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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 1966 25-inch map, or a 1944-50 aerial photograph at the National Library of Scotland website.

 

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

 

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

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)

None available yet

 

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 15 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1932-33981House & 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
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
1903-04635House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh View details
1900-01410House and Garden William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh View details
1896-97311House 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
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

 

 

Sasines pre-1900:

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