald dirSutherland, Prof. L., Wellgate House
1933-34 dirSutherland, L. R., M.B., emeritus-professor, Wellgate house, Newburgh road, West Newport (Telephone No. N. 104)
1932-33 dirSutherland, L. R., M.B., emeritus-professor, Wellgate house, Newburgh road, West Newport (Telephone No. N. 104)
1931-32 MacDonald dirSutherland, Prof. L., Wellgate House
1931-32 dirSutherland, L. R., M.B., emeritus-professor, Wellgate house, Newburgh road, West Newport (Telephone No. N. 104)
1930-31 MacDonald dirSutherland, Prof. L., Wellgate House
1930-31 dirSutherland, L. R., M.B. (professor of pathology, Dundee), Wellgate house, Newburgh road, West Newport (Telephone No. N. 104)
1929-30 MacDonald dirSutherland, Prof. L., Wellgate House
1929-30 dirSutherland, L. R., M.B. (professor of pathology, Dundee), Wellgate house, Newburgh road, West Newport (Telephone No. N. 104)
1928-29 MacDonald dirSutherland, Prof. L., Wellgate House
1928-29 dirSutherland, L. R., M.B. (professor of pathology, Dundee), Wellgate house, Newburgh road, West Newport (Telephone No. N. 104)
1928 Kelly dirSutherland Prof. Lewis, Wellgate house, W
1927-28 MacDonald dirSutherland, Prof. L., Wellgate House
1927-28 dirSutherland, L. R., M.B. (professor of pathology, Dundee), Wellgate house, Newburgh road, West Newport (Telephone No. N. 104)
1926-27 MacDonald dirSutherland, Prof. L., Wellgate House
1926-27 dirSutherland, L. R., M.B. (professor of pathology, Dundee), Wellgate house, Newburgh road, West Newport (Telephone No. N. 104)
1925-26 MacDonald dirSutherland, Prof. L., Wellgate House
1925-26 dirSutherland, L. R., M.B. (professor, Dundee), Wellgate house, Newburgh road, West Newport
1924-25 MacDonald dirSutherland, Prof. L., Wellgate House
1923-24 MacDonald dirSutherland, Prof. L., Wellgate House
1923-24 dirSutherland, L. R., M.B. (professor, Dundee), Wellgate house, Newburgh road West Newport
1922-23 dirSutherland, L. R., M.B. (professor, Dundee), Wellgate house, Newburgh road, West Newport
1921-22 MacDonald dirSutherland, Prof. L., Wellgate House
1921 Slater dirSutherland Prof. Lewis, Wellgate house, W
1920-21 dirSutherland, L. R., M.B. (prof. of pathology, University of St Andrews, and University College, Dundee), Wellgate house, Woodhaven road, West Newport
1919-20 MacDonald dirSutherland, Prof. L. R., Wellgate House
1918-19 MacDonald dirSutherland, Prof. L. R., Wellgate House
1918-19 dirSutherland, L. R., M.B. (prof. of pathology, University of St Andrews, and University College, Dundee), Wellgate house, Woodhaven road, West Newport
1917-18 MacDonald dirSutherland, Prof. L. R., Wellgate House
1916-17 MacDonald dirSutherland, Prof. L. R., Wellgate House
1915-16 MacDonald dirSutherland, Prof. L. R., Wellgate House
1915-16 dirSutherland, L. R., M.B. (prof. of pathology, University of St Andrews, and University College, Dundee), Wellgate house, Woodhaven road, West Newport
1915 Slater dirSutherland Prof. Lewis, Wellgate house, W
1914-15 MacDonald dirSutherland, Prof. L. R., Wellgate House
1914-15 dirSutherland, L. R., M.B. (prof. of pathology, University of St Andrews, and University College, Dundee), Wellgate house, Woodhaven road, West Newport
1913-14 MacDonald dirSutherland, Prof. L. R., Wellgate House
1913-14 dirSutherland, L. R., M.B. (prof. of pathology, University of St Andrews, and University College, Dundee), Wellgate house, West Newport (Telephone No. N. 104)
1912-13 MacDonald dirSutherland, Prof. L. R., Wellgate House
1912-13 dirSutherland, L. R., M.B. (prof. of pathology, University of St Andrews, and University College, Dundee), Wellgate house, West Newport
1911-12 MacDonald dirSutherland, Prof. L. R., Wellgate House
1911-12 dirSutherland, L. R., M.B. (prof, of pathology, University of St Andrews, and University College, Dundee), Wellgate house, West Newport
1911 Slater dirSutherland Prof. Lewis, Wellgate house, W
1910-11 MacDonald dirSutherland, Prof. L. R., Wellgate House
1910-11 dirSutherland, L. R., M.B. (prof, of pathology. University of St Andrews, and University College, Dundee), Wellgate house. West Newport
1909-10 dirSutherland, L. R., M.B. (professor of pathology. University of St. Andrews, and University College, Dundee), Wellgate house, West Newport
1908 Tayside AnnualMitchell, Mrs Geo., Wellgate House, W.
1907-08 MacDonald dirMitchell, Mrs, Wellgate House
1907 Tayside AnnualMitchell, Mrs Geo., Wellgate House, W.
1906-07 MacDonald dirMitchell, Mrs, Wellgate House
1906-07 dirMitchell, Mrs George, Wellgate house, West Newport
1905-06 dirMitchell, Mrs George, Wellgate house, West Newport
1904-05 dirMitchell, Mrs George, Wellgate house, West Newport
1903-04 dirMitchell, Mrs George, Wellgate house, West Newport
1903 Slater dirMitchell Mrs. Wellgate house, W Newport
1902-03 dirMitchell, Mrs George, Wellgate house. West Newport
1901-02 dirMitchell, Mrs George, Wellgate house. West Newport
1900-01 dirMitchell, Mrs George, Wellgate house, West Newport
1899-00 dirMitchell, George (family grocer, Dundee), Wellgate house. West Newport
1899 Slater dirMitchell George, Wellgate house, W
1898-99 dirMitchell, George (family grocer, Dundee), Wellgate house, West Newport
1897-98 dirMitchell, George (family grocer, Dundee), Wellgate house. West Newport
1896-97 dirMitchell, George (family grocer, Dundee), Wellgate house, West Newport
1896 Slater dirMitchell George, Wellgate house, W
1895-96 dirMitchell, George (family grocer, Dundee), Wellgate house, West Newport
1894-95 dirMitchell, George (family grocer, Dundee), Wellgate house, West Newport
1893-94 dirMitchell, George (family grocer, Dundee), Wellgate house. West Newport
1893 Slater dirMitchell Mr. George, Wellgate House, W N
1892-93 dirMitchell, George (family grocer, Dundee), Wellgate house, West Newport
1891-92 dirMitchell, George (family grocer, Dundee), Wellgate house. West Newport
1890-91 dirMitchell, George (family grocer, Dundee), Wellgate house, West Newport
1889-90 dirMitchell, George (family grocer, Dundee), Wellgate house. West Newport
1889 Slater dirMitchell Mr George, Wellgate House, West Newport, Fife
1888-89 dirMitchell, George (family grocer, Dundee), Wellgate house. West Newport
1887-88 dirMitchell, George (family grocer, Dundee), Wellgate house. West Newport
1886-87 dirMitchell, George (family grocer, Dundee), Wellgate house, West Newport
1886 Slater dirMitchell George, Wellgate House, W N
1885-86 dirMitchell, George (family grocer, Dundee), Wellgate house. West Newport
1884-85 dirMitchell, George (family grocer, Dundee), Wellgate house. West Newport
1882-83 dirMitchell, George (grocer and wine merchant, Dundee), Wellgate house, West Newport
1882 Slater dirMitchell Mr. George, Wellgate House, W N
1880-81 dirMitchell, Geo. (grocer and wine mer., Dundee), Wellgate house, W. Newport
1878-79 dirEdwards, Alexander (shipowner, Dundee), Wellgate house, W. Newport
1878 Slater dirEdwards Mr. Alex. Wellgate House, W N
1877 Worrall dirEdwards Mr. A., Wellgate House, W
1876-77 dirEdwards, Alex, (shipowner, Dundee), Wellgate house, West Newport
1874-75 dirEdwards, Alexander, shipowner, Wellgate House
1869-70 dirLeng, John, managing proprietor and editor, Dundee Advertiser, Wellgate House
1867-68 dirLeng, John, newspaper proprietor, Wellgate House
1867 Slater dirLeng John, Esq. Wellgate Newport
1866 Fife dirLeng, John, newspaper proprietor, Wellgate House,
1866 Fife dirLeng, John, Wellgate House, W Newport
1853-54 dirGourlay, Gershom, engineer (Dun.), Wellbank.[not Wellbank - not on 1855 OS map; 1855 VR has Wellgate House]

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1878-1879 Voters Edwards, Alexander captain Wester Newport
1874 Voters Edwards, Alexander captain

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Sutherland Lewis R
1901 Mitchell Anna Paton View household
1891 Mitchell George View household
1881 Mitchell George View household
1871 Leng John View household
1861 Stevenson Christian View household
1851 Pitcairn David View household

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 29 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-681043House Mr & Mrs Dudley Royden Plummer proprietor 90View details
1964-651043House Mr & Mrs Dudley Royden Plummer proprietor 93View details
1961-622907House Mr & Mrs Dudley Royden Plummer proprietor 93View details
1957-581131House & Garden Dudley Royden-Plummer & spouse proprietor 40View details
1952-531098House & Garden Jessie & Dudley Royden-Plummer proprietor 40View details
1947-481065House & Garden George C Willis proprietor 40View details
1942-431046House & Garden George C Willis proprietor 40View details
1937-381065House & Garden Mrs Lesbia Mylius per Lindsay, Howe & Co WS, 32 Charlotte Sq, Edinburgh Mrs Helen Christian Sutherland 40View details
1932-33979House & Garden Mrs Lesbia Mylius per Lindsay, Howe & Co WS, 32 Charlotte Sq, Edinburgh Professor Lewis R Sutherland 52-1-2View details
1927-28965House & Garden Mrs Lesbia Mylius per Pagan & Osborne, Cupar Professor Lewis R Sutherland 52-1-2View details
1922-23918Wellgate House & Garden Trs of late Mrs Jane F Stewart, per David Osborne, Cupar Professor Lewis R Sutherland same 50-3-8View details
1917-18895Wellgate House & Garden Trs of late Mrs Jane Fraser Stewart, per David Osborne, Cupar Professor Lewis R Sutherland same 35View details
1912-13662Wellgate House & Garden Trs of late Mrs Jane Fraser Stewart, per David Osborne, Cupar Professor Lewis R Sutherland same 35View details
1907-08643Wellgate House & Garden Trs of late Mrs Jane F Stewart, per David Osborne, Cupar empty 35View details
1903-04622Wellgate House and Garden Trs. of late Mrs Jane F Stewart per David Osborne, Cupar Mrs Anna R Mitchell same 35View details
1900-01394Wellgate House and Garden Trs. of late Mrs Jane F Stewart per James Curr, land agent, St Fort Mrs George Mitchell same 35View details
1896-97295Wellgate House and Garden Trs. of late Mrs Jane Fraser Stewart per James Curr, land agent, St Fort George Mitchell, grocer same 35View details
1893-9481Wellgate House and Garden Trs. of late Mrs Jane Fraser Stewart per James Curr, land agent, St Fort George Mitchell, grocer same 35View details
1889-9078Wellgate House and Garden Trs. of late Mrs Jane Fraser Stewart per Lindsay Howe & Co., WS, 32 Charlotte Sq., Edinburgh George Mitchell, grocer same 35View details
1885-8671Wellgate House and Garden Reps. of late Mrs Jane Fraser Stewart per Lindsay Howe & Co., WS, 32 Charlotte Sq., Edinburgh George Mitchell, grocer same 35View details
1881-8229Wellgate House and Garden Reps. of late Mrs Jane Fraser Stewart same George Mitchell, grocer 35View details
1878-7931Wellgate House and Garden Mrs Jane Fraser Stewart same Captain Alexander Edward 35View details
1875-7630Wellgate House and Garden Mrs Jane Fraser Stewart same Captain Alexander Edward 35View details
1871-7232Wellgate House and Garden St Fort John Leng 35View details
1867-6892Wellgate House and Garden Robert Balfour Stewart John Leng, of the 'Dundee Advertiser' 35View details
1865-6694Wellgate House and Garden Robert Balfour Stewart said John Leng John Leng of the Dundee Advertiser 35View details
1864-6587Wellgate House and Garden Robert Balfour Stewart Mrs Hughes 35View details
1860-6122Wellgate House and Garden Henry Stewart of St Fort Mrs Thomas Neave 35View details
1855-5628Wellgate House Henry Stewart of St Fort Mr Gourlay, writer, Dundee said Mr Gourlay 35View details

 

Sasines pre-1900:

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