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Location : Chesterhill

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Notes:      Renamed Chesterhill c.1906

 

Introduction

Originally 'Justfield', then 'The Cliff' this was renamed 'Chesterhill' ca. 1906. See also the original Chesterhill (now known as Washer Willy's).

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.437987,-2.912544

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
Cliff TerraceCliff TerraceCliff Terrace; Cliff TerraceMr. Frall Causewayhead; Mr. John Black Roseberry.Nearly 1/2 a mile S.W. by S. of the Mansion House of Scotscraig.A neat villa pleasantly situated on a rocky eminence and surrounded with trees and shrubs. The house is 2 stories high, in good repair and slated, and has some offices and a small but neat garden attached, and is the property and residence of Miss Berry.OS1/13/32/63

 

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)

Cliff House
The Cliffe
Cliff Terrace 1877
Chesterhill from 1907
Justfield pre 1851
The Cliff up to 1906

 

 

Directory entries (before 1968)      There are 105 entries

SourceEntry 
1957-58 dirBerry, Robert, Chesterhill
1957-58 dirBerry, R. A. J., Chesterhill ; [under Justices Of The Peace Resident At Newport-On-Tay]
1956-57 dirBerry, R. A. J., Chesterhill ; [under Justices Of The Peace Resident At Newport-On-Tay]
1956-57 dirBerry, Robert, Chesterhill
1955-56 dirBerry, R. A. J., Chesterhill; [under Justices Of The Peace Resident At Newport]
1955-56 dirBerry, Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1954-55 dirBerry, R. A. J., Chesterhill ; [under Justices Of The Peace Resident At Newport]
1954-55 dirBerry, Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1953-54 dirBerry, R. A. J., Chesterhill ; [under Justices Of The Peace Resident At Newport]
1953-54 dirBerry, Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1952-53 dirBerry, Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1952-53 dirBerry, R. A. J., Chesterhill ; [under Justices Of The Peace Resident At Newport]
1951-52 dirBerry, R. A. J., Chesterhill ; [under Justices Of The Peace Resident At Newport]
1951-52 dirBerry, Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1950-51 dirBerry, R. A. J., Chesterhill ; [under Justices Of The Peace Resident At Newport]
1950-51 dirBerry, Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1949-50 dirBerry, R. A. J., Chesterhill ; [under Justices Of The Peace Resident At Newport]
1949-50 dirBerry, Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1948-49 dirBerry, R. A. J., Chesterhill ; [under Justices Of The Peace Resident At Newport]
1948-49 dirBerry, Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1947-48 dirBerry, Captain Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1947-48 dirBerry, R. A. J., Chesterhill; [under Justices Of' The Peace Resident At Newport]
1946-47 dirBerry, R. A. J., Chesterhill; [under Justices Of The Peace Resident At Newport]
1946-47 dirBerry, Captain Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1942-43 MacDonald dirBerry, Capt. Robert, Chesterhill
1942-43 dirBerry, R. A. J., Chesterhill ; [under Justices Of The Peace Resident At Newport]
1942-43 dirBerry, Captain Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1941-42 MacDonald dirBerry, Capt. Robert, Chesterhill
1941-42 dirBerry, Captain Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1940-41 MacDonald dirBerry, Capt. Robert, Chesterhill
1940-41 dirBerry, Captain Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1939-40 MacDonald dirBerry, Capt. Robert, Chesterhill
1939-40 dirBerry, Captain Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1938-39 MacDonald dirBerry, Capt. Robert, Chesterhill
1938-39 dirBerry, Captain Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1937-38 MacDonald dirBerry, Capt. Robert, Chesterhill
1937-38 dirBerry, Captain Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1936-37 MacDonald dirBerry, Capt. Robert, Chesterhill
1936-37 dirBerry, Captain Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1935-36 dirBerry, Captain Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1934-35 MacDonald dirBerry, Capt. Robert, Chesterhill
1934-35 dirBerry, Captain Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1933-34 MacDonald dirBerry, Capt. Robert, Chesterhill
1933-34 dirBerry, Captain Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1932-33 dirBerry, Captain Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1931-32 MacDonald dirBerry, Capt. Robert, Chesterhill
1931-32 dirBerry, Captain Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1930-31 MacDonald dirBerry, Capt. Robert, Chesterhill
1930-31 dirBerry, Captain Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1929-30 MacDonald dirBerry, Capt. Robert, Chesterhill
1929-30 dirBerry, Captain Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1928-29 MacDonald dirBerry, Capt. Robert, Chesterhill
1928-29 dirBerry, Captain Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1928 Kelly dirBerry Capt. Robert, Chesterhill
1927-28 MacDonald dirBerry, Capt. Robert, Chesterhill
1927-28 dirBerry, Captain Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1926-27 MacDonald dirBerry, Capt. Robert, Chesterhill
1926-27 dirBerry, Captain Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1925-26 MacDonald dirBerry, Capt. Robert. Chesterhill
1925-26 dirBerry, Captain Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1924-25 MacDonald dirBerry, Capt. Robert, Chesterhill
1923-24 MacDonald dirBerry, Capt. Robert, Chesterhill
1923-24 dirBerry, Captain Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1922-23 dirBerry, Captain Robert, Chesterhill, Newport
1921-22 MacDonald dirBerry, Capt. Robert, Chesterhill
1920-21 dirBerry, Captain Robert, Chesterhill
1919-20 MacDonald dirBerry, Capt. R. A. J., Chesterhill
1918-19 MacDonald dirBerry, Capt. R. A. J., Chesterhill
1918-19 dirBerry, Captain Robert, Chesterhill
1917-18 MacDonald dirBerry, R. A. J., Chesterhill
1916-17 MacDonald dirBerry, R. A. J., Chesterhill
1915-16 MacDonald dirBerry, Wm., Chesterhill
1915-16 dirBerry, Captain Robert, Chesterhill
1914-15 MacDonald dirBerry, Wm., Chesterhill
1914-15 dirBerry, Robert A. J., Chesterhill
1913-14 MacDonald dirBerry, Wm., Chesterhill
1912-13 MacDonald dirBerry, Wm., Chesterhill
1911-12 MacDonald dirBerry, Wm., Chesterhill
1910-11 MacDonald dirBerry, Wm., Chesterhill
1907-08 MacDonald dirBerry, Wm., Tayfield House, also The Clifflocation 2
1906-07 MacDonald dirBerry, Wm., Tayfield House, also The Clifflocation 2
1896-97 dirSoote, Lieutenant-Colonel James Powrie, The Cliffe, by Newport
1895-96 dirSoote, Lieutenant Colonel James Powrie, The Cliffe
1891-92 dirGordon, James (corn merchant, Dundee), The Cliffe, East Newport
1890-91 dirGordon, James (corn merchant, Dundee), The Cliffe, East Newport
1889-90 dirGordon, James (corn merchant, Dundee), The Cliffe, East Newport
1889 Slater dirGordon Mr James, The Cliff, Newport, Fife
1888-89 dirGordon, James (corn merchant, Dundee), The Cliffe, East Newport
1886-87 dirRobertson, William, The Cliff
1886 Slater dirRobertson William, The Cliff
1885-86 dirRobertson, William, The Cliff
1884-85 dirRobertson, William, merchant, The Cliffe
1880-81 dirCade, A. H., (merchant, Dundee), The Cliff
1878-79 dirCade, A. H. (merchant, Dundee), The Cliff
1878 Slater dirParker Mr. Edward, The Cliff
1877 Worrall dirParker Mr. Edward, Cliff terrace
1876-77 dirParker, Edward (merchant, Dundee), The Cliff [* ms. alteration - 'The Cliff' deleted]
1876-77 dirParker, William W., manager, The Cliff [* ms. alteration - 'The Cliff' deleted]
1874-75 dirParker, Edward (manufacturer, Dundee), The Cliff
1873 Slater dirParker Mr. Edward, Cliff terrace, Newport
1871-72 dirParker, Edward (merchant, Dundee), Cliff Terrace
1866 Fife dirParker, E, merchant (Dundee), Cliff Terrace
1862 Fife dirParker, E, merchant (Dundee), Cliff Terrace
1852 Slater dirBrown, James, manufacturer, Justfield
1837 Pigot dirBrown, James, manufacturer, Justfield, Forgan

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1878-1879 Voters Powrie, James of Reswali Forfar Cliff Terrace
1874 Voters Powrie, J of Reswali, Forfar
1873 Voters Powrie, James of Reswali, Forfar
1844-1861 Voters 24 September 1832 Just, George Builder feuar lands of Justfield & houses thereon of the lands of Cawseyhead Justfield & Cawseyhead [entry deleted] 1845 Expd.
1833-1840 Voters 24 September 1832 Just, George Builder feuar lands of Justfield & houses thereon of the lands of Cawseyhead Justfield & Cawseyhead
1832 Voters 24 September 1832 Just, George Builder feuar lands of Justfield & houses thereon of the lands of Causayhead Justfield & Causayhead [Tayfield deleted]

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Uninhabited
1901 UninhabitedView household
1891 Gordon James View household
1881 UninhabitedView household
1871 Parker Margaret E View household
1861 Parker Edward View household
1851 Cuper Matilda View household
1841 Brown James View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 32 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1957-58106House, Offices and Grounds John Berry PhD per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh 3 Captain R A J Berry 75View details
1952-53111House, Offices and Grounds John Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh Captain R A J Berry 75View details
1947-48106House, Offices and Grounds John Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh Captain R A J Berry 75View details
1942-43112House, Offices and Grounds John Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh Captain R A J Berry 75View details
1937-38114House, Offices and Grounds John Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh Captain R A J Berry 75View details
1932-33111House, Offices and Grounds William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh Captain R A J Berry 75View details
1927-28147House, Offices and Grounds William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh Captain R A J Berry 75View details
1922-23126House, Offices and Grounds William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Captain R A J Berry same 75View details
1917-18118House, Offices and Grounds William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Captain R A J Berry same 75View details
1912-13116House, Offices and Grounds William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh proprietor 80View details
1907-08111House, Offices and Grounds William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh proprietor 80View details
1903-04107Land William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh proprietor 5View details
1903-04105House, offices, garden, etc. William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh empty 60View details
1900-01134Land Mrs Margaret P Soote, Rires House, Broughty Ferry proprietor 5View details
1900-01132House, offices, garden, etc. Mrs Margaret P Soote, Rires House, Broughty Ferry empty 60View details
1896-97112Land Reps of late Lieut.-Colonel James P Soote proprietor 5View details
1896-97110House, offices, garden, etc. Reps of late Lieut.-Colonel James P Soote proprietor 60View details
1893-94158House, offices, garden, etc. Col. James P Soote, Row House, Broughty Ferry proprietor 60View details
1893-94160Land Col. James P Soote, Row House, Broughty Ferry proprietor 5View details
1889-90153Land James Powrie of Reswalli, Forfar John Gordon, farmer same 5View details
1889-90151House, offices, garden, etc. James Powrie of Reswalli, Forfar John Gordon, farmer same 60View details
1885-86139House, offices, garden, etc. James Powrie of Reswalli, Forfar William Robertson, merchant same 60View details
1881-8283House, Land &c. James Powrie of Reswalli, Forfar per D B Bruce, house agent, Dundee same Absalom Henry Cade Esq., agent 70View details
1878-7990House, Land &c. James Powrie of Reswalli, Forfar same Absalom Henry Cade Esq., agent 70View details
1875-7689House, Land &c. James Powrie of Reswalli, Forfar same Edward Parker, engineer 62-10-0View details
1871-7285House & land etc James Powrie, Reswalli, Forfar Edward Parker, engineer 62-10-0View details
1867-6880House, Lands and Steading of Cliff Terrace James Powrie of Reswali, Forfar Edward Parker 62-10-0View details
1865-6681House, Lands and Steading, Cliff Terrace Miss Jessie Powrie, Links House, Broughty Ferry said Edward Parker Edward Parker 53-17-0View details
1864-6574House, Lands and Steading of Cliff Terrace Miss Jessie Powrie, Links House, Broughty Ferry Edward Parker 45View details
1860-6137House, land & steading Miss Jessie Powrie Edward Parker 45View details
1855-5697House and Garden Miss Jessie Powrie, Justfield said Miss Powrie 35View details
1855-5698Lands Miss Jessie Powrie, Justfield said Miss Powrie 12View details

 

 

Sasines pre-1900:

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