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Location : 2  William Street

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Notes:      upstairs

Other properties at the same location : 4 William Street     

Using the information here, it is impossible to be certain who lived in each property or part of the building before 1875. Other properties involved : 4 William Street      One possible interpretation is given below.

1910 Valuation Act ref. no. : 50

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.440627,-2.939871

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):   21 Cupar Road   23 Cupar Road   25 Cupar Road   27 Cupar Road   29 Cupar Road   31 Cupar Road   Rio Cinema, St Marys Lane   1 St Marys Lane   3 St Marys Lane   1 Union Street   2 Union Street   3 Union Street   4 Union Street   5 Union Street   (formerly 6, Union Street)   7 Union Street   9 Union Street   11 Union Street   store for shop, Union Street   (store, formerly 1, William Street)   St Fillans Church Hall, William Street   St Fillans Church Hall (pt), William Street   4 William Street   6 William Street   8 William Street   10 William Street   (Matthewson's Land [1], William Street)   (Matthewson's Land [2], William Street)   (Matthewson's Land [3], William Street)   (Matthewson's Land [4], William Street)   (Matthewson's Land [5], William Street)   (Matthewson's Land [6], William Street)   (Matthewson's Land [7], William Street)   (Matthewson's Land [8], William Street)   (stable, Matthewson's Land, William Street)   (stable & store, Matthewson's Land, William Street)   outbuilding behind 12 Tay Street, William Street  

 

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)

Bruce Cottage
Bruce Lodge

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 87 entries

SourceEntry 
1969 dirWallace, Frederick, 2 William Street
1968 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, 2 William Street
1967 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, 2 William street
1966 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, 2 William street
1965 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, 2 William street
1964 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, Bruce lodge, William street
1963 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, Bruce lodge, William street
1962 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, Bruce lodge, William street
1961 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, Bruce lodge, William street
1960 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, Bruce lodge, William street
1958-59 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, Bruce lodge, William street
1957-58 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, Bruce lodge, William street
1956-57 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, Bruce lodge, William street
1955-56 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, Bruce lodge, William st., East Newport
1954-55 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, Bruce lodge, William st., East Newport
1953-54 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, Bruce lodge, William st., East Newport
1952-53 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, Bruce lodge, William st., East Newport
1951-52 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, Bruce lodge, William st., East Newport
1950-51 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, Bruce Lodge, William st., East Newport
1949-50 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, Bruce Lodge, William street, East Newport
1948-49 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, Bruce Lodge, William street, East Newport
1947-48 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, Bruce Lodge, William street, East Newport
1946-47 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, Bruce Lodge, William street, East Newport
1942-43 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, Bruce Lodge, William street, East Newport
1941-42 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, Bruce Lodge, William street, East Newport
1940-41 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, Bruce Lodge, William street, East Newport
1939-40 dirWallace, Frederick, of Wallace Brothers, Bruce Lodge, William street, East Newport
1937-38 dirBell, Mrs D. H., Bruce lodge, William street
1936-37 dirBell, Mrs D. H., Bruce lodge, William street
1935-36 dirBell, Mrs D. H., Bruce lodge, William street
1934-35 dirBell, Mrs D. H., Bruce lodge, William street, East Newport
1933-34 dirBell, Mrs D. H., Bruce lodge, William street, East Newport
1932-33 dirBell, Mrs D. H., Bruce lodge, William street, East Newport
1931-32 dirBell, Mrs D. H., Bruce lodge, William street, East Newport
1930-31 dirBell, Mrs D. H., Bruce lodge, William street, East Newport
1929-30 dirBell, Mrs D. H., Bruce lodge, William street, East Newport
1928-29 dirBell, Mrs D. H., Bruce lodge, William street, East Newport
1928 Kelly dirBell Mrs. Bruce lodge, E
1927-28 dirBell, Mrs D. H., Bruce lodge, William street, East Newport
1926-27 dirBell, Mrs D. H., Bruce lodge, William street, East Newport
1925-26 dirBell, Mrs T. H., Bruce cottage, William street, East Newport
1923-24 dirBell, Mrs T. H., Bruce cottage, William street, East Newport
1922-23 dirRobertson, Miss, William street, East Newport
1920-21 dirRobertson, Miss, William street, East Newport
1918-19 dirRobertson, Miss, William street, East Newport
1915-16 dirRobertson, Miss, William street, East Newport
1914-15 dirRobertson, Miss, William street, East Newport
1913-14 dirRobertson, Miss, William street, East Newport
1912-13 dirRobertson, Miss, dressmaker, William street
1911-12 dirRobertson, Miss, dressmaker, William street
1910-11 dirRobertson, Miss, dressmaker, William street
1909-10 dirRobertson, Miss, dressmaker, William street
1908-09 dirRobertson, Miss, dressmaker, William street
1908 Tayside AnnualRobertson, Miss, William Street.
1907-08 dirRobertson, Miss, dressmaker, William street
1907 Tayside AnnualRobertson, Miss, William Street.
1906-07 dirRobertson, Miss, dressmaker, William street
1905-06 dirRobertson, Miss, dressmaker, William street
1904-05 dirRobertson, Miss, dressmaker, William street
1903-04 dirRobertson, Miss, dressmaker, William street
1902-03 dirRobertson, Miss, dressmaker, William street
1901-02 dirRobertson, Miss, dressmaker, William street
1900-01 dirRobertson, Mrs, William street
1900-01 dirRobertson, Miss, dressmaker, William street
1899-00 dirRobertson, Miss, dressmaker, William street
1899-00 dirRobertson, Mrs, William street
1898-99 dirRobertson, Miss, dressmaker, William street
1898-99 dirRobertson, Mrs, William street
1897-98 dirRobertson, Miss, dressmaker, Bruce lodge, William street
1897-98 dirRobertson, Mrs, Bruce lodge, William street
1896-97 dirRobertson, Mrs, Bruce lodge, William street
1896-97 dirRobertson, Miss, dressmaker, Bruce lodge, William street
1895-96 dirRobertson, Mrs, Bruce lodge, William street
1895-96 dirRobertson, Miss, dressmaker, Bruce lodge, William street
1894-95 dirRobertson, Mrs, Bruce lodge, William street
1894-95 dirRobertson, Miss, dressmaker, Bruce lodge, William street
1893-94 dirRobertson, Mrs, Bruce lodge, William street
1893-94 dirRobertson, Miss, dressmaker, Bruce lodge, William street
1892-93 dirRobertson, Mrs, Bruce lodge, William street
1892-93 dirRobertson, Miss, dressmaker, Bruce lodge, William street
1882 Slater dirBain Mrs. Christina, William st
1880-81 dirBain, William, clerk, William street. East Newport
1880-81 dirBain, Mrs, William street, East Newport
1878-79 dirBain, Mrs, William street
1878 Slater dirBain Mrs. M., William st
1877 Worrall dirBain Mrs. Andrew, William st
1871-72 dirNetherwood, James W., professor of music, William St., E. Newport

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Female Voters Robertson, Mrs Ann Air or William Street, Newport Tenant of House William Street

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Robertson Isabella
1901 Robertson Isabella View household
1891 Robertson Ann A View household
1881 Bain Christina View household
1871 Ramsden Marion View household
1871 Anderson Eliza C View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 29 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-68681House Mrs James Cameron & Mrs Helen Currie per D & J Thomson & Currie, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Frederick Wallace 38View details
1964-65681House Mrs James Cameron & Mrs Helen Currie per D & J Thomson & Currie, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Frederick Wallace 42View details
1961-622002House Mrs James Cameron & Mrs Helen Currie per D & J Thomson & Currie, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Frederick Wallace 42View details
1957-58831House Trs of late James Thomson, Dundee per D & J Thomson & Currie, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Frederick Wallace 25View details
1952-53805House Trs of late James Thomson, Dundee per D & J Thomson & Currie, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Frederick Wallace 25View details
1947-48778House James Thomson, house factor, Dundee per D & J Thomson & Currie, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Frederick Wallace 25View details
1942-43765House James Thomson, house factor, Dundee per D & J Thomson & Currie, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Frederick Wallace 25View details
1937-38773House James Thomson, house factor, Dundee per D & J Thomson, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Mrs Jemima Bell 25View details
1932-33712House Alexander J Robertson's Trust per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Mrs Jemima Bell 25View details
1927-28701House Alexander J Robertson's Trust per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Mrs Jemima Bell 25View details
1922-23654House Alexander J Robertson's Trust per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Mary Robertson same 18View details
1917-18631House Alexander James Robertson, 3 Robert Street, Newport Miss Robertson same 18View details
1912-13258House Alexander James Robertson, 3 Robert Street, Newport Miss Robertson same 18View details
1907-08247House Alexander James Robertson, 3 Robert Street, Newport Miss Robertson same 18View details
1903-04233House Alexander James Robertson, 3 Robert Street, Newport Miss Robertson same 18View details
1900-011064House Alex. James Robertson, wine merchant, Royal Bar, Newport per I B Murray, 5 North Lindsay St, Dundee Mrs Ann Air or Robertson same 18View details
1896-97944House Mrs Mary B Mathewson per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Ann Air or Robertson same 18View details
1893-94885House Mrs Mary Mathewson, Myrtle Tce. per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Ann Air or Robertson same 18View details
1891-92843House Mrs Mary Mathewson, Myrtle Tce. Mrs Ann Air or Robertson same 18View details
1890-91792House Mrs Mary Mathewson, Myrtle Tce. Mrs Ann Air or Robertson same 18View details
1889-90764House Mrs Mary Mathewson, Myrtle Tce. Mrs Ann Air or Robertson same 19View details
1885-86729House Mrs Mary Mathewson, Myrtle Tce. Mrs Ann Air or Robertson same 19View details
1881-82611House Mrs Mary Mathewson same Mrs Andrew Bain 19View details
1878-79580House Mrs Mary Mathewson, wife of John Mathewson same Mrs Bain 19View details
1875-76455House Mrs Mary Matthewson same Mrs Bain 18View details
1871-72407House and Garden Mrs Mary Matthewson J M Netherwood, musician 18View details
1867-68245House John Puller John Ferguson, schoolmaster 15View details
1865-66209House James Brown, joiner said John Ferguson John Ferguson, schoolmaster 15View details
1864-65198House James Brown, joiner Said James Brown 15View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 284 St Phillans lot 16 22 pol 12 yd view plot details

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1863.02082apportionment of feu dutues by Church of ScotlandTrs General Assembly of Church of Scotland grant deed of appointment of trust declaring the following plots - plots 34th - 45th described in disp (11 Nov 1862) - held in trust by them inter alia for payment of the annual sum of £80 to minister of church & parish of St Lukes (see 01395)21 Sep 1863247, 256, 278, 285, 286, 284, 72, 204, 207, 290
1862.01395Tayfield to Church of Scotland (feu duties, rents) [1-21 Marytown, 22-23 south of Marytown, 24 Craighead, 25-43 St Phillans]Trs General Assembly of Church of Scotland regist disp to themselves by John Berry, Tayfield of the following lands & others, pts of lands of Inverdovat, Craighead & Causewayhead, viz (1) 3 cottages in village of Marytown (now Easter Newport); pce grnd with the 2 cottages t/on on E side of E-most of said 3 cottages; self-contained cottage with attics & garden grnd; 19 falls 5 yd (22 pol 29 yd) grnd with the 2 cottages t/on on S side of road Newport - Ferryport, being all pts of subjects described in the title deeds as 2 roods 4 falls 24 ells grnd pt of lands of Seacraig etc and therein descr as marked no. 1 & no. 2 on a plan; [lot 3 not mentioned]; (2) 42 falls 17 ells (1 rood 13 pol 12 yd) grnd no. 4 on said plan & erections t/on; (3) 52 falls 10 ells grnd no.5 on said plan & ho etc t/on; (4) 52 falls 10 ells (1 rood 25 pol 28 yd) grnd no. 6on said plan & ho etc t/on; (5) 41 falls 31 ells grnd no. 7 on said plan; (6) 2 pces grnd extending to 1 rood 30 falls 34 ells nos. 8 & 9 on said plan & houses t/on; (7) E-most half with the houses etc t/on, and W-most half of 2 pces grnd 80 falls 29 ells no. 10 & 11 on said plan; (8) 29 falls 22 ells grnd lot no. 12 on plan; (9) 35 falls and (10) 35 falls grnd nos. 13 & 14 on plan; (11) 40 falls 4 ells grnd no. 15 on plan & bldgs t/on; (12) 40 falls 4 ells grnd no. 16 on certified copy of said plan; [lot 17 missing]; (13) 40 falls 4 ells grnd no. 18 on plan; (14) 35 falls (41 pol 4 yd) grnd no. 19 on certified copy of plan & ho etc t/on; (15) 49 falls 14 ells grnd no. 20 on plan & houses etc t/on; (16) 40 falls 4 ells grnd lot 21 on cert. copy of plan; (17-20) 4 pces grnd 40 falls 4 ells each nos. 22, 23, 24, 25; (21) 49 falls 14 ells grnd no. 26 all on said plan & houses t/on;
(22) 1 rood 34 falls 18 ells grnd no. 39 on a plan; (23) 3 roods 38 falls 15 ells (4 rood 39 pol & 14 sq yd) grnd to the S thereof with quarry therein, being all pts of lands of Seacraig;
(24) 10 acres 32 falls of lands of Craighead & houses t/on;
(25) lot of 41.66 pol and (26) lot of 42 pol grnd marked no. 1 & 2 of street called Hillside Crescent on a ground plan; (27) lot of 44 pol (28) lot of 34 pol and (29) lot of 35 pol 16 yd grnd nos. 3, 4 & 5 on said ground plan; (30) lot of 44 pol grnd no. 6 on said ground plan on which a ho or cottage has now been erected; (31)lot of 44 pol grnd forming lot 7 & pt of lot 8 on said plan; (32) lot of 39 pol 16 yd pt of lot 8 & pt of lot 9 on plan; (33) 39 pol 16 yd composed of stance marked no. 10 & pt of stance marked no. 9 on said plan; (34-41) lots of 29 pol 28 yd, 33 pol 4 yd, 28 pol 26 yd, 22 pol 14 yd, 22 pol 14 yd, 22 pol 12 yd, 25 pol 23 yd, 30 pol 21 yd of grnd lots 11, 12, 13,14,15,16,17,19 on said plan; (42) lot of 30 pol 7 yd grnd no. 20 on plan & ho etc t/on; (43) 58 pol 15 yd forming 2 lots marked no. 21 & 22 on said plan, being all pts of park or pce grndbewteen village of Easter Newport & t/p Newport - Cupar, & teinds ... reserving the feu rights …
[43 plots listed, but 1863.02082 refers to 45 plots - which is correct? Were lots 3 & 17 of Marytown added later?]
11 Nov 186295, 102, 147, 148, 112, 113, 157, 117, 146, 100, 153, 194, 150, 165, 152, 202, 149, 75, 67, 243, 292, 291, 287, 288, 311, 289, 312, 308, 247, 256, 278, 285, 286, 284, 72, 204, 207, 290
1859.02844Murdoch loan repaidJohn Murdoch grants disch of bond (27 May 1859) £780 by James Brown & declares lots 11, 16, 4 and 5 disburdened (see 02445)3 Dec 1859247, 284, 287, 288
1859.02445loan by John MurdochJohn Murdoch gets bond & disp £780 by James Brown over lots 11, 16, 4 & 5 of park between Easter Newport and t/p Newport - Cupar, 29 pol 28 yd, 22 pol 12 yd, 34 pol, & 35 pol 16 yd28 May 1859247, 284, 287, 288
1858.01945Tayfield to James BrownJames Brown registers feu ch to himself by John Berry, Tayfield of lot of 22 pol 12 yd no. 16 of estate of Tayfield between Easter Newport and t/p Newport - Cupar2 Nov 1858249, 284

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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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