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Opened in 1895 as the Wormit Mission. Became Chapel of Ease in 1898.West Hall, 1,  Bay RoadLocation
This Clubhouse was built in 1937. The Club moved to Woodhaven Pier in the late 1960s.formerly Wormit Boating Club,  Bay RoadLocation
Lower flat was separate from mid 1960s to c.2000.74  Bay RoadLocation
Lower flat from mid 1960s to c.2000.formerly 74a,  Bay RoadLocation
Link with second Tay Bridge: Wm. Arrol & Co. were tenants in 1885.91  Bay RoadLocation
From 1947 to 2008 was combined with No. 8 as the Robertson Rest Home.7  Beechwood Tce WestLocation
From 1947 to 2008 was combined with No. 7 as the Robertson Rest Home.8  Beechwood Tce WestLocation
Built 1871, cost £1350. 400 sittings.St Thomas's Church, 1,  Blyth StreetLocation
Built 1878, space for 421 scholars.Newport School, 5,  Blyth StreetLocation
Prior to 1935, was a single shop with no. 9; and from 1922 - 1924 also with no. 11.7  Cupar RoadLocation
Prior to 1935, was a single shop with no. 7; and from 1922 - 1924 also with no. 11.9  Cupar RoadLocation
From about 1922 - 1924, was part of single shop with nos. 7 and 9.11  Cupar RoadLocation
Prior to 1922, this and no. 19 formed one single shop.17  Cupar RoadLocation
Prior to 1922, this and no. 17 formed one single shop.19  Cupar RoadLocation
Link with the Tay Bridge: Gerrit Camphuis stayed here.31  Cupar RoadLocation
There is much confusion, pre-1903, as to who lived where: addresses of 1, 1a, 1b and 3 St Phillans Place were used for 4 houses and a shop. They were all occupied by tenants, lodgers and boarders. Unless there is census or valuation roll proof, residents could be present in any of the properties. The houses concerned are 4 Cupar Road, 6 Cupar Road, 1 St Mary's Lane and 3 St Mary's Lane.6  Cupar RoadLocation
There is much confusion, pre-1903, as to who lived where: addresses of 1, 1a, 1b and 3 St Phillans Place were used for 4 houses and a shop. They were all occupied by tenants, lodgers and boarders. Unless there is census or valuation roll proof, residents could be present in any of the properties. The houses concerned are 4 Cupar Road, 6 Cupar Road, 1 St Mary's Lane and 3 St Mary's Lane.4  Cupar RoadLocation
House numbering in Tay Terrace, Kerr Street & East Queen Street was so problematic that the Town Council renumbered them in February 1937 and insisted that the new numbers be displayed. It appears to have had little effect.1  East Queen StreetLocation
House numbering in Tay Terrace, Kerr Street & East Queen Street was so problematic that the Town Council renumbered them in February 1937 and insisted that the new numbers be displayed. It appears to have had little effect.3  East Queen StreetLocation
House numbering in Tay Terrace, Kerr Street & East Queen Street was so problematic that the Town Council renumbered them in February 1937 and insisted that the new numbers be displayed. It appears to have had little effect.5  East Queen StreetLocation
Converted to public lavatories prior to demolition.former house [1],  Granary LaneLocation
Converted to lock-up garages prior to demolition.former house [2],  Granary LaneLocation
Originally built as granary at the old harbour, converted into housing c.1870. Tenants included workmen on the first Tay Bridge. Demolished 1968. See also article in Jottings.Old Granary [1],  High StreetLocation
Originally built as granary at the old harbour, converted into housing c.1870. Tenants included workmen on the first Tay Bridge. Demolished 1968. See also article in Jottings.Old Granary [2],  High StreetLocation
Originally built as granary at the old harbour, converted into housing c.1870. Tenants included workmen on the first Tay Bridge. Demolished 1968. See also article in Jottings.Old Granary [3],  High StreetLocation
Originally built as granary at the old harbour, converted into housing c.1870. Tenants included workmen on the first Tay Bridge. Demolished 1968. See also article in Jottings.Old Granary [4],  High StreetLocation
Originally built as granary at the old harbour, converted into housing c.1870. Tenants included workmen on the first Tay Bridge. Demolished 1968. See also article in Jottings.Old Granary [5],  High StreetLocation
Originally built as granary at the old harbour, converted into housing c.1870. Tenants included workmen on the first Tay Bridge. Demolished 1968. See also article in Jottings.Old Granary [6],  High StreetLocation
Originally built as granary at the old harbour, converted into housing c.1870. Tenants included workmen on the first Tay Bridge. Demolished 1968. See also article in Jottings.Old Granary [7],  High StreetLocation
Originally built as granary at the old harbour, converted into housing c.1870. Tenants included workmen on the first Tay Bridge. Demolished 1968. See also article in Jottings.Old Granary [8],  High StreetLocation
Originally built as granary at the old harbour, converted into housing c.1870. Tenants included workmen on the first Tay Bridge. Demolished 1968. See also article in Jottings.Old Granary [9],  High StreetLocation
Originally built as granary at the old harbour, converted into housing c.1870. Tenants included workmen on the first Tay Bridge. Demolished 1968. See also article in Jottings.Old Granary [10],  High StreetLocation
Originally built as granary at the old harbour, converted into housing c.1870. Tenants included workmen on the first Tay Bridge. Demolished 1968. See also article in Jottings.Old Granary [11],  High StreetLocation
Built 1881 as United Presbyterian Church, cost over £2000. 400 sittings. Spire 80 feet high.Trinity UF Church, 2,  High StreetLocation
Pre-1935 information is at 7 High Street. Before 1935, these 3 houses (3, 5 & 7) were a combination of house and shop, with a bakehouse downstairs. The shop was where no. 7 is.3  High StreetLocation
Property used both as house and office / business premises. Front part separately rated only from 1961. Combined as single house in 2006.4  High StreetLocation
Pre-1935 information is at 7 High Street. Before 1935, these 3 houses (3, 5 & 7) were a combination of house and shop, with a bakehouse downstairs. The shop was where no. 7 is.5  High StreetLocation
Property used both as house and office / business premises. Front part separately rated only from 1961. Combined as single house in 2006.office at front, 6,  High StreetLocation
Before 1935, these 3 houses (3, 5 & 7) were a combination of house and shop, with a bakehouse downstairs. The shop was where no. 7 is.7  High StreetLocation
In 1904 the gas office buildings were demolished and the building footprint extended slightly northwards. These shops (9 & 11) were built on the site.9  High StreetLocation
There were two floors below the Clydesdale Bank, one used as a clubroom or hall, later a house; and one used as a van shed and storage for Young, grocer, in what is now 7 High St. All floors incorporated into one shop + stores c. 1934.9  High StreetLocation
Built 1887, consecrated 1888, 247 sittings.St Mary's Church,  High StreetLocation
In 1904 the gas office buildings were demolished and the building footprint extended slightly northwards. These shops (9 & 11) were built on the site.11  High StreetLocation
13 & 15 High Street were built 1906/7, replacing the house at the gas works which had been demolished. The date 1904 on the frontage between 11 & 13 only refers to 9 & 11.13  High StreetLocation
13 & 15 High Street were built 1906/7, replacing the house at the gas works which had been demolished. The date 1904 on the frontage between 11 & 13 only refers to 9 & 11.15  High StreetLocation
Badly damaged by fire 26 July 187632  High StreetLocation
Badly damaged by fire 26 July 187634  High StreetLocation
Badly damaged by fire 26 July 187636  High StreetLocation
Badly damaged by fire 26 July 187638  High StreetLocation
Badly damaged by fire 26 July 187640  High StreetLocation
Original property extended south and incorporated with 2 stables to create 2 semi-detached properties c.1903.1  Hillpark TerraceLocation
The whole building was used as a private school from the late 1880s to about 1947. Some teachers lived on the premises. This part is combined with 5 Hillside c. 1955 - c. 1970.1  Hillside PlaceLocation
The whole building was used as a private school from the late 1880s to about 1947. Some teachers lived on the premises. 3 Hillside and 5 Hillside were listed as separate distinct houses from c. 1916.3  Hillside PlaceLocation
The whole building was used as a private school from the late 1880s to about 1947. Some teachers lived on the premises. 3 Hillside and 5 Hillside were listed as separate distinct houses from c. 1916. This part is combined with 1 Hillside c. 1955 - c. 1970.5  Hillside PlaceLocation
House numbering in Tay Terrace, Kerr Street & East Queen Street was so problematic that the Town Council renumbered them in February 1937 and insisted that the new numbers be displayed. It appears to have had little effect.7  James StreetLocation
Opened 23 April 1868. Building costs less than £2000.Congregational Church,  KilnburnLocation
Link with the Tay Bridge: Albert Groethe stayed here.3  KilnburnLocation
From about 1905 until about 1950, both the house (9) and the building behind (7) were the home of the Newport Liberal Club. A caretaker lived on the premises. From c. 1950 to c. 1965 the building at the back was an Ebenezer Chapel. The building at the back was originally twice its present length.7  KilnburnLocation
From about 1905 until about 1950, both the house (9) and the building behind (7) were the home of the Newport Liberal Club. A caretaker lived on the premises.9  KilnburnLocation
Link with the Tay Bridge: Henry Noble stayed here.17  KilnburnLocation
Built on the site of Kinbrae.1  Kinbrae CourtLocation
Built on the site of Kinbrae.2  Kinbrae CourtLocation
Built on the site of Kinbrae.3  Kinbrae CourtLocation
Built on the site of Kinbrae.4  Kinbrae CourtLocation
Built on the site of Kinbrae.5  Kinbrae CourtLocation
Built on the site of Kinbrae.6  Kinbrae CourtLocation
Built on the site of Kinbrae.7  Kinbrae CourtLocation
Built on the site of Kinbrae.8  Kinbrae CourtLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.1  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.2  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.3  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.4  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.5  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.6  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.7  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.8  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.9  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.10  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.11  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.12  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.13  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.14  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.15  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.16  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.17  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.18  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.19  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.20  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.21  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.22  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.23  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.24  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.25  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.26  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.27  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.28  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.29  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.30  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.31  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.32  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.33  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.35  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.37  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.39  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Built on the gardens of Kinbrae.41  Kinbrae ParkLocation
Police Station and police house from 1868, became house only from 1907.formerly 4, police house,  King StreetLocation
Police Station from 1907.formerly 6, police station,  King StreetLocation
Second police house from 1907.formerly 8, police house,  King StreetLocation
More information in the blog March 201720  King StreetLocation
More information in the blog March 2017St Fillans R C Church, 18,  King StreetLocation
Block of 4 - northern and central houses (34, 36, 40, 44) built 1897/8, the southern houses (38 & 42) added 1904.34  King StreetLocation
Block of 4 - northern and central houses (34, 36, 40, 44) built 1897/8, the southern houses (38 & 42) added 1904.36  King StreetLocation
Block of 4 - northern and central houses (34, 36, 40, 44) built 1897/8, the southern houses (38 & 42) added 1904.38  King StreetLocation
Block of 4 - northern and central houses (34, 36, 40, 44) built 1897/8, the southern houses (38 & 42) added 1904.40  King StreetLocation
Block of 4 - northern and central houses (34, 36, 40, 44) built 1897/8, the southern houses (38 & 42) added 1904.42  King StreetLocation
Block of 4 - northern and central houses (34, 36, 40, 44) built 1897/8, the southern houses (38 & 42) added 1904.44  King StreetLocation
Original property extended south and incorporated with 2 stables to create 2 semi-detached properties c.1903.7  Mount Stewart RoadLocation
More information in the blog March 201739  Naughton RoadLocation
An upstairs bedroom contained built-in wardrobes reputedly made from wood recovered from the Tay Bridge disaster.10  Prospect TerraceLocation
Original house was single-storey with a flat roof.20  Prospect TerraceLocation
Link with the Tay Bridge: Henry Noble stayed here.51  Queen StreetLocation
More information in the blog February 201711  Riverside RoadLocation
More information in the blog February 201713  Riverside RoadLocation
First Free Church on this site from 1895 in what is now the East Hall. This church building opened 1901.Wormit Church, 52,  Riverside RoadLocation
Link with the Tay Bridge: Frank Beattie stayed here.8  Shepherds RoadLocation
There is much confusion, pre-1903, as to who lived where: addresses of 1, 1a, 1b and 3 St Phillans Place were used for 4 houses and a shop. They were all occupied by tenants, lodgers and boarders. Unless there is census or valuation roll proof, residents could be present in any of the properties. The houses concerned are 4 Cupar Road, 6 Cupar Road, 1 St Mary's Lane and 3 St Mary's Lane.1  St Marys LaneLocation
A S Neill (teacher, of Summerhill) was lodging here in 1911 while working at Newport School.1  St Marys LaneLocation
There is much confusion, pre-1903, as to who lived where: addresses of 1, 1a, 1b and 3 St Phillans Place were used for 4 houses and a shop. They were all occupied by tenants, lodgers and boarders. Unless there is census or valuation roll proof, residents could be present in any of the properties. The houses concerned are 4 Cupar Road, 6 Cupar Road, 1 St Mary's Lane and 3 St Mary's Lane.3  St Marys LaneLocation
85, 87 & 89 Tay Street: 85 was built and occupied by 1861. Either 87 or 89 was also built at this time. The third house was built by 1869. It is not possible, from the information available here, to tell whether 87 or 89 was the last one to be built.85  Tay StreetLocation
85, 87 & 89 Tay Street: 85 was built and occupied by 1861. Either 87 or 89 was also built at this time. The third house was built by 1869. It is not possible, from the information available here, to tell whether 87 or 89 was the last one to be built.87  Tay StreetLocation
85, 87 & 89 Tay Street: 85 was built and occupied by 1861. Either 87 or 89 was also built at this time. The third house was built by 1869. It is not possible, from the information available here, to tell whether 87 or 89 was the last one to be built.89  Tay StreetLocation
Link with the Tay Bridge: Albert Grothe & Frederick Reeves lived here. Thomas Bouch visited.93  Tay StreetLocation
Link with the Tay Bridge: David Jobson who lived here in the 1870s was a victim of the disaster.98  Tay StreetLocation
House numbering in Tay Terrace, Kerr Street & East Queen Street was so problematic that the Town Council renumbered them in February 1937 and insisted that the new numbers be displayed. It appears to have had little effect.2  Tay TerraceLocation
House numbering in Tay Terrace, Kerr Street & East Queen Street was so problematic that the Town Council renumbered them in February 1937 and insisted that the new numbers be displayed. It appears to have had little effect.4  Tay TerraceLocation
House numbering in Tay Terrace, Kerr Street & East Queen Street was so problematic that the Town Council renumbered them in February 1937 and insisted that the new numbers be displayed. It appears to have had little effect.6  Tay TerraceLocation
House numbering in Tay Terrace, Kerr Street & East Queen Street was so problematic that the Town Council renumbered them in February 1937 and insisted that the new numbers be displayed. It appears to have had little effect.8  Tay TerraceLocation
From 1885 to 1912 part of shop & house at corner of Robert Street & Union Street, entered from Robert Street or from Union Street.formerly part of 32 / 34,  Robert StreetLocation
All 4 properties, 1, 3, 5 & 7 Union Street, were originally 3 stables for the hotel on Tay Street. The southmost 2 stables had been converted to houses by 1833, the remaining one by 1840.1  Union StreetLocation
More information in the blog February 20172  Union StreetLocation
All 4 properties, 1, 3, 5 & 7 Union Street, were originally 3 stables for the hotel on Tay Street. The southmost 2 stables had been converted to houses by 1833, the remaining one by 1840.3  Union StreetLocation
All 4 properties, 1, 3, 5 & 7 Union Street, were originally 3 stables for the hotel on Tay Street. The southmost 2 stables had been converted to houses by 1833, the remaining one by 1840.5  Union StreetLocation
All 4 properties, 1, 3, 5 & 7 Union Street, were originally 3 stables for the hotel on Tay Street. The southmost 2 stables had been converted to houses by 1833, the remaining one by 1840.7  Union StreetLocation
The stables and outbuildings were used as the first Burgh Yard from the formation of the Burgh in 1887 until it moved into the former gasworks by the old pier in 1903.former stable and workshops, 31,  Union StreetLocation
Built c. 1824 as the Dower House for Tayfield (see Fife Herald, 27 Jan 1825, p5 col 4 - "Mr Berry's new cottage")2  West RoadLocation
This has always been called Wellgate House. It is named 'Westgate' in error on the 1854 Ordnance Survey 6" map despite being correctly called 'Wellgate' in the Map Name Books. Subsequent sources using the Ordnance Survey plan (e.g. census descriptions) make the same error.78  West RoadLocation
Built 1868 as replacement for the smaller original church built in 1843. Seats for 600 plus gallery extension.St Fillans Church,  William StreetLocation
Built 1843 as Free Church School.St Fillans Church Hall,  William StreetLocation
Built as a granary at Woodhaven Pier for St Fort estate; used by the 'Mars' as housing for staff, and later as a hospital for the boys. Used by Squadron 333, Ro. Norwegian Air Force , Feb. 1942 - 1945.Rock House [1],  Woodhaven PierLocation
Built as a granary at Woodhaven Pier for St Fort estate; used by the 'Mars' as housing for staff, and later as a hospital for the boys. Used by Squadron 333, Ro. Norwegian Air Force , Feb. 1942 - 1945.Rock House [2],  Woodhaven PierLocation
Built as a granary at Woodhaven Pier for St Fort estate; used by the 'Mars' as housing for staff, and later as a hospital for the boys. Used by Squadron 333, Ro. Norwegian Air Force , Feb. 1942 - 1945.Rock House [3],  Woodhaven PierLocation
Built as a granary at Woodhaven Pier for St Fort estate; used by the 'Mars' as housing for staff, and later as a hospital for the boys. Used by Squadron 333, Ro. Norwegian Air Force , Feb. 1942 - 1945.Rock House [4],  Woodhaven PierLocation
Link with second Tay Bridge: Thomas Arrol stayed here.2  Woodmuir TerraceLocation
Built possibly 1860s. Originally 4 cottages (3 plus a bothy), the southern-most 2 were demolished c.1919 and a private house built on the site. Remaining 2 combined into one c.1948. All references post-1860 are here; pre-1860 are at Wormit Farm Cottages at Steading.Wormit Farm Cottages, 22,  Naughton RoadLocation
Originally 'Justfield', then 'The Cliff' this was renamed 'Chesterhill' ca. 1906. See also the original Chesterhill (now known as Washer Willy's).ChesterhillLocation
This was the original Chesterhill. It was renamed "Washer Willy's" in the 20th century. See also the original "Washer Willy's" (real name 'Knowehead').Washer Willy'sLocation
It has proved impossible to determine who lived in this cottage (there may even have been 2) before 1957. Name changes - Chesterhill Cottage, Cliffe Cottage - have compounded the problem. I am not certain that I have got this one correct. Inhabitants are listed here or at Inverdovat Farm Cottages. 1901 and 1911 censuses clearly refer to this as Cliff Cottage.Washer Willy'sLocation
Built 1841, 550 sittings.Forgan ChurchLocation
Built post-1967. Built on part of garden of Wellgate House.80  West RoadLocation
The property was demolished in 1960; the site was redeveloped and became Kinbrae Court and Kinbrae Park, but not Kinbrae Park Gardens.Kinbrae,  West RoadLocation
The sequence of occupiers along the row differs between the valuation rolls and the censuses. Other sources (directories, Council minutes and school records) give numbers which agree with the valuation roll sequence at least as far back as 1899. Before that, there is no proof. The valuation roll sequence has been used here throughout, this giving the 'best guess' as to who lived where.1 High Level,  Naughton RoadLocation
The sequence of occupiers along the row differs between the valuation rolls and the censuses. Other sources (directories, Council minutes and school records) give numbers which agree with the valuation roll sequence at least as far back as 1899. Before that, there is no proof. The valuation roll sequence has been used here throughout, this giving the 'best guess' as to who lived where.2 High Level,  Naughton RoadLocation
The sequence of occupiers along the row differs between the valuation rolls and the censuses. Other sources (directories, Council minutes and school records) give numbers which agree with the valuation roll sequence at least as far back as 1899. Before that, there is no proof. The valuation roll sequence has been used here throughout, this giving the 'best guess' as to who lived where.3 High Level,  Naughton RoadLocation
The sequence of occupiers along the row differs between the valuation rolls and the censuses. Other sources (directories, Council minutes and school records) give numbers which agree with the valuation roll sequence at least as far back as 1899. Before that, there is no proof. The valuation roll sequence has been used here throughout, this giving the 'best guess' as to who lived where.4 High Level,  Naughton RoadLocation
The sequence of occupiers along the row differs between the valuation rolls and the censuses. Other sources (directories, Council minutes and school records) give numbers which agree with the valuation roll sequence at least as far back as 1899. Before that, there is no proof. The valuation roll sequence has been used here throughout, this giving the 'best guess' as to who lived where.5 High Level,  Naughton RoadLocation
Used as a Mission Hall from 1889 to 1895 - the first church in Wormit.5 High Level,  Naughton RoadLocation
The sequence of occupiers along the row differs between the valuation rolls and the censuses. Other sources (directories, Council minutes and school records) give numbers which agree with the valuation roll sequence at least as far back as 1899. Before that, there is no proof. The valuation roll sequence has been used here throughout, this giving the 'best guess' as to who lived where.6 High Level,  Naughton RoadLocation
The sequence of occupiers along the row differs between the valuation rolls and the censuses. Other sources (directories, Council minutes and school records) give numbers which agree with the valuation roll sequence at least as far back as 1899. Before that, there is no proof. The valuation roll sequence has been used here throughout, this giving the 'best guess' as to who lived where.7 High Level,  Naughton RoadLocation
The sequence of occupiers along the row differs between the valuation rolls and the censuses. Other sources (directories, Council minutes and school records) give numbers which agree with the valuation roll sequence at least as far back as 1899. Before that, there is no proof. The valuation roll sequence has been used here throughout, this giving the 'best guess' as to who lived where.8 High Level,  Naughton RoadLocation
The sequence of occupiers along the row differs between the valuation rolls and the censuses. Other sources (directories, Council minutes and school records) give numbers which agree with the valuation roll sequence at least as far back as 1899. Before that, there is no proof. The valuation roll sequence has been used here throughout, this giving the 'best guess' as to who lived where.9 High Level,  Naughton RoadLocation
The sequence of occupiers along the row differs between the valuation rolls and the censuses. Other sources (directories, Council minutes and school records) give numbers which agree with the valuation roll sequence at least as far back as 1899. Before that, there is no proof. The valuation roll sequence has been used here throughout, this giving the 'best guess' as to who lived where.10 High Level,  Naughton RoadLocation
The sequence of occupiers along the row differs between the valuation rolls and the censuses. Other sources (directories, Council minutes and school records) give numbers which agree with the valuation roll sequence at least as far back as 1899. Before that, there is no proof. The valuation roll sequence has been used here throughout, this giving the 'best guess' as to who lived where.11 High Level,  Naughton RoadLocation
The sequence of occupiers along the row differs between the valuation rolls and the censuses. Other sources (directories, Council minutes and school records) give numbers which agree with the valuation roll sequence at least as far back as 1899. Before that, there is no proof. The valuation roll sequence has been used here throughout, this giving the 'best guess' as to who lived where.12 High Level,  Naughton RoadLocation
Up to at least 1851 the row was divided into 4 cottages. The additional occupier is included here.Pluck-the-Crow [east],  West RoadLocation
Up to at least 1851 the row was divided into 4 cottages. The additional occupier is included in Pluck-the-Crow [east]Pluck-the-Crow [centre],  West RoadLocation
Up to at least 1851 the row was divided into 4 cottages. The additional occupier is included Pluck-the-Crow [east]Pluck-the-Crow [west],  West RoadLocation
Opened 14 August 1899 on site 'in close proximity to the old condemned slaughter house'. Builder - David Mackie; joinery - Robert Matthewson; architect - T Cappon; cost over £200. [Dundee Courier 15 August 1899]Slaughter House,  Granary LaneLocation
Listed in Valuation Roll under High Street. Used as smithy & workshop from c.1940 - c.1960.Slaughter House,  Granary LaneLocation
Newport people knew this location as Washer Willy's. Tayport people referred to it as Jess Philip's Dam. Both can be identified on the census returns. Knowehead was demolished and "Washer Willy's" is now used by the larger property nearer the road (which was the original Chesterhill).KnoweheadLocation
Farm steading, part used as accommodation, part used as a shop from c.1900.Scroggieside Farm steading,  Riverside RoadLocation
Pumping station built 1880 to pump water to reservoir on Wormit Hill following Tay Bridge collapse. Pumping ceased on opening of new Tay Bridge in 1887.house at pumping station,  Bay RoadLocation
Tayfield Mains only ever seems to refer to the same 3 properties (the present-day Tayfield Mains). Strawberry Bank and Park-knowe were used as names for all 4 properties (3 at present-day Tayfield Mains and 1 at present-day Strawberry Bank). It is therefore sometimes difficult to tell which property is being referred to.Strawberry BankLocation
Pre-1904, operated a windmill generator, backed up by a coal-fired generator, on Wormit Hill.Electric Station,  Naughton RoadLocation
From 1904, operations moved to the Electric Station on the main road.Electric StationLocation
Space for 130 pupils.Forgan SchoolLocation
Built in 1879 to store water brought over the Tay Bridge to supply Newport and Wormit. It is 'one of the strangest sounding places in the UK' - Google it!Reservoir,  Reservoir RoadLocation
Location Map.Wormit Bay Golf Club,  Bay RoadLocation
More information on Golf's Missing Links.Wormit Bay Golf Club,  Bay RoadLocation
Used by the Town Council 1939-45, also site of an air-raid shelter; site previously used as a garage by John T Young; before that it was the Newport and District Steam Laundry; before that King Street Dairy.former laundry,  King StreetLocation
Used as ARP headquarters 1939-45; demolished after the war.The Cottage,  King StreetLocation
The Cottage is built mostly on sasine plot 185, with a little on plot 184.The Cottage,  King StreetLocation
Manufactured by Walter Macfarlane & Co at the Saracen Foundry, Glasgow. Donated by Mrs Blyth-Martin in 1882.drinking fountain,  Tay StreetLocation
Tayfield Mains only ever seems to refer to the same 3 properties (the present-day Tayfield Mains). Strawberry Bank and Park-knowe were used as names for all 4 properties (3 at present-day Tayfield Mains and 1 at present-day Strawberry Bank). It is therefore sometimes difficult to tell which property is being referred to.Tayfield Mains [1]Location
Tayfield Mains only ever seems to refer to the same 3 properties (the present-day Tayfield Mains). Strawberry Bank and Park-knowe were used as names for all 4 properties (3 at present-day Tayfield Mains and 1 at present-day Strawberry Bank). It is therefore sometimes difficult to tell which property is being referred to.Tayfield Mains [2]Location
Tayfield Mains only ever seems to refer to the same 3 properties (the present-day Tayfield Mains). Strawberry Bank and Park-knowe were used as names for all 4 properties (3 at present-day Tayfield Mains and 1 at present-day Strawberry Bank). It is therefore sometimes difficult to tell which property is being referred to.Tayfield Mains [3]Location
Buildings are shown on the 1855 Ordnance Survey 6-inch map; they have been demolished by the time of the 1895 map. Only the existing Lodge is present on the 1861 census.The Cliff CottagesLocation
Original locations of Wormit Farm Cottages. Some still used post-1860. Apart from the 1911 census, it is not possible to say who lived in which cottage. All references pre-1860 are here; post-1860 are at Wormit Farm Cottages.Wormit Farm Cottages at Steading,  Naughton RoadLocation
Marked in 1932 Valuation Roll as being a duplicate of part [13]Royal Hotel, part [1],  Tay StreetLocation
Used as the Roman Catholic Mission Hall from November 1889 to January 1893.Royal Hotel, part [4],  Tay StreetLocation
Marked in 1932 Valuation Roll as having a duplicate at part [11]Royal Hotel, part [6],  Tay StreetLocation
Marked in 1932 Valuation Roll as being a duplicate of part [6]Royal Hotel, part [11],  Tay StreetLocation
Marked in 1932 Valuation Roll as having a duplicate at part [1]Royal Hotel, part [13],  Tay StreetLocation
In the 1860s, it as rated as two parts: the police office and police officer's house. Property demolished & replaced by shops 1907.house at gasworks,  High StreetLocation
The gas office on the High Street. Included in Valuation Roll as part of the gas works. Demolished 1903/4 after the new gasworks were opened on the Tayport Road.Gas Office,  High StreetLocation
Two floors below the Clydesdale Bank, one used as a clubroom or hall, later a house; and one used as a van shed and storage for Young, grocer, in what is now 7 High St. All floors incorporated into one shop + stores c. 1934.downstairs property, 9,  High StreetLocation
Converted to lock-up garages prior to demolition.former house [3],  Granary LaneLocation
Converted to lock-up garages prior to demolition.former house [4],  Granary LaneLocation
Converted to lock-up garages prior to demolition.former house [5],  Granary LaneLocation
Converted to lock-up garages prior to demolition.former house [6],  Granary LaneLocation

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