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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.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.445481,-2.937299

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):   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  

 

1909-10 Finance Act - Valuation Office: Field Surveys

Reference no.      328 (no transcripts on this site)

 

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 83 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, Walter (merchant, Dundee), Myrtlebank, Tayport road
1928-29 dirRobertson, Charlotte (dressmaker, Dundee), Myrtlebank, Tayport road, East Newport[could have been either house]location 2
1927-28 MacDonald dirRobertson, W., Myrtlebank, E. N.
1927-28 dirRobertson, Charlotte (dressmaker, Dundee), Myrtlebank, Tayport road, East Newport[could have been either house]location 2
1927-28 dirRobertson, Walter (merchant, Dundee), Myrtlebank, Tayport road
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 (merchant, Dundee), Myrtlebank, Tayport road
1923-24 dirRobertson, Walter, jun. (jute merchant, Dundee), Myrtlebank, Tayport road, East Newport
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
1919-20 MacDonald dirFraser, Miss, Myrtle Bank
1918-19 MacDonald dirFraser, Miss, Myrtle Bank
1918-19 dirRobertson, Walter (merchant, Dundee), Myrtlebank, East Newport
1917-18 MacDonald dirFraser, Miss, Myrtle Bank
1916-17 MacDonald dirFraser, Miss, Myrtle Bank
1915-16 MacDonald dirFraser, John, Myrtle Bank
1915-16 dirRobertson, Walter (merchant, Dundee), Myrtlebank, East Newport
1915 Slater dirFraser Mrs. Myrtle bank, E
1914-15 MacDonald dirFraser, John, Myrtle Bank
1913-14 MacDonald dirFraser, John, Myrtle Bank
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 dirLloyd, Miss, teacher, Myrtlebank, Tayport road
1907-08 dirMeyer and Lloyd, Misses (teachers, Dundee), Tayport rd., East Newport
1907 Tayside AnnualMeyer, Miss, teacher, Myrtle Bank,
1907 Slater dirMeyer Miss, Myrtle bank, E
1906-07 MacDonald dirMayer, Miss, Myrtle Bank
1906-07 dirLloyd, Miss, teacher, Myrtlebank, Tayport road
1906-07 dirMeyer and Lloyd, Misses (teachers, Dundee), Tayport rd., East Newport
1905-06 dirMeyer and Lloyd, Misses (teachers, Dundee), Tayport rd., East Newport
1896-97 dirKeddie, Mrs Robert, Myrtlebank, Tayport road
1896 Slater dirKeddie, Agnes (Mrs.), householder, Myrtle bank, Ferry road. E [under Commercial]
1895-96 dirKeddie, Mrs Robert, Myrtlebank, Tayport road
1894-95 dirKiddie, Mrs Robert, Myrtlebank, Tayport road
1893-94 dirKiddie, Mrs Robert, Myrtlebank, East Newport
1893 Slater dirKeddie Mrs. Agnes, Myrtle Bank, E N
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 dirCalder, John F. (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
1884-85 dirAllison, Matthew (rope and sail maker, Dundee), Myrtlebank, E. 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
1882-83 dirAllison, Matthew (rope and sail maker, Dundee), Myrtlebank, E. Newport[could have been either house]location 2
1878 Slater dirReeves Fred. W., civil engineer, Tay bridge : Miscellaneous.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. Newportlocation 2
1869-70 dirLow, James (of James Low & Co., Dundee), Myrtlebank

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Female Voters Chapman, Mrs Helen Myrtlebank, Newport Tenant of House Myrtle Bank
1874 Voters Reeves, W F engineer

 

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 38 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1969-701606House Mrs D'Arcy Maria Sturrock per Sturrock Morrison & Gilruth, solicitors, Dundee proprietor 82View details
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
1940-41657House & 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
1935-36633House & 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
1930-31603House & Garden Walter Robertson, 40 Bracken Edge, Harehills Lane, Leeds empty 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
1915-16521House & Garden Mrs Mary P Jobson, Greenriver, Bonchester Bridge, Hawick 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
1905-06588House and Garden Mrs Mary P Jobson, The Green, Galashiels Miss Mayer, teacher same 27-10-0View details
1903-04579House and Garden Mrs Mary P Jobson, Hawthorn Bank, Galashiels empty 32View details
1901-021170House and Garden Mrs Mary P Jobson, Hawthorn Bank, Galashiels Mrs Helen Chapman same 32View details
1900-011153House and Garden Mrs Mary P Jobson, Hawthorn Bank, Galashiels Mrs Helen Chapman same 32View details
1899-001115House and Garden Mrs Mary P Jobson, Hawthorn Bank, Galashiels Mrs Helen Chapman same 32View details
1897-981053House and Garden Mrs Mary P Jobson, Hawthorn Bank, Galashiels Mrs Agnes Keddie same 34View details
1896-971020House and Garden Mrs Mary P Jobson, Hawthorn Bank, Galashiels Mrs Agnes Keddie same 34View details
1895-96975House and Garden Mrs Mary P Jobson, Sunnyside, Melrose Mrs Agnes Keddie same 34View details
1894-95928House and Garden Mrs Mary P Jobson, Newbury Farm, Ettrick, Selkirk Mrs Agnes Keddie same 34View details
1893-94902House and Garden Mrs Mary P Jobson, Sunnyside, Montrose Mrs Agnes Keddie same 34View details
1892-93881House and Garden Mrs Mary P Jobson, Sunnyside, Melrose Mrs Agnes Keddie same 30View details
1891-92860House and Garden Mrs Mary P Jobson Mrs Agnes Keddie same 30View details
1890-91815House and Garden Mrs Mary P Jobson Mrs Agnes Keddie same 30View 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
1864.02759loan repaidDundee Property & Investment Co grant disch of bond & disp £300 by Robert Tosh (21 Sep 1853) declaring 53 pol grnd, lot 3 of Craighead feuing plan, disburdened thereof (see v.6, 02187)27 Aug 186469
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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