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Location : Graham Place [5],  West Road

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= Property demolished or site redeveloped

Notes:      Demolished. Third floor, 1 apt. - 1935

Part of a block. Other parts: Graham Place [2]     Graham Place [3]     Graham Place [4]     Graham Place [1]     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.

Nearby properties :   2 Shepherds Road   4 Shepherds Road   Harris Land [1], West Road   Harris Land [2], West Road   6 West Road   7 West Road   8 West Road   10 West Road   Woodmuir House, West Road   Graham Place [1], West Road   Graham Place [5], West Road   Graham Place [2], West Road   Graham Place [3], West Road   Graham Place [4], West Road   Graham Place [6], West Road   Graham Place [7], West Road   Fig Tree [1], West Road   Fig Tree [2], West Road   part of 10, West Road   Harris Land [3], West Road   Harris Land [4], West Road   Harris Land [5], West Road   Fig Tree [3], West Road   1 Woodmuir Crescent   3 Woodmuir Crescent  

 

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 [5] from 1905

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 29 entries

SourceEntry 
1936-37 dirHaynes, Miss Nellie, Graham place, Newburgh road, West Newport
1935-36 dirHaynes, Miss Nellie, Graham place, Newburgh road, West Newport
1934-35 dirHaynes, Miss Nellie, Graham place, Newburgh road, West Newport
1933-34 dirHaynes, Robert, Graham place, Newburgh road, Wrest Newport
1932-33 dirHaynes, Robert, Graham place, Newburgh road, West Newport
1931-32 dirHaynes, Robert, Graham place, Newburgh road, West Newport
1930-31 dirHaynes, Robert, Graham place, Newburgh road, West Newport
1929-30 dirHaynes, Robert, Graham place, Newburgh road, West Newport
1928-29 dirHaynes, Robert, Graham place, Newburgh road, West Newport
1928 Kelly dirHaynes Robert, Graham place, W
1927-28 dirHaynes, Robert, Graham place, Newburgh road, West Newport
1926-27 dirSellars, Miss, Graham place, Newburgh road, West Newport
1925-26 dirSellars, Miss, Graham place, Newburgh road, West Newport
1923-24 dirSellars, Miss, Graham place, Newburgh road, West Newport
1909-10 dirCunningham, Alex., chimneysweep and slater, Figtree ter., W. Newport
1908-09 dirCunningham, Alex., chimneysweep and slater, Figtree ter., W. Newport
1907-08 dirCunningham, Alex., chimneysweep and slater, Figtree ter., W. Newport
1906-07 dirDuncan, Brown, labourer, Harris buildings, West Newport
1905-06 dirDuncan, Brown, labourer, Harris buildings, West Newport
1904-05 dirDuncan, Brown, labourer, Harris buildings, West Newport
1903-04 dirDuncan, Brown, market gardener, Harris buildings, West Newport
1898-99 dirDavidson, Alexander, labourer, Harris buildings, West Newport
1897-98 dirDavidson, Alexander, labourer, Harris buildings, West Newport
1896-97 dirDavidson, Alexander, Harris buildings
1896-97 dirDavidson, Alexander, labourer, Harris buildings, West Newport
1895-96 dirDavidson, Alexander, Harris buildings
1873 Slater dirHarris John, salmon fisher, Newport : Miscellaneous.
1869-70 dirHarris, William, builder, West Newport[could be either house]location 2
1867-68 dirHarris, William, mason, Fig Tree Cottage, West Newport[could be either house]location 2

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1878-1879 Voters Harris, Robert mason Wester Newport

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1901 Currie Thomas View household
1881 Cox William M View household
1881 Harris Robert View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 15 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1937-381016House Provost, Magistrates & Councillors of Burgh of Newport per S P Nicol, burgh chamberlain empty (condemned) 0View details
1932-33933House Charles Graham, Ashcliffe, W Newport Mrs Mary Haynes 7View details
1927-28920House Charles Graham, Ashcliffe, W Newport Mrs Mary Haynes 7View details
1922-23873House Charles Graham, 41 St Peter St, Dundee Sarah Sellars same 7View details
1917-18850House Charles Graham, 41 St Peter St, Dundee Miss Sarah Sellars same 5View details
1912-13801House Charles Graham, 41 St Peter St, Dundee Robert Anderson, carter same 6View details
1907-08780House Charles Graham, 41 St Peter St, Dundee Alexander Cunningham, slater same 6View details
1903-04751House Robert Harris, Sydney, N.S.W., per David Thomson, factor, 8 Bank St, Dundee Brown Duncan same 5View details
1900-01541House Robert Harris, Sydney, N.S.W., per Robert Harris, Wester Newport Thomas Currie, labourer same 5View details
1896-97439House Robert Harris, Sydney, N.S.W., per Robert Harris, Wester Newport Alexander Davidson, labourer same 5View details
1893-94353House Robert Harris, Sydney, N.S.W., per Robert Harris, Wester Newport David McLaren Henderson, labourer same 5View details
1889-90284House Robert Harris, Sydney, N.S.W., per Robert Harris, Wester Newport proprietor 6View details
1885-86260House Robert Harris, Sydney, N.S.W., per Robert Harris, Wester Newport Miss Jane Harris same 6View details
1881-82167House and Garden Robert Harris, mason Said Robert Harris 9View details
1878-79170House and Garden Robert Harris, mason Said Robert Harris 14View 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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