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Location : 93  Tay Street

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Introduction

Link with the Tay Bridge: Albert Grothe & Frederick Reeves lived here. Thomas Bouch visited.

1910 Valuation Act ref. no. : 328

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.445481,-2.937299

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):   83 Tay Street   85 Tay Street   87 Tay Street   89 Tay Street   91 Tay Street   95 Tay Street   97 Tay Street   99 Tay Street   103 Tay 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)

Myrtle Bank
Myrtlebank

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 72 entries

SourceEntry 
1949-50 dirSturrock, G. B., Myrtlebank, East Tay street, East Newport; Secretary, [under Wormit Boating Club]location 2
1948-49 dirSturrock, G. B., Myrtlebank, East Tay street, East Newport; Secretary, [under Wormit Boating Club]location 2
1947-48 dirSturrock, Mrs J., Myrtlebank, East Tay street
1946-47 dirSturrock, Mrs J., Myrtlebank, East Tay street
1942-43 dirSturrock, J. Percy, Myrtlebank, East Tay street
1941-42 dirSturrock, J. Percy, Myrtlebank, East Tay street
1940-41 dirSturrock, J. Percy, Myrtlebank, East Tay street
1939-40 dirSturrock, J. Percy, Myrtlebank, Tay street
1938-39 dirSturrock, J. Percy, Myrtlebank, Tay street
1937-38 dirSturrock, J. Percy, Myrtlebank, Tay street
1936-37 dirSturrock, J. Percy, Myrtlebank, Tay street
1935-36 dirSturrock, J. Percy, Myrtlebank, Tay street
1934-35 dirSturrock, J. Percy, Myrtlebank, Tay street, East Newport
1931-32 MacDonald dirRobertson, W., Myrtlebank, E. N.
1930-31 MacDonald dirRobertson, W., Myrtlebank, E. N.
1929-30 MacDonald dirRobertson, W., Myrtlebank, E. N.
1929-30 dirRobertson, Walter (merchant, Dundee), Myrtlebank, Tayport road
1929-30 dirRobertson, Charlotte (dressmaker, Dundee), Myrtlebank, Tayport road, East Newport[could have been either house]location 2
1928-29 MacDonald dirRobertson, W., Myrtlebank, E. N.
1928-29 dirRobertson, Charlotte (dressmaker, Dundee), Myrtlebank, Tayport road, East Newport[could have been either house]location 2
1928-29 dirRobertson, Walter (merchant, Dundee), Myrtlebank, Tayport road
1927-28 MacDonald dirRobertson, W., Myrtlebank, E. N.
1927-28 dirRobertson, Walter (merchant, Dundee), Myrtlebank, Tayport road
1927-28 dirRobertson, Charlotte (dressmaker, Dundee), Myrtlebank, Tayport road, East Newport[could have been either house]location 2
1926-27 MacDonald dirRobertson, W., Myrtlebank, E. N.
1926-27 dirRobertson, Walter (merchant, Dundee), Myrtlebank, Tayport road
1925-26 MacDonald dirRobertson, W., Myrtlebank, E. N.
1925-26 dirRobertson, Walter (merchant, Dundee), Myrtlebank, Tayport road
1924-25 MacDonald dirRobertson, W., Myrtlebank. E. N.
1923-24 MacDonald dirRobertson, W., Myrtlebank, E. N.
1923-24 dirRobertson, Walter, jun. (jute merchant, Dundee), Myrtlebank, Tayport road, East Newport
1923-24 dirRobertson, Walter (merchant, Dundee), Myrtlebank, Tayport road
1922-23 dirRobertson, Walter (merchant, Dundee), Myrtlebank, Tayport road; East Newport
1922-23 dirRobertson, Walter, jun. (jute merchant, Dundee), Myrtlebank, Tayport road, East Newport
1921-22 MacDonald dirRobertson, W., Myrtlebank, E. N.
1920-21 dirRobertson, Walter (merchant, Dundee), Myrtlebank, East Newport
1918-19 dirRobertson, Walter (merchant, Dundee), Myrtlebank, East Newport
1915-16 dirRobertson, Walter (merchant, Dundee), Myrtlebank, East Newport
1913-14 dirFraser, John (picture frame maker, Dundee), Myrtlebank, E. Newport
1912-13 dirFraser, John (picture frame maker, Dundee), Myrtlebank, E. Newport
1908-09 dirLloyd, Miss, teacher, Myrtlebank, Tayport road
1908-09 dirMeyer and Lloyd, Misses (teachers, Dundee), Tayport rd., East Newport
1908 Tayside AnnualMeyer, Miss, teacher, Myrtle Bank,
1907-08 MacDonald dirMayer, Miss, Myrtle Bank
1907-08 dirMeyer and Lloyd, Misses (teachers, Dundee), Tayport rd., East Newport
1907-08 dirLloyd, Miss, teacher, Myrtlebank, Tayport road
1907 Tayside AnnualMeyer, Miss, teacher, Myrtle Bank,
1907 Slater dirMeyer Miss, Myrtle bank, E
1906-07 MacDonald dirMayer, Miss, Myrtle Bank
1906-07 dirMeyer and Lloyd, Misses (teachers, Dundee), Tayport rd., East Newport
1906-07 dirLloyd, Miss, teacher, Myrtlebank, Tayport road
1905-06 dirMeyer and Lloyd, Misses (teachers, Dundee), Tayport rd., East Newport
1896-97 dirKeddie, Mrs Robert, Myrtlebank, Tayport road
1895-96 dirKeddie, Mrs Robert, Myrtlebank, Tayport road
1894-95 dirKiddie, Mrs Robert, Myrtlebank, Tayport road
1893-94 dirKiddie, Mrs Robert, Myrtlebank, East Newport
1892-93 dirKiddie, Mrs Robert, Myrtlebank, East Newport
1889 Slater dirKiddie Mr Robert, Myrtle Bank, Tay st. Newport, Fife
1886-87 dirCalder, John F. (solicitor, Dundee), Myrtlebank, East Newport[could have been either house]location 2
1886 Slater dirCalder John F, Myrtle Bank, Tay St[could have been either house]location 2
1885-86 dirCalder, C. Campbell (solicitor, Dundee), Myrtlebank, East Newport[could have been either house]location 2
1885-86 dirAllison, Matthew (rope and sail maker, Dundee), Myrtlebank, E. Newport[could have been either house]location 2
1885-86 dirCalder, John F. (solicitor, Dundee), Myrtlebank, East Newport[could have been either house]location 2
1884-85 dirCalder, C. Campbell (solicitor, Dundee), Myrtlebank, East Newport[could have been either house]location 2
1884-85 dirCalder, John F. (solicitor, Dundee), Myrtlebank, East Newport[could have been either house]location 2
1884-85 dirAllison, Matthew (rope and sail maker, Dundee), Myrtlebank, E. Newport[could have been either house]location 2
1882-83 dirAllison, Matthew (rope and sail maker, Dundee), Myrtlebank, E. Newport[could have been either house]location 2
1878 Slater dirReeves Mr. Frederick W., Myrtle Bank Villa
1877 Worrall dirReeves Mr. Frederick W., Myrtlebank
1876-77 dirReeves, Frederick William, C.E., Taybridge Works ; h. Myrtlebank villa. East Newport
1874-75 dirReeves, Frederick Wm., C.E, Tay Bridge, Myrtlebank villa, E. Newport
1869-70 dirLow, James (of James Low & Co., Dundee), Myrtlebank

 

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Uninhabited
1901 Chapman Hannah M View household
1891 Keddie Agnes View household
1881 UninhabitedView household
1871 UnoccupiedView household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 24 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-68490House Mrs D'Arcy Maria Sturrock per Sturrock Morrison & Gilruth, solicitors, Dundee proprietor 82View details
1964-65490House Mrs D'Arcy Maria Sturrock per Sturrock Morrison & Gilruth, solicitors, Dundee proprietor 70View details
1961-621623House Mrs D'Arcy Maria Sturrock per Sturrock Morrison & Gilruth, solicitors, Dundee proprietor 70View details
1957-58716House & Garden Mrs D'Arcy Maria Sturrock per Sturrock Morrison & Gilruth, solicitors, Dundee proprietor 32-10-0View details
1952-53691House & Garden Mrs D'Arcy Maria Sturrock proprietor 32-10-0View details
1947-48666House & Garden Mrs D'Arcy Maria Sturrock proprietor 32-10-0View details
1942-43657House & Garden D'Arcy Maria wife of James P Sturrock said James P Sturrock 32-10-0View details
1937-38660House & Garden D'Arcy Maria wife of James P Sturrock said James P Sturrock 32-10-0View details
1932-33607House & Garden D'Arcy Maria wife of James P Sturrock said James P Sturrock 32-10-0View details
1927-28595House & Garden Walter Robertson proprietor 32-10-0View details
1922-23549House & Garden Walter Robertson proprietor 27-6-0View details
1917-18526House & Garden Mrs Mary P Jobson, St Keirans, Melrose Miss Isabella Fraser same 21View details
1912-13619House & Garden Mrs Mary P Jobson, Greenriver, Bonchester Bridge, Hawick John Fraser, retired same 21View details
1907-08599House & Garden Mrs Mary P Jobson, The Green, Galashiels Miss Charlotte Mayer, teacher same 27-10-0View details
1903-04579House and Garden Mrs Mary P Jobson, Hawthorn Bank, Galashiels empty 32View details
1900-011153House and Garden Mrs Mary P Jobson, Hawthorn Bank, Galashiels Mrs Helen Chapman same 32View details
1896-971020House and Garden Mrs Mary P Jobson, Hawthorn Bank, Galashiels Mrs Agnes Keddie same 34View details
1893-94902House and Garden Mrs Mary P Jobson, Sunnyside, Montrose Mrs Agnes Keddie same 34View details
1889-90787House and Garden Mrs Mary P Jobson Mrs Agnes Keddie same 30View details
1885-86750House and Garden Trs of late William Tosh, hotelkeeper, Auchtermuchty; Mrs Catherine Tosh wife of James S Young, manufacturer, Dundee; Mrs Agnes Tosh or Pirnie, widow, Greenock; per J & E Shepherd house factors, Dundee William Anderson, bricklayer same 30View details
1881-82632House and Garden Mrs Mary Tosh liferentrix same James Pirnie, shipmaster 36-10-0View details
1878-79602House and Garden Reps of late Robert Tosh, shipowner same James Pirnie, shipmaster 36-10-0View details
1875-76472House and Garden Robert Tosh, shipowner same Frederick William Reeves, engineer 36View details
1871-72422House and Garden Robert Tosh, shipowner James Low, draper Albert Grothe, engineer 33View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 69 Craighead lot 3 58 poles N side of turnpike view plot details

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1853.02187loan by Dundee Property & Investment CoDundee Property & Investment Co gets bond & disp £300 by Robert Tosh over 58 poles grnd lot 3 on plan of Craighead on N side of road Newport - Ferryport22 Sep 185369
1853.02042Eastern Bank to Robert ToshRobert Tosh seised 58 poles grnd Craighead on N of public road Newport to Ferryport on feu ch between him & Eastern Bank of Scotland1 Jul 185369, 67

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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