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The Newport, Wormit & Forgan Archive

Location : Reservoir,  Reservoir Road

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Introduction

Built in 1879 to store water brought over the Tay Bridge to supply Newport and Wormit. It is 'one of the strangest sounding places in the UK' - Google it!

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.424615,-2.973948

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.

 

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)

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Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 31 entries

SourceEntry 
1928 Kelly dirAngus, George, inspector; [under Wormit Waterworks]
1928 Kelly dirWater Works (Geo. Angus, inspector) [under Wormit Commercial]
1921 Slater dirStrachan, Alex. G, inspector; [under Wormit Waterworks]
1921 Slater dirWater Works (Alex. D. Strachan inspector) [under Wormit Commercial]
1915 Slater dirWater Works (Alex. G. Strachan, inspector) [under Wormit Commercial]
1915 Slater dirStrachan, Alex. G., inspector; [under Wormit Waterworks]
1911 Slater dirWater Works (Alex. G. Strachan, inspector) [under Wormit Commercial]
1911 Slater dirStrachan, Alex. G., inspector; [under Wormit Waterworks]
1907 Slater dirWater Works (Alex. G. Strachan, inspector) [under Wormit Commercial]
1907 Slater dirStrachan, Alex. G., inspector; [under Wormit Waterworks]
1903 Slater dirStrachan, Alex. G., inspector; [under Wormit Waterworks]
1903 Slater dirWater Works (Alexander G. Strachan, inspector), Wormit (Commercial)
1901-02 dirDeuchars, Alexander, water inspector, Wormit Reservoirlocation 2
1901-02 dirStrachan, Alexander G., water inspector, Reservoir, Wormitlocation 2
1900-01 dirDeuchars, Alexander, water inspector, Wormit Reservoirlocation 2
1899-00 dirDeuchars, Alexander, water inspector, Wormit Reservoirlocation 2
1899 Telephone dirWater Commissioners' Works, Wormit Reservoir; tel. no. 68
1899 Slater dirDeuchar, Alexander, engineer; [under Wormit Waterworks]location 2
1898-99 dirDeuchars, Alexander, water inspector, Wormit Reservoirlocation 2
1897-98 dirDeuchars, Alexander, water inspector, Wormit Reservoirlocation 2
1896-97 dirDeuchars, Alexander, water inspector, Wormit Reservoirlocation 2
1896 Slater dirDeuchar, Alexander, engineer; [under Wormit Waterworks]location 2
1896 Slater dirWormit Waterworks (Alex. Deuchar, engr.) [under Wormit Commercial]
1895-96 dirDeuchars, Alexander, water inspector, Wormit Reservoirlocation 2
1894-95 dirDeuchars, Alexander, water inspector, Wormit Reservoirlocation 2
1893-94 dirDeuchars, Alexander, water inspector, Wormit Reservoirlocation 2
1893 Slater dirDeuchar Alexander, engineer, Wormit Waterworks : Miscellaneous.location 2
1892-93 dirDeuchars, Alexander, water inspector, Wormit Reservoirlocation 2
1891-92 dirDeuchars, Alexander, water inspector, Wormit Reservoirlocation 2
1890-91 dirDeuchars, Alexander, water inspector, Wormit Reservoirlocation 2
1889-90 dirDeuchars, Alexander, water inspector, Wormit Reservoirlocation 2

 

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1881 UninhabitedView household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1881-82664Water Works etc. at or near Wormit Dundee Water Commissioners per Treasurer Said Commissioners 170View details

 

 

Sasines pre-1900:

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