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Location : 26  High Street

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Notes:      

Other properties at the same location : 24 High Street     

Using the information here, it is impossible to be certain who lived in each property or part of the building before 1952. Other properties involved : 28a High Street      One possible interpretation is given below.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.43959,-2.941611

View location on the 1855 6-inch map, the 1895 25-inch map, the 1914 25-inch map, the 1966-73 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   6 Cupar Road   4 Cupar Road   shop, formerly 2, Cupar Road   (Burgh Yard, formerly 11, Granary Lane)   (Newport harbour pack house, Granary Lane)   (Caldwell, Granary Lane)   3 High Street   5 High Street   7 High Street   8 High Street   shop, 9, High Street   10 High Street   St Mary's Church, High Street   shop, 11, High Street   12 High Street   shop, 13, High Street   14 High Street   shop, 15, High Street   shop, 16, High Street   18 High Street   20 High Street   22 High Street   shop, 24, High Street   28a, High Street   shop, 28, High Street   shop, 30, High Street   shop, 32, High Street   34 High Street   36 High Street   shop, 38, High Street   shop, 40, High Street   shop, 46, High Street   shop, 48, High Street   shop, 52, High Street   shop, 54, High Street   shop, 50, High Street   (house at gasworks, High Street)   (Gas Office, High Street)   downstairs property, 9, High Street   (Bowling Green, High Street)   (Newport House, High Street)   (old house [north 1], High Street)   (old house [north 2], High Street)   (old house [north 3], High Street)   (old house [south 1], High Street)   (old house [south 2], High Street)   (old house [south 3], High Street)   (old house [south 4], High Street)   (Congregational Church, Kilnburn)   (the Waterside (East Water), Old Places)  

 

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

High Street (ward 2)
13 High Street1912

 

 

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

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Directory entries (before 1975)      There are 50 entries

SourceEntry 
1974 dirMurray, Mrs M., 26 High Street
1973 dirMurray, Mrs M., 26 High Street
1972 dirMurray, Mrs M., 26 High Street
1971 dirMurray, Mrs M. 26 High Street
1970 dirMurray, Mrs M. 26 High Street
1969 dirMurray, Mrs M., 26 High Street
1968 dirMurray, Mrs M., 26 High Street
1967 dirMurray, A. J., inspector, 26 High street
1966 dirMurray, A. J., inspector, 26 High street
1965 dirMurray, A. J., inspector, 26 High street
1964 dirMurray, A. J. inspector, 13 High street
1963 dirMurray, A. J., inspector, 13 High street
1962 dirMurray, A. J., inspector. 13 High street
1961 dirMurray, A. J., inspector, 13 High street
1960 dirMurray, A. J., inspector, 13 High street
1958-59 dirMurray, A. J., inspector, 13 High street
1957-58 dirMurray, A. J., inspector, 13 High street
1926-27 dirRussell, Mrs John, 13 High street, East Newport
1925-26 dirRussell, Mrs John, 13 High street, East Newport
1923-24 dirRussell, Mrs John, 13 High street, East Newport
1922-23 dirRussell, Mrs John, 13 High street. East Newport
1920-21 dirRussell, Mrs John, 13 High street, East Newport
1918-19 dirRussell, John, bootmaker, 13 High street, East Newport
1915-16 dirRussell, John, bootmaker, 13 High street, East Newport
1914-15 dirRussell, John, bootmaker, 13 High street
1913-14 dirRussell, John, bootmaker, 13 High street
1912-13 dirRussell, John, bootmaker, High street
1911-12 dirRussell, John, bootmaker, High street
1910-11 dirRussell, John, bootmaker. High street
1909-10 dirRussell, John, bootmaker. High street
1908-09 dirRussell, John, bootmaker, High street
1907-08 dirRussell, John, bootmaker, High street
1902-03 dirSt John, F. A., High street
1901-02 dirSt. John, F. A., High Street; Hon. Joint Secretary and Treasurer, [under Newport Literary Society, Founded 1879]
1901-02 dirSt John, F. A., High street
1896-97 dirWatt, George, jun. (tea merchant, Dundee), High street
1896-97 dirWatt, George (tea merchant, Dundee), 13 High street
1895-96 dirWatt, George, jun. (tea merchant, Dundee), High street
1895-96 dirWatt, George (tea merchant, Dundee), 13 High street
1894-95 dirWatt, George (tea merchant, Dundee), 13 High street
1893-94 dirWatt, George (tea merchant, Dundee), 13 High street
1892-93 dirWatt, George (tea merchant, Dundee), 13 High street
1891-92 dirMorrison, Matthew, jun., butcher, 2 High street ; h. 13location 2
1890-91 dirMorrison, Matthew, jun., butcher, 2 High street; h. 13location 2
1889-90 dirMorrison, Matthew, jun., butcher, 2 High street; h. 13location 2
1888-89 dirMorrison, Matthew, jun., butcher, 2 High street; h. 15location 2
1887-88 dirMorrison, Matthew, jun., butcher, 2 High street; h. 13location 2
1880-81 dirBarrett, Mrs H., teacher of music and dancing, 13 High st., E. Newport
1880-81 dirBarrett, H., tobacconist. Pierhead ; h. 13 High street
1878-79 dirBarrett, Mrs H., teacher of music and dancing, High street

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Female Voters Dorward, Elizabeth High Street, Newport Tenant of House High Street
1879-1880 Voters Barret, Henry Newport
1878-1879 Voters Barret, Henry Newport

 

Census records

YearAddress Head NotesRooms
1911 13 High Street Russell John 4
1901 High Street Dorward Elizabeth 4View household
1891 High Street Morrison Matthew jun 4View household
1881 High Street Barrett Henry 4View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 42 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1973-74217400House British Gas Corp., Scottish Region, 340 West Granton Rd, Edinburgh 5 Arthur J Murray 58View details
1971-72217400House Scottish Gas Board, 340 West Granton Rd, Edinburgh 5 Jemima A L Murray 58View details
1969-702174House Scottish Gas Board, 340 West Granton Rd, Edinburgh 5 Arthur Murray 41View details
1967-68821House Scottish Gas Board, 340 West Granton Rd, Edinburgh 5 Arthur Murray 41View details
1966-67821House Scottish Gas Board, 340 West Granton Rd, Edinburgh 5 Arthur Murray 41View details
1964-65821House Scottish Gas Board, 26 Drumsheugh Gardens, Edinburgh 3 Arthur Murray 41View details
1961-622416House Scottish Gas Board, 26 Drumsheugh Gardens, Edinburgh 3 Arthur Murray 41View details
1958-59993House Scottish Gas Board, 26 Drumsheugh Gdns, Edinburgh 3 Arthur Murray 26-9-0View details
1957-58973House Scottish Gas Board, 6 Randolph Cresc, Edinburgh 3 Arthur Murray 26-9-0View details
1952-53949House Scottish Gas Board, 6 Randolph Cresc, Edinburgh 3 John A L Murray 26-9-0View details
1947-48917House Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock, Morrison & Horne, solicitors, Dundee Annie M Galloway 26-9-0View details
1942-43898House Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock, Morrison & Horne, solicitors, Dundee Annie M Galloway 26-9-0View details
1940-41899House Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock, Morrison & Horne, solicitors, Dundee Annie M Galloway 26-9-0View details
1937-38911House Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock, Morrison & Horne, solicitors, Dundee Annie M Galloway 21-5-4View details
1935-36880House Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock & Morrison, solicitors, Dundee Annie M Galloway 21-5-4View details
1932-33853House Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock & Morrison, solicitors, Dundee Annie M Galloway 21-5-4View details
1930-31850House Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock & Morrison, solicitors, Dundee Annie M Galloway 21-5-4View details
1927-28843House Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock & Morrison, solicitors, Dundee Annie Galloway 21-5-4View details
1925-26826House Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock & Morrison, solicitors, Dundee Mrs John Russell same 21-5-4View details
1922-23805House Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock & Morrison, solicitors, Dundee Mrs John Russell same 21-5-4View details
1920-21785House Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock & Morrison, solicitors, Dundee Mrs John Russell same 16View details
1917-18783House Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock & Morrison, solicitors, Dundee Mrs John Russell same 16View details
1915-16778House Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock & Morrison, solicitors, Dundee John Russell, bootmaker same 16View details
1912-13982House Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock & Morrison, solicitors, Dundee John Russell, bootmaker same 16View details
1907-08957House Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock & Morrison, solicitors, Dundee John Russell, bootmaker same 16View details
1905-06937House Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock & Morrison, solicitors, Dundee John Russell, bootmaker same 16View details
1903-04921House William B Morrison, merchant per J & E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee Elizabeth Dorward same 16View details
1901-02769House William B Morrison, merchant per J & E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee Elizabeth Dorward same 16View details
1900-01757House William B Morrison, merchant per J & E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee Elizabeth Dorward same 16View details
1899-00726House William B Morrison, merchant per J & E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee Elizabeth Dorward same 16View details
1897-98677House William B Morrison, merchant per J & E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee William Luke, ironmonger same 16View details
1896-97622House James Brown, builder George Watt, traveller same 16View details
1895-96584House James Brown, builder George Watt, traveller same 16View details
1894-95541House James Brown, builder George Watt, traveller same 16View details
1893-94521House James Brown, builder George Watt, traveller same 16View details
1892-93511House James Brown, builder George Watt, traveller same 15View details
1891-92497House James Brown, builder Matthew Morrison jun, butcher same 15View details
1890-91465House James Brown, builder Matthew Morrison jun, butcher same 15View details
1889-90444House James Brown, builder Matthew Morrison jun, butcher same 15View details
1885-86415House James Brown, builder Miss Maggie Mann same 15View details
1881-82310House James Brown, builder same Miss Turnbull 16View details
1878-79299House James Brown, builder same Henry Barret 18View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 432  view details Newport 13 pol 2 yd (Brown) 24-30 High St

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1887.02688part of James Anderson loan transferred to John B Kyd & James A KydAssig by Trs deceased James Anderson, Millfield, Inverkeillor to John Butchart Kyd, 1 Duntrune Tce, West Ferry £500, and James Anderson Kyd, residing there £200 of bond (7 Oct 1879) £1700 by James Brown builder over (1) 13 pol 2 yd grnd & bldgs t/on at Newport, : N by t/p, : S by Prinlaws Place; (2) 25 falls 4 ells grnd lot 27 of Maryton, : S & E by 20' roads, : W by 24' road16 Nov 1887432, 192
1879.04978loan by Trs James AndersonBond £1700 & disp by James Brown to Trs James Anderson of (1) 13 pol 2 yd grnd & bldgs t/on at Newport, : N by t/p, : S by Prinlaws Place; (2) 25 falls 4 ells grnd lot 27 of Maryton, : S & E by 20' roads, : W by 24' road7 Oct 1879432, 192
1876.00556Tayfield to James BrownFeu con & disp by Berry, Tayfield to James Brown builder of 13 pol 2 yd grnd, : N by t/p from Cupar to the Ferry Pier, : S by Prinlaws Place1 Jun 1876432

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;   dec - deceased;   ... - words omitted;   pol - poles;   yd - square yards;   : - bounded;   rd - road;   ' - feet;   " - inches;

Basic Types of Sasine Abridgements     Worked example explaining the sasine transactions on the property pages     Sasine entries - background information and explanation

 

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