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Location : 5  Tay Terrace

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= Property still standing

Notes:      upstairs

Other properties at the same location : 4 Kerr Street     

Using the information here, it is impossible to be certain who lived in each property or part of the building before 1912. Other properties involved : 1 Tay Terrace     3 Tay Terrace     7 Tay Terrace      One possible interpretation is given below.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.443533,-2.937494

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 East Queen Street   2 James Street   4 James Street   5 James Street   7 James Street   8 James Street   2 Kerr Street   3 Kerr Street   4 Kerr Street   5 Kerr Street   6 Kerr Street   7 Kerr Street   8 Kerr Street   9 Kerr Street   10 Kerr Street   11 Kerr Street   54 King Street   56 King Street   80 Tay Street   1 Tay Terrace   2 Tay Terrace   3 Tay Terrace   4 Tay Terrace   7 Tay Terrace  

 

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

3 Woodriffe Terrace1880s
7 Woodriffe Terrace1918
6 Woodriffe Terrace1927

 

 

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

Woodriffe Terrace

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 49 entries

SourceEntry 
1939-40 dirShearer, Mrs, 6 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1938-39 dirShearer, Mrs, 6 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1937-38 dirShearer, Mrs, 6 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1936-37 dirShearer, Mrs, 6 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1935-36 dirShearer, Mrs, 6 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1934-35 dirShearer, Mrs, 6 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1933-34 dirShearer, Mrs, 6 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1932-33 dirShearer, Mrs, 6 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1931-32 dirShearer, Mrs, 6 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1930-31 dirShearer, Mrs, 6 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1929-30 dirShearer, Mrs, 6 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1928-29 dirShearer, W. Cameron (insurance manager, Dundee), 6 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1928 Kelly dirShearer W. Cameron, 6 Woodriffe ter. E
1927-28 dirShearer, W. Cameron (insurance manager, Dundee), 6 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1926-27 dirShearer, W. Cameron (insurance inspector, Dundee), 6 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1925-26 dirShearer, Mrs B. D., 6 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1925-26 dirCameron, W. Shearer [sic] (insur. insptr., Dundee), Woodriffe ter., E. Newport
1923-24 dirShearer, Mrs B. D., 6 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1922-23 dirShearer, Mrs B. D., 6 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1920-21 dirShearer, Mrs B. D., 6 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1918-19 dirRollo, John, shipmaster, 7 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1918-19 dirShearer, Mrs B. D., 6 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1907-08 dirStewart, Mrs, Woodrifffe terrace
1906-07 dirStewart, Mrs, Woodriffe terrace
1905-06 dirStewart, Mrs, Woodriffe terrace
1904-05 dirStewart, Mrs, Woodriffe terrace
1902-03 dirCrockett, Alexander D., clerk, Woodriffe terrace. East Newport
1901-02 dirCrockett, Alexander D., clerk, Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1899-00 dirScroggie, Mrs, Woodriffe terrace. East Newport
1899 Slater dirScroggie Mrs. householder, Woodriffe ter. E [under Commercial]
1896 Slater dirScroggie Mrs. householder, Woodriffe ter. E [under Commercial]
1893-94 dirRollo, George (merchant, Dundee), Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1893 Slater dirRollo Mr. George, Woodriffe ter
1892-93 dirRollo, George (merchant, Dundee), Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1891-92 dirDuncan, David (clerk, Dundee), Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1891-92 dirRollo, George (merchant, Dundee), Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1890-91 dirDuncan, David (clerk, Dundee), Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1889-90 dirDuncan, David (clerk, Dundee), Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1889 Slater dirDuncan Mr David, Woodriffe ter., Newport, Fife
1888-89 dirDuncan, David (clerk, Dundee), Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1887-88 dirDuncan, David (clerk, Dundee), Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1886-87 dirDuncan, David (clerk, Dundee), Woodriffe terrace. East Newport
1886 Slater dirDuncan David, Woodriffe Ter. Kerr St
1885-86 dirDuncan, David (clerk, Dundee), Woodriffe terrace. East Newport
1884-85 dirScott, Wm. A. (carver and gilder, Dundee), Woodriffe villas, E. Newport
1882-83 dirScott, Wm. A. (carver and gilder, Dundee), 3 Woodriffe ter., E. Newport
1882 Slater dirScott Mr. William A., Woodriffe ter
1880-81 dirScott, Wm. A. (carver and gilder, Dundee), Woodriffe ter., E. Newport
1878-79 dirScott, William A. (carver and gilder, Dundee),Woodriffe ter., E. Newport

 

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1901 UninhabitedView household
1891 Duncan David View household
1881 Scott William A View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 22 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-68562House Mrs Isabella B Craig proprietor 63View details
1964-65562House Mrs Isabella B Craig proprietor 62View details
1961-621710House James D Craig proprietor 62View details
1957-58731House & Garden James D Craig proprietor 34-4-8View details
1952-53703House & Garden Tay-Kerr Investments Ltd per D & J Thomson & Currie, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Mrs Bella D Shearer 34-4-8View details
1947-48679House & Garden Tay-Kerr Investments Ltd per D & J Thomson & Currie, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Mrs Bella D Shearer 31-9-0View details
1942-43670House & Garden Trs of late Peter Reid, solicitor, Dundee per D & J Thomson & Currie, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Mrs Bella D Shearer 31-9-0View details
1937-38673House & Garden Trs of late Peter Reid, solicitor, Dundee per D & J Thomson, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Mrs Bella D Shearer 31-9-0View details
1932-33724House & Garden Trs of late Peter Reid, solicitor, Dundee per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Mrs Bella D Shearer 31-9-0View details
1927-28713House & Garden Trs of late Peter Reid, solicitor, Dundee per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Mrs Bella D Shearer 31-9-0View details
1922-23667House & Garden Trs of late Peter Reid, solicitor, Dundee per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Mrs Bella D Shearer same 31-8-10View details
1917-18644House & Garden Trs of late Peter Reid, solicitor, Dundee per David Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Mrs Bella D Shearer same 22View details
1912-13371House & Garden Trs of late Peter Reid, solicitor, Dundee per David Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Mrs Bella D Shearer same 22View details
1907-08352House & Garden Reid & Johnston, solicitors, Dundee per J & E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee empty 22View details
1903-04336House and Garden Messrs Reid & Johnston, solicitors, Dundee per J E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee empty 22View details
1900-01910House and Garden Messrs Reid & Johnston, solicitors, Dundee per J E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee empty 24View details
1896-97802House and Garden Messrs Reid & Johnston, solicitors, Dundee per J E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee Mrs Catherine Scroggie same 24View details
1893-94700House and Garden Messrs Reid & Johnston, solicitors, Dundee per J E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee George Rollo, insurance agent same 24View details
1889-90609House and Garden Messrs Reid & Johnston, solicitors, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, 13 Overgate, Dundee David Duncan, clerk same 24View details
1885-86576House and Garden Messrs Reid & Johnston solicitors Dundee David Duncan, clerk same 24View details
1881-82467House and Garden Messrs Reid & Johnston solicitors Dundee same William Scott carver & gilder 26View details
1878-79445House and Garden David Blyth, builder same William Scott, carver and gilder 30View details

 

 

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