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Location : 15  High Street

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Introduction

13 & 15 High Street were built 1906/7, replacing the house at the gas works which had been demolished. The date 1904 on the frontage between 11 & 13 only refers to 9 & 11.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.439784,-2.941847

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   1 Cupar Road   6 Cupar Road   4 Cupar Road   formerly 2, Cupar Road   (formerly 1, Granary Lane)   (garages, Granary Lane)   (formerly 5, Granary Lane)   (Smithy, formerly 9, Granary Lane)   (Burgh Yard, formerly 11, Granary Lane)   (Slaughter House, Granary Lane)   (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)   3 High Street   5 High Street   7 High Street   9 High Street   St Mary's Church, High Street   11 High Street   12 High Street   13 High Street   14 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)   downstairs property, 9, High Street  

Earlier use of the site :   (house at gasworks)     

 

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

High Street (ward 2)

 

 

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 104 entries

SourceEntry 
1969 dirStevenson Brothers (Dundee) Ltd., cleaners and launderers, 15 High Street
1968 dirStevenson Brothers (Dundee) Ltd., cleaners and launderers, 15 High Street
1966 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, 15 High street
1966 dirSmith & Kay, 15 High street : Bootmakers.
1965 dirSmith & Kay, 11 High street : Bootmakers.
1965 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, 11 High street
1964 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1964 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Boot Makers.
1963-64 MacDonald dirSmith & Kay, Ltd., High street; also at Castle street, Tayport. Phone Tayport, 2123 : Boot And Shoe Retailers And Repairers
1963 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1963 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1962 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1962 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1961 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1961 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1960 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1960 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1958-59 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1958-59 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1957-58 MacDonald dirSmith & Kay (of Tayport), High street : Boot And Shoe Retailers And Repairers
1957-58 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1957-58 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1956-57 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1956-57 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1955-56 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1955-56 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1954-55 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1953-54 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1953-54 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1952-53 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1952-53 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1951-52 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1951-52 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1950-51 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1950-51 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1949-50 MacDonald dirSmith & Kay (of Tayport), High st. : Bootmakers
1949-50 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1949-50 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1948-49 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1948-49 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1947-48 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1947-48 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1946-47 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1946-47 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1942-43 MacDonald dirSmith & Kay (of Tayport), High st. : Bootmakers
1942-43 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1942-43 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1941-42 MacDonald dirSmith & Kay (of Tayport), High st : Bootmakers
1941-42 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1941-42 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1940-41 MacDonald dirSmith & Kay (of Tayport), High st. : Bootmakers
1940-41 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1940-41 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1939-40 MacDonald dirSmith & Kay (of Tayport), High st. : Bootmakers
1939-40 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1939-40 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1938-39 MacDonald dirSmith & Kay (of Tayport), High st. : Bootmakers
1938-39 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1938-39 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1937-38 MacDonald dirSmith & Kay (of Tayport), High st. : Bootmakers
1937-38 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1937-38 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1936-37 MacDonald dirSmith & Kay (of Tayport), High st : Bootmakers
1936-37 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1936-37 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers
1935-36 MacDonald dirSmith & Kay (of Tayport), High st. : Bootmakers
1935-36 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1935-36 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street
1934-35 MacDonald dirSmith & Kay (of Tayport), High st. : Bootmakers
1934-35 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street, East Newport
1934-35 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1933-34 MacDonald dirSmith & Kay (of Tayport), High st. : Bootmakers
1933-34 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1933-34 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street, East Newport
1932-33 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street, East Newport
1932-33 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1931-32 MacDonald dirSmith & Kay (of Tayport), High st. : Bootmakers
1931-32 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1931-32 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street, East Newport
1930-31 MacDonald dirSmith & Kay (of Tayport), High st. : Bootmakers
1930-31 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street, East Newport
1930-31 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers
1929-30 MacDonald dirSmith & Kay (of Tayport), High st. : Bootmakers
1929-30 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1929-30 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street, East Newport
1928-29 MacDonald dirSmith & Kay (of Tayport), High st. : Bootmakers
1928-29 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street, East Newport
1928-29 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1928 Kelly dirSmith & Kay, boot makers, High street, E [under Commercial]
1927-28 MacDonald dirSmith & Kay (of Tayport), High st. : Bootmakers
1927-28 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1927-28 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street, East Newport
1926-27 MacDonald dirSmith & Kay (of Tayport), High st. : Bootmakers
1926-27 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1926-27 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street, East Newport
1925-26 MacDonald dirSmith & Kay (of Tayport), High st. : Bootmakers
1925-26 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street, East Newport
1925-26 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1924-25 MacDonald dirSmith & Kay, High st. : Bootmakers
1923-24 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High street, East Newport
1923-24 dirSmith & Kay, High street : Bootmakers.
1922-23 dirSmith & Kay, boot and shoe stores, High Street. East Newport
1921 Slater dirSmith & Kay, boot makers, High street, E [under Commercial]
1915 Slater dirSmith & Kay, boot makers, High street, E [under Commercial]

 

 

Census records

None available yet

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 13 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-68807Shop etc Stevenson Brothers (Dundee) Ltd, 222 Hilltown, Dundee empty 45View details
1964-65807Shop etc Trs of late David M Kay per William Kay, 3 King St, Tayport Smith & Kay, bootmakers 40View details
1961-622504Shop etc Trs of late David M Kay per William Kay, 23 Linksfield, Tayport Smith & Kay, bootmakers 40View details
1957-58995Shop etc Trs of late David M Kay per William Kay, 23 Linksfield, Tayport Smith & Kay, bootmakers 18View details
1952-53971Shop etc Trs of late David M Kay per William Kay, 23 Linksfield, Tayport Smith & Kay, bootmakers 18View details
1947-48939Shop etc Trs of late David M Kay per William Kay, 23 Linksfield, Tayport Smith & Kay, bootmakers 18View details
1942-43920Shop etc David M Kay, shoe maker, 4 Victoria Terrace, Tayport Smith & Kay, bootmakers 18View details
1937-38932Shop etc David M Kay, shoe maker, 4 Victoria Terrace, Tayport Smith & Kay, bootmakers 18View details
1932-33876Shop etc Reps of late James Young per Clydesdale Bank, Dundee David Kay, shoemaker 18View details
1927-28867Shop etc James Young, baker & grocer David Keay, shoemaker 13View details
1922-23828Shop etc David Innes Young, High Street, Newport David Keay, shoemaker same 13View details
1917-18806Shop etc David Innes Young, High Street, Newport William Keay, shoemaker same 13View details
1912-13949Shop etc David Innes Young, High Street, Newport empty 15View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 218 Newport 34' frontage to turnpike on N side of turnpike from Newport Toll to Newport Pier; includes existing (in 1853) Lock Up house view plot details

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1907.00453buildings now not to exceed 16'above level of High StreetDisch by William Berry disburd. the first of the burdens mentioned in 3 Dec 1853 to Gerge Just over the following subjects of which David Innes Young, baker, is now proprietor viz. pce grnd 34' frontage & bldgs t/on : E partly by a road, : S by t/p Newport Toll - Newport Pier, & declaring that in lieu of said first condition is the following real burden - any bldgs erected on said grnd shall not exceed 16' above level of the High Road now known as High Street, Newport23 Mar 1907218
1866.01505George Just to Newport Gas Light CoNewport Gas Light Co regist disp to themselves by George Just consent of Robert Boyd of pce grnd & bldgs t/on on N side of t/p Newport Toll to Newport Pier23 Nov 1866218
1866.01504David Stewart loan repaidDavid Stewart grants disch of bond & disp £100 by George Just & Arthur & Arthur Begg (Dec 1853) to Jessie Addison relict of Alexander Gordon & declares pce grnd & bldgs t/on, on N side of t/p Newport Toll to Newport Pier disburdened (see v7, 3068)23 Nov 1866218
1860.03068Halliburton loan transferred to David StewartDavid Stewart gets assig by Trs Jean Halliburton relict George Hill consent of George Just, Arthur Begg sen & Arthur Begg jun & Arthur Begg & Sons to bond & disp £100 by George Just & A & A Begg (9 Dec 1853) to Jessie Addison relict of Alexander Gordon over pce grnd & bldgs t/on on N of t/p Newport Toll to Newport Pier (see 932)27 Mar 1860218
1857.00932Addison loan transferred to Jean Halliburton / HillTrs Jean Halliburton relict of George Hill get assig by Jessie Addison relict of Alexandder Gordon, consent of George Just, Arthur Begg sen & Arthur Begg jun & Arthur Begg & Sons to bond & disp £100 by George Just & A & A Begg (9 Dec 1853) over pce grnd & bldgs t/on on N of t/p Newport Toll to Newport Pier (see v6, 2348)4 Jun 1857218
1853.02348loan by Jessie Addison / GordonJessie Addison relict of Alexander Gordon gets bond & disp £100 by George Just & Arthur Begg & Arthur Begg jun, tailors & clothiers Dundee as individuals & as partners in company of Arthur Begg & Sons over pce grnd & bldgs t/on on N side of t/p Newport toll to Newport Pier12 Dec 1853218
1853.02332Tayfield to George JustGeorge Just seised pce grnd & bldgs t/on on N side of t/p road Newport Toll to Newport Pier on feu ch by John Berry, Tayfield2 Dec 1853218sasine extract

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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