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Location : 19  Robert Street

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Notes:      

Using the information here, it is impossible to be certain who lived in each property or part of the building before 1864. Other properties involved : 15 Robert Street     17 Robert Street     25 Robert Street      One possible interpretation is given below.

 

Introduction

Before 1878, listed together with 25 Robert Street as house, laundry, outhouses or washing house.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.442029,-2.93901

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):   formerly 11, King Street   11 King Street   15 King Street   17 King Street   19 King Street   21 King Street   23 King Street   25 King Street   27 King Street   29 King Street   (Garage, formerly 31, King Street)   11a, King Street   (Bowling Green, King Street)   15 Robert Street   17 Robert Street   21 Robert Street   23 Robert Street   25 Robert Street   27 Robert Street   29 Robert Street   31 Robert Street   (formerly 34, Robert Street)   33 Robert Street   36 Robert Street   38 Robert Street   (formerly 32, Robert Street)   8 Union Street   10 Union Street   12 Union Street   14 Union Street   16 Union Street   18 Union Street   20 Union Street   22 Union Street   (store, formerly 24, Union Street)   (formerly 26, Union Street)   (formerly 28, Union Street)   (formerly 30, Union Street)   former stable and workshops, 31, Union Street   (formerly 32, Union Street)   (formerly 34, Union Street)   (formerly 36, Union Street)   (formerly 38, Union Street)   (formerly 40, Union Street)   (formerly 42, Union Street)   (formerly 44, Union Street)   (formerly 46, Union Street)   (formerly 48, Union Street)   50 Union Street  

 

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)

Wilson's Cottages 1861
Poplar Cottage 1967

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 44 entries

SourceEntry 
1942-43 dirCarstairs, Mrs, Poplar cottage, Robert street
1941-42 dirCarstairs, Mrs, Poplar cottage, Robert street
1940-41 dirCarstairs, Mrs, Poplar cottage, Robert street
1939-40 dirCarstairs, Mrs, Poplar cottage, Robert street
1938-39 dirCarstairs, Mrs, Poplar cottage, Robert street
1937-38 dirCarstairs, Mrs, Poplar cottage, Robert street
1936-37 dirCarstairs, Mrs, Poplar cottage, Robert street
1935-36 dirCarstairs, Mrs, Poplar cottage, Robert street
1914-15 dirCarstairs, William, railway porter, Robert street
1913-14 dirCarstairs, William, railway porter, Robert street
1912-13 dirCarstairs, William, railway porter, Robert street
1911-12 dirCarstairs, William, railway porter, Robert street
1910-11 dirCarstairs, William, railway porter, Robert street
1910-11 dirM'Millan, William C, clerk, Poplar cottage, Robert street
1909-10 dirM'Millan, William C, clerk. Poplar cottage, Robert street
1908-09 dirM'Millan, William C, clerk, Poplar cottage, Robert street
1907-08 dirM'Millan, William C, clerk, Poplar cottage, Robert street
1902-03 dirJolly, John, coachman, Robert street
1901-02 dirJolly, John, coachman, Robert street
1900-01 dirJolly, John, coachman, Robert street
1899-00 dirJolly, John, coachman, Robert street
1898-99 dirJolly, John, coachman, Robert street
1897-98 dirJolly, John, coachman, Robert street
1894-95 dirRoss, John, & Son, upholsterers, 1 Robert street ; h. Poplar cottage
1893-94 dirBell, Mrs David, Poplar cottage, Robert street
1892-93 dirCargill, David, jobbing gardener, Robert street, East Newport
1891-92 dirCargill, David, jobbing gardener, Robert street. East Newport
1890-91 dirScrymgeour, George (newsagent, Dundee), Poplar place, Robert street, East Newport
1889-90 dirBetsworth, Edwd. C, instructor, 'Mars' Training Ship; h. Robert street, East Newportlocation 2
1876-77 dirWilson, Miss C, Robert street, East Newport
1874-75 dirWilson, Ann, laundress, Robert street, East Newport
1874-75 dirWilson, Catherine, laundress, Robert street, East Newport
1874-75 dirLickley, Mrs William, laundress, Robert street, East Newport
1871-72 dirWilson, Misses Ann & Catherine, laundresses, Poplar Pl, E. Newport
1871-72 dirLickley, Mrs William, laundress, Poplar Place, East Newport
1869-70 dirLickley, Mrs, laundress, Poplar Place, East Newport
1869-70 dirWilson, Ann & Catherine, laundresses, Poplar Place, East Newport
1867-68 dirWilson, Ann & Cath., laundresses. Poplar Place, East Newport
1867-68 dirLickley, Mrs, laundress. Poplar Place, East Newport
1866 Fife dirWilson, Miss E, dressmaker / milliner, E Newport
1866 Fife dirWilson, Misses, summer lodgings prop., E Newportlocation 2
1866 Fife dirWilson, Misses, laundress / mangler, E Newport
1862 Fife dirWilson, Misses, summer lodgings prop., E Newportlocation 2
1862 Fife dirWilson, Misses, laundress / mangler, E Newport

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Male Voters Jolly, John Gardener Robert Street, Newport Tenant of House Robert Street
1878-1879 Voters Richardson, Andrew mason Easter Newport

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 McMillan William C
1901 Jolly John View household
1891 Scrymgeour George View household
1881 UninhabitedView household
1871 Wilson Anne W View household
1861 Wilson Margaret View household
1851 Wilson Isabella View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 33 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-68396House Mrs Alice Yule proprietor 48View details
1964-65396House George Yule proprietor 43View details
1961-621304House George Yule proprietor 43View details
1957-58600House George Yule proprietor 17-5-0View details
1952-53571House Dennis Leddy proprietor 17-5-0View details
1947-48547House Mrs Agnes Kidd per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Jessie S Carstairs 17-5-0View details
1942-43545House Mrs Agnes Kidd per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Isabella Carstairs 17-5-0View details
1937-38547House Mrs Agnes Kidd per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Isabella Carstairs 17-5-0View details
1932-33504House Mrs Agnes Kidd per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Isabella Carstairs 17-5-0View details
1927-28490House Mrs Agnes Kidd per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee William Carstairs, porter 17-5-0View details
1922-23446House Mrs Agnes Kidd per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee William Carstairs, porter same 17-5-0View details
1917-18434House Thomas Kidd per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee William Carstairs, porter same 12View details
1915-16429House Thomas Kidd per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee William Carstairs, porter same 12View details
1912-13410House Thomas Kidd, engineer, New Jersey, USA per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee William Carstairs, porter same 12View details
1907-08391House Thomas Kidd, engineer, New Jersey, USA per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee William C McMillan, clerk same 12View details
1903-04375House Thomas Kidd, engineer, Union Cottage per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Thomas Graham, signalman same 12View details
1900-01948House Trs of deceased David Thomas Kidd, engineer, Union Cottage per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee John Jolly, gardener same 12View details
1896-97839House Trs of deceased David Thomas Kidd, engineer, Union Cottage per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee John Jolly, gardener same 12View details
1894-95761House Trs of deceased David Thomas Kidd, engineer, Union Cottage per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee John Ross, upholsterer same 12View details
1893-94738House Trs of deceased David Thomas Kidd, engineer, Union Cottage per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs David Bell same 12View details
1892-93724House Thomas David Kidd, rtd engineer, King Street David Cargill, gardener same 12View details
1891-92708House David Thomas Kidd, rtd engineer, King St David Cargill, gardener same 12View details
1890-91806House David Thomas Kidd, engineer, King St George Scrymgeour, newsagent same 12View details
1889-90778House David Thomas Kidd, engineer, King St Edward Betsworth, instructor 'Mars' same 12View details
1885-86744House and Garden Miss Catherine Wilson, Freuchie; Trs. of late James Wilson, Glasgow; Thomas Sharp, joiner 58 Peddie St., Dundee; Mrs Janet Lickey 38 Pollock St., Glasgow; per James Murdoch, 12 Meaadowside David McKay, mason same 12View details
1881-82625House and Garden Trustees of late James Wilson per James Murdoch, 12 Meadowside Dundee same Thomas Brown labourer 12View details
1878-79595House and Garden Miss Catherine Wilson; Reps of late James Wilson, coach proprietor, Glasgow; James Lickley, engineer, Liverpool; & Reps of late Ann Wilson, jointly same Andrew Richardson, mason 14View details
1875-76465House, Laundry and Garden Misses Ann, Catherine & Elizabeth Wilson Said Misses Wilson 17View details
1871-72416House, laundry and Garden Misses Wilson Misses Wilson 17View details
1867-68311House, Garden, Washing House, etc. Misses Wilson Said Misses Wilson 12View details
1865-66287House, Garden, Washing House, etc. Misses Wilson Said Misses Wilson 12View details
1864-65268House, Garden, Washing House, etc. Misses Wilson Said Misses Wilson 12View details
1855-56136House & bleaching green Miss Wilson said Miss Wilson 5View details

 

 

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