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Location : 8  William Street

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Notes:      downstairs

Other properties at the same location : 6 William Street     

Using the information here, it is impossible to be certain who lived in each property or part of the building between 1896 and 1912. Other properties involved : 6 William Street      One possible interpretation is given below.

1910 Valuation Act ref. no. : 314

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.440591,-2.939549

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):   25 Cupar Road   27 Cupar Road   29 Cupar Road   31 Cupar Road   33 Cupar Road   1 Hillside Place   3 Hillside Place   5 Hillside Place   1 Union Street   2 Union Street   3 Union Street   4 Union Street   5 Union Street   7 Union Street   9 Union Street   (store, formerly 1, William Street)   2 William Street   (St Fillans Church, William Street)   St Fillans Church Hall, William Street   St Fillans Church Hall (pt), William Street   4 William Street   6 William Street   10 William Street   12 William Street   14 William Street  

 

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

2 St Fillans Square1861

 

 

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

Margaretbank

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 77 entries

SourceEntry 
1969 dirMorton, Mrs J. K., 8 William Street
1968 dirMorton, Mrs J. K., 8 William Street
1967 dirMorton, Mrs J. K., 8 William street
1966 dirMorton, Mrs J. K., 8 William street
1965 dirMorton, Mrs J. K., 8 William street
1964 dirMorton, Alexander, Margaret Bank, William street
1938-39 dirMaclaren, Mrs, Margaretbank, William street
1937-38 dirMaclaren, Mrs, Margaretbank, William street
1936-37 dirMaclaren, Mrs, Margaretbank, William street
1935-36 dirMaclaren, Mrs, Margaretbank, William street
1932-33 dirHerd, William H., Margaretbank, William street, East Newport
1931-32 dirHerd, William H., baker and confectioner, 11 and 12 Robert street h. Margaretbank, William street, East Newport
1930-31 dirHerd, William H., baker and confectioner, 11 and 12 Robert street (Telephone No. N. 194) ; h. Margaretbank, William st., E. Newport
1929-30 dirHerd, William H., baker and confectioner, 11 and 12 Robert st. (Telephone No. N. 194) ; h. Margaretbank, William st., E. Newport
1929-30 dirMathewson, Robert, William street, East Newport
1928-29 dirHerd, William H., baker and confectioner, 11 and 12 Robert street (Telephone No. N. 194) ; h. Margaretbank, William st., E. Newport
1928-29 dirMathewson, Robert, William street, East Newport
1927-28 dirMathewson, Robert, Margaretbank, William street, East Newport
1926-27 dirMathewson, Robert, Margaretbank, William street, East Newport
1925-26 dirCurrie, Robert, Margaretbank, William street, East Newport
1923-24 dirCurrie, Robert, Margaretbank, William street, East Newport
1922-23 dirMathewson, Robert, Margaretbank, William street. East Newport
1920-21 dirMathewson, Robert, Margaretbank, East Newport
1918-19 dirMathewson, Robert, Margaretbank, East Newport
1915-16 dirMyles, William, insurance inspector, Margaretbank, East Newport
1914-15 dirMyles, William, insurance inspector, Margaretbank, East Newport
1913-14 dirMyles, William, insurance inspector, Margaretbank, East Newport
1912-13 dirMyles, William, insurance inspector, Margaretbank, East Newport
1911-12 dirStorrer, A., schoolmaster, Margaretbank, William street
1909-10 dirScrymgeour, Chas. (assurance agent, Dundee), Margaretbank, E. Newport
1908-09 dirScrymgeour, Chas. (assurance agent, Dundee), Margaretbank, E, Newport
1908 Tayside AnnualScrymgeour, Chas., insurance agent, William Street.
1907-08 dirScrymgeour, Chas. (assurance agent, Dundee), Margaretbank, E, Newport
1907 Tayside AnnualScrymgeour, Chas., insurance agent, William Street.
1907 Slater dirScrymgeour Chas. Margaret bank, William st., E
1906-07 dirScrymgeour, Chas. (assurance agent, Dundee), Margaretbank, E. Newport
1905-06 dirScrymgeour, Chas. (assurance agent, Dundee), Margaretbank, E. Newport
1904-05 dirScrymgeour, Chas. (assurance agent, Dundee), Margaretbank, E. Newport
1903-04 dirScrymgeour, Chas. (assurance agent, Dundee), Margaretbank, E. Newport
1903 Slater dirScrymgeour Chas. Margaret bank, William st Newport
1902-03 dirScrymgeour, Chas. (assurance agent, Dundee), Margaretbank, E. Newport
1901-02 dirScrymgeour, Chas. (assurance agent, Dundee), Margaretbank, E. Newport
1900-01 dirScrymgeour, Charles (cashier, Dundee), Margaretbank, East Newport
1899-00 dirScrymgeour, Charles (cashier, Dundee), Margaretbank, East Newport
1898-99 dirKidd, Wm. (bookseller, Dundee), Margaretbank, William st., E. Newport
1897-98 dirKidd, Wm. (bookseller, Dundee), Margaretbank, William st., E. Newport
1896-97 dirKidd, Wm. (bookseller, Dundee), Margaretbank, William st., E. Newport
1896 Slater dirKidd William, householder, Margaret bank, William street, E [under Commercial]
1895-96 dirKidd, Wm. (bookseller, Dundee), Margaretbank, William st., E. Newport
1894-95 dirKidd, Wm. (bookseller, Dundee), Margaretbank, William st., E. Newport
1893-94 dirKidd, Wm. (bookseller, Dundee), Margaretbank, William st., E. Newport
1893 Slater dirKidd Mr. William, Margaret Bank Wormit
1892-93 dirKidd, Wm. (bookseller, Dundee), Margaretbank, William st., E. Newport
1891-92 dirKidd, Wm. (bookseller, Dundee), Margaretbank, William st., E. Newport
1890-91 dirKidd, Wm. (bookseller, Dundee), Margaretbank, William st., E. Newport
1889-90 dirKidd, Wm. (bookseller, Dundee), Margaretbank, William st., E. Newport
1889 Slater dirKidd Mr William, Margaret Bank, William st. Newport, Fife
1888-89 dirKidd, Wm. (bookseller, Dundee), Margaretbank, William st., E. Newport
1887-88 dirKidd, Wm. (bookseller, Dundee), Margaretbank, William st., E. Newport
1886-87 dirKidd, Wm. (bookseller, Dundee), Margaretbank, William st., E. Newport
1886 Slater dirKidd William, William St
1885-86 dirKidd, Wm. (bookseller, Dundee), Margaretbank, William st., E. Newport
1884-85 dirKidd, Wm. (bookseller, Dundee), Margaretbank, William st., E. Newport
1880-81 dirMelville, John (of J. Melville & Son), registrar of births, deaths, and marriages ; h. William street
1880-81 dirMelville, James M. (of J. Melville & Son), assurance agent, William st.
1878-79 dirMelville, John, registrar of births, &c., for parish of Forgan, stationer and tobacconist, 5 High street ; h. William street, East Newportlocation 2
1878 Slater dirMelville Mr. James M., William st
1878 Slater dirMelville John, William st. Newport - Forgan : Registrars Of Births, Marriages And Deaths
1877 Worrall dirMelville John, William st, Newport E. : Registrar Of Births, Deaths, And Marriages, Forgan
1876-77 dirMelville, John, registrar of births, &c., for the parish of Forgan, stationer and tobacconist, 5 High street ; h. William street, East Newportlocation 2
1876-77 dirMelville, James M., William street, East Newport
1874-75 dirMelville, Jas. M. (emigration agent, Dundee), William st., E. Newport
1874-75 dirMelville, John, letter carrier, William street, East Newport
1871-72 dirMelville, James M'G. (emigration agent, Dundee), William Street
1871-72 dirMelville, John, lettercarrier, William Street, East Newport
1869-70 dirMelville, John, lettercarrier, William Street, East Newport
1867-68 dirMelville, John, lettercarrier ; and blacksmith, Sea Mills ; h. William Street, East Newportlocation 2

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Male Voters Scrymgeour, Charles Cashier William Street Newport Tenant of House William Street

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Storrar Alexander C
1901 Scrymgeour Charles View household
1891 Kidd William View household
1881 Melville John senior View household
1871 Melville John View household
1861 Melville John View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 29 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-68678House Trs of late William Kidd, stationer per F J McKenzie & Campbell, 17 South Tay St, Dundee Mrs Janet K Morton 45View details
1964-65678House Trs of late William Kidd, stationer per F J McKenzie & Campbell, 17 South Tay St, Dundee Mrs Janet K Morton 50View details
1961-622004House Trs of late William Kidd, stationer per F J McKenzie & Campbell, 17 South Tay St, Dundee Mrs Janet K Morton 50View details
1957-58833House & Garden Trs of late William Kidd, stationer per F J McKenzie & Campbell, 17 South Tay St, Dundee Mrs Elizabeth D Steven 31View details
1952-53807House & Garden Trs of late William Kidd, stationer, 4 West Somerville Street, Dundee per F J McKenzie & Campbell, 17 South Tay St, Dundee John Stephen 31View details
1947-48780House & Garden Trs of late William Kidd, stationer, 4 West Somerville Street, Dundee per F J McKenzie & Campbell, 17 South Tay St, Dundee John Stephen 31View details
1942-43767House & Garden Trs of late William Kidd, stationer, 4 West Somerville Street, Dundee per F J McKenzie & Campbell, 17 South Tay St, Dundee John Stephen 31View details
1937-38775House & Garden Trs of late William Kidd, stationer, 4 West Somerville Street, Dundee per F J McKenzie & Campbell, 1 Barrack St, Dundee Katherine G McLaren 30View details
1932-33714House & Garden Trs of late William Kidd, stationer, 4 West Somerville Street, Dundee per F J McKenzie & Campbell, 1 Barrack St, Dundee William H Herd, baker 30View details
1927-28703House & Garden Trs of late William Kidd, stationer, 4 West Somerville Street, Dundee per F J McKenzie & Campbell, 1 Barrack St, Dundee William H Herd, baker 30View details
1922-23656House & Garden Trs of late William Kidd, stationer, 4 West Somerville Street, Dundee per F J McKenzie & Campbell, 1 Barrack St, Dundee Robert Mathewson same 28View details
1917-18633House & Garden Trs of late William Kidd, stationer, 4 West Somerville Street, Dundee per F J McKenzie & Campbell, 1 Barrack St, Dundee A J Robertson, retired Robert Mathewson, fruiterer 19-19-0View details
1912-13595House & Garden William Kidd, stationer, 4 West Somerville Street, Dundee William Myles, insurance inspector same 19-19-0View details
1907-08574House & Garden William Kidd, stationer Charles Scrimgeour, insurance agent same 24View details
1903-04554House and Garden William Kidd, stationer Charles Scrimgeour, cashier same 19-19-0View details
1900-011131House and Garden William Kidd, stationer Charles Scrimgeour, cashier same 19-19-0View details
1896-971002House and Garden William Kidd, stationer Proprietor 24View details
1893-94882House and Garden William Kidd, stationer Proprietor 24View details
1890-91789House and Garden William Kidd, stationer Proprietor 24View details
1889-90761House and Garden William Kidd, stationer Proprietor 24View details
1885-86725House and Garden William Kidd, stationer Proprietor 19View details
1881-82608House and Garden William Kidd, stationer same Said Wm Kidd 19-19-0View details
1878-79578House and Garden John Melville, stationer Said J. Melville 18View details
1875-76453House and Garden John Melville, letter carrier Said J. Melville 18View details
1871-72404House and Garden John Melville, letter carrier John Melville, letter carrier 16View details
1867-68246House and Garden John Melville, blacksmith Said John Melville 16View details
1865-66231House and Garden John Melville, blacksmith Said John Melville 15View details
1864-65215House and Garden John Melville, blacksmith Said John Melville 15View details
1860-61183House and Garden John Melville, blacksmith John Melville 15View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 286 St Phillans lot 15 22 pol 14 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
1859.02647Tayfield to John Melville & Janet Barnett / MelvilleJohn Melville & spouse Janet Barnett regist feu ch to themselves in fee & liferent by John Berry, Tayfield of lot of grnd 22 pol 14 yd no. 15 on plan of part of Tayfield8 Sep 1859286, 249

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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