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The Newport, Wormit & Forgan Archive

Location : 47  West Road

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Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.433435,-2.952903

View location on the 1855 6-inch map, the 1895 25-inch map, the 1914 25-inch map, the 1966-73 25-inch map, or a 1944-50 aerial photograph at the National Library of Scotland website.

Nearby properties (demolished in red):   1 Castle Bank   1 Castle Brae   3 Castle Brae   1 Riverside Lane   6 Wellgate Street   21 Wellgate Street   23 Wellgate Street   25 Wellgate Street   43 West Road   49 West Road   51 West Road   66 West Road   68 West Road   74 West Road   (Broadhaugh Steading, West Road)   (cottage, West Road)   (weaver's cottage, West Road)   (Photo studio, West Road)  

Earlier use of the site :   (Broadhaugh Steading)     (cottage)     

 

1909-10 Finance Act - Valuation Office: Field Surveys

Reference no.      477 (no transcripts on this site)

 

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)

Fern Cottage

 

 

Directory entries (before 1975)      There are 154 entries

SourceEntry 
1974 dirScott, Dorward J., 47 West Road
1973 dirScott, Dorward J., 47 West Road
1972 dirScott, Dorward J., 47 West Road
1971 dirScott, Dorward J., 47 West Road
1970 dirScott, Dorward J., 47 West Road
1969 dirScott, Dorward J., 47 West Road
1968 dirCampbell, W., 44 West Road
1968 dirScott, Dorward J., 47 West Road
1967 dirScott, Dorward J., 47 West road
1967 dirCampbell, W., 44 West road
1966 dirCampbell, W., 44 West road
1966 dirScott, Dorward J., 47 West road
1965 dirScott, Dorward J., 47 West road
1964 dirScott, Dorward J., Fern cottage, Newburgh road
1963 dirScott, Dorward J., Fern cottage, Newburgh road
1962 dirScott, Dorward J., Fern cottage, Newburgh road
1961 dirScott, Dorward J., Fern cottage, Newburgh road
1960 dirScott, Dorward J., engineer, Fern cottage, Newburgh road
1958-59 dirScott, Dorward J., engineer, Fern cottage, Newburgh road
1957-58 dirScott, Dorward J., engineer, Fern cottage, Newburgh road
1956-57 dirScott, Dorward J., engineer, Fern cottage, Newburgh road
1955-56 dirScott, Dorward J., engineer, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1954-55 dirScott, Dorward J., engineer, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1953-54 dirScott, Dorward J., engineer, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1952-53 dirScott, Dorward J., engineer, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1951-52 dirScott, Dorward J., engineer, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1950-51 dirScott, Dorward J., engineer, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1949-50 dirScott, Dorward J., engineer, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1942-43 dirHutton, John, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1942-43 dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1941-42 dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1941-42 dirHutton, John, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1940-41 dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1940-41 dirHutton, John, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1939-40 dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1939-40 dirHutton, John, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1938-39 dirHutton, John, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1938-39 dirM'Laggan, Misc. Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1937-38 MacDonald dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern Cottage, W. N.
1937-38 dirM'Laggan, Miss Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1937-38 dirHutton, John, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1936-37 MacDonald dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern Cottage, W. N.
1936-37 dirHutton, John, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1936-37 dirM'Laggan, Mist. Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1935-36 MacDonald dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern Cottage, W. N.
1935-36 dirHutton, John, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1935-36 dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1934-35 MacDonald dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern Cottage. W. N.
1934-35 dirHutton, John, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1934-35 dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1933-34 MacDonald dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern Cottage, W. N.
1933-34 dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1933-34 dirHutton, John, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1932-33 dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1932-33 dirHutton, John, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1931-32 MacDonald dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern Cottage, W. N.
1931-32 dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1931-32 dirHutton, John, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1930-31 MacDonald dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern Cottage, W. N.
1930-31 dirHutton, John, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1930-31 dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1929-30 MacDonald dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern Cottage, W. N.
1929-30 dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1929-30 dirHutton, John, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1928-29 MacDonald dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern Cottage, W. N.
1928-29 dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1928-29 dirHutton, John, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1928 Kelly dirMcLagan Miss, Fern cottage, W
1927-28 MacDonald dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern Cottage, W. N.
1927-28 dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1927-28 dirHutton, John, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1926-27 MacDonald dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern Cottage, W. N.
1926-27 dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1925-26 MacDonald dirM'Laggan, Miss. Fern Cottage, W. N.
1925-26 dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1924-25 MacDonald dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern Cottage, W. N.
1923-24 MacDonald dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern Cottage, W. N.
1923-24 dirLeggatt, Rev. Henry, M.A., Wormit Parish Church ; h. Fern cottage, West Newportlocation 2
1923-24 dirLeggatt, Henry, M.A., Fern cottage, West Newport; Wormit Parish Church, Rev. [under Places Of Worship.]location 2
1923-24 dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern cottage, Newburgh road, West Newport
1922-23 dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern cottage, Newburgh road. West Newport
1921-22 MacDonald dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern Cottage, W. N.
1921 Slater dirMcLagan Miss, Fern cottage, W
1920-21 dirM'Laggan, Miss, Fern cottage, Woodhaven road, West Newport
1919-20 MacDonald dirM'Laggan, Mrs, Fern Cottage, W. N.
1918-19 MacDonald dirM'Laggan, Mrs, Fern Cottage, W. N.
1918-19 dirM'Laggan, Mrs John, Fern cottage, Woodhaven road, West Newport
1917-18 MacDonald dirM'Laggan, Mrs, Fern Cottage, W. N.
1916-17 MacDonald dirM'Laggan, Mrs, Fern Cottage, W. N.
1915-16 MacDonald dirThomson, Dr A. B. M., Fern Cottage, Wester Newport
1915-16 dirM'Laggan, Mrs John, Fern cottage, Woodhaven road, West Newport
1915 Slater dirLaggan Mrs. Fern cottage, W
1914-15 MacDonald dirThomson, Dr A. B. M., Fern Cottage, Wester Newport
1913-14 MacDonald dirThomson, Dr A. B. M., Fern Cottage, Wester Newport
1912-13 MacDonald dirMeldrum, David, Fern Cottage, Wester Newport
1911-12 MacDonald dirMeldrum, David, Fern Cottage, Wester Newport.
1911 Slater dirThomson Alexander M.B. Fern cottage, W
1910-11 MacDonald dirMeldrum, David, Fern Cottage, Wester Newport
1909-10 MacDonald dirMeldrum, David, Fern Cottage, Wester Newport
1909-10 dirMeldrum, David M. (umbrella mfr., Dundee), Fern cottage, W. Newport
1908-09 MacDonald dirMeldrum, David, Fern Cottage, Wester Newport
1908-09 dirMeldrum, David M. (umbrella mfr., Dundee), Fern cottage, W. Newport
1908 Tayside AnnualMeldrum, D. M., umbrella mfr., Fern Cot., W.
1907-08 MacDonald dirMeldrum, David, Fern Cottage, Wester Newport
1907-08 dirMeldrum, David M. (umbrella mfr., Dundee), Fern cottage, W. Newport
1907 Tayside AnnualMeldrum, D. M., umbrella mfr., Fern Cot., W.
1907 Slater dirSmith Mrs. Fern cottage, W
1907 Slater dirMeldrum David M. Fern cottage, W
1906-07 MacDonald dirMeldrum, David, Fern Cottage, Wester Newport.
1906-07 dirSmith, Mrs Joshua, Fern cottage, West Newport
1906-07 dirMeldrum, David M. (umbrella mfr., Dundee), Fern cottage, W. Newport
1905-06 dirSmith, Mrs Joshua, Fern cottage, West Newport
1904-05 dirSmith, Mrs Joshua, Fern cottage, West Newport
1903-04 dirSmith, Mrs Joshua, Fern cottage, West Newport
1903-04 dirSmith, A. B., grocer, West Newport ; h. Fern cottage, West Newportlocation 2
1903 Slater dirSmith Alfred B., Fern cottage. W Newport
1902-03 dirSmith, Mrs Joshua, Fern cottage, West Newport
1902-03 dirSmith, A. B., grocer. West Newport ; h. Fern cottage. West Newportlocation 2
1901-02 dirSmith, Mrs Joshua, Fern cottage, West Newport
1901-02 dirSmith, A. B., grocer. West Newport ; h. Fern cottage. West Newportlocation 2
1900-01 dirSmith, A. B., grocer. West Newport ; h. Fern cottage, West Newportlocation 2
1900-01 dirSmith, Mrs Joshua, Fern cottage, West Newport
1899-00 dirBoase, Mrs Henry S., Fern cottage. West Newport
1899 Slater dirBoase Mrs. Fernlea [should be Fern Cottage]
1898-99 Telephone dirBoase Mrs H S, Fern Cottage, W; tel. no. 83
1898-99 dirBoase, Mrs Henry S., Fern cottage
1898-99 dirSmith, D. (wine and spirit merchant, Dundee), Fern cot., W. Newport
1897-98 dirBoase, Mrs Henry S., Fern cottage
1896-97 dirSmith, David (spiritdealer, Dundee), Fern cottage, West Newport
1896 Slater dirSmith Mrs. Fern cottage, W
1895-96 dirSmith, David (spiritdealer, Dundee), Fern cottage. West Newport
1894-95 dirSmith, David (spiritdealer, Dundee), Fern cottage, West Newport
1894-95 dirSmith, Joshua (wine and spirit merch., Dundee), Fern cot., W. Newport
1893-94 dirSmith, Joshua (wine and spirit merch., Dundee), Fern cot., W. Newport
1893 Slater dirSmith Mr. Joshua, Fern Cottage, W N
1892-93 dirSmith, Joshua (wine and spirit merch., Dundee), Fern cot., W. Newport
1891-92 dirSmith, Joshua (wine and spirit merch., Dundee), Fern cot., W. Newport
1890-91 dirSmith, Joshua (wine and spirit merch., Dundee), Fern cot., W. Newport
1889-90 dirSmith, Joshua (wine and spirit merch., Dundee), Fern cot., W. Newport
1889 Slater dirSmith Mr Joshua, Fern Cottage, West Newport, Fife
1888-89 dirSmith, Joshua (wine and spirit merch., Dundee), Fern cot., W. Newport
1887-88 dirSmith, Joshua (wine and spirit merch., Dundee), Fern cot., W. Newport
1886 Slater dirSmall The Misses Barbara & Betsy, Fern Cottage, W N
1885-86 dirSmall, Misses, Fern cottage. West Newport
1884-85 dirSmall, Miss, Fern cottage. West Newport
1882-83 dirSmall, Misses, Fern cottage, West Newport
1882 Slater dirSmall The Misses -, Fern Cottage, W N
1880-81 dirSmall, Miss, Wellgate park. West Newport
1878-79 dirSmall, Miss, Wellgate park. West Newport
1878 Slater dirSmall Mrs. Robert, Wellgate Park, W N
1877 Worrall dirSmall Mrs. Robt., Wellgate park, W.
1876-77 dirSmall, Miss, Wellgate park, West Newport
1873 Slater dirSmall Mrs. Barbara, Newport
1871-72 dirSmall, Mrs Robert, Wellgate Park, West Newport

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Female Voters Smith, Mrs Catherine Fern Cottage, West Newport Tenant of House West Newport

 

Census records

YearAddress Head NotesRooms
1921 Fern Cottage McLaggan Isa W 6
1911 Newburgh Road, Fern Cottage Thomson Alexander 6
1901 Woodhaven Road Smith Catherine 6View household
1891 Fern Cottage Smith Joshua 6View household
1881 Fern Cottage Small Barbara 7View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 46 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1973-74245700House & Garage Dorward J Scott proprietor 161View details
1971-72245700House & Garage Dorward J Scott proprietor 161View details
1969-702457House & Garage Dorward J Scott proprietor 97View details
1967-681032House & Garage Dorward J Scott proprietor 97View details
1966-671032House & Garage Dorward J Scott proprietor 97View details
1964-651032House & Garage Dorward J Scott proprietor 77View details
1961-623006House & Garage Dorward J Scott proprietor 77View details
1958-591184House & Garden Dorward J Scott proprietor 35-1-9View details
1957-581162House & Garden Dorward J Scott proprietor 35-1-9View details
1952-531129House & Garden Dorward J Scott proprietor 35-1-9View details
1947-481095House & Garden Dorward J Scott proprietor 35-1-9View details
1942-431075House & Garden Isabella W McLaggan proprietor 35-1-9View details
1940-411074House & Garden Isabella W McLaggan proprietor 35-1-9View details
1937-381095House & Garden Isabella W McLaggan proprietor 35-1-9View details
1935-361059House & Garden Isabella W McLaggan proprietor 35-1-9View details
1932-331014House & Garden Isabella W McLaggan proprietor 35-1-9View details
1930-311011House & Garden Isabella W McLaggan proprietor 35-1-9View details
1927-281001House & Garden Isabella W McLaggan proprietor 35-1-9View details
1925-26981House & Garden Isabella W McLaggan proprietor 35-1-9View details
1922-23955House & Garden Isabella W McLaggan proprietor 35-1-9View details
1920-21934House & Garden Mrs Isabella W McLaggan proprietor 26-10-0View details
1917-18933House & Garden Mrs Margaret McLaggan proprietor 26-10-0View details
1915-16926House & Garden Mrs Margaret McLaggan proprietor 26-10-0View details
1912-13811House & Garden Trs of late Joshua Smith per J & J Scrimgeour, solicitors, Dundee Dr Alex B M Thomson, MB CM same 26-10-0View details
1910-11799House & Garden Trs of late Joshua Smith per J & J Scrimgeour, solicitors, Dundee empty 31View details
1909-10794House & Garden Trs of late Joshua Smith per J & J Scrimgeour, solicitors, Dundee David M Meldrum, merchant same 31View details
1907-08790House & Garden Trs of late Joshua Smith per D G Stewart, 10 Meadowside, Dundee David Meldrum, merhant same 32View details
1905-06771House and Garden Trs of late Joshua Smith per D G Stewart, 10 Meadowside, Dundee David Meldrum, merchant same 30View details
1903-04760House and Garden Trs of late Joshua Smith per D G Stewart, 10 Meadowside, Dundee Mrs Catherine Smith same 28View details
1901-02563House and Garden Trs of late Joshua Smith per D G Stewart, 10 Meadowside, Dundee Mrs Catherine Smith same 28View details
1900-01551House and Garden Trs of late Joshua Smith per D G Stewart, 10 Meadowside, Dundee Mrs Catherine Smith same 28View details
1899-00521House and Garden Trs of late Joshua Smith per D G Stewart, 10 Meadowside, Dundee Mrs Margaret Dow or Boase same 35View details
1897-98472House and Garden Trs of late Joshua Smith per D G Stewart, 10 Meadowside, Dundee Mrs H S Boase same 35View details
1896-97449House and Garden Trs of late Joshua Smith per D G Stewart, 10 Meadowside, Dundee proprietor 26View details
1895-96416House and Garden Trs of late Joshua Smith per D G Stewart, 10 Meadowside, Dundee Catherine McPherson or Smith same 26View details
1894-95383House and Garden Joshua Smith, retired spirit dealer proprietor 26View details
1893-94363House and Garden Joshua Smith, spirit dealer proprietor 26View details
1892-93352House and Garden Joshua Smith, spirit dealer proprietor 26View details
1891-92342House and Garden Joshua Smith, spirit dealer proprietor 26View details
1890-91315House and Garden Joshua Smith, spirit dealer proprietor 26View details
1889-90295House and Garden Joshua Smith, spirit dealer proprietor 26View details
1885-86273House and Garden Miss Barbara Small proprietor 26View details
1881-82178House and Garden Misses B & Betsy Small Said Misses Small 26View details
1878-79184House and Garden Mrs Barbara Watt or Small Said Mrs Small 26View details
1875-76175House and Garden Mrs Barbara Watt or Small Said Mrs Small 26View details
1871-72172House and Garden Mrs Barbara Watt or Small Mrs Barbara Small 26View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 109  view details Wellgate lot 5 36 pol bounded S & E by 24' roads 47 West Rd

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1887.01896Petrie / Dick loan repaidDisch by Margaret Anderson Petrie / Dick, 10 Lauriston Park, Edinburgh, now Greenock, widow disburd bond (5 Jun 1878) £150 by Barbara Watt / Small over 36 pol lot 5 of Wellgate Park17 May 1887109
1887.01868Barbara & Betsy Small to Joshua SmithDisp by Barbara Watt Small & Betsy Watt Small, Wellgate Park to Joshua Smith, wine & spirit merchant, Bloomfield House, East Newport of 36 pol, : N by t/p Newport - Woodhaven, : S & E by roads 24' broad, & dw ho t/on ... Joshua Smith now residing Fern Cottage, Newport17 May 1887109
1881.01288Barbara Small to Barbara Watt Small & Betsy Watt SmallNot Instr Barbara Watt Small & Betsy Watt Small, Wellgate Park, Newport daughters of deceased Barbara Watt / Small, Wellgate Park of 36 pol, lot 5 of Wellgate Park ... under burden of bond (5 Jun 1878) £150 to Margaret Anderson Petrie / Dick26 Nov 1881109
1878.03151loan by Margaret Anderson Petrie / DickBond £150 & disp security by Barbara Watt / Small, widow, to Margaret Anderson Petrie / Dick, ... Edinburgh & Greenock, widow of 36 pol grnd, no. 5 of Wellgate Park5 Jun 1878109
1870.00450James Petrie to Barbara Watt / SmallDisp by James Petrie to Barbara Watt / Small widow of lot of grnd no. 5 on plan of Wellgate Park, 36 pol, on S side of t/p Newport - Woodhaven, : S & E by roads 24' broad15 Jun 1870109
1866.01493Rev Thomas Just to James PetrieWilliam Petrie registers feu con to himself between him and Rev Thomas Just of lot of 36 pol grnd, no. 5 of Wellgate Park20 Nov 1866109, 161

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;   dec - deceased;   ... - words omitted;   pol - poles;   yd - square yards;   : - bounded;   rd - road;   ' - feet;   " - inches;

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