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Location : 6  William Street

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= Property still standing

Notes:      upstairs

Other properties at the same location : 8 William Street     

Using the information here, it is impossible to be certain who lived in each property or part of the building between 1896 and 1912. Other properties involved : 8 William Street      One possible interpretation is given below.

1910 Valuation Act ref. no. : 314

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.440591,-2.939549

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.

Nearby properties (demolished in red):   25 Cupar Road   27 Cupar Road   29 Cupar Road   31 Cupar Road   33 Cupar Road   1 Hillside Place   3 Hillside Place   5 Hillside Place   1 Union Street   2 Union Street   3 Union Street   4 Union Street   5 Union Street   7 Union Street   9 Union Street   (store, formerly 1, William Street)   2 William Street   (St Fillans Church, William Street)   St Fillans Church Hall, William Street   St Fillans Church Hall (pt), William Street   4 William Street   8 William Street   10 William Street   12 William Street   14 William Street  

 

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

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

Margaretbank

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 59 entries

SourceEntry 
1963 dirLaing, John J., accountant, Margaret Bank, William street
1962 dirLaing, John J., accountant, Margaret Bank, William street
1939-40 dirBeatt, Richard, clerk, William street
1939-40 dirBeatt, Charles W., of Beatt & Tait, Margaretbank, William streetlocation 2
1938-39 dirBeatt, Charles W., of Beatt & Tait, Margaretbank, William street location 2
1938-39 dirBeatt, Richard, clerk, William street
1937-38 dirBeatt, Richard, clerk, William street
1937-38 dirBeatt, Charles W., of Beatt & Tait, Margaretbank, William streetlocation 2
1936-37 dirBeatt, Richard, clerk, William street
1936-37 dirBeatt, Charles W., of Beatt & Tait, Margaretbank, William street location 2
1935-36 dirBeatt, Richard, clerk, William street
1935-36 dirBeatt, Charles W., of Beatt & Tait, Margaretbank , William streetlocation 2
1934-35 dirBeatt, Richard, clerk, William street, East Newport
1933-34 dirBeatt, Richard, clerk, William street, East Newport
1932-33 dirBeatt, Richard, clerk, William street, East Newport
1931-32 dirBeatt, Richard, clerk, William street, East Newport
1930-31 dirBeatt, Richard, clerk, William street, East Newport
1929-30 dirBeatt, Richard, clerk, William street, East Newport
1928-29 dirBeatt, Richard, clerk, William street, East Newport
1927-28 dirBeatt, Richard, clerk, William street, East Newport
1926-27 dirBeatt, Richard, clerk, William street, East Newport
1925-26 dirBeatt, Richard, clerk, William street, East Newport
1923-24 dirBeatt, Richard, clerk, William street, East Newport
1922-23 dirBeatt, Richard, clerk, William street, East Newport
1920-21 dirBeatt, Richard, clerk, William street, East Newport
1918-19 dirBeatt, Richard, clerk, William street, East Newport
1915-16 dirMathewson, Robert, Margaretbank, East Newport
1914-15 dirMathewson, Robert, Margaretbank, East Newport
1910-11 dirDuncan, James, of James Duncan & Co., Margaretbank, William street
1908-09 dirLanglands, William, clerk, Margaretbank, William street
1908 Tayside AnnualLanglands, Wm., clerk, William Street.
1907 Tayside AnnualLanglands, Wm., clerk, William Street.
1904-05 dirHaggart, Robert M., clerk, Margaretbank, William street, E. Newport
1903-04 dirHaggart, Robert M., clerk, Margaretbank, William street, E. Newport
1902-03 dirHaggart, Robert M., clerk, Margaretbank, William street, E. Newport
1901-02 dirHaggart, Robert M., clerk, Margaretbank, William street, E. Newport
1900-01 dirHaggart, Mrs, Margaretbank, William street. East Newport
1899-00 dirM'Lean, Mrs, Margaretbank, William street. East Newport[? could have been either half]
1896-97 dirScrymgeour, Charles (cashier, Dundee), Margaretbank, William street
1895-96 dirScrymgeour, Charles (cashier, The Globe, Dundee), Margaretbank, William street
1894-95 dirBatchelor, Miss N., music teacher, William street, East Newport
1893-94 dirBatchelor, Miss N., music teacher, William street, East Newport
1892-93 dirBatchelor, Miss N., music teacher, William street, East Newport
1891-92 dirBatchelor, Miss N., music teacher, William street, East Newport
1886 Slater dirBatchelor George, upholsterer William St
1885-86 dirBatchelor, Miss N., music teacher, William street
1885-86 dirBatchelor, George, upholsterer, William street
1885 MacDonald dirBatchelor, G., William street : Joiners
1885 Clark dirBatchelor, George, William st, Upholsterer : Miscellaneous.
1885 Clark dirBatchelor, Miss N., (music), William st, East Newport : Teachers.
1882-83 dirBatchelor, George, upholsterer, William street
1882 Slater dirBatchelor George, upholsterer, William st : Miscellaneous.
1878-79 dirConstable, James (draper, Dundee), William street
1878 Slater dirSharp Mr. William, William st
1877 Worrall dirSharp Mr. William, William st
1876-77 dirSharp, William, tailor and clothier, William street. East Newport [* ms. alteration - entry deleted]
1874-75 dirSharp, William (clothier, Dundee), William street, Newport
1871-72 dirBertie, Mrs, lodgings, William Street, East Newport
1867-68 dirForsyth, John, merchant, William Street, East Newport

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Male Voters Haggart, Robert M Clerk William Street, Newport Tenant of House William Street

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Duncan James
1901 Haggart Robert View household
1891 Batchelor Elizabeth View household
1881 Dawson John T View household
1871 Bertie Elizabeth View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 25 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-68679House Trs of late William Kidd, stationer per F J McKenzie & Campbell, 17 South Tay St, Dundee Mrs Elizabeth K Christie 57View details
1964-65679House Trs of late William Kidd, stationer per F J McKenzie & Campbell, 17 South Tay St, Dundee empty 65View details
1961-622003House Trs of late William Kidd, stationer per F J McKenzie & Campbell, 17 South Tay St, Dundee R C Thomson Murdoch 65View details
1957-58832House & Garden Trs of late William Kidd, stationer per F J McKenzie & Campbell, 17 South Tay St, Dundee R C Thomson Murdoch 33-18-0View details
1952-53806House & Garden Trs of late William Kidd, stationer, 4 West Somerville Street, Dundee per F J McKenzie & Campbell, 17 South Tay St, Dundee R C Thomson Murdoch 33-18-0View details
1947-48779House & Garden Trs of late William Kidd, stationer, 4 West Somerville Street, Dundee per F J McKenzie & Campbell, 17 South Tay St, Dundee L A Wright 33-18-0View details
1942-43766House & Garden Trs of late William Kidd, stationer, 4 West Somerville Street, Dundee per F J McKenzie & Campbell, 17 South Tay St, Dundee L A Wright 33-18-0View details
1937-38774House & Garden Trs of late William Kidd, stationer, 4 West Somerville Street, Dundee per F J McKenzie & Campbell, 11 Barrack St, Dundee Richard W Beatt, clerk 33-18-0View details
1932-33713House & Garden Trs of late William Kidd, stationer, 4 West Somerville Street, Dundee per F J McKenzie & Campbell, 11 Barrack St, Dundee Richard W Beatt, clerk 33-18-0View details
1927-28702House & Garden Trs of late William Kidd, stationer, 4 West Somerville Street, Dundee per F J McKenzie & Campbell, 11 Barrack St, Dundee Richard W Beatt, clerk 33-18-0View details
1922-23655House & Garden Trs of late William Kidd, stationer, 4 West Somerville Street, Dundee per F J McKenzie & Campbell, 11 Barrack St, Dundee Richard W Beatt, clerk same 13-18-0View details
1917-18632House & Garden Trs of late William Kidd, stationer, 4 West Somerville Street, Dundee per F J McKenzie & Campbell, 1 Barrack St, Dundee Richard W Beatt, clerk same 24View details
1912-13594House & Garden William Kidd, stationer, 4 West Somerville Street, Dundee A J Robertson, retired Robert Mathewson, fruiterer 24View details
1907-08575House & Garden William Kidd, stationer William Langlands, clerk same 19-19-0View details
1903-04555House and Garden William Kidd, stationer Robert M Haggart, clerk same 22View details
1900-011132House and Garden William Kidd, stationer Robert M Haggart, clerk same 22View details
1896-971003House and Garden William Kidd, stationer Charles Scrimgeour, cashier same 25View details
1893-94883House and Garden William Kidd, stationer Miss Helen Batchelor same 19-10-0View details
1889-90762House and Garden William Kidd, stationer George Batchelor upholsterer same 19-10-0View details
1885-86726House and Garden William Kidd, stationer James G R Batchelor upholsterer same 19-10-0View details
1881-82609House, Wareroom and Garden John Melville, stationer same J R Batchelor upholsterer 23-19-0View details
1878-79577House and Garden John Melville, stationer same John Constable, draper's assistant 22View details
1875-76452House and Garden John Melville, letter carrier same William Sharp, boatman 16View details
1871-72405House and Garden John Melville, letter carrier Mrs John Bertie 18View details
1867-68247House and Garden John Melville, blacksmith John Forsyth, clerk 18View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 286 St Phillans lot 15 22 pol 14 yd view plot details

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1863.02082apportionment of feu dutues by Church of ScotlandTrs General Assembly of Church of Scotland grant deed of appointment of trust declaring the following plots - plots 34th - 45th described in disp (11 Nov 1862) - held in trust by them inter alia for payment of the annual sum of £80 to minister of church & parish of St Lukes (see 01395)21 Sep 1863247, 256, 278, 285, 286, 284, 72, 204, 207, 290
1862.01395Tayfield to Church of Scotland (feu duties, rents) [1-21 Marytown, 22-23 south of Marytown, 24 Craighead, 25-43 St Phillans]Trs General Assembly of Church of Scotland regist disp to themselves by John Berry, Tayfield of the following lands & others, pts of lands of Inverdovat, Craighead & Causewayhead, viz (1) 3 cottages in village of Marytown (now Easter Newport); pce grnd with the 2 cottages t/on on E side of E-most of said 3 cottages; self-contained cottage with attics & garden grnd; 19 falls 5 yd (22 pol 29 yd) grnd with the 2 cottages t/on on S side of road Newport - Ferryport, being all pts of subjects described in the title deeds as 2 roods 4 falls 24 ells grnd pt of lands of Seacraig etc and therein descr as marked no. 1 & no. 2 on a plan; [lot 3 not mentioned]; (2) 42 falls 17 ells (1 rood 13 pol 12 yd) grnd no. 4 on said plan & erections t/on; (3) 52 falls 10 ells grnd no.5 on said plan & ho etc t/on; (4) 52 falls 10 ells (1 rood 25 pol 28 yd) grnd no. 6on said plan & ho etc t/on; (5) 41 falls 31 ells grnd no. 7 on said plan; (6) 2 pces grnd extending to 1 rood 30 falls 34 ells nos. 8 & 9 on said plan & houses t/on; (7) E-most half with the houses etc t/on, and W-most half of 2 pces grnd 80 falls 29 ells no. 10 & 11 on said plan; (8) 29 falls 22 ells grnd lot no. 12 on plan; (9) 35 falls and (10) 35 falls grnd nos. 13 & 14 on plan; (11) 40 falls 4 ells grnd no. 15 on plan & bldgs t/on; (12) 40 falls 4 ells grnd no. 16 on certified copy of said plan; [lot 17 missing]; (13) 40 falls 4 ells grnd no. 18 on plan; (14) 35 falls (41 pol 4 yd) grnd no. 19 on certified copy of plan & ho etc t/on; (15) 49 falls 14 ells grnd no. 20 on plan & houses etc t/on; (16) 40 falls 4 ells grnd lot 21 on cert. copy of plan; (17-20) 4 pces grnd 40 falls 4 ells each nos. 22, 23, 24, 25; (21) 49 falls 14 ells grnd no. 26 all on said plan & houses t/on;
(22) 1 rood 34 falls 18 ells grnd no. 39 on a plan; (23) 3 roods 38 falls 15 ells (4 rood 39 pol & 14 sq yd) grnd to the S thereof with quarry therein, being all pts of lands of Seacraig;
(24) 10 acres 32 falls of lands of Craighead & houses t/on;
(25) lot of 41.66 pol and (26) lot of 42 pol grnd marked no. 1 & 2 of street called Hillside Crescent on a ground plan; (27) lot of 44 pol (28) lot of 34 pol and (29) lot of 35 pol 16 yd grnd nos. 3, 4 & 5 on said ground plan; (30) lot of 44 pol grnd no. 6 on said ground plan on which a ho or cottage has now been erected; (31)lot of 44 pol grnd forming lot 7 & pt of lot 8 on said plan; (32) lot of 39 pol 16 yd pt of lot 8 & pt of lot 9 on plan; (33) 39 pol 16 yd composed of stance marked no. 10 & pt of stance marked no. 9 on said plan; (34-41) lots of 29 pol 28 yd, 33 pol 4 yd, 28 pol 26 yd, 22 pol 14 yd, 22 pol 14 yd, 22 pol 12 yd, 25 pol 23 yd, 30 pol 21 yd of grnd lots 11, 12, 13,14,15,16,17,19 on said plan; (42) lot of 30 pol 7 yd grnd no. 20 on plan & ho etc t/on; (43) 58 pol 15 yd forming 2 lots marked no. 21 & 22 on said plan, being all pts of park or pce grndbewteen village of Easter Newport & t/p Newport - Cupar, & teinds ... reserving the feu rights …
[43 plots listed, but 1863.02082 refers to 45 plots - which is correct? Were lots 3 & 17 of Marytown added later?]
11 Nov 186295, 102, 147, 148, 112, 113, 157, 117, 146, 100, 153, 194, 150, 165, 152, 202, 149, 75, 67, 243, 292, 291, 287, 288, 311, 289, 312, 308, 247, 256, 278, 285, 286, 284, 72, 204, 207, 290
1859.02647Tayfield to John Melville & Janet Barnett / MelvilleJohn Melville & spouse Janet Barnett regist feu ch to themselves in fee & liferent by John Berry, Tayfield of lot of grnd 22 pol 14 yd no. 15 on plan of part of Tayfield8 Sep 1859286, 249

Brief explanation of sasine abridgements     Explanation of the format of a sasine

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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