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The Newport, Wormit & Forgan Archive

Location : 5  James Street

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= Property still standing

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Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.443281,-2.937701

View location on the 1855 6-inch map, the 1895 25-inch map, the 1914 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 James Street   4 James Street   2 Kerr Street   3 Kerr Street   4 Kerr Street   5 Kerr Street   6 Kerr Street   7 Kerr Street   (garden, Kerr Street)   46 King Street   48 King Street   50 King Street   52 King Street   54 King Street   56 King Street   (Seacraig Cottages [4], King Street)   (Seacraig Cottages [5], King Street)   (Seacraig Cottages [6], King Street)   (Seacraig Cottages [7], King Street)   (Seacraig Cottages [8], King Street)   47 Queen Street   49 Queen Street   14 Seacraig Court   15 Seacraig Court   16 Seacraig Court   17 Seacraig Court   1 Tay Terrace   3 Tay Terrace   5 Tay Terrace   7 Tay Terrace  

 

1909-10 Finance Act - Valuation Office: Field Surveys

Reference no.      86      87

 

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

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

Ashbank Cottage
The Cottage
St Margaret's Cottage 1938

 

 

Directory entries (before 1972)      There are 37 entries

SourceEntry 
1971 dirFindlay, William, licensed grocer, 9 Union Street; h. 5 James Streetlocation 2
1970 dirFindlay, William, licensed grocer, 9 Union Street; h. 5 James Streetlocation 2
1969 dirFindlay, William, licensed grocer, 9 Union Street; h. 5 James Streetlocation 2
1968 dirFindlay, William, licensed grocer, 9 Union Street; h. 5 James Streetlocation 2
1967 dirFindlay, William, grocer, 34 Robert street; h. 5 James streetlocation 2
1966 dirFindlay, William, grocer, 34 Robert street; h. 5 James streetlocation 2
1964 dirFindlay, William, grocer, 15 Robert street, The Cottage, James streetlocation 2
1963 dirFindlay, William, grocer, 15 Robert street, The Cottage, James streetlocation 2
1938-39 dirVeitch, Robert, church-officer, St Fillan's Church ; h. St Margaret's cottage, Tay terrace, East Newportlocation 2
1937-38 dirVeitch, Robert, church-officer, St Fillan's Church ; h. St Margaret's cottage, Tay terrace, East Newportlocation 2
1936-37 dirVeitch, Robert, church-officer, St Fillan's Church ; h. St Margaret's cottage, Tay terrace, East Newportlocation 2
1935-36 dirVeitch, Robert, church-officer, St Fillan's Church ; h. St Margaret's cottage, Tay terrace, East Newportlocation 2
1934-35 dirVeitch, Robert, church-officer, St Fillan's Church ; h. St Margaret's cottage, Tay terrace, East Newportlocation 2
1933-34 dirVeitch, Robert, church-officer, St Fillan's Church ; h. St Margaret's cottage, Tay terrace, East Newportlocation 2
1932-33 dirVeitch, Robert, church-officer, St Fillan's Church ; h. St Margaret's cottage, Tay terrace, East Newportlocation 2
1931-32 dirVeitch, Robert, church-officer, St Fillan's Church ; h. St Margaret's cottage, Tay terrace, East Newportlocation 2
1930-31 dirVeitch, Robert, church-officer, St Fillan's Church of Scotland ; h. St Margaret's cottage, Tay terrace, East Newportlocation 2
1909-10 dirReid, William, gardener, Ashbank cottage, East Newport
1908-09 dirReid, William, gardener, Ashbank cottage, East Newport
1907-08 dirReid, William, gardener, Ashbank cottage, East Newport
1906-07 dirLees, William, gardener, Ashbank cottage, East Newport
1905-06 dirLees, William, gardener, Ashbank cottage, East Newport
1904-05 dirLees, William, gardener, Ashbank cottage, East Newport
1903-04 dirLees, William, gardener, Ashbank cottage, East Newport
1902-03 dirLees, William, gardener, Ashbank cottage, East Newport
1901-02 dirM'Adie, David, traveller, Ashbank cottage. East Newport
1900-01 dirWilson, James, gardener, Ashbank cottage, Woodriffe terrace
1899-00 dirWilson, James, gardener, Ashbank cottage, Woodriffe terrace
1898-99 dirShepherd, John, coachman, Ashbank cottage, James street
1897-98 dirShepherd, John, coachman, Ashbank cottage, James street
1896-97 dirShepherd, John, coachman, Ashbank cottage, James street
1895-96 dirShepherd, John, coachman, Ashbank cottage, James street
1894-95 dirShepherd, John, coachman, Ashbank cottage, James street
1893-94 dirShepherd, John, coachman, Ashbank cottage, James street
1892-93 dirShepherd, John, coachman, Ashbank cottage, James street
1877 Worrall dirTrail David, coachman, Ashbank Cottage : Miscellaneous.
1867-68 dirMoncur, Miss, East Newport

 

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Watt James
1901 UninhabitedView household
1891 Shepherd John View household
1881 Shepherd John View household
1871 Trail David View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 45 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1969-701240House & Garage William C Findlay proprietor 65View details
1967-68186House & Garage William C Findlay proprietor 65View details
1964-65186House & Garage William C Findlay proprietor 46View details
1961-62527House & Garage Frank Wighton proprietor 46View details
1958-59344House, Garage & Garden Frank Wighton proprietor 31View details
1957-58347House, Garage & Garden Frank Wighton proprietor 31View details
1952-53319House & Garden Frank Wighton proprietor 27View details
1947-48315House & Garden Alexander Duncan proprietor 27View details
1942-43321House & Garden Isabella G, Maud M D, Jane K & Margaret K Smith per Edward Cowan & Co, 4 High St, Dundee John Motion, gardener 27View details
1940-41319House & Garden Isabella G, Maud M D, Jane K & Margaret K Smith per Edward Cowan & Co, 4 High St, Dundee John Motion, gardener 27View details
1937-38324House & Garden Isabella G, Maud M D, Jane K & Margaret K Smith per Edward Cowan & Co, 4 High St, Dundee Robert Veitch, gardener 27View details
1935-36293House & Garden Isabella G, Maud M D, Jane K & Margaret K Smith per Edward Cowan & Co, 4 High St, Dundee Robert Veitch, gardener 27View details
1932-33290House & Garden Isabella G, Maud M D, Jane K & Margaret K Smith per Edward Cowan & Co, 4 High St, Dundee Robert Veitch, gardener 27View details
1930-31285House & Garden Isabella G, Maud M D, Jane K & Margaret K Smith per Edward Cowan & Co, 4 High St, Dundee Robert Veitch, gardener 27View details
1927-28283House & Garden Daniel S Smith, draper, Murraygate, Dundee proprietor; James Watt, IO 12-10-0View details
1925-26269House & Garden Daniel S Smith, draper, Murraygate, Dundee proprietor; James Watt, gardener, IO 12-10-0View details
1922-23256House & Garden Daniel S Smith, draper, Murraygate, Dundee proprietor; James Watt, gardener, IO 12-10-0View details
1920-21247House & Garden Daniel S Smith, draper, Murraygate, Dundee proprietor; James Watt, gardener, IO 10View details
1917-18246House & Garden Daniel S Smith, draper, Murraygate, Dundee proprietor; James Watt, gardener, IO 10View details
1915-16244House & Garden Daniel S Smith, draper, Murraygate, Dundee proprietor; James Watt, gardener, IO 10View details
1912-13335House & Garden Daniel S Smith, draper, Murraygate, Dundee proprietor; James Watt, gardener, IO 10View details
1907-08318House & Garden James Webster, Dunearn, Burntisland William Reid, jobbing gardener same 10View details
1905-06304House and Garden William Young Blyth Martin per Gray Robertson & Smith, solicitors, 69 Reform St, Dundee William Lees, gardener same 10View details
1903-04301House and Garden William Young Blyth Martin William Lees, gardener same 10View details
1901-02891House and Garden William Young Blyth Martin David McAdie, gardener same 10View details
1900-01875House and Garden William Young Blyth Martin empty 11View details
1899-00841House and Garden William Young Blyth Martin empty 11View details
1897-98793House and Garden Mrs Isabella Blyth, spouse of William Young Blyth Martin John Shepherd, coachman 11View details
1896-97767House and Garden Mrs Isabella Blyth, spouse of William Young Blyth Martin John Shepherd, coachman 11View details
1895-96733House and Garden Mrs Isabella Blyth, spouse of William Young Blyth Martin John Shepherd, coachman 11View details
1894-95687House and Garden Mrs Isabella Blyth, spouse of William Young Blyth Martin John Shepherd, coachman 10View details
1893-94664House and Garden Mrs Isabella Blyth, spouse of William Young Blyth Martin John Shepherd, coachman 10View details
1892-93650House and Garden Mrs Isabella Blyth, spouse of William Young Blyth Martin John Shepherd, coachman 10View details
1891-92634House and Garden Mrs Isabella Blyth, spouse of William Young Blyth Martin John Shepherd, coachman 10View details
1890-91600House and Garden Mrs Isabella Blyth, spouse of William Young Blyth Martin John Shepherd, coachman 10View details
1889-90573House and Garden Mrs Isabella Blyth, spouse of William Young Blyth Martin John Shepherd, coachman 10View details
1885-86541House and Garden Mrs Isabella Blyth, spouse of William Young Blyth Martin John Shepherd, gardener 10View details
1881-82432House and Garden Mrs Isabella Blyth, spouse of William Young Blyth Martin same John Shepherd, coachman 10View details
1878-79413House and Garden Mrs Isabella Blyth, spouse of William Young Blyth Martin same John Shepherd, coachman 10View details
1875-76334House and Garden William Kerr, Esq. same David Trail, gardener 8View details
1871-72300House and Garden William Kerr David Traill, gardener 7-10-0View details
1867-68279House and Garden William Kerr,engineer Miss Margaret Moncur 7-10-0View details
1865-66263House and Garden William Kerr,engineer Said William Kerr 50View details
1864-65245Feus William Kerr,engineer, Dudhope Place, Dundee Said William Kerr 7-2-0View details
1860-61213Feus Mrs Martin, Dundee Mrs Martin 7-2-0View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 336 East Newport lot 21 64 pol view plot details

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1874.0380827 feus to Balmerino ChurchDisp by Berry, Tayfield to Trs Rev James Campbell, Minister of Balmerino and his successors of the following lands, pts of Tayfield (1) 17.75 pol Marytown; (2) 3 pieces lots 29, 30, 31 Marytown; (3) 2 roods Scots lot 26 Marytown; (4) 1 rood 23 falls 15 ells lots 27 & 28 Marytown; (5) 1 acre 34 falls grnd lot 20 S of Marytown; (6) 34 pol 20.5 yd of Gowrie Hill; (7) 32 pol 5 yd of Gowriehill; (8) 4 pol Gowrie Lane; (9) 72.25 pol lot 27 S of Marytown; (10) 37 pol Gardyne St lot 8; (11) 31 pol 20 yd Gardyne St lot 8; (12) 27.5 pol Gardyne St lot 7; (13) 34 pol 25 yd Gardyne St lot 7; (14) 45 pol 9 yd field of Seacraig; (15) 37 pol field of Seacraig; (16) 45 pol 25 yd field of Seacraig; (17) 36 pol 22 yd field of Seacraig; (18) 35 pol lot 5 E of Newport; (19) 54 pol lot 6 E of Newport; (20) 53 pol 18 yd lot 7 E of Newport; (21) 17 pol 14 yd lot 4b E of Newport; (22) 64 pol lot 21 E of Newport; (23) 52 pol 6 yd lot 8 E of Newport; (24) 53.5 pol lot 9 E of Newport; (25) 18 pol 22 yd lot 4a E of Newport; (26) 73 pol lot 28 S of Marytown; (27) 64 pol of Gowriehill; ... under burden of feu rights9 Nov 1874239, 167, 168, 169, 205, 261, 156, 3, 4, 333, 324, 331, 323, 330, 271, 274, 273, 272, 222, 223, 144, 145, 336, 322, 62, 228, 71, 342
1866.01189Tayfield to William KerrWilliam Kerr regist feu ch to himself by Berry, Tayfield of lot of 64 pol, no. 21 on feuing plan immediately E of Marytown20 Jun 1866336

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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