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Location : shop, 28,  High Street

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Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.439692,-2.941592

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   shop, 1, Cupar Road   shop, 3, Cupar Road   shop, formerly 5, Cupar Road   shop, 7, Cupar Road   shop, 9, Cupar Road   6 Cupar Road   4 Cupar Road   shop, formerly 2, Cupar Road   (Farm steading, Cupar Road)   (Burgh Yard, formerly 11, Granary Lane)   (Newport harbour pack house, Granary Lane)   (Caldwell, 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   shop, 9, 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   26 High Street   28a, 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)  

Earlier use of the site :   (old house [south 2])     

 

Information and Photographs on Other Sites (open in a new window)

Fairlie     source: Newport History Group

 

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

High Street (ward 2)
11 High Street1927
28a High Street1967

 

 

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 139 entries

SourceEntry 
1974 dirFairlie, James, 28 High Street : Radio And Television Engineers
1974 dirFairlie, James, radio and television engineer, 28 High Street, Newport-on-Tay; h. 4 Pitmossie Place, Gauldry
1973 dirFairlie, James, 28 High Street : Radio And Television Engineers
1973 dirFairlie, James, radio and television engineer, 28 High Street, Newport-on-Tay; h. 4 Pitmossie Place, Gauldry
1972 dirFairlie, James, radio and television engineer, 28 High Street, Newport-on-Tay; h. 4 Pitmossie Place, Gauldry
1972 dirFairlie, James, 28 High Street : Radio And Television Engineers
1971 dirFairlie, James, 28 High Street : Radio And Television Engineers
1971 dirFairlie, James, radio and television engineer, 28 High Street, Newport-on-Tay; h. 8 Brideswell Gardens, Gauldry
1969 dirScottish Gas Board, showroom, 28a High Street
1968 dirScottish Gas Board, showroom, 28a High Street
1967 dirScottish Gas Board, showroom, 28a High street
1966 dirScottish Gas Board, showroom, 28a High street
1965 dirScottish Gas Board, showroom, 28a High street
1964 dirScottish Gas Board, showroom, 11 High street
1963 dirScottish Gas Board, showroom, 11 High street
1962 dirScottish Gas Board, showroom, 11 High street
1961 dirScottish Gas Board, showroom, 11 High street
1960 dirScottish Gas Board, showroom, 11 High street
1958-59 dirScottish Gas Board, showroom, 11 High street
1957-58 dirScottish Gas Board, showroom, 11 High street
1952-53 dirScottish Gas Board, 11 High street
1951-52 dirScottish Gas Board, 11 High street
1950-51 dirScottish Gas Board, 11 High street
1942-43 dirNicoll & Smibert, Ltd., 12 High street : Restaurateurs.
1941-42 dirNicoll & Smibert, Ltd., 12 High street : Restaurateurs.
1940-41 dirNicoll & Smibert, Ltd., 12 High street : Restaurateurs.
1939-40 dirNicoll & Smibert, Ltd., 12 High street : Restaurateurs.
1938-39 dirNicoll & Smibert, Ltd., 12 High street : Restaurateurs.
1937-38 dirNicoll & Smibert, Ltd., 12 High street : Restaurateurs.
1936-37 dirNicoll & Smibert, Ltd., 12 High street : Restaurateurs.
1935-36 dirNicoll & Smibert, Ltd., 12 High street : Restaurateurs.
1934-35 dirNicoll & Smibert, Ltd., 12 High street, East Newport : Restaurateurs.
1933-34 dirNicoll & Smibert, Ltd., 12 High street, East Newport : Restaurateurs.
1931-32 MacDonald dirRobertson, Mrs, 11 High st. : Confectioners
1930-31 MacDonald dirRobertson, Mrs, 11 High st. : Confectioners
1929-30 MacDonald dirRobertson, Mrs, 11 High st. : Confectioners
1929-30 dirRobertson, Mrs, confectioner, 11 High st.; h. 3 Kilgask st., E. Newportlocation 2
1929-30 dirRobertson, Mrs, 11 High street : Confectioners.
1928-29 MacDonald dirRobertson, Mrs, 11 High street : Refreshment Rooms
1928-29 dirRobertson, Mrs, 11 High street : Confectioners.
1928-29 dirRobertson, Mrs, confectioner, 11 High st.; h. 3 Kilgask st., E. Newport location 2
1928 Kelly dirRobertson Isabella (Mrs.), confectioner, 11 High street, E [under Commercial]
1927-28 MacDonald dirRobertson, Mrs, 11 High street : Refreshment Rooms
1927-28 dirRobertson, Mrs, confectioner, 11 High st.; h. 3 Kilgask st., E. Newport location 2
1927-28 dirRobertson, Mrs, 11 High street : Confectioners.
1926-27 MacDonald dirRobertson, Mrs, 11 High street : Confectioners
1926-27 MacDonald dirRobertson, Mrs, 11 High street : Refreshment Rooms
1926-27 dirRobertson, Mrs, 11 High street : Confectioners.
1926-27 dirRobertson's Tearooms, 11 High street; h. 3 Kilgask street, E. Newportlocation 2
1926-27 dirRobertson's Tearooms, 11 High street : Restaurateurs.
1925-26 MacDonald dirRobertson, Mrs, 11 High street : Refreshment Rooms
1925-26 MacDonald dirRobertson, Mrs, 11 High street : Confectioners
1925-26 dirRobertson's Tearooms, 11 High street ; h. 3 Kilgask street, E. Newportlocation 2
1925-26 dirRobertson, Mrs, 11 High street : Confectioners
1925-26 dirRobertson's Tearooms, 11 High street : Restaurateurs.
1924-25 MacDonald dirRobertson, Mrs, 11 High street; also confectioner and tea rooms : Refreshment Rooms
1924-25 MacDonald dirRobertson, Mrs, 11 High street : Confectioners
1923-24 MacDonald dirRobertson, Mrs, 11 High street; also confectioner and tea rooms : Refreshment Rooms
1923-24 MacDonald dirRobertson, Mrs, 11 High street; high-class confectionery and tea rooms : Confectioners
1923-24 dirRobertson, Mrs, 11 High street : Confectioners.
1923-24 dirRobertson's Tearooms, 11 High street ; h. 3 Kilgask street, E. Newport location 2
1923-24 dirRobertson's Tearooms, 11 High street : Restaurateurs.
1922-23 dirRobertson's Tearooms, 11 High street ; h. 3 Kilgask street, E. Newportlocation 2
1921-22 MacDonald dirRobertson, Mrs, 11 High street; also confectioner : Refreshment Rooms
1921-22 MacDonald dirRobertson, Mrs, 11 High street; high-class confectionery and tea rooms : Confectioners
1921 Slater dirRobertson Isabella (Mrs.), confectioner, 11 High street, E [under Commercial]
1916-17 MacDonald dirRoss, John, & Son, 11 High st. : Cabinetmakers And Upholsterers
1915-16 MacDonald dirRoss, John, & Son, 11 High st.; workshop, Gas Work lane; funerals conducted ; furniture removed and stored. Phone No. 1X1 : Cabinetmakers And Upholstererslocation 2
1915-16 dirRoss, John, & Son, upholsterers, 11 High street (Telephone No. N. lx1)
1915 Slater dirRoss John & Son, upholsterers. High st. E [under Commercial]
1914-15 MacDonald dirRoss, John, & Son, 11 High st; workshop, Gas Work lane; funerals conducted; furniture removed and stored. Phone No. 1X1 : Cabinetmakers And Upholstererslocation 2
1914-15 dirRoss, John, & Son, upholsterers, 11 High street (Telephone No. N. lx1)
1913-14 MacDonald dirRoss, John, & Son, 11 High st.; workshop, Gas Work lane; funerals conducted; furniture removed and stored. Telephone No. 1X1 : Cabinetmakers And Upholstererslocation 2
1913-14 dirRoss, John, & Son, upholsterers, 11 High street
1912-13 MacDonald dirRoss, John, & Son, 11 High st.; workshop, Gas Work lane; funerals conducted; furniture removed and stored. Telephone No. 1X1 : Cabinetmakers And Upholstererslocation 2
1912-13 dirRoss, John, & Son, upholsterers, 11 High street
1911-12 MacDonald dirRoss, John, & Son, 11 High st; workshop, Gas Work lane; funerals conducted; furniture removed and stored Telephone No. 1X1 : Cabinetmakers And Upholstererslocation 2
1911-12 dirRoss, John, & Son, upholsterers, 11 High street
1911 Slater dirRoss John & Son, upholsterers, High st. E [under Commercial]
1910-11 MacDonald dirRoss, John, & Son, 11 High st.; workshop, Gas Work lane; funerals conducted; furniture removed and stored. Telephone No. 1X1 : Cabinetmakers And Upholstererslocation 2
1910-11 dirRoss, John, & Son, upholsterers, 11 High street
1909-10 MacDonald dirRoss, John, & Son, 11 High st.; workshop, Gas Work lane; funerals conducted; furniture removed and stored. Telephone No. 1X1 : Cabinetmakers And Upholstererslocation 2
1909-10 dirRoss, John, & Son, upholsterers, 11 High street
1908-09 MacDonald dirRoss, John, & Sons, 11 High st., workshop, Gas Work lane; funerals conducted; furniture removed and stored. Telephone No. 1X1 : Cabinetmakers And Upholstererslocation 2
1908-09 dirRoss, John, & Son, upholsterers, 11 High street
1908 Tayside AnnualRoss, John, & Son, upholsterers, 11 High St.
1908 Tayside AnnualRoss, John & Son, 11 High street. : Upholsterers.
1908 Tayside AnnualRoss, John & Son, furniture store [advert p.50]
1907-08 MacDonald dirRoss, John, & Sons, 11 High st.; workshop, Gas Work lane; funerals conducted; furniture removed and stored. Telephone No. 1X1 : Cabinetmakers And Upholstererslocation 2
1907-08 dirRoss, John, & Son, upholsterers, 11 High street
1907 Tayside AnnualRoss, John & Son, cabinet makers [advert p.48]
1907 Tayside AnnualRoss, John, & Son, upholsterers, 11 High St.
1907 Slater dirRoss John & Son, upholsterers & french polishers, High street, E [under Commercial]
1906-07 MacDonald dirRoss, John, & Sons, 11 High st.; workshop, Gas Work lane; funerals conducted; furniture removed and stored. Telephone No. 1X1 : Cabinetmakers And Upholstererslocation 2
1906-07 dirRoss, John, & Son, upholsterers, 11 High street
1905-06 MacDonald dirRoss, John, & Sons, 11 High st.; workshop, Gas Work lane; funerals conducted; furniture removed and stored. Telephone No. 1X1 : Cabinetmakers And Upholstererslocation 2
1905-06 dirRoss, John, & Son, upholsterers, 11 High street
1904-05 dirRoss, John, & Son, upholsterers, 11 High street
1903-04 dirRoss, John, & Son, upholsterers, 11 High street
1903 Slater dirRoss John & Son, upholsterers & french polishers. High street, E Newport (Commercial)
1902-03 dirBarclay, Mrs J., Newport Dairy, 11 High st. ; h. Woodend, W. Newport[possibly this house]location 2
1900-01 MacDonald dirKirk & Coutts, 11 High street; tinplate workers and gasfitters : Ironmongers
1900-01 dirKirk & Coutts, ironmongers, 11 High street
1899-00 MacDonald dirKirk & Coutts, 11 High street; tinplate workers and gasfitters : Ironmongers
1899-00 dirKirk & Coutts, ironmongers, 11 High street
1899 Slater dirCoutts James, ironmonger, see Kirk & Coutts [under Commercial]
1899 Slater dirKirk & Coutts, ironmongers, High street [under Commercial]
1898-99 MacDonald dirKirk & Coutts, 11 High street; tinplate workers and gasfitters : Ironmongers
1898-99 dirKirk & Coutts, ironmongers, 11 High street
1897-98 MacDonald dirKirk & Coutts, 11 High street; tinplate workers and gasfitters : Ironmongers
1897-98 dirKirk & Coutts, ironmongers, 11 High street
1896 Slater dirBrown Andrew, ironmonger, hardware & cycle dealer, High street, E [under Commercial]
1895-96 dirBrown, Andrew, ironmonger, 11 High street ; h. Inglewood, Cupar roadlocation 2
1895 Clarke dirBrown, Andrew, Newport : Ironmongers
1894-95 dirBrown, Andrew, ironmonger, 11 High street ; h. Inglewood, Cupar roadlocation 2
1893-94 dirBrown, Andrew, ironmonger and cycle agent, 11 High street ; h. Rosslyn villa, Kilnburn terracelocation 2
1893 Slater dirBrown Andrew, general ironmonger, hardware, and cycle dealer, High street : Miscellaneous.
1892-93 dirBrown, Andrew, ironmonger and cycle agent, 11 High street ; h. Rosslyn villa, Kilnburn terracelocation 2
1891-92 MacDonald dirBrown, Andrew, 11 High street; ironmonger and general house furnisher : Ironmonger
1891-92 Lamburn dirBrown, Andrew, 11 High st, E N : Ironmonger
1891-92 dirBrown, Andw., ironmonger, 11 High street; h. Rosslyn villa, Kilburn ter.location 2
1890-91 dirBrown, Andrew, ironmonger, 11 High street; h. Rosslyn villa, Kilburn ter.location 2
1889-90 dirBrown, Andw., ironmonger, 11 High street; h. Rosslyn villa, Kilburn ter.location 2
1889 Slater dirClark John, ironmonger, High st : Miscellaneous.
1888-89 dirClark, John, ironmonger, 11 High street, East Newport; h. 9[could be this house]location 2
1887-88 dirClark, John, ironmonger, 11 High street. East Newport
1886-87 dirClark, John, ironmonger, 11 High street, East Newport
1886 Slater dirClark John, general ironmonger, High St
1885-86 dirClark, John, ironmonger, 11 High street ; h. Tayfield cottage
1885 Clark dirClark, John (and ironmonger), High st : Plumbers And Gasfitters.
1884-85 dirClark, John, ironmonger, 11 High street; h. Tayfield cottage
1884 MacDonald dirFyffe, James, High street : Plumbers & Gasfitters.
1882-83 dirFyffe, James, plumber, brassfounder, gasfitter, and ironmonger, 11 High street ; h. 63 Constitution road, Dundee
1882 Slater dirFyffe James, (& tinsmith), High st : Plumbers & Gasfitters.
1880-81 dirFyffe, Jas., plumber, brassfounder, and gasfitter, High st.; h. 4 Rustic place, Dundee
1878-79 dirFyffe, James, plumber, brassfounder, gasfitter, and tinsmith, 11 High street ; h. 63 Constitution road, Dundee
1878 Slater dirHogg James, plumber & gasfitter, 11 High st : Miscellaneous.
1877 Worrall dirHogg James, plumber. High st : Miscellaneous.
1876-77 dirHogg, James, plumber and gasfitter, 11 High st.; h. King street, E. Newport [* ms. alteration - entry deleted]location 2

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1879-1880 Voters Fyfe, James plumber Newport
1878-1879 Voters Fyfe, James plumber Newport

 

Census records

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Valuation Roll entries      There are 36 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1973-74217300Shop James Fairlie, 8 Bridieswell Gdns, Gauldry proprietor 140View details
1971-72217300Shop James Fairlie, 8 Bridieswell Gdns, Gauldry proprietor 140View details
1969-702173Showroom Scottish Gas Board, 340 West Granton Rd, Edinburgh 5 proprietor 90View details
1967-68820Showroom Scottish Gas Board, 340 West Granton Rd, Edinburgh 5 proprietor 90View details [entry is 820a]
1947-48915Shop Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock, Morrison & Horne, solicitors, Dundee Town Council of Newport per proprietor 35View details
1942-43896Shop Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock, Morrison & Horne, solicitors, Dundee Town Council of Newport per proprietor 39View details
1940-41897Shop (Tea Rooms) Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock, Morrison & Horne, solicitors, Dundee unlet 27View details
1937-38909Shop (Tea Rooms) Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock, Morrison & Horne, solicitors, Dundee Nicoll & Smibert Ltd 27View details
1935-36878Shop (Tea Rooms) Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock & Morrison, solicitors, Dundee Nicoll & Smibert Ltd 27View details
1932-33851Shop (Tea Rooms) Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock & Morrison, solicitors, Dundee Nicoll & Smibert Ltd 27View details
1930-31848Shop (Tea Rooms) Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock & Morrison, solicitors, Dundee Nicoll & Smibert Ltd 27View details
1927-28841Shop (Tea Rooms) Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock & Morrison, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Isabella Robertson 27View details
1925-26824Shop (Tea Rooms) Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock & Morrison, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Isabella Robertson same 27View details
1922-23803Shop (Tea Rooms) Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock & Morrison, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Isabella Robertson same 27View details
1920-21783Shop (Tea Rooms) Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock & Morrison, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Isabella Robertson same 27View details
1917-18781Shop Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock & Morrison, solicitors, Dundee empty 22View details
1915-16776Shop Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock & Morrison, solicitors, Dundee John Ross & Son, upholsterers same 22View details
1912-13980Shop Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock & Morrison, solicitors, Dundee John Ross & son, upholsterers same 22View details
1907-08955Shop Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock & Morrison, solicitors, Dundee John Ross & son, upholsterers same 20View details
1905-06935Shop Frank H Morrison, solicitor per Sturrock & Morrison, solicitors, Dundee John Ross & Son, upholsterers same 20View details
1903-04919Shop William B Morrison, merchant per J & E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee John Ross & Son, upholsterers same 20View details
1901-02768Shop William B Morrison, merchant per J & E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee William Low, fish merchant same 25View details
1900-01756Shop William B Morrison, merchant per J & E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee Kirk & Coutts, ironmongers same 23View details
1899-00725Shop William B Morrison, merchant per J & E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee Kirk & Coutts, ironmongers same 23View details
1897-98676Shop William B Morrison, merchant per J & E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee Kirk & Coutts, ironmonger same 23View details
1896-97621Shop James Brown, builder Andrew Brown, ironmonger same 18View details
1895-96583Shop James Brown, builder Andrew Brown, ironmonger same 18View details
1894-95540Shop James Brown, builder Andrew Brown, ironmonger same 18View details
1893-94520Shop James Brown, builder Andrew Brown, ironmonger same 18View details
1892-93510Shop James Brown, builder Andrew Brown, ironmonger same 18View details
1891-92496Shop James Brown, builder Andrew Brown, ironmonger same 18View details
1890-91464Shop James Brown, builder Andrew Brown, ironmonger same 18View details
1889-90443Shop James Brown, builder Andrew Brown, ironmonger same 18View details
1885-86414Shop James Brown, builder John Clark, ironmonger same 18View details
1881-82309Shop James Brown, builder same James Fyfe, plumber 20View details
1878-79298Shop James Brown, builder same James Fyfe, plumber 20View 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;

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