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Location : 50  King Street

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= Property still standing

Notes:      upstairs

Other properties at the same location : 52 King Street     

Using the information here, it is impossible to be certain who lived in each property or part of the building before 1922. Other properties involved : 46 King Street     48 King Street     52 King Street      One possible interpretation is given below.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.442814,-2.937706

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   5 James Street   2 Kerr Street   (garden, Kerr Street)   34 King Street   40 King Street   46 King Street   48 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)   (former coal shed, King Street)   (Hawthorn Cottage, 33, Queen Street)   35 Queen Street   37 Queen Street   39 Queen Street   41 Queen Street   43 Queen Street   45 Queen Street   47 Queen Street   49 Queen Street   unidentified [? part of 41], Queen Street   (Shed / Stable, Queen Street)   14 Seacraig Court   15 Seacraig Court   16 Seacraig Court   17 Seacraig Court   1 Tay Terrace  

 

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)

Osborne Place

 

 

Directory entries (before 1972)      There are 49 entries

SourceEntry 
1971 dirBurnett, H., electrician, 50 King Street
1970 dirBurnett, H., electrician, 50 King Street
1969 dirBurnett, H., electrician, 50 King Street
1968 dirBurnett, H., electrician, 50 King Street
1967 dirBurnett, H., electrician, 50 King street
1966 dirBurnett, H., electrician, 50 King street
1965 dirBurnett, H, electrician, 50 King street
1964 dirBurnett, H., electrician, Osborne place, King street
1963 dirBurnett, H., electrician, Osborne place
1951-52 dirMitchell, Miss Mary, Osborne place, King street
1950-51 dirMitchell, Miss Mary, Osborne place, King street
1949-50 dirMitchell, Miss Mary, Osborne place, King street
1948-49 dirMitchell, Miss Mary, Osborne place, King street
1947-48 dirMitchell, Miss Mary, Osborne place, King street
1946-47 dirMitchell, Miss Mary, Osborne place, King street
1942-43 dirMitchell, Miss Mary, Osborne place, King street
1941-42 dirMitchell, Miss Mary, Osborne place, King street
1940-41 dirMitchell, Miss Mary, Osborne place, King street
1939-40 dirMitchell, Miss Mary, Osborne place, King street
1938-39 dirMitchell, Miss Mary, Osborne place, King street
1937-38 dirMitchell, Miss Mary, Osborne place, King street
1936-37 dirMitchell, Miss Mary, Osborne place, King street
1935-36 dirMitchell, Miss Mary, Osborne place, King street
1934-35 dirMitchell, Miss Mary, Osborne place, King street, East Newport
1933-34 dirBaxter, Robert A., commercial traveller, Osborne place, King street, East Newport
1932-33 dirBaxter, Robert A., commercial traveller, Osborne place, King street, East Newport
1931-32 dirBaxter, Robert A., commercial traveller, Osborne place, King street, East Newport
1930-31 dirBaxter, Robert A., commercial traveller, Osborne place, King street, East Newport
1929-30 dirBaxter, Robert A., commercial traveller, Osborne place, King street, East Newport
1928-29 dirBaxter, Robert A., commercial traveller, Osborne place, King street, East Newport
1928 Kelly dirBaxter Robert A. Osborne place, E
1927-28 dirBaxter, Robert A., commercial traveller, Osborne place, King street, East Newport
1922-23 dirM'Gibbon, Mrs G., Osborne place. King street. East Newport
1920-21 dirM'Gibbon, Mrs G., Osborne place, East Newport
1918-19 dirM'Gibbon, Mrs G., Osborne place, East Newport
1904-05 dirThomson, Alexander R., ship joiner, Osborne place, King street[? could be any of the 8 in Osborne Place]
1904-05 dirKettle, Captain, Osborne place, East Newport[? could be any of the 8 in Osborne Place]
1894-95 dirM'Nab, Robert, clerk, Osborne place. King street
1893-94 dirM'Nab, Robert, clerk, Osborne place. King street
1889 Slater dirGray Mrs Jane, Osborn pl., East Newport, Fife
1886-87 dirGray, Mrs, 6 Osborne place, East Newport
1886 Slater dirGray Mrs Jane, King St
1878 Slater dirGray Mrs. Robert, Osborne place, King st
1877 Worrall dirGray Mrs. Robert, Osborne place
1873 Slater dirGray Robert, Osborne ter., Newport
1871-72 dirGray, Robert, Osborne Place, East Newport
1869-70 dirGray, Robert, Osborne Place, East Newport
1867-68 dirGray, Robert, East Newport
1867 Slater dirGray Mr. Robert, Newport

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Female Voters Rintoul, Isabella Osborne Place, Newport Tenant of House Osborne Place
1874 Voters Gray, Robert late merchant
1873 Voters Gray, Robert late merchant

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Gloag Elizabeth
1901 Rentoul Isabella View household
1891 Gray Jane View household
1881 Gray Jean View household
1871 Gray Robert View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 42 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1969-701298House Henry S Burnett proprietor 37View details
1967-68233House Henry S Burnett proprietor 37View details
1964-65233House Henry S Burnett proprietor 36View details
1961-62706House Roger B Perry proprietor 36View details
1958-59390House & Garden Roger B Perry proprietor 24View details
1957-58393House & Garden Roger B Perry proprietor 24View details
1952-53366House & Garden Roger B Perry proprietor 22-8-0View details
1947-48362House & Garden James F Caldwell Mary Mitchell 22-8-0View details
1942-43363House & Garden James F Caldwell Mary Mitchell 22-8-0View details
1940-41361House & Garden James F Caldwell Mary Mitchell 22-8-0View details
1937-38366House & Garden James F Caldwell Mary Mitchell 22-8-0View details
1935-36362House & Garden James F Caldwell Mary Mitchell 22-8-0View details
1932-33342House & Garden James F Caldwell Mrs Betsy Baxter 22-8-0View details
1930-31337House & Garden James F Caldwell Mrs Betsy Baxter 22-8-0View details
1927-28334House & Garden James F Caldwell Mrs Betsy Baxter 22-8-0View details
1925-26320House & Garden James F Caldwell Mrs Betsy Baxter same 22-8-0View details
1922-23303House & Garden James F Caldwell Margaret McGibbon same 20-8-0View details
1920-21293House & Garden Trs of Miss Catherine Butchart per James B Caird, 15 Thomson St, Dundee Margaret McGibbon same 16View details
1917-18292House & Garden Trs of Miss Catherine Butchart per James B Caird, 15 Thomson St, Dundee Margaret McGibbon same 16View details
1915-16289House & Garden Trs of Miss Catherine Butchart per James B Caird, 15 Thomson St, Dundee Mrs Elizabeth Gloag same 16View details
1912-13471House & Garden Trs of Miss Catherine Butchart per James B Caird, 15 Thomson St, Dundee Mrs Elizabeth Gloag same 16View details
1907-08451House & Garden Trs of Miss Catherine Butchart per James R Caird, 20 Springfield, Dundee Mrs Mary Kydd same 16View details
1905-06438House and Garden Trs of Miss Catherine Butchart per James R Caird c/o Mrs Stewart, Greenwood, Newport Mrs Mary Kydd same 16View details
1903-04430House and Garden Trs of Miss Catherine Butchart per James R Caird Mrs Mary Kydd same 16View details
1901-021020House and Garden Miss Catherine Butchart Miss Isabella Rintoul same 16View details
1900-011003House and Garden Miss Catherine Butchart Isabella Rintoul same 16View details
1899-00969House and Garden Miss Catherine Butchart Isabella Rintoul same 16View details
1897-98917House and Garden Miss Catherine Butchart Catherine Millar same 16View details
1896-97890House and Garden Miss Catherine Butchart Catherine Millar same 16View details
1895-96851House and Garden Miss Catherine Butchart Catherine Millar same 16View details
1894-95807House and Garden Miss Catherine Butchart Robert McNab, clerk same 16View details
1893-94784House and Garden Miss Catherine Butchart James McNab, clerk same 15View details
1892-93768House and Garden Miss Catherine Butchart Mrs Jane Murray or Gray same 15View details
1891-92752House and Garden Miss Catherine Butchart Mrs Jane Murray or Gray same 15View details
1890-91705House and Garden Isabella B Hislop, Whitburgh, per Andrew Hislop Mrs Jane Murray or Gray same 15View details
1889-90681House and Garden Isabella B Hislop, Whitburgh, per Andrew Hislop Mrs Jane Murray or Gray same 14View details
1885-86642House and Garden Isabella B Hislop, Whitburgh, per Andrew Hislop Mrs Jane Murray or Gray same 14View details
1881-82533House and Garden Mrs George Hyslop, 3 Taylor Place, Leith same Mrs Robert Gray 14View details
1878-79503House and Garden Mrs George Hyslop, 3 Taylor Place, Leith same Mrs Robert Gray 14View details
1875-76387House and Garden Mrs George Hyslop, 59 Kirkgate, Leith same Mrs Robert Gray 14View details
1871-72350House and Garden Mrs George Hyslop, 59 Kirkgate, Leith Robert Gray, late merchant 14View details
1867-68348House and Garden Mrs George Hyslop Robert Gray, late merchant 13View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 274 Seacraig field lot 4 37 pol 'NW' lot of field on S side of King Street 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
1873.02418surviving Tr Forrest Bennet to other TrsDeed of assump & convey containing assig by surviving Tr of deceased Forrest Bennet, woollen draper Leith to said Trs of bond (17 May 1869) £500 by Isabella Walker Lauder or Hislop residing Newport widow to Trs Forrest Bennet of 37 pol grnd no.4, : N by King St being NW lot of a field, pt of Seacraig25 Jun 1873274
1869.00332loan by Trs Forrest BennettBond £500 & disp in security by Isabella Walker Lauder / Hyslop to Trs of deceased Forrest Bennett of 37 pol grnd, no. 4 on plan, : N by King St, being NW lot of a field pt of Seacraig17 May 1869274
1869.00331Jane Soutar loan repaidDisch by Jane Ann Taws Soutar now Watson, consent of husband Robert Lawson Watson, of bond (20 Mar 1866) £500 by James Brown, disburdening lot of grnd no. 4 on plan being the NW lot of a field of the lands of Seacraig17 May 1869274
1867.01889James Brown to Isabella Walker Lauder / HislopIsabella Walker Lauder relict of George Hislop, teacher, regist disp to herself by James Brown of lot of 37 pol grnd, no. 4 on plan, being the NW lot of a field on S side of King St under burden of £500 in bond & disp to Jane Ann Taws Soutar14 May 1867274
1866.00936loan by Jane A T SoutarJane Ann Taws Soutar gets bond & disp £500 by James Brown over lot of 37 pol no. 4 on plan, the NW portion of a field of Seacraig on S side of King Street20 Mar 1866274
1865.00212Tayfield to James BrownJames Brown builder regist feu ch to himself by Berry, Tayfield of 37 pol grnd, no. 4 on plan, on S side of King Street, the NW lot of a field of Seacraig22 Apr 1965274, 275

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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