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Location : 33  West Road

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= Property still standing

Notes:      upper, second from west

Other properties at the same location : 25 West Road     

 

Introduction

Of the block of 8 properties, the westmost two, 27 and 31, were built first, by Thomas Just, as early as 1820. The rest were built by Robert Just: the next two from the west, 25 and 33, were built by 1840; and the eastmost four, 23, 29, 21 and 19, were built last. The front wall of 19 is dated 1850.

 

Commentary

Robert Just owned 5 properties at The Terrace and 8 at Woodend. His listings in the Valuation Rolls are frequently mixed up and untangling them has proved a challenge. People did move between the properties, which adds to the difficulties. Some directory entries remain unanswered.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.434139,-2.951206

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):   1 Wellgate Street   2 Wellgate Street   3 Wellgate Street   5 Wellgate Street   7 Wellgate Street   9 Wellgate Street   19 West Road   21 West Road   23 West Road   25 West Road   27 West Road   29 West Road   31 West Road   35 West Road   37 West Road   48 West Road   50 West Road   52 West Road   54 West Road   56 West Road   58 West Road   part of Rose Cottage, West Road   part of 37, West Road  

 

1854 Ordnance Survey Name Book Entry    (originals at ScotlandsPlaces)     (more information on the O.S. Name Books page)

List of names to be corrected if necessaryOrthography, as recommended to be used in the new plansOther modes of spelling the nameAuthorities for these other modes of spelling when knownSituationDescriptive remarks or other general observations which may be considered of interestSource
WoodendWoodendWoodend; WoodendJohn Berry Esq. Tayfield; Mr. Smith, Factor, ChapelhouseOn the South side of the Village of Newport. A row of houses two stories high and in good repair, with gardens attached. Occupied by labouring people. Feued from John Berry Esq. of Tayfield.OS1/13/33/42

 

1909-10 Finance Act - Valuation Office: Field Surveys

Reference no.      444      448

 

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

Newburgh Road, West Newport1961

 

 

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

Woodend

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 29 entries

SourceEntry 
1954-55 dirTait, Charles, of Beat & Tait, Woodend, Newburgh road, West Newportlocation 2
1953-54 dirTait, Charles, of Beat & Tait, Woodend, Newburgh road, West Newportlocation 2
1952-53 dirTait, Charles, of Beat & Tait, Woodend, Newburgh road, West Newportlocation 2
1951-52 dirTait, Charles, of Beat & Tait, Woodend, Newburgh road, West Newportlocation 2
1950-51 dirTait, Charles, of Beat & Tait, Woodend, Newburgh road, West Newportlocation 2
1949-50 dirTait, Charles, of Beat & Tait, Woodend, Newburgh road, W. Newportlocation 2
1907 Tayside AnnualBetsworth, Edward, instructor, 'Mars', W. Newport.location 2
1904-05 dirBetsworth, E. C, admiralty instructor, 'Mars'; h. Woodendlocation 2
1903-04 dirBetsworth, E. C, admiralty instructor, 'Mars'; h. Woodendlocation 2
1902-03 dirBetsworth, E. C, admiralty instructor, 'Mars'; h. Woodendlocation 2
1901-02 dirBetsworth, E. C, admiralty instructor, 'Mars'; h. Woodendlocation 2
1900-01 dirBetsworth, E. C, admiralty instructor, 'Mars'; h. Woodendlocation 2
1899-00 dirBetsworth, E. C, admiralty instructor, 'Mars'; h. Woodendlocation 2
1898-99 dirBetsworth, E. C, admiralty instructor, 'Mars'; h. Woodendlocation 2
1897-98 dirBetsworth, E. C, admiralty instr., 'Mars' Training Ship; h. Woodendlocation 2
1896-97 dirBetsworth, E. C, admiralty instr., 'Mars' Training Ship; h. Woodendlocation 2
1895-96 dirBetsworth, E. C, admiralty instr., 'Mars' Training Ship; h. Woodendlocation 2
1894-95 dirBetsworth, E. C, admiralty instr., 'Mars' Training Ship; h Woodendlocation 2
1893-94 dirBetsworth, Edward C, instructor, 'Mars' Training Ship; h. Woodendlocation 2
1892-93 dirBetsworth, Edward C, instructor, 'Mars' Training Ship; h. Woodendlocation 2
1891-92 dirBetsworth, Edward C, instructor, 'Mars' Training Ship; h. Woodend, West Newportlocation 2
1890-91 dirBetsworth, Edward C, instructor, 'Mars' Training Ship; h. Woodend, West Newportlocation 2
1878-79 dirAnderson, Mrs B., Woodend, West Newport
1877 Worrall dirAnderson Mrs. E., West Newport
1876-77 dirAnderson, Mrs E., Woodend, West Newport
1869-70 dirDuff, Mrs L. W., West Newport
1867-68 dirDuff, Mrs Captain L. W., West Newport
1866 Fife dirInglis, Capt John, shipmaster, W Newport
1862 Fife dirInglis, Capt John, shipmaster, W Newport

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Male Voters Betsworth, Edward Instructor, "Mars" West Newport Tenant of House West Newport

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Betsworth Mary A
1901 Betsworth Edward Charles View household
1891 Betsworth Mercy View household
1881 Morris Christina View household
1871 Duff Isabella View household
1861 Grant Robert View household
1861 Lodger enumerated elsewhereView household
1861 Inglis Agnes View household
1851 UninhabitedView household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 45 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1969-702451House Annabella C & Jessie S Raitt proprietor 37View details
1967-681027House Annabella C & Jessie S Raitt proprietor 37View details
1964-651027House Annabella C & Jessie S Raitt proprietor 37View details
1961-622928House Annabella C & Jessie S Raitt proprietor 37View details
1957-581154House & garden Annabella C & Jessie S Raitt proprietor 18-19-0View details
1952-531120House & garden Robert Just, 26 St Mary Street, St Andrews Charles Tait 18-19-0View details
1947-481087House & garden Robert Just, 26 St Mary Street, St Andrews Charles Tait 18-19-0View details
1942-431067House & garden Mrs Jane Just, Rose Cottage Charles Tait 18-19-0View details
1940-411066House & garden Mrs Jane Just, Rose Cottage Charles Tait 18-19-0View details
1937-381087House & garden Mrs Jane Just, Rose Cottage Ellen Betsworth 17-3-0View details
1935-361051House & garden Mrs Jane Just, per Jane Just, Rose Cottage Helen Betsworth 17-3-0View details
1932-331007House & garden Reps of late Robert Just per Jane Just, Rose Cottage Helen Betsworth 17-3-0View details
1930-311004House & garden Reps of late Robert Just per Jane Just, Rose Cottage Helen Betsworth 17-3-0View details
1927-28994House & garden Reps of late Robert Just per Jane Just, Rose Cottage Helen Betsworth 17-3-0View details
1922-23948House & garden Reps of late Robert Just per Jane Just, Rose Cottage Helen Betsworth same 15-19-0View details
1917-18926House Robert Just, Rose Cottage Mrs Mercy A Betsworth same 12View details
1915-16919House Robert Just, West Newport Mrs Mercy A Betsworth same 12View details
1912-13764House Robert Just Mrs Mercy A Betsworth same 12View details
1910-11753House Robert Just Mrs Mercy A Betsworth same 12View details
1909-10749House Robert Just Mrs Mercy A Betsworth same 12View details
1907-08745House Robert Just, Rose Cottage Mrs Mercy A Betsworth same 12View details
1905-06728House Robert Just Edward Betsworth, instructor 'Mars' same 12View details
1903-04716House Robert Just Edward Betsworth, instructor 'Mars' same 12View details [Woodend - dir.]
1901-02516House Robert Just Edward Betsworth, instructor 'Mars' same 12View details
1900-01504House Robert Just Edward Betsworth, instructor 'Mars' same 12View details
1899-00474House Robert Just Edward Betsworth, instructor 'Mars' same 12View details
1897-98424House Robert Just Edward Betsworth, instructor 'Mars' same 12View details
1896-97401House Robert Just, retired joiner Edward Betsworth, instructor 'Mars' same 12View details
1895-96370House Robert Just Edward Betsworth, instructor 'Mars' same 12View details
1894-95337House Robert Just Edward Betsworth, instructor 'Mars' same 11View details
1893-94320House Robert Just, retired joiner Edward Betsworth, instructor 'Mars' same 11View details
1892-93309House Robert Just, retired joiner Edward Betsworth, instructor, Mars same 11View details
1891-92299House Robert Just, retired joiner Edward Betsworth, instructor, Mars same 11View details
1890-91272House Robert Just, retired joiner Edward Betsworth, instructor, Mars same 11View details
1889-90253House Robert Just, retired joiner George Johnston, joiner same 9View details
1885-86231House Robert Just, joiner Mrs John Morris same 8View details
1881-82138House Robert Just, joiner same Mrs Captain Morris 9View details
1878-79141House Robert Just, joiner same Mrs Anderson 10View details
1875-76142House Robert Just, joiner same Mrs Anderson 10View details
1871-72137House Robert Just, joiner Mrs Duff 10View details
1867-68140House Robert Just, joiner Mrs Duff 10View details
1865-66136House Robert Just, joiner said John Inglis John Inglis, shipmaster 8View details
1864-65128House Robert Just, joiner John Inglis, shipmaster 8View details
1860-61117House Robert Just, joiner Capt. John Inglis 8View details
1855-56177House and Garden Robert Just, joiner, Newport Robert Meldrum, 13 Reform St, Dundee said Robert Meldrum 8View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 88 Wellgate 3 houses & yards view plot details
Plot: 103 Wellgate eastmost, upper floor view plot details

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1865.00379loan by David CalmanDavid Calman gets bond & disp £400 by Robert Just over 2 storey ho & 3 other ouses & yds belonging thereto, pt of lands of Wellgate, disburdened19 Jun 186588, 89sasine extract
1865.00378James Wilson loan repaidCommiss Trs & Exec James Wilson grant disch of bond & disp £450 to said James Wilson (23 Nov 1858) by Robert Just, wright & declare 2 storey ho & 3 other ouses & yds belonging thereto, pt of lands of Wellgate, disburdened (v8, 02611)19 Jun 186588, 89
1864.02611loan transferred to TrsTrs James Wilson get not instr of their right to bond & disp £450 (Nov 1858) by Robert Just to James Wilson over 2-storey house & 3 other houses & yards part of Wellgate Park (see v7, 02038)30 May 186488, 89
1858.02038loan by James WilsonJames Wilson gets bond & disp £450 by Robert Just, wright Newport, over 2 story house & 3 other houses with yards belonging thereto, pt of lands of Wellgate29 Nov 185889, 88sasine extract

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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