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Location : Graham Place [1],  West Road

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= Property demolished or site redeveloped

Notes:      Demolished.street level, 1 apt. - 1935

Part of a block. Other parts: Graham Place [5]     Graham Place [2]     Graham Place [3]     Graham Place [4]     Graham Place [6]     Graham Place [7]     

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.435321, -2.948741

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)

Newburgh Road, West Newport

 

 

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

Fig Tree Cottage
Figtree Terrace
Harris Buildings
Graham Place [1] from 1905

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 12 entries

SourceEntry 
1927-28 dirMitchell, Mrs Mary, Graham place, Newburgh road, West Newport
1926-27 dirMitchell, Mrs Mary, Graham place, Newburgh road, West Newport
1925-26 dirMitchell, Mrs Mary, Graham place, Newburgh road, West Newport
1923-24 dirMitchell, Mrs Mary, Graham place, Newburgh road, West Newport
1914-15 dirBell, Mrs, Figtree cottage, Woodhaven road, West Newport
1913-14 dirBell, Mrs Figtree cottage, West Newport
1912-13 dirBell, Mrs, Figtree cottage, West Newport
1911-12 dirBell, Mrs, Figtree cottage, West Newport
1910-11 dirBell, Mrs, Figtree cottage. West Newport
1909-10 dirBell, Mrs, Figtree cottage, West Newport
1908-09 dirBell, Mrs, Figtree cottage, West Newport
1907-08 dirBell, Mrs, Figtree cottage, West Newport

 

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Bell Jemima
1901 Dingwall Agnes View household
1891 Campbell David View household
1871 Harris John View household
1861 Baird Jane View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 18 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1937-381013House Provost, Magistrates & Councillors of Burgh of Newport per S P Nicol, burgh chamberlain empty (condemned) 0View details
1932-33930House Charles Graham, Ashcliffe, W Newport Mrs Prince 7View details
1927-28917House Charles Graham, Ashcliffe, W Newport Mrs Mary Mitchell 7View details
1922-23870House Charles Graham, 41 St Peter St, Dundee Mrs Ruby Bowden same 7View details
1917-18847House Charles Graham, 41 St Peter St, Dundee Miss Agnes Robertson, servant same 5View details
1912-13805House Charles Graham, 41 St Peter St, Dundee Mrs Jemima Bell same 6View details
1907-08784House & Garden Charles Graham, 41 St Peter St, Dundee Jemima Bell same 6-5-0View details
1903-04755House and garden Robert Harris, Sydney, N.S.W., per David Thomson, factor, 8 Bank St, Dundee Bella Luke same 4-10-0View details
1900-01546House and garden Miss Jane Harris, Figtree Cottage, W Newport James Dingwall, carter same 4-10-0View details
1896-97444House and garden Miss Jane Harris, Figtree Cottage, W Newport John F Middleton, gardener same 4-10-0View details
1893-94358House and garden Miss Jane Harris, Figtree Cottage, W Newport Thomas Campbell, fireman same 4-10-0View details
1889-90289House and garden Miss Jane Harris George Mitchell, roadman same 4-10-0View details
1885-86265House Miss Jane Harris George Mitchell, labourer same 4-10-0View details
1881-82169Houses under £4 Robert Harris, mason 7-10-0View details
1878-79172House Robert Harris, mason 3View details
1875-76168House and Garden Mrs John Harris Said Mrs Harris 18-10-0View details
1871-72164House and Garden Mrs John Harris, mason Mrs John Harris 10-10-0View details
1867-68184House and Garden Mrs John Harris Said Mrs Harris 8View details

 

 

Sasines pre-1900:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 264 Broadhaugh 2nd lot from E of 5 front lots part of garden view plot details

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1905.00938Commiss. Robert Harris to Charles GrahamDisp by Commiss. Robert Harris, formerly mason, Newport, now in New South Wales, to Charles Graham … of lot of ground, : on S by the public road, : N by River Tay, : W by road or entrance, being the 2nd lot from the E of 5 front lots part of a garden at Broadhaugh, … with right of entry & right to well …18 May 1905264
1883.03630real burdens due to Christina Baird / Harris & John Harris paid offDisch. by Christian Baird / Harris, widow of John Harris, disburd.
(1) real burden of £25 (27 Oct 1868) to them by Alexander Harris over lot of ground on N of t/p to Woodhaven, the W-most of 5 lots;
(2) real burden of £50 (13 Apr 1868) to them by Elizabeth Colville / Harris, wife of Thomas Harris, over 31' frontage lot of grnd on N of public road, : N by the river, & dw ho, shop, wash house & gable wall, … rights of entry …;
(3) real burden of £25 (23 Dec 1868) to them by William Harris over … middle of 5 lots …;
(4) real burden of £25 (16 Mar 1874, originally dated 18 Apr 1868) to them by Jane Harris over subjects now belonging to Robert Haarris, Sydney, New South Wales over the 2nd lot from the E of 5 lots ;
(5) real burden of £25 (18 Apr 1868) to them by George Harris, now deceased, & writ in favour of his brother James (6 May 1874) over E-most of 5 lots …
which 5 lots form the garden ground of Broadheughs …
26 Oct 1883267, 266, 265, 264, 263, 181
1877.01327loan by Robert SmithBond £100 & disp security by Robert Harris, mason Newport, to Robert Smith, solicitor Dundee, of lot of ground on N side of road Newport - Woodhaven, being 2nd lot from E of 5 front lots, pt of garden ground at Broadheughs20 Jan 1877264
1876.00955loan by Annie GardnerBond £100 and disp by Robert Harris to Annie Gardner of lot of ground on N side of road Newport - Woodhaven, being 2nd lot from E of 5 front lots, pt of garden ground at Broadhaugh1876264
1876.00936Jane Harris to Robert HarrisDisp by Jane Harris to Robert Harris, mason, of lot of ground on N side of road Newport - Woodhaven, being 2nd lot from E of 5 front lots, pt of garden ground at Broadhaugh, reserving granter's liferent of dwelling house on said ground17 Oct 1876264
1874.03116Christina Harris / Baird & John Harris to Jane HarrisDisp by Christina Baird / Harris & husband John Harris, mason, to Jane Harris, Newport, of lot of grnd on N of road to Woodhaven being the 2nd lot from the E of 5 front lots, pt of garden ground at Broadhaugh, under real burden of £25 payable to said Christina Harris / Baird16 Mar 1874264, 181

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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