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Location : Matthewson's Land [4],  William Street

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The property is the large one in the foreground of the historic photograph.

= Property demolished or site redeveloped

Notes:      demolished; possibly attic

Part of a block. Other parts: Matthewson's Land [1]     Matthewson's Land [2]     Matthewson's Land [3]     Matthewson's Land [5]     Matthewson's Land [6]     Matthewson's Land [7]     Matthewson's Land [8]     

Using the information here, it is impossible to be certain who lived in each property or part of the building before 1885. Other properties involved : Matthewson's Land [1]     Matthewson's Land [2]     Matthewson's Land [3]     Matthewson's Land [5]     Matthewson's Land [6]     Matthewson's Land [7]     Matthewson's Land [8]      One possible interpretation is given below.

 

Commentary

A building, subdivided into 3 or 4, was on the site by 1860. It was extended by 1864, probably to its final size. Internal divisions complicate the picture.

1910 Valuation Act ref. no. : 318

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.44067,-2.940182

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)

Matthewson's Land [4]

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 2 entries

SourceEntry 
1908 Tayside AnnualBuchanan, Euphemia, William Street.
1907 Tayside AnnualBuchanan, Euphemia, William Street.

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Female Voters Buchanan, Miss Euphemia William Street, Newport Tenant of House William Street

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Nicoll Mary
1901 Buchanan Euphemia View household
1891 Buchanan Euphemia View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 19 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1937-38767House Charles Clark Duncan, solicitor, Dundee per John Rattray & Sons, 50 Barrack St, Dundee Robert Mitchell 4-5-0View details
1932-33706House Charles Clark Duncan, solicitor, Dundee per John Rattray & Sons, 50 Barrack St, Dundee Robert Mitchell 4-5-0View details
1927-28694House Charles Clark Duncan, solicitor, 41 Reform Street, Dundee per John Rattray & Sons, 50 Barrack St, Dundee Euphemia Greig 3-19-6View details
1922-23647House Charles Clark Duncan, solicitor, 41 Reform Street, Dundee per John Rattray & Sons, Barrack St, Dundee Mary Nicoll, nurse same 3-19-6View details
1917-18624House David Duncan, solicitor, 41 Reform Street, Dundee per John Rattray & Sons, 50 Barrack St, Dundee Miss Mary Nicoll, nurse same 2-15-0View details
1912-13604House David Duncan, solicitor, 41 Reform Street, Dundee Miss Mary Nicoll, nurse same 2-8-0View details
1907-08584House David Duncan, solicitor, 41 Reform Street, Dundee Mrs Euphemia Buchanan same 2-15-0View details
1903-04564House David Duncan, solicitor, 41 Reform St, Dundee Miss Euphemia Buchanan same 2-10-0View details
1900-011141House David Duncan, solicitor, 41 Reform St, Dundee Miss Euphemia Buchanan same 2-10-0View details
1896-971008House David Duncan, solicitor, 41 Reform St, Dundee Miss Euphemia Buchanan same 2-10-0View details
1893-94890House David Duncan, solicitor, 41 Reform St, Dundee Miss Euphemia Buchanan same 2-10-0View details
1889-90769House Miss Sarah Low, Coupar Angus, heritable creditor per David Duncan & son, solicitors, Dundee Miss Euphemia Buchanan same 2-10-0View details
1885-86734House and Workshop Miss Sarah Low, Coupar Angus, heritable creditor per David Duncan & son, solicitors, Dundee James Cameron, gardener same 2-10-0View details
1878-79586House Miss Sarah Low, Coupar Angus, heritable creditor per David Duncan, jun., solicitor, Dundee 2-10-0View details
1875-76461Joiner's Shop and House under £4 William Matthewson, sen., joiner 7View details
1871-72413Houses & wright's shop under £4 William Matthewson, joiner 7View details [? includes [6] ]
1867-68239House William Matthewson, joiner 3View details
1865-66226House William Mathewson, joiner 2View details
1864-65210House William Mathewson, joiner 2View details

 

 

Sasines pre-1900:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 72 St Phillans lot 17 25 pol 23 yd view plot details

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1875.04317loan by David Duncan junBond £100 by William Mathewson joiner Newport & disp by him and his spouse Isabella Duncan to David Duncan jun, solicitor, Dundee of 25 pol 23 yds grnd lot 17 & dw houses etc t/on, : E by William Street, pt of park between t/p and East Newport21 Apr 187572
1858.01537James Smith to Caledonian Property & Investment CoCaledonian Property & Investment Co seised lot grnd or building stance 25 pol 23 yd, lot 17 of park between East Newport and the turnpike from Newport to Cupar & bldgs thereon, on disp by James Smith, wright Newport15 Apr 185872
1857.01137Tayfield to James SmithJames Smith seised lot of 25 pol 23 yd no. 17 of park between East Newport and turnpike Newport - Cupar on W side of William Street on feu ch by John Berry, Tayfield9 Oct 185772, 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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