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Location : Woodmuir House,  West Road

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= Property demolished or site redeveloped

Notes:      Demolished.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.435324,-2.948387

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.

Later use of the site :   Duncraig, 5 West Road     

 

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
WoodmuirWoodmuirWoodmuir; WoodmuirJohn Berry Esq., Tayfield; Mr. Smith, Factor, ChapelhouseNear the centre of the Village of Newport.A large house two stories high, and in good repair with a garden attached. Occupied by Miss Melville. The property of John Berry Esq. Tayfield.OS1/13/33/48

 

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

Newburgh Road, West Newport

 

 

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

Woodmoor
Woodmuir House

 

 

Directory entries (before 1968)      There are 9 entries

SourceEntry 
1877 Worrall dirMelville Mr. A., Woodmuir House
1876-77 dirMelville, Alexander, Woodmuir house. West Newport
1874-75 dirMelville, Alexander, Woodmuir House
1871-72 dirSaunders, Mrs Robert, Woodmuir House
1869-70 dirMelville, Miss, Ellen, Woodmuir House, West Newport
1867-68 dirMelville, Miss Ellen, Woodmuir House, West Newport
1866 Fife dirMelville, Miss, summer lodgings prop., Woodmuir House, W Newport
1862 Fife dirMelville, Miss, summer lodgings prop., Woodmuir House, W Newport
1853-54 dirMelville, Mrs, Woodmuir House.

 

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1871 Saunders Robert Abbot View household
1861 Melville Helen View household
1851 Shepherd James View household
1841 Shepherd James View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 7 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1875-7631House and Garden, Wester Newport Mrs Jane Fraser Stewart same Alexander Melville 15-10-0View details
1871-7233House and Garden St Fort Miss Helen Melville 15-10-0View details
1867-6832House Henry Stewart Miss Helen Melville 15-10-0View details
1865-6632House Henry Stewart of St Fort said Miss Melville Miss Helen Melville 15-10-0View details
1864-6529House Henry Stewart of St Fort Miss Helen Melville 15-10-0View details
1860-6124Woodmuir House Henry Stewart of St Fort Miss Melville 15-10-0View details
1855-5627Woodmuir House Henry Stewart of St Fort Miss Melville said Miss Melville 18View details

 

 

Sasines pre-1900:

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