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1784.00939Cupar, 4 Sep 1784. On 1 Aug 1784 compeared personally John Lyon senior Kinnaird merchant in Dundee & George Ramsay servant to John Hay of Newport baillie, the said John Lyon having & holding a disposition granted by Alexander Duncan of St Fort, 13 Feb 1783, whereby Alexander Duncan disponed to John Lyon liferent & John Lyon younger in fee (1) all & whole two land acres & a half arable land, part of lands called Newport … bounded by certain acres of arable land also part of Newport, formerly belonging to the estate of Inverdovat of old called Lightons Lands thereafter to the Guildry of Dundee & now to said John Lyon, on the W; by an acre of land belonging to John Lyon on lands of Inverdovat & by 2 acres of Alexander Duncan's estate of St Fort respectively on the E; by the King's highway on the N; & by certain march stones dividing the same from the lands of Inverdovat on the S; & teinds … liberty of grazing & pasturing in the commonty of Inverdovat … £35 … Alexander Duncan … ; & also (2) barron ground lying between the King's highway on S and water of Tay on N, & the rocks & land within the floodmark opposite to 2 acres of land or thereby lying on the E side of Caldwell with the piers or harbours built thereon … reserving to Alexander Duncan & his tenants the right to drive sheep & cattle along said barron ground … & to eat of the grass as they go, but not to continue at pasture … RS 32/35/24
1824.02108Cupar, 2 Dec 1824 … On 4 Nov 1824 … George Fotheringham mason Woodhaven, procurator & attorney for Thomas Just jun now residing near Woodhaven son of late Thomas Just feuar at Justfield, & William Just mason Newport as bailie, said attorney having & holding a disposition by Thomas Just to Thomas Just jun of all & whole that piece of land called the Wellgate Park formerly enclosed by a stone dyke on 3 sides & a hedge on the E side with the house built thereon excepting therefrom the 2-storey house & yard disponed by said Thomas Just to his son Robert, & also excepting a house & yard formerly disponed by him to his son George … which subjects were disponed by John Lyon of Kinnaird to Thomas Just … privilege of cart road leading from the subjects disponed down to the pier through the croft belonging to him called Broadhaugh with privilege of shipping … £1 feu duty … Thomas Just jun [has already agreed] to pay to Christian Just daughter of late Thomas Just a £4 liferent annuity & is to pay Ann Just daughter of late Thomas Just & spouse of Arthur Baird £5 … the bailie received the disposition ... RS 32/139/46
1826.03117Cupar, 6 June 1826 … on 17 Apr 1826 appeared John Thomson chaise driver to Thomas Honeyman innkeeper at Maryton as procurator for David Low slater in Dundee John Cowe Farquharson wood merchant in Dundee and David Grieve ostler at Maryton Inn as bailie … having feu charter by Robert Dalgleish in favour of John Cowe Farquharson 29 Dec 1825 … pce of land pt of Seacraig ... Nos. 1 & 2 on plan ... 2 roods 4 falls 34 ells Scotch … yearly feu duty of 3/11d. sterling per fall, bounded by 30' road on N, lot 3 on E, 25' road on S … measurement includes half of the roads … reserving right to build … right to take water & bleaching clothes [on braes] … entrances to back ground … maintain roads & footpaths … footpaths to be 4' wide on 30' roads and 3' wide on 25' roads … to take infeftment on the precept of sasine within 6 months … witnessed upon the ground by Thomas Honeyman, innkeeper at Maryton & Charles Hunter his waiter. RS 32/149/64
1826.03118Cupar, 6 June 1826 … on 17 Apr 1826 appeared John Thomson chaise driver to Thomas Honeyman innkeeper at Maryton as procurator for David Low slater in Dundee and David Grieve ostler at Maryton Inn as bailie … having feu charter by Robert Dalgleish in favour of David Low … pce of land pt of Seacraig ... No. 5 on plan ... 52 falls 10 ells Scotch … yearly feu duty of 2/1d. sterling per fall, bounded by 30' road on E, 30' road on N, lot 4 on W, 25' road on S … measurement includes half of the roads … reserving right to build … right to take water & bleaching clothes [on braes] … entrances to back ground … maintain roads & footpaths … footpaths to be 4' wide on 30' roads and 3' wide on 25' roads … to take infeftment on the precept of sasine within 6 months … witnessed upon the ground by Thomas Honeyman, innkeeper at Maryton & Charles Hunter his waiter. RS 32/149/70
1826.03119Cupar, 6 June 1826 … on 17 Apr 1826 appeared John Thomson chaise driver to Thomas Honeyman innkeeper at Maryton as procurator / attorney for George Just mason in Tayside and David Grieve ostler at Maryton Inn as bailie … having feu charter by Robert Dalgleish in favour of George Just … pce of land pt of Seacraig ... No. 6 on plan ... 52 falls 10 ells Scotch … yearly feu duty of 2/1d. sterling per fall, bounded by 30' road on W, 30' road on N, lot 7 on E, 25' road on S … measurement includes half of the roads … reserving right to build … right to take water & bleaching clothes [on braes] … entrances to back ground … maintain roads & footpaths … [see 1830.05729] footpaths to be 4' wide on 30' roads and 3' wide on 25' roads … to take infeftment on the precept of sasine within 6 months … witnessed upon the ground by Thomas Honeyman, innkeeper at Maryton & Charles Hunter his waiter. RS 32/149/76
1826.03335Cupar, 4 Nov 1826 … on 9 October 1826 appeared personally Arthur Colville residing at Maryton, procurator … for Robert Berry having a feu by Robert Dalgleish disponing to Robert Berry all & whole the pce grnd, pt of Seacraigs beloinging to Robert Dalgleish no. 7 on plan … by David Neave architect Dundee … 41 falls 31 ells Scotch at 1/9d per fall feu duty, bounded by lot 8 on E, by 25' road on S, lot 6 on W, 30' road on N … measurement includes half of these roads … reserving to Robert Dalgleish full & exclusve property of seabraes betwixt N-most road and River Tay with liberty to build thereon, not to obstruct vassal's lights, but in so far as not exercised, vassal shall have use of braes for taking water therefrom & bleaching clothes thereon … entrances to the back ground … Witnesses on the ground - David Ross mason in Inverdovat & Thomas Honeyman vintner at Maryton. RS 32/151/192

 

Abbreviations in the notes
t/on - thereon;   t/p - turnpike;   dw - dwelling;   ho - house;   pt - part;   pce - piece;   grnd - ground;   bldg - building;   Tr/Trs - Trustee/Trustees;   ... - words omitted;   pol - poles;   yd - square yards;   : - bounded

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