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Location : Harris Land [2],  West Road

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= Property demolished or site redeveloped

Notes:      Demolished.

Part of a block. Other parts: Harris Land [1]     Harris Land [3]     Harris Land [4]     Harris Land [5]     

Using the information here, it is impossible to be certain who lived in each property or part of the building before 1922. One possible interpretation is given below.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.435189, -2.949047

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):   2 Shepherds Road   4 Shepherds Road   (Harris Land [1], West Road)   6 West Road   7 West Road   8 West Road   11 West Road   10 West Road   9 West Road   (Just's Land [1], West Road)   (Just's Land [2], West Road)   (Just's Land [3], West Road)   (Just's Land [4], West Road)   (Just's Land [5], West Road)   (Graham Place [1], West Road)   (Graham Place [5], West Road)   (Graham Place [2], West Road)   (Graham Place [3], West Road)   (Graham Place [4], West Road)   (Graham Place [6], West Road)   (Graham Place [7], West Road)   (Fig Tree [1], West Road)   (Fig Tree [2], West Road)   part of 10, West Road   (Harris Land [3], West Road)   (Harris Land [4], West Road)   (Harris Land [5], West Road)   (Fig Tree [3], West Road)  

 

Information and Photographs on Other Sites (open in a new window)

this part of the property was below the left-most shop window and door     source: Twitter @postcard13

 

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

Newburgh Road

 

 

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

Harris Buildings
Harris Land [2]

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 29 entries

SourceEntry 
1936-37 dirDowie, David, carter, Harris' buildings, Newburgh road, West Newport
1935-36 dirDowie, David, carter, Harris' buildings, Newburgh road, West Newport
1934-35 dirDowie, David, carter, Harris' buildings, Newburgh road, West Newport
1933-34 dirDowie, David, carter, Harris' buildings, Newburgh road, West Newport
1932-33 dirDowie, David, carter, Harris' buildings, Newburgh road, West Newport
1931-32 dirDowie, David, carter, Harris' buildings, Newburgh road, West Newport
1930-31 dirDowie, David, carter, Harris' buildings, Newburgh road, West Newport
1926-27 dirNicol, Mrs, Harris buildings, Newburgh road, West Newport
1925-26 dirNicol, Mrs, Harris buildings, Newburgh road, West Newport
1923-24 dirNicol, Mrs, Harris buildings, Newburgh road, West Newport
1922-23 dirNicol, Mrs, Harris buildings, Newburgh road, West Newport
1920-21 dirRobertson, Mrs, Figtree terrace, West Newport
1920-21 dirNicol, Mrs, Harris buildings, West Newport
1918-19 dirRobertson, Mrs, Figtree terrace, West Newport
1918-19 dirNicol, Mrs, Harris buildings, West Newport
1915-16 dirMiddleton, John, gardener, Harris buildings, West Newport
1914-15 dirMiddleton, John, gardener, Harris buildings, West Newport
1913-14 dirMiddleton, John, gardener, Harris buildings, West Newport
1912-13 dirMiddleton, John, gardener, Harris buildings, West Newport
1907 Tayside AnnualReid, Robert, confectioner, West Newport.location 2
1903 Slater dirReid Robert, confectioner, Newburgh rd. W Newport (Commercial)location 2
1891-92 Lamburn dirHeggie, David, W N : Gardeners.
1890-91 dirHeggie, David, gardener, West Newport
1889-90 dirHeggie, David, gardener. West Newport
1888-89 dirHeggie, David, gardener, West Newport
1887-88 dirHeggie, David, gardener, West Newport
1886 Slater dirHeggie David, gardener, West Newport
1885-86 dirHeggie, David, gardener, West Newport
1885 Clark dirHeggie, David, West Newport : Gardeners.

 

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1891 McLaren David View household
1881 Brown William View household[possibly this house]
1871 Glen Alexander View household
1871 Harris Alexander View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 16 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1942-431007House Arthur B Harris per A & R Robertson & Black, solicitors, Blairgowrie empty (condemned) 0View details
1937-381024House Arthur B Harris per A & R Robertson & Black, solicitors, Blairgowrie empty (condemned) 0View details
1932-33942House Arthur B Harris per A & R Robertson & Black, solicitors, Blairgowrie D Dowie 7-16-0View details
1927-28929House Arthur B Harris per A & R Robertson & Black, solicitors, Blairgowrie D Dowie 7-16-0View details
1922-23882House Arthur B Harris per A & R Robertson & Black, solicitors, Blairgowrie Mrs Nicoll same 7-16-0View details
1917-18859House Arthur B Harris, Loreburn Park, Dumfries Mrs Agnes Robertson same 6View details
1912-13795House Arthur B Harris, Anniesfield, Dumfries John Middleton, gardener same 6View details
1907-08774House Arthur B Harris, Cromwell House, Dumfries Mrs Betsy D Band, confectioner same 5View details
1903-04745House Arthur B Harris, Cromwell House, Dumfries Robert Reid, confectioner same 5View details
1900-01533House Arthur B Harris, Dockpark House, Dumfries empty 5View details
1896-97431House Mrs Alexander Harris, Hutton Hall, Dumfries per Arthur B Harris, there Margaret Fisher same 5View details
1893-94347House Alexander Harris, mason David McLaren, fisher same 5-10-0View details
1889-90278House Alexander Harris, mason David Heggie, gardener same 5View details
1885-86254House Alexander Harris, mason David Heggie, gardener same 4-10-0View details
1881-82160House Alexander Harris, mason 4-10-0View details
1878-79163House Alexander Harris, mason same John Davidson, joiner 6-10-0View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 267 Broadhaugh W-most lot of 5 front lots part of garden view plot details

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1885.06462William Gall loan transferred to Euphemia James RobertsonAssig by judicial factor on trust estate of deceased William Gall, confectioner Overgate Dundee, to Euphemia James Robertson, Magdalen Yard Road Dundee, of bond (17 May 1875) £200 by Alexander Harris, mason over the W-most lot of 5 front lots … of Broadhaugh12 Nov 1885267
1883.03630real burdens due to Christina Baird / Harris & John Harris paid offDisch. by Christian Baird / Harris, widow of John Harris, disburd.
(1) real burden of £25 (27 Oct 1868) to them by Alexander Harris over lot of ground on N of t/p to Woodhaven, the W-most of 5 lots;
(2) real burden of £50 (13 Apr 1868) to them by Elizabeth Colville / Harris, wife of Thomas Harris, over 31' frontage lot of grnd on N of public road, : N by the river, & dw ho, shop, wash house & gable wall, … rights of entry …;
(3) real burden of £25 (23 Dec 1868) to them by William Harris over … middle of 5 lots …;
(4) real burden of £25 (16 Mar 1874, originally dated 18 Apr 1868) to them by Jane Harris over subjects now belonging to Robert Haarris, Sydney, New South Wales over the 2nd lot from the E of 5 lots ;
(5) real burden of £25 (18 Apr 1868) to them by George Harris, now deceased, & writ in favour of his brother James (6 May 1874) over E-most of 5 lots …
which 5 lots form the garden ground of Broadheughs …
26 Oct 1883267, 266, 265, 264, 263, 181
1875.04439loan by Trs William GallBond £200 & disp by Alexander Harris to Trs William Gall over … over lot of ground & ho, the W-most of 5 lots of ground, pt of Broadhaugh … see 1875.0435117 May 1875267
1875.04438Mitchell loan repaidDisch by Trs David Low Mitchell disburd. Bond (30 Oct 1868) for £150 by Alexander Harris over lot of ground & ho, the W-most of 5 lots of ground, pt of Broadhaugh ... see 1875.04351 …17 May 1875267
1875.04351David Low Mitchell loan to TrusteesNot Instr Trs David Low Mitchell of bond (30 Oct 1868) for £150 by Alexander Harris over lot of ground & ho, the W-most of 5 lots of ground, pt of Broadhaugh (as recorded 25 Sep 1867 as 2 houses & garden behind & on W of same) on extr gen trust disp …30 Apr 1875267
1868.03311loan by David Low MitchellDavid Low Mitchell gets bond & disp £150 by Alexander Harris, mason, over lot of ground & ho etc t/on, being part of 2 houses & garden ground behind at Broadhaughs on N side of road to Woodhaven30 Oct 1868267
1868.03304Christina Baird & John Harris to Alexander HarrisAlexander Harris, mason Newport, registers disp to himself by Christina Baird & John Harris, mason, her spouse, of lot of ground & ho etc t/on, part of 2 houses & garden ground behind at Broadhaughs on N side of road from Newport - Woodhaven, under burden of £25 being the purchase price27 Oct 1868181, 267

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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