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Location : 34  High Street

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Other properties at the same location : 32 High Street     

Using the information here, it is impossible to be certain who lived in each property or part of the building before 1925. Other properties involved : 36 High Street      One possible interpretation is given below.

 

Introduction

Badly damaged by fire 26 July 1876

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.439727,-2.941509

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):   (Newport School, 5, Blyth Street)   2 Blyth Street   4 Blyth Street   1 Cupar Road   3 Cupar Road   formerly 5, Cupar Road   7 Cupar Road   9 Cupar Road   11 Cupar Road   6 Cupar Road   4 Cupar Road   formerly 2, Cupar Road   (Newport Toll, Cupar Road)   (Burgh Yard, formerly 11, 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   15 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   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  

 

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

High Street (ward 2)
9 High Street1900

 

 

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 49 entries

SourceEntry 
1969 dirTaylor, Mrs A., 34 High Street
1968 dirTaylor, Mrs A., 34 High Street
1967 dirTaylor, Mrs A., 34 High street
1966 dirTaylor, Mrs A., 34 High street
1946-47 dirM'Millan, Mrs William C., of William C. M'Millan, 9 High street
1942-43 dirM'Millan, Mrs William C., of William C. M'Millan, 9 High street
1941-42 dirM'Millan, Mrs William C., of William C. M'Millan, 9 High street
1940-41 dirM'Millan, Mrs William C., of William C. M'Millan, 9 High street
1938-39 dirYoung, Misses, 9 High street
1937-38 dirYoung, Misses, 9 High street
1936-37 dirYoung, Misses, 9 High street
1935-36 dirYoung, Misses, 9 High street
1934-35 dirYoung, Misses, 9 High street, East Newport
1907-08 dirJenkins, Lewis O. (deputy superintendent, Dundee), 9 High street[? could have been either house]location 2
1906-07 dirJenkins, Lewis O. (deputy superintendent, Dundee), 9 High street[? could have been either house]location 2
1906-07 dirMackie, David M., 9 High street
1905-06 dirJenkins, Lewis O. (deputy superintendent, Dundee), 9 High street[? could have been either house]location 2
1905-06 dirMackie, David M., 9 High street
1904-05 dirMackie, David M., 9 High street
1904-05 dirJenkins, Lewis O. (deputy superintendent, Dundee), 9 High street[? could have been either house]location 2
1903-04 dirJenkins, Lewis O. (deputy superintendent, Dundee), 9 High street[? could have been either house]location 2
1903-04 dirMackie, David M., 9 High street
1902-03 dirMackie, David M., 9 High street
1902-03 dirLeigh, Frank (clerk, Dundee), High street, East Newport
1901-02 dirMackie, David M., 9 High street
1901-02 dirLeigh, Frank (clerk, Dundee), High street, East Newport
1900-01 dirLeigh, Frank (clerk, Dundee), High street. East Newport
1900-01 dirMackie, David M, 9 High street
1899-00 dirMackie, David M., 9 High street
1899-00 dirLeigh, Frank (clerk, Dundee), High street, East Newport
1898-99 dirMackie, David M., 9 High street
1898-99 dirLeigh, Frank (clerk, Dundee), High street, East Newport
1897-98 dirLeigh, Frank, clerk. High street, East Newport
1897-98 dirMackie, David M, 9 High street
1896-97 dirLeigh, Frank, clerk, High street, East Newport
1896-97 dirMackie, David M., 9 High street
1895-96 dirLeigh, Frank, High street, Newport; Secretary and Treasurer, [under Newport Boating Club]
1895-96 dirMackie, David M., 9 High street
1895-96 dirLeigh, Frank, clerk. High street. East Newport
1894-95 dirMackie, David M., 9 High street
1893-94 dirMackie, David M., 9 High street
1892-93 dirCowper, Colin C, chemist's assistant, 9 High street
1891-92 dirCowper, Colin C, chemist's assistant. High street
1890-91 dirCowper, Colin C, chemist's assistant, High street
1888-89 dirClark, John, ironmonger, 11 High street, East Newport; h. 9[could be this house]location 2
1878-79 dirMacgregor, Robert C. (draper, Dundee), High street, East Newport
1877 Worrall dirMcGregor Mr. Robert C., High st
1876-77 dirMacgregor, Robert, draper. High street. East Newport
1874-75 dirMacgregor, R. C. (linen merchant, Dundee), High street, East Newport

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Female Voters Mackie, Isabella H. High Street, Newport Tenant of House High Street
1878-1879 Voters M'Gregor, Robert Cowan draper Newport

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Peebles William R
1901 Mackay Isabella H View household
1891 Cooper Colin C View household
1881 Learmonth John View household[not in sequence]

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 25 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-68817House Mr & Mrs James Taylor proprietor 36View details
1964-65817House Mr & Mrs James Taylor proprietor 34View details
1961-622421House Mr & Mrs James Taylor proprietor 34View details
1957-58978House Margaret Ann Young, Cregagh, Station Road Margaret B McMillan 21View details
1952-53955House Margaret Ann Young, Cregagh, Station Road Mrs Margaret B McMillan 21View details
1947-48923House Margaret Ann Young, Cregagh, Station Road Mrs Margaret B McMillan 21View details
1942-43904House Margaret Ann & Elizabeth T Young, Cregagh, Station Road Mrs Margaret B McMillan 21View details
1937-38917House Margaret Ann & Elizabeth T Young proprietor 21View details
1932-33859House Margaret Ann & Elizabeth T Young proprietor 21View details
1927-28849House Margaret Ann & Elizabeth T Young proprietor 21View details
1922-23811House Margaret Ann & Elizabeth T Young Edward Hughes, traveller same 20View details
1917-18789House David Henry Robertson jun, accountant, 10 Roxburgh Tce, Westpark Rd, Dundee Edward Hughes, traveller same 16View details
1915-16784House David Henry Robertson jun, 17 Kilnburn Place Edward Hughes, traveller same 16View details
1912-131008House David Henry Robertson jun, 17 Kilnburn Place William Peebles, stationer same 15View details
1907-08984House David Henry Robertson, draper William Peebles, stationer same 15View details
1903-04949House David Henry Robertson, draper William Peebles, stationer same 15View details
1900-01795House David Henry Robertson, draper Isabella H Mackie same 15View details
1896-97688House David Henry Robertson, draper David Mackie, clerk same 15View details
1894-95610House David Henry Robertson, draper David Mackie, clerk same 15View details
1893-94590House David Henry Robertson, draper David Mackie, clerk same 15View details
1892-93579House David Henry Robertson, draper Colin C Cowper, chemist same 15View details
1891-92495House James Brown, builder Colin C Couper, chemist's assistant 13View details
1890-91463House James Brown, builder Colin C Couper, chemist's assistant 13View details
1878-79305House James Brown, builder same Robert Cowan Macgregor, draper 19View details
1875-76261House James Brown, builder same Robert M'gregor, draper 17View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

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