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Location : formerly 6,  Robert Street

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= Property demolished or site redeveloped

Notes:      demolished 1971-2. On an upper floor accessed from a close.

Part of a block. Other parts: formerly 8 Robert Street     formerly 10 Robert Street     formerly 12 Robert Street     

 

Commentary

All ground floor properties (2, 4, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22 and 32/34 Robert Street) were built as shops but they lost out to the High Street and many were soon used as houses. There were 2 groups of houses on the two upper floors - 6, 8, 10 & 12 were accessed by a close and 24, 26, 28 & 30 were accessed by another close. (All number refer to 1967 numbering.)

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.441950,-2.940113

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):   1 Robert Street   (formerly 2, Robert Street)   3 Robert Street   (formerly 4, Robert Street)   5 Robert Street   7 Robert Street   (formerly 8, Robert Street)   9 Robert Street   (formerly 10, Robert Street)   11 Robert Street   (formerly 12, Robert Street)   13 Robert Street   (formerly 14, Robert Street)   (formerly 16, Robert Street)   (formerly 18, Robert Street)   (formerly 20, Robert Street)   (formerly 22, Robert Street)   (formerly 24, Robert Street)   (formerly 26, Robert Street)   (formerly 28, Robert Street)   (formerly 30, Robert Street)   (formerly 34, Robert Street)   (formerly 32, Robert Street)   (Grocer's Shop, Robert Street)   20 Tay Street   22 Tay Street   24 Tay Street   26 Tay Street   28 Tay Street   30 Tay Street   (formerly 32, Tay Street)   (formerly 34, Tay Street)   (formerly 36, Tay Street)   (formerly 38, Tay Street)   (formerly 40, Tay Street)   (formerly 42, Tay Street)   (formerly 44, Tay Street)   (formerly 46, Tay Street)   (formerly 48, Tay Street)   (formerly Royal Bar, 50, Tay Street)   52 Tay Street   54 Tay Street   56 Tay Street   (house on site of 26, Tay Street)   (house on site of Royal Hotel, Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [1], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [2], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [3], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [4], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [5], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [6], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [7], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [8], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [9], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [10], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [11], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [12], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [13], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [14], Tay Street)   (formerly 25, Union Street)   (formerly 27, Union Street)   (formerly part of 27, Union Street)   (formerly 29, Union Street)   17 Union Street   19 Union Street   21 Union Street   23 Union Street   (house & workshop, Union Street)   (hut addition for telephone exchange, Union Street)   (former slater's yard, Union Street)  

 

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

5 Robert Street1880s
4 Robert Streetpre 1900
7 Robert Streetto 1964

 

 

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

Royal Buidings infrequently
Turnbull's Buildings to 1907

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 44 entries

SourceEntry 
1955-56 dirO'Hare, Charles, plumber, Robertson place, Cupar road; h. 7 Robert street, East Newportlocation 2
1954-55 dirO'Hare, Charles, plumber, Robertson place, Cupar road; h. 7 Robert street, East Newportlocation 2
1953-54 dirO'Hare, Charles, plumber, Robertson place, Cupar road; h. 7 Robert street, East Newportlocation 2
1952-53 dirO'Hare, Charles, plumber, Robertson place, Cupar road; h. 7 Robert street, East Newportlocation 2
1951-52 dirO'Hare, Charles, plumber, Robertson place, Cupar road; h. 7 Robert street, East Newportlocation 2
1950-51 dirO'Hare, Charles, plumber, Robertson place, Cupar road; h. 7 Robert street. East Newportlocation 2
1949-50 dirO'Hare, Charles, plumbers, Robertson place, Cupar road ; h. 7 Robert street, East Newportlocation 2
1948-49 dirO'Hare, Charles, plumbers, Robertson place, Cupar road ; h. 7 Robert street, East Newportlocation 2
1947-48 dirO'Hare, Charles, plumbers, Robertson place, Cupar road ; h. 7 Robert street, East Newportlocation 2
1946-47 dirO'Hare, Charles, plumbers, Robertson place, Cupar road ; h. 7 Robert street, East Newportlocation 2
1911-12 MacDonald dirStark, John, 7 Robert st. : Bakerslocation 2
1911-12 dirStark, John, baker, 7 Robert streetlocation 2
1910-11 MacDonald dirStark, John, 7 Robert st. : Bakerslocation 2
1910-11 dirStark, John, baker, 7 Robert streetlocation 2
1909-10 MacDonald dirStark, John, 7 Robert st. : Bakerslocation 2
1909-10 dirStark, John, baker, 7 Robert streetlocation 2
1908-09 MacDonald dirStark, John, 7 Robert st. : Bakerslocation 2
1908-09 dirStark, John, baker, 7 Robert streetlocation 2
1908 Tayside AnnualStark, John, baker, Robert Street.location 2
1908 Tayside AnnualStark, John, baker [advert p.55]location 2
1908 Tayside AnnualStark, John, 7 Robert Street. : Bakers.location 2
1907-08 MacDonald dirStark, John, 7 Robert street : Bakerslocation 2
1907-08 dirStark, John, baker, 7 Robert streetlocation 2
1907 Tayside AnnualStark, John, baker [advert p.53]location 2
1907 Tayside AnnualStark, John, baker, Robert Street.location 2
1906-07 MacDonald dirStark, John, 7 Robert street : Bakerslocation 2
1906-07 dirStark, John, baker, 7 Robert streetlocation 2
1905-06 MacDonald dirStark, John, 7 Robert street : Bakerslocation 2
1905-06 dirStark, John, baker, 7 Robert streetlocation 2
1904-05 MacDonald dirStark, John, 7 Robert street : Bakerslocation 2
1904-05 dirStark, John, baker, 7 Robert streetlocation 2
1903-04 MacDonald dirStark, John, 7 Robert street : Bakerslocation 2
1903-04 dirStark, John, baker, 7 Robert streetlocation 2
1902-03 MacDonald dirStark, John, 7 Robert street : Bakerslocation 2
1902-03 dirStark, John, baker, 7 Robert streetlocation 2
1901-02 MacDonald dirStark, John, 7 Robert street : Bakerslocation 2
1901-02 dirStark, John, baker, 7 Robert streetlocation 2
1898-99 MacDonald dirRoss, Mrs John, 4 Robert st.; and general merchant : Confectioners
1898-99 MacDonald dirRoss, Mrs John, 4 Robert street : Drapers
1898-99 dirRoss, Mrs John, jun., confectioner, Robert street
1897-98 dirRoss, Mrs John, jun., confectioner, Robert street
1894-95 dirStalker, John M., Turnbull buildings, Robert street
1893-94 dirStalker, John M., Turnbull buildings, Robert street
1886 Slater dirAnderson Alexander, smallware dealer, 5 Robert St

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Male Voters Ross, Peter Mackay Upholsterer Robert Street, Newport Tenant of House Robert Street

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Uninhabited
1901 Ross Peter Mackie View household
1891 Anderson Alexander M View household
1881 Roger Thomas View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 27 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-68429Premises Trs of late William Bowden per J & E Shepherd, 59-61 Gellatly St, Dundee empty 0View details
1964-65429House Trs of late William Bowden per J & E Shepherd, Gellatly St, Dundee condemned 0View details
1961-621215House Trs of late William Bowden per J & E Shepherd, Gellatly St, Dundee condemned 0View details
1957-58573House Trs of late William Bowden per J & E Shepherd, Gellatly St, Dundee Richard Rhodes 22-16-0View details
1952-53544House Trs of late William Bowden per J & E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee Charles O'Hare 22-16-0View details
1947-48520House Trs of late William Bowden, 1 Rustic Place, Dundee per J & E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee Charles O'Hare 22-16-0View details
1942-43518House Trs of late William Bowden, 1 Rustic Place, Dundee per J & E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee Charles O'Hare 22-16-0View details
1937-38521House Trs of late William Bowden, 1 Rustic Place, Dundee per J & E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee Mrs Maggie O'Hare 22-16-0View details
1932-33478House Trs of late William Bowden, 1 Rustic Place, Dundee per J & E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee Maggie O'Hare 22-16-0View details
1927-28465House Trs of late William Bowden, 1 Rustic Place, Dundee per J & E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee Maggie O'Hare 22-16-0View details
1922-23425House Trs of late William Bowden, 1 Rustic Place, Dundee per J & E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee Maggie O'Hare same 22-16-0View details
1917-18414House Trs of late William Bowden per J & E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee Robert Wannan same 16View details
1915-16410House William Bowden, 1 Rustic Place, Dundee John Paterson, baker same 16View details
1912-13307House William Bowden, 1 Rustic Place, Dundee John Paterson, baker same 16View details
1907-08288House William Bowden per John Rattray, 50 Barrack St, Dundee John Stark, baker same 16View details
1903-04273House Heritable creditors in possession per John Rattray, 50 Barrack St, Dundee Peter Mackay Ross, upholsterer same 16View details
1900-01845House Heritable creditors in possession per John Rattray, 50 Barrack St, Dundee Peter Mackay Ross, upholsterer same 16View details
1896-97736House Heritable creditors in possession per John Rattray, 51 Tay St, Dundee Reps of late John Ross, upholsterer same 16View details
1894-95657House Heritable creditors in possession per John Rattray, 51 Tay St, Dundee John Stephens, gardener same 16View details
1893-94634House Heritable creditors in possession per John Rattray, 51 Tay St, Dundee John M Stalker, accountant same 16View details
1892-93620House Heritable creditors in possession per D G Farquharson, house agent, 3 Barrack St., Dundee empty 16View details
1891-92603House Heritable creditors in possession per D G Farquharson, house agent, 3 Barrack St., Dundee Alexander M Anderson, postmaster same 16View details
1890-91569House Heritable creditors in possession per D G Farquharson, house agent, 3 Barrack St., Dundee Alexander M Anderson, postmaster same 16View details
1889-90543House Heritable creditors in possession per D G Farquharson, house agent, 3 Barrack St., Dundee Alexander M Anderson, postmaster same 16View details
1885-86510House Messrs George Heron & Thomas Congleton, solicitors Dundee as disponees in trust for John Turnbull per D G Farquharson, 3 Barrack St., Dundee John Robertson, commission agent same 18View details
1881-82403House John Turnbull, engineer same Thomas Rodger grocer 18View details
1878-79384House John Turnbull, engineer 25View details

 

 

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