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Location : Matthewson's Land [8],  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; probably ground floor

Part of a block. Other parts: Matthewson's Land [1]     Matthewson's Land [2]     Matthewson's Land [3]     Matthewson's Land [4]     Matthewson's Land [5]     Matthewson's Land [6]     Matthewson's Land [7]     

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 [4]     Matthewson's Land [5]     Matthewson's Land [6]     Matthewson's Land [7]      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 [8]

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 44 entries

SourceEntry 
1938-39 dirNicoll, William, William street
1937-38 dirNicoll, William, William street
1936-37 dirNicoll, William, William street
1935-36 dirNicoll, William, William street
1934-35 dirNicoll, William, William street, East Newport
1933-34 dirNicoll, William, William street, East Newport
1932-33 dirNicoll, David, William street, East Newport
1931-32 dirNicoll, David, William street, East Newport
1930-31 dirNicoll, David, William street, East Newport
1929-30 dirNicoll, David, William street, East Newport
1928-29 dirNicoll, David, William street, East Newport
1927-28 dirNicoll, David, William street, East Newport
1926-27 dirNicoll, David, William street, East Newport
1925-26 dirM'Intosh, Miss, William street, East Newport
1925-26 dirNicoll, David, William street
1923-24 dirM'Intosh, Alexander, mason, William street, East Newport
1922-23 dirM'Intosh, Alexander, mason, William street, East Newport
1920-21 dirM'Intosh, Alexander, mason, William street, East Newport
1918-19 dirM'Intosh, Alexander, mason, William street, East Newport
1915-16 dirM'Intosh, Alexander, mason, William street, East Newport
1914-15 dirM'Intosh, Alexander, mason, William street
1913-14 dirM'Intosh, Alexander, mason, William street
1912-13 dirM'Intosh, Alexander, mason, William street
1911-12 dirM'Intosh, Alexander, mason, William street
1910-11 dirM'Intosh, Alexander, mason, William street
1909-10 dirM'Intosh, Alexander, mason, William street
1908-09 dirM'Intosh, Alexander, mason, William street
1908 Tayside AnnualM'Intosh, Alex., mason, William Street.
1907-08 dirM'Intosh, Alexander, mason, William street
1907 Tayside AnnualM'Intosh, Alex., mason, William Street.
1906-07 dirM'Intosh, Alexander, mason, William street
1905-06 dirM'Intosh, Alexander, mason, William street
1904-05 dirM'Intosh, Alexander, mason, William street
1903-04 dirM'Intosh, Alexander, mason, William street
1902-03 dirM'Intosh, Alexander, mason, William street
1901-02 dirM'Intosh, Alexander, mason, William street
1900-01 dirM'Intosh, Alexander, mason, William street
1899-00 dirM'Intosh, Alexander, mason, William street
1897-98 dirBalsillie, Andrew, gardener, William street, East Newport
1896-97 dirBalsillie, Andrew, gardener, William street, East Newport
1895-96 dirBalsillie, Andrew, gardener, William street, East Newport
1894-95 dirBalsillie, Andrew, gardener, William street. East Newport
1893-94 dirBalsillie, Andrew, gardener, William street. East Newport
1892-93 dirBalsillie, Andrew, gardener, William street, East Newport

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Male Voters M'Intosh, Alexander Mason William Street, East Newport Tenant of House William Street

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 McIntosh Alexander
1901 McIntosh Alexander View household
1891 Balsillie Elizabeth View household
1881 Bell John D View household
1861 Lothian James View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 15 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1937-38771House Charles Clark Duncan, solicitor, Dundee per John Rattray & Sons, 50 Barrack St, Dundee William Lawson 10-19-4View details
1932-33710House Charles Clark Duncan, solicitor, Dundee per John Rattray & Sons, 50 Barrack St, Dundee William Lawson 10-19-4View details
1927-28698House Charles Clark Duncan, solicitor, 41 Reform Street, Dundee per John Rattray & Sons, 50 Barrack St, Dundee David Nicoll 10-14-4View details
1922-23651House Charles Clark Duncan, solicitor, 41 Reform Street, Dundee per John Rattray & Sons, Barrack St, Dundee Alexander McIntosh, mason same 10-14-4View details
1917-18628House David Duncan, solicitor, 41 Reform Street, Dundee per John Rattray & Sons, 50 Barrack St, Dundee Alexander McIntosh, mason same 7-10-0View details
1912-13608House David Duncan, solicitor, 41 Reform Street, Dundee Alexander McIntosh, mason same 7-10-0View details
1907-08588House David Duncan, solicitor, 41 Reform Street, Dundee Alexander McIntosh, mason same 7-10-0View details
1903-04568House David Duncan, solicitor, 41 Reform St, Dundee Alexander McIntosh, mason same 7-10-0View details
1900-011145House David Duncan, solicitor, 41 Reform St, Dundee Alexander McIntosh, mason same 7-10-0View details
1896-971012House David Duncan, solicitor, 41 Reform St, Dundee Mrs Elizabeth Martin or Balsillie same 7-10-0View details
1893-94894House David Duncan, solicitor, 41 Reform St, Dundee Mrs Elizabeth Martin or Balsillie same 7View details
1889-90773House Miss Sarah Low, Coupar Angus, heritable creditor per David Duncan & son, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Elizabeth Martin or Balsillie same 7View details
1885-86738House Miss Sarah Low, Coupar Angus, heritable creditor per David Duncan & son, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Elizabeth Martin or Balsillie same 7View details
1881-82619House Miss Sarah Low, Coupar Angus, heritable creditor per David Duncan, jun., solicitor, Dundee same David McLaren 5View details
1878-79587House Miss Sarah Low, Coupar Angus, heritable creditor per David Duncan, jun., solicitor, Dundee same Robert Ferguson 5View 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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