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Location : 36  High Street

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Other properties at the same location : 40 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 : 34 High Street      One possible interpretation is given below.

 

Introduction

Badly damaged by fire 26 July 1876

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.439823,-2.941456

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):   (Newport School, 5, Blyth Street)   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   shop, 11, Cupar Road   6 Cupar Road   4 Cupar Road   shop, formerly 2, Cupar Road   (Newport Toll, Cupar Road)   (Farm steading, Cupar Road)   (old tollhouse, 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   shop, 9, 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, 28, High Street   shop, 30, High Street   shop, 32, High Street   34 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)   2 Tay Street  

 

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

High Street (ward 2)
9 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 53 entries

SourceEntry 
1970 dirMelville, Miss A., 36 High Street
1969 dirMelville, Miss A., 36 High Street
1968 dirMelville, Miss A., 36 High Street
1967 dirMelville, Miss A., 36 High street
1966 dirMelville, Miss A., 36 High street
1964 dirWilliamson, Miss L. C., 9 High street
1963 dirWilliamson, Miss L. C., 9 High street
1962 dirWilliamson, Miss L. C., 9 High street
1961 dirWilliamson, Miss L. C., 9 High street
1960 dirWilliamson, Miss L. C., 9 High street
1958-59 dirWilliamson, Miss L. C., 9 High street
1957-58 dirWilliamson, Miss L. C., 9 High street
1920-21 dirBlack, Arthur, joiner, Pierhead ; h. 9 High streetlocation 2
1918-19 dirBlack, Arthur, joiner, Pierhead ; h. 9 High streetlocation 2
1915-16 dirBlack, Arthur, joiner, Pierhead ; h. 9 High streetlocation 2
1914-15 dirBlack, Arthur, joiner, Pierhead ; h. 9 High streetlocation 2
1913-14 dirFoggie, William, joiner, Pierhead ; h. 9 High streetlocation 2
1912-13 dirFoggie, William, joiner, Pierhead ; h. 9 High streetlocation 2
1911-12 dirFoggie, William, joiner, Pierhead ; h. 9 High streetlocation 2
1910-11 dirFoggie, William, joiner, Pierhead ; h. 9 High streetlocation 2
1909-10 dirFoggie, William, joiner. Pierhead ; h. 9 High streetlocation 2
1908-09 dirFoggie, William, joiner. Pierhead ; h. 9 High streetlocation 2
1908 Tayside AnnualFoggie, William, joiner, Pierhead; h., 9 High Street.location 2
1908 Tayside AnnualBlack, Arthur, joiner, 9 High Street.
1907-08 dirJenkins, Lewis O. (deputy superintendent, Dundee), 9 High street[? could have been either house]location 2
1907-08 dirFoggie, William, joiner. Pierhead ; h. 9 High streetlocation 2
1907 Tayside AnnualFoggie, William, joiner, Pierhead; h., 9 High Street.location 2
1906-07 dirJenkins, Lewis O. (deputy superintendent, Dundee), 9 High street[? could have been either house]location 2
1906-07 dirFoggie, William, joiner, Pierhead ; h. 9 High streetlocation 2
1905-06 dirJenkins, Lewis O. (deputy superintendent, Dundee), 9 High street[? could have been either house]location 2
1905-06 dirFoggie, William, joiner, Pierhead ; h. 9 High streetlocation 2
1904-05 dirFoggie, William, joiner, Pierhead ; h. 9 High streetlocation 2
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 dirFoggie, William, joiner, Pierhead ; h. 9 High streetlocation 2
1902-03 dirFoggie, William, joiner. Pierhead ; h. 9 High streetlocation 2
1901-02 dirFoggie, William, joiner. Pierhead ; h. 9 High streetlocation 2
1900-01 dirFoggie, William, joiner, Pierhead ; h. 9 High streetlocation 2
1899-00 dirFoggie, William, joiner. Pierhead ; h. 9 High streetlocation 2
1898-99 dirFoggie, William, joiner, Pierhead ; h. 9 High streetlocation 2
1897-98 dirFoggie, William, joiner. Pierhead ; h. 9 High streetlocation 2
1896-97 dirFoggie, William, joiner, Pierhead ; h. 9 High streetlocation 2
1895-96 dirFoggie, William, joiner. Pierhead ; h. 9 High streetlocation 2
1894-95 dirFoggie, William, joiner. Pierhead ; h. 9 High streetlocation 2
1893-94 dirFoggie, William, joiner. Pierhead ; h. High streetlocation 2
1892-93 dirFoggie, William, joiner, Pierhead ; h. High streetlocation 2
1891-92 dirFoggie, William, joiner, Pierhead ; h. High streetlocation 2
1890-91 dirFoggie, William, joiner, Pierhead ; h. High streetlocation 2
1889-90 dirFoggie, William, joiner. Pierhead ; h. High streetlocation 2
1888-89 dirFoggie, William, joiner, Pierhead ; h. High streetlocation 2
1887-88 dirFoggie, William, joiner. Pierhead ; h. High streetlocation 2
1882 Slater dirMacDougald Mr. George D., High st
1880-81 dirMacdougald, George D. (public analyst, Dundee), High street

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Male Voters Foggie, William Joiner High Street, Newport Tenant of House High Street
1879-1880 Voters McDougall, Geo. D analyst Easter Newport
1878-1879 Voters Richardson, John clothier Newport

 

Census records

YearAddress Head NotesRooms
1921 9 High Street Forbes Arthur 4
1911 9 High Street Foggie William 4
1901 High Street Foggie William 4View household
1891 High Street Lowe Ellen 4View household
1881 High Street Macdougald George D 4View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 43 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1973-74216800House Mrs F M Simpson proprietor 70View details
1971-72216800House Mrs F M Simpson proprietor 77View details
1969-702168House Alexandra L Melville per Smith & Moncur, solicitors, 33 Commercial St, Dundee proprietor 49View details
1967-68816House Alexandra L Melville per Smith & Moncur, solicitors, 33 Commercial St, Dundee proprietor 49View details
1966-67816House Alexandra L Melville per Smith & Moncur, solicitors, 33 Commercial St, Dundee proprietor 49View details
1964-65816House John T Young, 28 Linden Avenue Lizzie Williamson 34View details
1961-622420House John T Young, 14 Linden Avenue Lizzie Williamson 34View details
1958-59997House Margaret Ann Young, Cregagh, Station Road Lizzie Williamson 20View details
1957-58977House Margaret Ann Young, Cregagh, Station Road Lizzie Williamson 20View details
1952-53954House Margaret Ann Young, Cregagh, Station Road Lizzie Williamson 20View details
1947-48922House Margaret Ann Young, Cregagh, Station Road Lizzie Williamson 20View details
1942-43903House Margaret Ann & Elizabeth T Young, Cregagh, Station Road Lizzie Williamson 20View details
1940-41904House Margaret Ann & Elizabeth T Young, Cregagh, Station Road Lizzie Williamson 20View details
1937-38916House Margaret Ann & Elizabeth T Young Lizzie Williamson 20View details
1935-36885House Margaret Ann & Elizabeth T Young Lizzie Williamson 20View details
1932-33858House Margaret Ann & Elizabeth T Young Lizzie Williamson 20View details
1930-31855House Margaret Ann & Elizabeth T Young Lizzie Williamson 20View details
1927-28848House Margaret Ann & Elizabeth T Young Miss Williamson 20View details
1925-26831House Margaret Ann & Elizabeth T Young Miss Williamson same 20View details
1922-23810House Margaret Ann & Elizabeth T Young Arthur Forbes, engineer same 20View details
1920-21790House Margaret Ann & Elizabeth T Young Arthur Forbes, engineer same 16View details
1917-18788House David Henry Robertson jun, accountant, 10 Roxburgh Tce, Westpark Rd, Dundee - Forbes same 16View details
1915-16783House David Henry Robertson jun, 17 Kilnburn Place Mrs William Foggie same 16View details
1912-131007House David Henry Robertson jun, 17 Kilnburn Place William Foggie, joiner same 15View details
1907-08983House David Henry Robertson, draper William Foggie, joiner same 15View details
1905-06963House David Henry Robertson, draper William Foggie, joiner same 15View details
1903-04948House David Henry Robertson, draper William Foggie, joiner same 15View details
1901-02805House David Henry Robertson, draper William Foggie, joiner same 15View details
1900-01794House David Henry Robertson, draper William Foggie, joiner same 15View details
1899-00762House David Henry Robertson, draper William Foggie, joiner same 15View details
1897-98713House David Henry Robertson, draper William Foggie, joiner same 15View details
1896-97687House David Henry Robertson, draper William Foggie, joiner same 15View details
1895-96654House David Henry Robertson, draper William Foggie, joiner same 15View details
1894-95609House David Henry Robertson, draper William Foggie, joiner same 15View details
1893-94589House David Henry Robertson, draper William Foggie, joiner same 15View details
1892-93578House David Henry Robertson, draper William Foggie, joiner same 15View details
1891-92502House James Brown, builder Mrs Helen Low same 15View details
1890-91470House James Brown, builder Mrs Helen Low same 15View details
1889-90449House James Brown, builder Mrs Helen Low same 15View details
1885-86420House James Brown, builder Mrs Helen Low same 15View details
1881-82315House James Brown, builder same George Duncan McDougald, analyst 16View details
1878-79304House James Brown, builder same John Richardson, clothier 18View details
1875-76260House James Brown, builder same Mrs Cox 17View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 384  view details Newport 14 pol 4 yd (Brown) 32-40 High St

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1892.00367loan by Elizabeth Thomson Hume / HalleyBond £600 & disp secur by David Henry Robertson draper Newport to Elizabeth Thomson Hume / Halley wife of David Halley hacklemaker Dundee of 14 pol 4 yd grnd & bldgs t/on : N t/p Cupar – Newport : S Prinlaws Place at Newport14 Mar 1892384
1892.00366James Brown to David Hendry RobertsonDisp by James Brown builder Newport to David Hendry Robertson draper Newport of 14 pol 4 yd grnd & bldgs t/on : N t/p Cupar – Newport : S Prinlaws Place at Newport14 Mar 1892384
1892.00364Nicoll / Gray / Young loan repaidDisch by Trs dec William Young farmer Whitelawstone disburd bond (20 Jul 1881) £1000 by James Brown builder Newport to Jessie Nicoll or Gray over 14 pol 4 yd grnd : N t/p Cupar – Newport, : S Prinlaws Place at Newport12 Mar 1892384
1891.01158Change of Trs of William YoungAssig by surviving Trustee of dec William Young farmer Whitelawstone to said Trustee & assumed trustees to extent of £800 of bond (20 July 1881) £1000 by James Brown builder Newport to Jessie Nicoll / Gray & also 14 pol 4 yd grnd : N turnpike Newport – Cupar : S Prinlaws Place9 Sep 1891384
1887.01971remainder of Nicoll / Gray loan transferred to Trs William YoungAssig by Jessie Nicoll / Gray & husband George Gray farmer Fingask Perth, of Rhynd, Perthshire to Trs dec William Young, Whitelawstone of £800 of bond (20 Jul 1881) £1000 by James Brown builder over 14 pol 4 yd grnd at Newport, : N by t/p Cupar to Ferry Pier, : S by Prinlaws Place21 May 1887384
1887.01970part of Nicoll / Gray loan repaidDisch by Jessie Nicoll / Gray & husband George Gray farmer Fingask Perth, of Rhynd, Perthshire disburd to extent of £200 of bond (20 Jul 1881) £1000 by James Brown builder over 14 pol 4 yd grnd at Newport, : N by t/p Cupar to Ferry Pier, : S by Prinlaws Place21 May 1887384
1881.00827loan by Jessie Nicoll / GrayBond & disp £1000 by James Brown to Jessie Nicoll Gray, wife of George Gray ... Fingask ...of 14 pol 4 yd grnd at Newport, : N by t/p Cupar to Ferry Pier, : S by Prinlaws Place20 Jul 1881384
1878.03002Shepherd loan repaidDisch by Trs & execs David Shepherd, formerly wright, Dundee, disburd bond (16 May 1872) £700 by James Brown builder over 14 pol 4 yd grnd at Newport, : N by t/p Cupar to Ferry Pier, : S by proposed Prinlaws Place16 May 1878384
1873.02207Shepherd loan transferred to TrsNot Instr Trs David Shepherd wright Dundee of bond (16 May 1872) £700 by James Brown builder Newport to David Shepherd pver 14 pol 4 yd grnd at Newport, : N by t/p Cupar to Ferry Pier, : S by proposed Prinlaws Place13 May 1873384
1872.01254loan by David ShepherdBond for £700 & disp in security by James Brown to David Shepherd of 14 pol 4 yd grnd at Newport, : N by t/p Cupar - Newport Ferry Pier, : S by proposed road called Prinlaws Place16 May 1872384
1872.00963Tayfield to James BrownFeu ch by John Berry, Tayfield to James Brown of 14 pol 4 yd grnd at Newport, : N by t/p Newport - Cupar, : S by proposed road to be called Prinlaws Place20 Jan 1872384

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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