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Location : 2  Woodmuir Terrace

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= Property still standing

Notes:      upstairs

Other properties at the same location : 8 Shepherds Road     

 

Introduction

Link with second Tay Bridge: Thomas Arrol stayed here.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.43505,-2.947528

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):   6 Shepherds Road   8 Shepherds Road   10 Shepherds Road   1 West Road   4 West Road   5 West Road   1 Woodmuir Terrace   5 Woodmuir Terrace   7 Woodmuir Terrace   9 Woodmuir Terrace   11 Woodmuir Terrace   13 Woodmuir Terrace   15 Woodmuir Terrace  

 

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

Shepherds Brae
4 Shepherds Road

 

 

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

Rosebank
Rosebank House

 

 

Directory entries (before 1975)      There are 103 entries

SourceEntry 
1974 dirCairns, Mrs May, 2 Woodmuir Terrace
1973 dirCairns, Mrs May, 2 Woodmuir Terrace
1972 dirCairns, Mrs May, 2 Woodmuir Terrace
1971 dirCairns, Mrs May, 2 Woodmuir Terrace
1970 dirCairns, Mrs May, 2 Woodmuir Terrace
1969 dirCairns, Mrs May, 2 Woodmuir Terrace
1968 dirCairns, Mrs May, 2 Woodmuir Terrace
1967 dirCairns, Mrs May, 2 Woodmuir terrace
1966 dirCairns, Mrs May, 2 Woodmuir terrace
1965 dirCairns, Mrs May, 2 Woodmuir terrace
1964 dirCairns, Mrs May, Rosebank, Woodmuir terrace
1963 dirCairns, Mrs May, Rosebank, Woodmuir terrace
1957-58 dirMitchell, D. S., Rosebank, Shepherd's brae
1956-57 dirMitchell, D. S., Rosebank, Shepherd's brae
1955-56 dirMitchell, D. S., Rosebank, Shepherd's brae, West Newport
1954-55 dirMitchell, D. S., Rosebank, Shepherd's brae, West Newport
1953-54 dirMitchell, D. S., Rosebank, Shepherd's brae, West Newport
1952-53 dirMitchell, D. S., Rosebank, Shepherd's brae, West Newport
1951-52 dirMitchell, D. S., Rosebank, Shepherd's brae, West Newport
1950-51 dirVincent, Miss H. E., Rosebank, Shepherd's road, West Newport
1950-51 dirVincent, Miss H. E., Rosebank, W. Newport; Secretary, [under Newport Literary And Debating Society]
1949-50 dirVincent, Miss H. E., Rosebank, W. Newport; Secretary, [under Newport Literary And Debating Society]
1949-50 dirVincent, Miss H. E., Rosebank, Shepherd's road, West Newport
1948-49 dirVincent, Miss H. E., Rosebank, Shepherd's road, West Newport
1948-49 dirVincent, Miss H. E., Rosebank, W. Newport; Secretary, [under Newport Literary And Debating Society]
1947-48 dirVincent, Miss H. E., Rosebank, Shepherd's road, West Newport
1946-47 dirVincent, Miss H. E., Rosebank, Shepherd's road, West Newport
1942-43 dirVincent, Miss H. E., Rosebank, Shepherd's road, West Newport
1937-38 dirMilne, Miss, Rosebank house, Woodmuir terrace, West Newport
1936-37 dirMilne, Miss, Rosebank house, Woodmuir terrace, West Newport
1935-36 dirMilne, Miss, Rosebank house, Woodmuir terrace, West Newport
1934-35 dirRiddell, Charles, Rosebank house, Woodmuir terrace, West Newport
1928-29 MacDonald dirSalmond, J. B., Shepherd's rd., W. N.
1927-28 MacDonald dirSalmond, J. B., Shepherd's rd., W. N.
1926-27 MacDonald dirSalmond, J. B., Shepherd's rd., W. N.
1926-27 dirSalmond, James B., journalist, Rosebank, Shepherd's road, W. Newport
1926-27 dirNoakes, Miss Julia, Rosebank house, Shepherd's road, West Newport
1925-26 MacDonald dirNoakes, Mrs, Shepherd's road, W. N.
1925-26 dirNoakes, Miss Julia, Rosebank house, Shepherd's road, West Newport
1925-26 dirSalmond, James, journalist, Rosebank, Shepherd road, West Newport
1924-25 MacDonald dirNoakes, Mrs, Shepherd's road, W. N.
1923-24 MacDonald dirNoakes, Mrs, Shepherd's road, W. N.
1923-24 dirNoakes, Miss Julia, Rosebank house, Shepherd's road, West Newport
1922-23 dirNoakes, Miss Julia, Rosebank house, Woodmuir terrace, West Newport
1920-21 dirGuthrie, Mrs, Woodmuir terrace, West Newport
1918-19 dirGuthrie, Mrs, Woodmuir terrace, West Newport
1917-18 MacDonald dirKay, Jas. M'E., Rosebank. Wester Newport
1916-17 MacDonald dirKay, Jas. M'E., Rosebank, Wester Newport
1915-16 MacDonald dirKay, Jas. M'E., Rosebank, Wester Newport
1915-16 dirKay, James (cashier, Dundee), Rosebank house, West Newport
1915 Slater dirKay James, Rosebank, W
1914-15 MacDonald dirKay, Jas. M'E., Rosebank, Wester Newport
1914-15 dirKay, James (cashier, Dundee), Rosebank house, West Newport
1913-14 MacDonald dirKay, Jas. M'E., Rosebank, Wester Newport
1913-14 dirKay, James (cashier, Dundee), Rosebank house, West Newport
1912-13 dirKay, James (cashier, Dundee), Rosebank house, West Newport
1911-12 dirKay, James (cashier, Dundee), Rosebank house, West Newport
1911 Slater dirKay James, Rosebank, W
1910-11 dirKay, James (cashier, Dundee), Rosebank house. West Newport
1909-10 dirKay, James (cashier, Dundee), Rosebank house. West Newport
1908-09 dirKay, James (cashier, Dundee), Rosebank house. West Newport
1908 Tayside AnnualKay, James M., cashier, Rosebank, W. Newport.
1907-08 dirKay, James (cashier, Dundee), Rosebank house, West Newport
1907 Tayside AnnualKay, James M., cashier, Rosebank, W. Newport,
1907 Slater dirKay James, Rosebank, W
1906-07 dirKay, James (cashier, Dundee), Rosebank house, West Newport
1905-06 dirKay, James (cashier, Dundee), Rosebank house, West Newport
1904-05 dirKay, James (cashier, Dundee), Rosebank house. West Newport
1903-04 dirKay, James (cashier, Dundee), Rosebank house, West Newport
1903 Slater dirKay James, Rosebank, W Newport
1902-03 dirKay, James (cashier, Dundee), Rosebank house, West Newport
1900-01 dirWillsher, Henry, Rosebank house. West Newport
1899-00 dirWillsher, F., Shepherd's brae, West Newport; Secretary and Treasurer, [under Newport Cricket Club, Ground, Waterston Park]location 2
1899-00 dirWillsher, Henry, Rosebank house. West Newport
1898-99 dirWillsher, Henry, Rosebank house, West Newport
1897-98 dirWillsher, Henry, Rosebank house. West Newport
1896-97 dirWillsher, Henry, Rosebank house, West Newport
1895-96 dirCraig, Mrs Alexander, Rosebank house. West Newport
1894-95 dirCraig, Mrs Alexander, Rosebank house, West Newport
1893-94 dirCraig, Mrs Alexander, Rosebank house, West Newport
1893 Slater dirCraig Mrs. Betsy, Rosebank House, W N
1892-93 dirCraig, Mrs Alexander, Rosebank house, West Newport
1891-92 Lamburn dirCraig, Alex., Woodmuir, E N : House Factor
1891-92 dirCraig, Mrs Alexander, Rosebank house, West Newport
1890-91 dirCraig, Alexander, housefactor, Rosebank house, West Newport
1889-90 dirM'Kenzie, David, clerk, Rosebank house
1889 Slater dirM'Kenzie Mr David, Rosebank House, West Newport, Fife
1888-89 dirM'Kenzie, David, clerk, Rosebank house
1887-88 dirM'Kenzie, David, clerk, Rosebank house
1886-87 dirArrol, Thos., engineer, Tay Bridge works; h. Rosebank, W. Newportlocation 2
1885-86 dirArrol, Thos., engineer, Tay Bridge works; h. Rosebank, W. Newportlocation 2
1884-85 dirArrol, Thomas, Tay Bridge Works ; h. Rosebank, West Newportlocation 2
1882-83 dirHume, Misses, Rosebank house, West Newport
1882 Slater dirHume The Misses, Rosebank, W N
1880-81 dirHume, Misses, Rosebank house
1878-79 dirHume, Misses, Rosebank, West Newport
1878 Slater dirHume The Misses, Rosebank, W N
1877 Worrall dirHume Mrs. - , Rosebank House, W.
1876-77 dirHume, Misses, Rosebank, West Newport
1874-75 dirHume, Misses, Rosebank House, West Newport
1873 Slater dirHunter Mrs. D., Rosebank House, Newport[should this be Hume?]
1871-72 dirHume, Mrs David, Rosebank House, West Newport
1862 Fife dirWhittet, Miss Helen, W Newport

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Male Voters Wilsher, Harry Waiter Rosebank, West Newport Tenant of House Rosebank

 

Census records

YearAddress Head NotesRooms
1921 Rosebank House Noakes Julia E 5
1911 Lower Woodmuir Terrace, Rosebank Kay James M 6
1901 Woodmuir Park Willsher Henry 5View household
1891 Farquharson David G 7View household
1881 Rosebank Hume Wilhelmina 5View household
1871 Woodmuir ParkRosebank House Hume Isabella T 2View household
1861 23 east from Castle Whittet Helen 5View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 51 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1974-75256000House Execs of Mrs May Cairns per Isobel Donaldson, Schoolhouse, Kirknewtown, Midlothian proprietor 85View details
1973-74256000House Mrs May Cairns proprietor 85View details
1971-72256000House Mrs May Cairns proprietor 85View details
1969-702560House Mrs May Cairns proprietor 61View details
1968-692560House Mrs May Cairns proprietor 61View details
1967-681118House Mrs May Cairns proprietor 61View details
1966-671118House Mrs May Cairns proprietor 61View details
1964-651118House Mrs May Cairns proprietor 60View details
1961-623026House Mrs May Cairns proprietor 60View details
1958-591207House & Garden Trs of late Mrs Nellie Mitchell proprietor 33View details
1957-581185House & Garden Mrs Nellie Mitchell proprietor 33View details
1952-531152House & Garden Mrs Nellie Mitchell proprietor 33View details
1947-481116House & Garden Ruth Lowe Milne, Morar, 45 Station Rd, Llanishen, Cardiff Jane A & Elizabeth J W Milne 33View details
1942-431098House & Garden Ruth Lowe Milne, Morar, 45 Station Rd, Llanishen, Cardiff Jane A & Elizabeth J Milne 33View details
1940-411097House & Garden Jeanie wife of William W Milne, Morar, 45 Station Rd, Llanishen, Cardiff Jane A & Elizabeth J Milne 33View details
1937-381118House & Garden Jeanie wife of William W Milne, Morar, Station Rd, Llanishen, Cardiff Ellen T Milne 33View details
1935-361080House & Garden Jeanie wife of William W Milne, Agra House, Tayport Ellen T Milne 33View details
1932-331032House & Garden Mrs Isobel D Riddell proprietor 33View details
1930-311029House & Garden Mrs Isobel D Riddell proprietor 33View details
1927-281019House & Garden Mrs Isobel D Riddell proprietor 33View details
1925-26999House & Garden Julia Noakes per Fergusson & Stephen, 20 Whitehall St, Dundee J B Salmond, sub-editor same 37-7-4View details
1922-23973House & Garden Julia Noakes proprietor 34-11-0View details
1920-21952House & Garden Trs of late D G Farquharson per John Rattray & Sons, 50 Barrack St, Dundee John A Guthrie, commercial traveller same 26View details
1917-18951House & Garden Trs of late D G Farquharson per John Rattray & Sons, 50 Barrack St, Dundee John A Guthrie, commercial traveller same 26View details
1915-16944House & Garden Trs of late D G Farquharson per John Rattray & Sons, 50 Barrack St, Dundee James McEwan Kay, cashier same 26View details
1912-13893House & Garden Trs of late D G Farquharson per John Rattray & Sons, 50 Barrack St, Dundee James McEwan Kay, cashier same 26View details
1907-08870House & Garden Trs of late D G Farquharson per John Rattray & Sons, 50 Barrack St, Dundee James McEwan Kay, cashier same 22View details
1905-06850House and Garden Trs of late D G Farquharson per John Rattray, 50 Barrack ST, Dundee James McEwan Kay, cashier same 22View details
1903-04839House and Garden Mrs Agnes Craig or Farquharson James McEwan Kay, cashier same 19-19-0View details
1901-02649House and Garden Mrs Agnes Craig or Farquharson Harry Wilsher, waiter same 18View details
1900-01637House and Garden Mrs Agnes Craig or Farquharson Harry Wilsher, waiter same 18View details
1899-00607House and Garden Mrs Agnes Craig or Farquharson Harry Wilsher, waiter same 18View details [all feu duties printed one line out of order]
1897-98558House and Garden Mrs Agnes Craig or Farquharson Harry Wilsher, waiter same 18View details
1896-97535House and Garden Mrs Agnes Craig or Farquharson Mrs Elizabeth Craig same 18View details
1895-96498House and Garden Mrs Agnes Craig or Farquharson Mrs Elizabeth Craig same 18View details
1894-95456House and Garden Mrs Agnes Craig or Farquharson Mrs Elizabeth Craig same 18View details
1893-94434House and Garden David G Farquharson, house agent, 3 Barrack St, Dundee Mrs Craig same 18View details
1892-93423House and Garden David G Farquharson, house agent, 3 Barrack St, Dundee Mrs Craig same 18View details
1891-92410House and Garden David G Farquharson, house agent, 3 Barrack St, Dundee Mrs Craig same 18View details
1890-91382House and Garden David G Farquharson, house agent, 3 Barrack St, Dundee Alexander Craig same 18View details
1889-90361House and Garden David G Farquharson, house agent, 3 Barrack St, Dundee Alexander Craig same 18View details
1885-86334House and Garden Miss Elizabeth Shepherd,teacher, Burn Place, Bonnyrigg, Edinburgh Miss Wilhemina Thoms Hume Thomas Arrol, contractor 19-19-0View details
1881-82231House and Garden Miss Elizabeth Shepherd, Cockpen, Bonnyrigg, Edinburgh same Miss Wilhemina Thoms Hume 19-19-0View details
1878-79230House and Garden James Shepherd, late boatman same Miss Wilhemina Thoms Hume 23View details
1875-76206House and Garden James Shepherd, late boatman same Miss Wilhemina Thoms Hume 19-19-6View details
1871-72190House and Garden James Shepherd, boatman Miss David Hume 19-10-0View details
1867-68170House and Garden James Shepherd, boatman Mrs Edie 18View details
1865-66165House and Garden James Shepherd, boatman said Mrs Edie Mrs Edie, coal merchant 18View details
1864-65156House and Garden James Shepherd, boatman - Edie, coal merchant 18View details
1860-61144House and Garden James Shepherd, boatman, Ferryport on Craig Miss Helen Whittet 16View details
1855-56203House and Garden James Shepherd, boatman, Newport Mrs Helen Whittet said Mrs Helen Whittet 16View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 212  view details Woodmuir lot 14 44.5 pol (Shepherd) 8 Shepherds Rd, 2 Woodmuir Tce

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1888.03861Trs James Shepherd to David Guthrie FarquharsonDisp by Trs dec James Shepherd, sometime boatman, residing Newport, then feuar, Rosebank, West Newport to David Guthrie Farquharson, house agent Dundee of 44.5 poles grnd & dw ho etc t/on, lot 14 of Woodmuir Park3 Sep 1888212
1888.03783James Shepherd to TrsNot Instr Trs dec James Shepherd, Rosebank House, West Newport, sometime boatman, of 44.5 poles grnd & dw ho etc t/on, lot 14 of Woodmuir Park [see also 1888.03554]7 Aug 1888212
1888.03554James Shepherd to TrsNot Instr Trs dec James Shepherd, Rosebank House, West Newport, sometime boatman, of 44.5 poles grnd & dw ho etc t/on, lot 14 of Woodmuir Park [see also 1888.03783]7 Jun 1888212
1878.02877Removal of height restriction on buildings on Woodmuir House garden [Duncraig]Ren by James Shepherd, boatman residing Newport, proprietor of pce grnd immediately S of Woodmuir House Garden in favour of Hugh Scott, manufacturer Dundee, proprietor of said garden - of a right of servitude over said Woodmuir House Garden which servitude is to the effect that any buildings which shall be erected on said garden shall not exceed a storey and a half in height, & including the roof & chimney stalks thereof shall not exceed a height of 25' from the ground - & declaring said Woodmuir House Garden to be disburdened of said servitude11 Apr 1878212, 415
1869.00137(1) St Fort to William Robertson (lots 6, 7, 21, 22); (2) consent to enclosure of street given by feuars of other lotsFeu ch & novod by Henry Stewart, St Fort consent George Just builder, disp in feu farm to William Robertson of 2 lots grnd 21 & 22 on feuing plan of Woodmoor Park total 80 pol (including half of streets); and 2 lots total 90.5 pol lots 6 & 7 on plan : S by lots 21 & 22. (2) Also consent of George Just, John Anderson Stewart, William Scrymgeour, Robert Nicoll, Commiss. of George Jos. Scott & John Scott, Arthur Begg, Barbara Doll / Just relict of John Just, Keturah Patrick, Helen Whittet, James Shepherd, all feuars / proprietors of grnd in Woodmoor Park, that the portion of street originally intended to bound lots 6 & 7 on the S shall be enclosed & occupied by said William Robertson as his own property.6 Mar 1869337, 368, 196, 277, 125, 332, 369, 110, 310, 219, 119, 325, 212
1855.03323Geddes loan repaidMargaret Geddes grants discharge of bond & disp (Mar 1852) £250 by James Shepherd boatman & declares 44.5 poles grnd & ho etc pt of Woodmoor Park disburdened (see 939)15 May 1855212
1852.00939loan by Margaret GeddesMargaret Geddes gets bond & disp £250 by James Shepherd over 44.5 poles grnd & dw ho etc t/on, pt of Woodmuir Park16 Mar 1852212
1852.00889St Fort to James ShepherdJames Shepherd boatman residing Newport seised 44.5 poles grnd & dw ho etc t/on, pt of Woodmuir Park, on feu ch by Henry Stewart, St Fort, consent George Just26 Feb 1852212sasine extract

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;

Basic Types of Sasine Abridgements     Worked example explaining the sasine transactions on the property pages     Sasine entries - background information and explanation

 

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