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Location : 53  West Road

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Notes:      

Part of a divided property. Other parts: The Castle [2]     The Castle [3]     The Castle [4]     

Using the information here, it is impossible to be certain who lived in each property or part of the building before 1878. Other properties involved : 55 West Road     59 West Road      One possible interpretation is given below.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.433386,-2.953646

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 Castle Bank   3 Castle Bank   5 Castle Bank   2 Castle Brae   1 Riverside Lane   49 West Road   51 West Road   55 West Road   57 West Road   59 West Road   74 West Road   76 West Road   78 West Road   80 West Road   (Pluck-the-Crow [east], 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
Newport CastleNewport CastleNewport Castle; Newport CastleJohn Berry Esq. Tayfield; Mr. Smith, Factor, Chapelhouse.In the west end of the village of Newport.A small building two stories high [it is - deleted] built in a castelated form bearing date 1812 and is in good repair with a garden attached. Feued from John Berry Esq of Tayfield by the Revd. Thomas Just.OS1/13/33/39

 

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

The Castle     source: ScotlandsPlaces

 

1909-10 Finance Act - Valuation Office: Field Surveys

Reference no.      433

 

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)

Castle [1]
The Castle [1]
Yellow Castle [1]

 

 

Directory entries (before 1972)      There are 67 entries

SourceEntry 
1962 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road
1961 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road
1960 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road
1958-59 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road
1957-58 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road
1956-57 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road
1955-56 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1954-55 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1953-54 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1952-53 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1951-52 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1950-51 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1949-50 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1948-49 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1947-48 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1946-47 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1942-43 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1941-42 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1940-41 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1939-40 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1938-39 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1937-38 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1936-37 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1935-36 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1934-35 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1933-34 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1932-33 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1931-32 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1930-31 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1929-30 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1928-29 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1927-28 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1926-27 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1925-26 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1923-24 dirMacdonald, Mrs Collina, The Castle, Newburgh road, West Newport
1920-21 dirBisset, Robert, The Castle, Woodhaven road, West Newport
1918-19 dirBisset, Robert, The Castle, Woodhaven road, West Newport
1915-16 dirBisset, Robert, The Castle, Woodhaven road, West Newport
1914-15 dirBisset, Robert, The Castle, Woodhaven road, West Newport
1913-14 dirBisset, Robert, The Castle, West Newport
1912-13 dirBisset, Robert, The Castle, West Newport
1911-12 dirBisset, Robert, The Castle, West Newport
1910-11 dirBisset, Robert, The Castle, West Newport
1909-10 dirBisset, Robert, The Castle, West Newport
1908-09 dirBisset, Robert, The Castle, West Newport
1908 Tayside AnnualBissett, Robert, engine-driver, The Castle, W.
1907-08 dirBisset, Robert, The Castle, West Newport
1907 Tayside AnnualBissett, Robert, engine-driver, The Castle, W.
1906-07 dirBisset, Robert, The Castle, West Newport
1905-06 dirBisset, Mrs, The Castle, West Newport
1904-05 dirBisset, Mrs, The Castle, West Newport
1903-04 dirBisset, Mrs, The Castle, West Newport
1902-03 dirBisset, Mrs, The Castle, West Newport
1901-02 dirBisset, Mrs, The Castle, West Newport
1900-01 dirBisset, Mrs, The Castle, West Newport
1899-00 dirBisset, Mrs, The Castle, West Newport
1898-99 dirBisset, Mrs, The Castle, West Newport
1897-98 dirBisset, Mrs, The Castle, West Newport
1896-97 dirBisset, Peter, joiner, The Castle, West Newport
1895-96 dirBisset, Peter, joiner. The Castle, West Newport
1894-95 dirBisset, Peter, joiner. The Castle, West Newport
1893-94 dirBisset, Peter, joiner, The Castle, West Newport
1892-93 dirBisset, Peter, joiner, The Castle, West Newport
1878-79 dirCameron, Duncan, mason, Forgan ; h. Newport
1877 Worrall dirCameron Duncan, The Castle, W. : Builders.
1876-77 dirCameron, Duncan, mason, Castle, West Newport
1874-75 dirCameron, Duncan, mason, Castle, West Newport

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Male Voters Bisset, Robert Engineer The Castle, West Newport Tenant of House West Newport

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Bisset Robert
1901 Bisset Isabella View household
1891 Byset Peter View household
1881 Watson Thomas View household
1871 Hunter Christina View household
1861 Jack Elizabeth View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 49 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1971-72246000House Mrs Martha L Fullerton, 57 West Rd Alexander Mackie 15View details
1969-702460House Leonard Fullerton proprietor; Alexander Mackie (IO) 11View details
1967-681035House Leonard Fullerton proprietor; Alexander Mackie (IO) 11View details
1964-651035House Leonard Fullerton empty 13View details
1961-623009House Constance A & Edith M Forbes per Thomas R McDougall, 94 Commercial St, Dundee Mrs Collina McDonald 13View details
1958-591187House Constance A & Edith M Forbes per Thomas R McDougall, 94 Commercial St, Dundee Mrs Collina McDonald 7-2-10View details
1957-581165House Constance A & Edith M Forbes per Thomas R McDougall, 94 Commercial St, Dundee Mrs Collina McDonald 7-2-10View details
1952-531132House Constance A & Edith M Forbes per Thomas R McDougall, 94 Commercial St, Dundee Mrs Collina McDonald 7-2-10View details
1947-481098House Constance A & Edith M Forbes, Lydbrook, Cupar Road per Anderson Gardner Hepburn & Co, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Collina McDonald 7-2-10View details
1942-431078House George Just, Johannesburg, S Africa per Thomas R McDougall, 94 Commercial St, Dundee Mrs Collina McDonald 7-2-10View details
1940-411077House George Just, Johannesburg, S Africa per Thomas R McDougall, 94 Commercial St, Dundee Mrs Collina McDonald 7-2-10View details
1937-381098House George Just, Johannesburg, S Africa per Thomas R McDougall, 9 Tally St, Dundee Mrs Collina McDonald 7-2-10View details
1935-361062House George Just, Johannesburg, S Africa per Thomas R McDougall, 94 Commercial St, Dundee Collina McDonald 7-2-10View details
1932-331017House George Just, Johannesburg, S Africa per Thomas R McDougall, 9 Tally St, Dundee Collina McDonald 7-2-10View details
1930-311014House George Just, Johannesburg, S Africa per Thomas R McDougall, 9 Tally St, Dundee Collina McDonald 7-2-10View details
1927-281004House George Just, Johannesburg, S Africa per Thomas R McDougall, 9 Tally St, Dundee Collina McDonald 7-2-10View details
1925-26984House George Just, Johannesburg, S Africa per Thomas R McDougall, 9 Tally St, Dundee Collina McDonald same 7-2-10View details
1922-23958House George Just, Johannesburg, S Africa per John Rattray & Sons, 50 Barrack St, Dundee Collina McDonald same 7-2-10View details
1920-21937House George Just, Johannesburg, S Africa per John Rattray & Sons, 50 Barrack St, Dundee Robert Bisset, engine driver same 5View details
1917-18936House George Just, Johannesburg, S Africa per John Rattray & Sons, 50 Barrack St, Dundee Robert Bisset, engine driver same 5View details
1915-16929House George Just, Johannesburg, S Africa per John Rattray & Sons, 50 Barrack St, Dundee Robert Bisset, engine driver same 5View details
1912-13743House Mrs Catherine R Just or Gibson wife of James B G Gibson, architect, 47 Park Rd, West Dulwich, London SW, and George Just, Johannesberg, S Africa per Jn. Rattray & Sons, 50 Barrack St, Dundee Robert Bisset, engine driver same 5View details
1910-11732House Mrs Catherine R Just or Gibson wife of James B G Gibson, architect, 47 Park Rd, West Dulwich, London SW, and George Just, Johannesberg, S Africa per Jn. Rattray, 50 Barrack St, Dundee Robert Bisset, engine driver same 5View details
1909-10728House Mrs Catherine R Just or Gibson wife of James B G Gibson, architect, 47 Park Rd, West Dulwich, London SW, and George Just, Johannesberg, S Africa per Jn. Rattray, 50 Barrack St, Dundee Robert Bisset, engine driver same 5View details
1907-08724House Mrs Catherine R Just or Gibson wife of James B G Gibson, architect, 47 Park Rd, West Dulwich, London SW, and George Just, Johannesberg, S Africa per Jn. Rattray & Sons, 50 Barrack St, Dundee Robert Bisset, engine driver same 5View details
1905-06708House Mrs Catherine R Just or Gibson wife of James B G Gibson, architect, 47 Park Rd, W Dulwich, London SW & George Just, Johannesberg, S Africa per John Rattray, 50 Barrack St, Dundee Robert Bisset, engine driver same 5View details
1903-04696House Mrs Catherine R Just or Gibson wife of James B G Gibson, architect, 47 Park Rd, W Dulwich, London SW & George Just, Johannesberg, S Africa per John Rattray, 50 Barrack St, Dundee Robert Bisset, engine driver same 5View details
1901-02496House Mrs Catherine R Just or Gibson wife of James B G Gibson, architect, 47 Park Rd, W Dulwich, London SW & George Just, Johannesberg, S Africa per John Rattray, 50 Barrack St, Dundee Robert Bisset, engine driver same 5View details
1900-01483House Mrs Catherine R Just or Gibson wife of James B G Gibson, architect, 47 Park Rd, W Dulwich, London SW & George Just, Johannesberg, S Africa per John Rattray, 51 South Tay St, Dundee Robert Bisset, engine driver same 5View details
1899-00453House Mrs Catherine R Just or Gibson wife of James B G Gibson, architect, 47 Park Rd, W Dulwich, London SW & George Just, Johannesberg, S Africa per John Rattray, 51 South Tay St, Dundee Peter Bisset, joiner same 5View details
1897-98403House Mrs Catherine R Just or Gibson wife of James B G Gibson, architect, 47 Park Rd, W Dulwich, London SW & George Just, Johannesberg, S Africa per John Rattray, 51 South Tay St, Dundee Peter Bisset, joiner same 5View details
1896-97380House Mrs Catherine R Just or Gibson wife of James B G Gibson, architect, 47 Park Rd, W Dulwich, London SW & George Just, Johannesberg, S Africa per John Rattray, 51 South Tay St, Dundee Peter Bisset, joiner same 5View details
1895-96351House Mrs Catherine R Just or Gibson wife of James B G Gibson, architect, 47 Park Rd, W Dulwich, London SW & George Just, Johannesberg, S Africa per Jn Rattray, 51 S Tay St, Dundee Peter Bisset, joiner same 5View details
1894-95318House Mrs Catherine R Just or Gibson wife of James B G Gibson, architect, 47 Park Rd, W Dulwich, London SW & George Just, Johannesberg, S Africa per Miss Louisa Just, Laura Pl, Newport Peter Bisset, joiner same 5View details
1893-94301House Mrs Catherine R Just or Gibson wife of James B G Gibson, architect, 47 Park Rd, W Dulwich, London SW & George Just, Johannesberg, S Africa per Miss Louisa Just, Laura Pl, Newport Peter Bisset, joiner same 5View details
1892-93289House Mrs Catherine R Just or Gibson wife of James B G Gibson, architect, 47 Park Rd, West Dulwich, London SW per Miss Louisa Just, Laura Place, Newport Peter Bisset, joiner same 5View details
1891-92279House Mrs Catherine R Just or Gibson wife of James B G Gibson, architect, 26 Foulser Rd, Tooting, London SW per Miss Louisa Just, Laura Place, Newport Peter Bisset, joiner same 4-15-0View details
1890-91252House Miss Catherine R Just, Laura Place, W Newport Peter Bisset, joiner same 4-15-0View details
1889-90233House Miss Catherine R Just, Laura Place, W Newport Peter Bisset, joiner same 4-15-0View details
1885-86204House Trustees of late Rev. Thomas Just per David Brand Esq, bank accountant Thomas Watson, labourer same 4-15-0View details [Castle]
1881-82110House Trustees of late Rev. Thomas Just per David Brand Esq, bank accountant same Thomas Watson, labourer 4-15-0View details [Castle]
1878-79113House Trustees of late Rev. Thomas Just same Thomas Watson, labourer 5View details [Castle]
1875-76114House Trustees of late Rev. Thomas Just same Mrs Duncan Cameron 4View details [Castle]
1871-72108House Rev Thomas Just, Kelvedon, Essex Miss Christian Hunter 4View details [Castle]
1867-6898House Rev. Thomas Just, Charmouth, Dorset David Hunter, labourer 4View details [Castle]
1865-66107Houses and Gardens under £4 Rev. Thomas Just 9-17-0View details [at least 3 - Castle]
1864-65100Houses and Gardens under £4 Rev. Thomas Just 11View details [at least 3 - Castle etc]
1860-6195Castle houses etc Rev Thomas Just - 11-17-0View details [Castle - several]
1855-5694House Rev. Thomas Just, Newport Mrs Henderson said Mrs Henderson 5View details [Castle ?]

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 87 Wellgate square piece of ground & house bounded N by King's highway; W by Kirk Road The Castle: 53, 55, 57, 59 West Road view plot details

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1888.03495Trs Rev T Just to George Just jun & Catherine Rose JustDisp by surviving Tr deceased Rev Thomas Just ... to George Just jun, merchant, Kimberley, South Africa & Catherine Rose Just spinster, Laura Place, West Newport equally of sq pce grnd & ho t/on, : W by the Kirk Road, : N by King's Highway, pt of Wellgate Park [now includes 'garden connected']23 May 188887sasine extract
1888.03479Ritchie Coupar loan repaidDisch by Trs … Margaret Bathie Ritchie / Coupar & James Lonie Coupar LRCPS Edin, disburd. bond (16 May 1885) £150 by Trs deceased Rev Thomas Just over square pce grnd & ho t/on, : W by Kirk Road, : N by King's highway, pt of Wellgate Park in lands of Inverdovat21 May 188887
1885.05839loan by Margaret Bathie Ritchie / Coupar, exec of James Lonie CouparBond £150 & disp security by Trs deceased Rev Thomas Just to Trs under disp by Margaret Bathie Ritchie / Coupar executrix of James Lonie Coupar LRCP & S Edin, 9 King St, Dundee of square pce grnd & ho t/on, : W by Kirk Road, : N by King's highway, pt of Wellgate Park in lands of Inverdovat188587
1885.05838James Robertson to Rev Thomas JustDisp by James Robertson feuar Stonehaven to Trs deceased Rev Thomas Just of square pce grnd & ho t/on, : W by Kirk Road, : N by King's highway, pt of Wellgate Park in lands of Inverdovat16 May 188587
1885.05712Trs D Gardiner to James RobertsonDisp by Trs deceased David Gardiner, cooper, West Port, Dundee consent Trs deceased Rev Thomas Just … to James Robertson, feuar, Stonehaven of square pce grnd & ho t/on, : W by Kirk Road, : N by King's highway, pt of Wellgate Park ... 11 Sep 187522 Apr 188587
1875.04811David Gardiner to TrsNot Instr Trs deceased David Gardiner, cooper at West Port, Dundee thereafter residing there of square pce grnd & ho t/on, : W by Kirk Road, : N by highway, pt of Wellgate Park21 Aug 187587
1874.03978Rev Thomas Just to David GardinerDisp by Rev Thomas Just residing Newport to David Gardiner formerly cooper, West Port Dundee now residing there of square pce grnd & ho t/on, : W by Kirk Road, : N by highway, pt of Wellgate Park24 Dec 187487
1846.00299Trs Thomas Hutchison to Rev Thomas JustRev Thomas Just residing Tayside, Newport, seised sq pce grnd & ho t/on, pt of Wellgate Park in Inverdovat on disp by Tr Thomas Hutchison, May 184521 Aug 184687
1843.01326Shaw loan transferred to Thomas HutchisonTrs Thomas Hutchison seised square pce grnd & ho t/on pt of Wellgate Park in lands of Inverdovat in security of £230 in bond & disp by George Just & Isabella Walker, Thomas Just sen feuar Newport, Robert Just wright Newport & George Just jun mason Newport to Margaret Reid & spouse Walter Shaw, Aug 1842 - on disp & assig by them Nov 1843 (see 780)30 Dec 184387
1842.00780loan by Walter Shaw & Margaret Reid / ShawMargaret Reid & spouse Walter Shaw seised a square pce grnd & ho t/on pt of Wellgate Park in lands of Inverdovatin security £230 on bond & disp by George Just, mason, Tayside & spouse Isabella Walker, Thomas Just sen, feuar, Newport, Robert Just, wright there, & George Just jun, wright there3 Oct 184287
1825.02413George Just to Isabella Walker / JustIsabella Walker formerly at St Fort now spouse of George Just, builder & contractor, Tayside near Woodhaven seised in liferent - square pce grnd & ho t/on pt of Wellgate Park in lands of Inverdovat; a portion of land formerly of the estate of Inverdovat on E side of Causeyhead & Inverdovat called the Holes or Justfield; & 2 rigs or buts of land of Causeyhead & piece of grnd given off in lieu of servitude and now enclosed & joined to said lands & teinds - on post nupt mar con between them, 26 Nov 18245 May 1825166, 87sasine extract
1814.10026loan by George JohnstonGeorge Johnston, farmer, Little Inch, Balmerino seised 22 Dec 1813 square pce grnd & ho t/on pt of Wellgate Park in lands of Inverdovat -in security of £120 on bond & disp by George Just, mason, Tayside by Woodhaven, 10 Dec 181321 Jan 181487
1813.09912Thomas Just to George JustGeorge Just, mason, Tayside by Woodhaven, seised 18 Sep 1813 square pce grnd & ho t/on pt of Wellgate Park in lands of Inverdovat - on disp by Thomas Just of Justfield, Fife, his father, 10 Apr 1812.23 Sep 181387, 161

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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