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Location : Pluck-the-Crow [centre],  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 [east]      One possible interpretation is given below.

 

Introduction

Up to at least 1851 the row was divided into 4 cottages. The additional occupier is included in Pluck-the-Crow [east]

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.433417,-2.954325

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)   80 West Road   (Pluck-the-Crow [east], 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

 

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 [centre]
Pluck-the-Craw
The Cottages, Newburgh Road

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 13 entries

SourceEntry 
1936-37 dirRobertson, James, gardener, The Cottage, Newburgh rd., West Newport
1935-36 dirRobertson, James, gardener, The Cottage, Newburgh rd., West Newport
1934-35 dirRobertson, James, gardener, The Cottage, Newburgh rd., West Newport
1933-34 dirRobertson, James, gardener, The Cottage, Newburgh rd., West Newport
1932-33 dirRobertson, James, gardener, The Cottage, Newburgh rd., West Newport
1931-32 dirRobertson, James, gardener, The Cottage, Newburgh rd., West Newport
1930-31 dirRobertson, James, gardener, The Cottage, Newburgh rd., Wrest Newport
1929-30 dirRobertson, James, gardener, The Cottage, Newburgh rd., West Newport
1928-29 dirRobertson, James, gardener, The Cottage, Newburgh rd., West Newport
1927-28 dirRobertson, James, gardener, The Cottage, Newburgh rd., West Newport
1925-26 dirBisset, John, joiner, The Cottages, Newburgh road
1923-24 dirBisset, John, joiner, The Cottages, Newburgh road
1871-72 dirCameron, Duncan, builder, West Newport

 

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Uninhabited
1891 Guillan Allison View household
1881 Guillan Alison View household
1871 Cameron Duncan View household
1861 Cameron Jane View household
1851 Cameron Jane View household
1841 Cameron Jane View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 27 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1935-361030House & Garden John Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cresc, Edinburgh James Robertson 9View details
1932-33981House & Garden William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cresc, Edinburgh James Robertson 9View details
1930-31978House & Garden William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cresc, Edinburgh James Robertson 9View details
1927-28967House & Garden William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cresc, Edinburgh James Robertson 9View details
1922-23920House & Garden William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh J Bisset, joiner same 8-10-0View details
1917-18897House & Garden William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Miss Margaret Mackay same 6View details
1915-16890House & Garden William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Robert Finlay same 6View details
1912-13681House & Garden William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh uninhabitableView details
1907-08662House & Garden William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh uninhabitableView details
1905-06643House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh uninhabitableView details
1903-04635House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh uninhabitableView details
1901-02423House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh uninhabitableView details
1900-01410House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh uninhabitableView details
1899-00381House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh uninhabitableView details
1897-98333House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh George Paton, car driver same 5View details
1896-97311House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Miss Alison Gulland same 5View details
1895-96285House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Miss Alison Gulland same 5View details
1894-95121House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Miss Alison Gulland same 5View details
1893-94114House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Miss Alison Gulland same 5View details
1892-93118House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Miss Alison Gulland same 5View details
1891-92117House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Miss Alison Gulland same 5View details
1890-91112House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Miss Alison Gulland same 5View details
1889-90108House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Miss Alison Gulland same 5View details
1885-86100House and Garden, Pluck-the-Craw William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, Edinburgh Miss Alison Gulland same 5View details
1881-8249House and Garden, Pluck-the-Craw William Berry Esq. (a minor), per J D Hannan, factor same Miss Alison Gulland 5View details
1878-7952House and Garden, Pluck-the-Craw William Berry Esq. (a minor) same Miss Alison Gulland 4-14-6View details
1875-7652House and Garden, Pluck-the-Craw John Berry Esq. same David Gulland 4-14-6View details

 

 

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