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Location : Rock House [3],  Woodhaven Pier

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Notes:      

Part of a divided property. Other parts: Rock House [1]     Rock House [2]     Rock House [4]     

 

Introduction

Built as a granary at Woodhaven Pier for St Fort estate; used by the 'Mars' as housing for staff, and later as a hospital for the boys. Used by Squadron 333, Ro. Norwegian Air Force , Feb. 1942 - 1945.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.431633,-2.960709

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.

 

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)

Rock House [3]
Mars houses [3] 1869-1885
Mars Hospital [3] 1889-1929
Granary, Woodhaven [3] pre-1869

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 10 entries

SourceEntry 
1954-55 dirPrince, Mrs Frances, Rock house, Woodhaven, Wormit
1953-54 dirPrince, Mrs Frances, Rock house, Woodhaven, Wormit
1952-53 dirPrince, Mrs Frances, Rock house, Woodhaven, Wormit
1951-52 dirPrince, Mrs Frances, Rock house, Woodhaven, Wormit
1949-50 dirTice, Donald, meteorologist, Rock house, Woodhaven, Wormit
1941-42 dirHaynes, Miss Nellie, Rock house, Woodhaven, Wormit
1940-41 dirHaynes, Miss Nellie, Rock house, Woodhaven, Wormit
1939-40 dirHaynes, Miss Nellie, Rock house, Woodhaven, Wormit
1938-39 dirHaynes, Miss Nellie, Rock house, Woodhaven, Wormit
1937-38 dirHaynes, Miss Nellie, Rock house, Woodhaven, Wormit

 

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1881 Betsworth M A View household
1881 McMahon Mary View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 8 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-681546House John H Prince, 6 Dymoke Drive, Horncastle, Lincs & Mrs Hilda F Millar per former said John H Prince 30View details
1964-651546House John H Prince, 59 Cranbrook Ave, Cottingham Rd, Hull & Mrs Hilda F Millar per former said John H Prince 30View details
1961-624212House John H Prince, 59 Cranbrook Ave, Cottingham Rd, Hull & Mrs Hilda F Millar per former said John H Prince 30View details
1957-581441House & Garden John H Prince & Mrs Hilda Millar said John H Prince 16View details
1952-531407House & Garden Mrs Frances M Prince proprietor 16View details
1947-481370House & Garden Mrs Frances M Prince proprietor 16View details
1942-431348House & Garden Mrs Frances M Prince per T R McDougall, 94 Commercial St, Dundee Air Ministry per Treasury Valuer 16View details
1937-381365House & Garden Mrs Frances M Prince per T R McDougall, 94 Commercial St, Dundee proprietor 16View details

 

 

Sasines pre-1900:

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