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The Newport, Wormit & Forgan Archive

Location : Pluck-the-Crow [east],  West Road

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= Property demolished or site redeveloped

Notes:      Demolished.

Using the information here, it is impossible to be certain who lived in each property or part of the building before 1881. Other properties involved : Pluck-the-Crow [west]     Pluck-the-Crow [centre]      One possible interpretation is given below.

 

Introduction

Up to at least 1851 the row was divided into 4 cottages. The additional occupier is included here.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.433448,-2.954218

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):   2 Castle Brae   (Pluck-ye-Craw ground, West Road)   53 West Road   55 West Road   57 West Road   59 West Road   80 West Road   (Pluck-the-Crow [centre], West Road)   (Pluck-the-Crow [west], 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
Pluck the CrowPluck the CrowPluck the Crow; Pluck the CrowJohn Berry Esq. Tayfield; Mr. Smith, Factor, ChapelhouseIn the West end of the Village of Newport.A row of cottages of one story high and in good repair, with gardens attached. Occupied by labouring people. Feued from John Berry Esq. of Tayfield.OS1/13/33/41

 

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

Pluck The Crow     source: The Place-Names of Fife, by Simon Taylor with Gilbert Markus, University of Glasgow     (see a map of all the placenames in Forgan parish.)

 

1909-10 Finance Act - Valuation Office: Field Surveys

Reference no.      385      386

 

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

Newburgh Road, West Newport

 

 

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

Pluck the Crow [east]
Pluck-the-Craw
The Cottages, Newburgh Road

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 19 entries

SourceEntry 
1936-37 dirMason, William, The Cottages, Newburgh road, West Newport
1935-36 dirMason, William, The Cottages, Newburgh road, West Newport
1934-35 dirMason, William, The Cottages, Newburgh road, West Newport
1933-34 dirMason, William, The Cottages, Newburgh road, West Newport
1932-33 dirMason, William, The Cottages, Newburgh road, West Newport
1931-32 dirMason, William, The Cottages, Newburgh road, West Newport
1930-31 dirMason, William, The Cottages, Newburgh road, West Newport
1929-30 dirMason, William, The Cottages, Newburgh road, West Newport
1928-29 dirMason, William, The Cottages, Newburgh road, West Newport
1927-28 dirMason, William, The Cottages, Newburgh road, West Newport
1926-27 dirMason, William, The Cottages, Newburgh road, West Newport
1925-26 dirMason, William, The Cottages, Newburgh road, West Newport
1923-24 dirMason, William, The Cottages, Newburgh road, West Newport
1922-23 dirMason, David, delivery clerk, The Cottages, Newburgh rd., W. Newport
1920-21 dirMason, David, delivery clerk, The Cottages, West Newport
1918-19 dirMason, David, delivery clerk, The Cottages, West Newport
1915-16 dirMason, David, delivery clerk, The Cottages, West Newport
1914-15 dirMason, David, delivery clerk, The Cottages, West Newport
1913-14 dirMason, David, delivery clerk, The Cottages, West Newport

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Male Voters Heggie, Henry Mason Pluck-the-Craw, Newport Tenant of House Pluck-the-Craw

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Mason David
1901 Heggie Henry DC View household
1891 Heggie Henry View household
1881 UninhabitedView household
1871 UnoccupiedView household
1861 UnoccupiedView household
1851 Watt William View household
1851 Ritchie Alexander View household
1851 Inglis Peter View household
1841 Baillie John View household
1841 Ritchie Alexander View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 25 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1935-361029House & Garden John Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cresc, Edinburgh William Mason 6View details
1932-33980House & Garden William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cresc, Edinburgh William Mason 6View details
1930-31977House & Garden William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cresc, Edinburgh William Mason 6View details
1927-28966House & Garden William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cresc, Edinburgh William Mason 6View details
1922-23919House & Garden William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh William Mason same 6View details
1917-18896House & Garden William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh David Mason, clerk same 6View details
1915-16889House & Garden William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh David Mason, clerk same 6View details
1912-13682House & Garden William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh David Mason, clerk same 6View details
1907-08663House & Garden William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh David Mason, clerk same 6View details
1905-06644House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Duncan Mathieson, caretaker same 6View details
1903-04636House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Henry Heggie, mason same 6View details
1901-02424House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Henry Heggie, mason same 6View details
1900-01411House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Henry Heggie, mason same 6View details
1899-00382House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Henry Heggie, mason same 6View details
1897-98334House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Henry Heggie, mason same 6View details
1896-97312House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Henry Heggie, mason same 6View details
1895-96286House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Henry Heggie, mason same 6View details
1894-95122House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Henry Heggie, mason same 6View details
1893-94115House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Henry Heggie, mason same 6View details
1892-93119House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Henry Heggie, mason same 6View details
1891-92118House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Henry Heggie, mason same 6View details
1890-91113House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Henry Heggie, mason same 6View details
1889-90109House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Henry Heggie, mason same 6View details
1885-86101House and Garden, Pluck-the-Craw William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, Edinburgh Henry Heggie, mason same 6View details
1881-8250House and Garden, Pluck-the-Craw William Berry Esq. (a minor), per J D Hannan, factor same 5View details

 

 

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