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Location : 6  Cupar Road

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Notes:      

Part of a combination of previously separate properties. Other parts: 6 Cupar Road     

Using the information here, it is impossible to be certain who lived in each property or part of the building before 1900. Other properties involved : 4 Cupar Road      One possible interpretation is given below.

 

Introduction

There is much confusion, pre-1903, as to who lived where: addresses of 1, 1a, 1b and 3 St Phillans Place were used for 4 houses and a shop. They were all occupied by tenants, lodgers and boarders. Unless there is census or valuation roll proof, residents could be present in any of the properties. The houses concerned are 4 Cupar Road, 6 Cupar Road, 1 St Mary's Lane and 3 St Mary's Lane.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.439982,-2.941366

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):   2 Blyth Street   4 Blyth Street   Blyth Hall, Blyth Street   1 Cupar Road   3 Cupar Road   formerly 5, Cupar Road   7 Cupar Road   9 Cupar Road   11 Cupar Road   13 Cupar Road   15 Cupar Road   4 Cupar Road   formerly 2, Cupar Road   (Newport Toll, Cupar Road)   formerly part of 15, Cupar Road   (Old Granary [1], High Street)   (Old Granary [2], High Street)   (Old Granary [3], High Street)   (Old Granary [4], High Street)   (Old Granary [5], High Street)   (Old Granary [6], High Street)   (Old Granary [7], High Street)   (Old Granary [8], High Street)   (Old Granary [9], High Street)   (Old Granary [10], High Street)   (Old Granary [11], High Street)   12 High Street   13 High Street   14 High Street   15 High Street   16 High Street   18 High Street   20 High Street   22 High Street   24 High Street   26 High Street   28a High Street   28 High Street   30 High Street   32 High Street   34 High Street   36 High Street   38 High Street   40 High Street   46 High Street   48 High Street   52 High Street   54 High Street   50 High Street   (house at gasworks, High Street)   (Gas Office, High Street)   2 Tay Street   4 Tay Street   6 Tay Street  

 

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

Cupar Road (ward 2)
1 High Street
1 St Phillans Place1893
1b St Phillans Place1893
3 St Phillans Place1893

 

 

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

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Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 12 entries

SourceEntry 
1898-99 dirScrymgeour, Charles (cashier, Dundee), 1 St Phillan's place
1897-98 dirScrymgeour, Charles (cashier, Dundee), 1 St Phillan's place
1896-97 dirKidd, Miss, 1 St Phillan's place
1895-96 dirKidd, Miss, 1 St Phillan's place
1894-95 dirKidd, Miss, 1 St Phillan's place
1893-94 dirKidd, Miss, 1 St Phillan's place
1892-93 dirKidd, Miss, 1 St Phillan's place
1882-83 dirWilson, William, grocer, 3 St Phillan's place, East Newport
1878-79 dirWilson, William, family grocer, High street ; h. 3 St Phillan's placelocation 2
1878 Slater dirWilson Mr. William, East Newport
1876-77 dirWilson, William, tea dealer and Italian warehouseman, High street ; h. St Phillan's place, East Newportlocation 2
1873 Slater dirWilson Mr. Wm., East Newport

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1878-1879 Voters Wilson, William merchant Newport
1874 Voters Wilson, William merchant
1873 Voters Wilson, William merchant

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Budd William
1891 Kidd Euphemia View household
1881 Robertson David View household
1871 Wilson William View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 22 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-68777House The Committee of the Newport Club per hon treasurer proprietor; Alexander W Boath, IO 29View details
1964-65777House The Committee of the Newport Club per Herbert Lindsay, hon sec., Greenwood, 28 Queen St proprietor; Alexander W Boath, IO 30View details
1961-622317House The Committee of the Newport Club per Herbert Lindsay, hon sec., Greenwood, Queen St proprietor; Alexander W Boath, IO 30View details
1957-58929House The Committee of the Newport Club per William R Nicolson, hon. sec., 1 Albert Crescent Alexander W Boath, IO View details
1952-53904House The Committee of the Newport Club per Alexander Inglis, hon. sec., Morig, 4 Albert Cresc, E Newport Elizabeth Mackenzie, IO View details
1947-48873House Mrs Williamina Pratt, 141 Clepington Rd, Dundee per Shield & Kyd, solicitors, Dundee Newport Club, T; Annie B McNaughton, IO View details
1942-43854House Mrs Williamina Pratt, 141 Clepington Rd, Dundee per Shield & Kyd, solicitors, Dundee Newport Club, T; Annie B McNaughton, IO View details
1937-38876House Mrs Williamina Pratt, 141 Clepington Rd, Dundee per Shield & Kyd, solicitors, Dundee Newport Club, T; Annie B McNaughton, IO View details
1932-33869House David Pratt, engineer, 55 Victoria Rd, Dundee per Shield & Kyd, solicitors, Dundee Newport Club, T; Mrs Christina Lennox, IO View details
1927-28859House David Pratt, engineer, 55 Victoria Rd, Dundee per Shield & Kyd, solicitors, Dundee Newport Club, T; Mrs Christina Lennox, IO View details
1896-97595House Trs. for William Wilson, merchant per Shield & Kyd, solicitors, Dundee Miss Kidd same 16View details
1894-95514House Trs. for William Wilson, merchant per Shield & Kyd, solicitors, Dundee Miss Kidd same 16View details
1893-94493House Trs. for William Wilson, merchant per Shield & Kyd, solicitors, Dundee Miss Kidd same 16View details
1892-93482House Trs. for William Wilson, merchant per Shield & Kyd, solicitors, Dundee Miss Kidd same 16View details
1891-92469House Trs. for William Wilson, merchant per Shield & Kyd, solicitors, Dundee Miss Kidd same 16View details
1890-91441House Trs. for William Wilson, merchant per Shield & Kyd, solicitors, Dundee Miss Kidd same 16View details
1889-90420House Trs. for William Wilson, merchant per Shield & Kyd, solicitors, Dundee Miss Kidd same 16View details
1885-86391House Trs. for William Wilson, merchant per Shield & Kyd, solicitors, Dundee proprietor 19-10-0View details
1881-82289House William Wilson, merchant Said William Wilson 19-10-0View details
1878-79278House William Wilson, merchant Said William Wilson 24View details
1875-76250House William Wilson, merchant Said William Wilson 20View details
1871-72233House William Wilson, merchant William Wilson 20View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 307 Newport 21.3 pol on W and S sides of turnpike to Cupar view plot details

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1882.02488William Wilson to Matthew MorrisonDisp by William Wilson grocer, consent of his mother Margaret McCallum / Wilson, Newpoort, widow … to Matthew Morrison flesher Newport of shop No. 2 High Street, consisting of front shop and back shop and saloon behind same, & grnd on which they are built, : N by t/p to Cupar, : S by a passage 5' wide leading from the turnpike along the S side of the buildings to the E of the buildingd disponed, with right of entrnce to said saloon by said lane by a wooden stair and an open court, part of 21.33 pol grnd14 Nov 1882307, 318
1867.01649Tayfield to William WilsonWilliam Wilson, grocer Union St, Dundee regist feu ch to himself by Berry, Tayfield of lot of 21.3 poles grnd at Newport on W and S sides of t/p from Cupar to Newport Ferry Pier25 Jan 1867307

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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