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Location : Bowling Green,  King Street

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= Property demolished or site redeveloped

Notes:      built over

 

Introduction

Ground for Maryton Bowling Club from c.1871 - 1901, and for Seacraig Lawn Tennis Club c. 1915.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.442418,-2.938574

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 (demolished in red):   19 King Street   21 King Street   23 King Street   25 King Street   27 King Street   29 King Street   30 King Street   (Garage, formerly 31, King Street)   32 King Street   34 King Street   36 King Street   38 King Street   40 King Street   42 King Street   44 King Street   (Seacraig House [1], King Street)   (Seacraig House [2], King Street)   (Seacraig House [3], King Street)   (Seacraig Cottages [1], King Street)   (Seacraig Cottages [2], King Street)   (Seacraig Cottages [3], King Street)   (former coal shed, King Street)   15 Robert Street   17 Robert Street   19 Robert Street   21 Robert Street   23 Robert Street   25 Robert Street   27 Robert Street   29 Robert Street   31 Robert Street   33 Robert Street   35 Robert Street   36 Robert Street   37 Robert Street   1 Seacraig Court   2 Seacraig Court   3 Seacraig Court   4 Seacraig Court   5 Seacraig Court   6 Seacraig Court   7 Seacraig Court   8 Seacraig Court   9 Seacraig Court   10 Seacraig Court   11 Seacraig Court   12 Seacraig Court   13 Seacraig Court   14 Seacraig Court   15 Seacraig Court   22 Union Street   50 Union Street  

Later use of the site :   (Seacraig Garage)     

 

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)

Bowling Green

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 45 entries

SourceEntry 
1889-90 dirArmstrong, John, 1 King st. ; Secretary, [under Marytown Bowling Club]location 2
1889-90 dirMitchell, David; Committee, [under Marytown Bowling Club]
1889-90 dirM'Arthur, Peter; Committee, [under Marytown Bowling Club]
1889-90 dirBrown, Thomas; President, [under Marytown Bowling Club]
1889-90 dirStorrier, John; Vice-President, [under Marytown Bowling Club]
1889-90 dirYoung, Wm.; Treasurer, [under Marytown Bowling Club]
1889-90 dirFerrie, William; Committee, [under Marytown Bowling Club]
1888-89 dirArmstrong, John, 34 Seagate; Secretary, [under Marytown Bowling Club]
1888-89 dirFerrie, William; Committee [under Marytown Bowling Club]
1888-89 dirYoung, Wm.; Treasurer, [under Marytown Bowling Club]
1888-89 dirBrown, Thomas; President, [under Marytown Bowling Club]
1888-89 dirM'Arthur, Peter; Committee [under Marytown Bowling Club]
1888-89 dirStorrier, John; Vice-President, [under Marytown Bowling Club]
1888-89 dirMitchell, David; Committee [under Marytown Bowling Club]
1887-88 dirFerrie, W; Committee [under Marytown Bowling Club]
1887-88 dirBrown, Thos.; Vice-President, [under Marytown Bowling Club]
1887-88 dirShepherd, Wm.; Committee [under Marytown Bowling Club]
1887-88 dirClark, John; Treasurer, [under Marytown Bowling Club]
1887-88 dirArmstrong, John, King street; Secretary, [under Marytown Bowling Club]location 2
1887-88 dirStorrier, J; Committee [under Marytown Bowling Club]
1887-88 dirWatson, Thos.; President, [under Marytown Bowling Club]
1886-87 dirM'Gregor, D; Committee [under Marytown Bowling Club East Newport]
1886-87 dirArmstrong, J.; Committee [under Marytown Bowling Club East Newport]
1886-87 dirJust, Robert; Treasurer, [under Marytown Bowling Club East Newport]
1886-87 dirWatson, Thos.; Vice-President, [under Marytown Bowling Club East Newport]
1886-87 dirFerrie, W.; Committee, [under Marytown Bowling Club East Newport]
1886-87 dirLanglands, John, King street; Secretary, [under Marytown Bowling Club East Newport]location 2
1886-87 dirJack, James S.; President, [under Marytown Bowling Club East Newport]
1885-86 dirJust, Robert; Treasurer, [under Marytown Bowling Club - East Newport]
1885-86 dirMitchell, D; Committee [under Marytown Bowling Club - East Newport]
1885-86 dirFerrie, William; President, [under Marytown Bowling Club - East Newport]
1885-86 dirLanglands, John, King street; Secretary, [under Marytown Bowling Club - East Newport]location 2
1885-86 dirTait, R.; Committee [under Marytown Bowling Club - East Newport]
1885-86 dirJack, James; Vice-President, [under Marytown Bowling Club - East Newport]
1885-86 dirM'Arthur, P; Committee [under Marytown Bowling Club - East Newport]
1885 Clark dirLanglands, John, King st, Secretary : Marytown Bowling Club East Newportlocation 2
1885 Clark dirFerrie, Wm., President : Marytown Bowling Club East Newport
1885 Clark dirJust, Robert, Treasurer. : Marytown Bowling Club East Newport
1884-85 dirFerrie, W; Committee [under Marytown Bowling Club East Newport]
1884-85 dirJust, Robert; Treasurer [under Marytown Bowling Club East Newport]
1884-85 dirMitchell, David; President, [under Marytown Bowling Club East Newport]
1884-85 dirLanglands, John; Secretary, [under Marytown Bowling Club East Newport]
1884-85 dirTait, R; Committee, [under Marytown Bowling Club East Newport]
1884-85 dirBrown, T.; Committee [under Marytown Bowling Club East Newport]
1884-85 dirLatto, David; Vice-President, [under Marytown Bowling Club East Newport]

 

 

Census records

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Valuation Roll entries      There are 17 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1922-23325Ground William Mackay, Lorneville, E Newport unlet 1View details
1917-18313Ground William Mackay, Lorneville, E Newport unlet 7-10-0View details
1915-16309Ground William Mackay, Lorneville, E Newport Seacraig Lawn Tennis Club per William Grant, secretary, E Newport same 7-10-0View details
1900-01965Bowling Green Robert Brown Wilkins, commission agent, 67 Leadenhall St, London per D W Logie, solicitor, Stirling James S Sturrock, assistant manager, Dundee Advertiser same 9View details
1896-97856Bowling Green Robert Brown Wilkins, clerk, 19 Beresford Rd, Canonbury, London per D W Logie, solicitor, Stirling James S Sturrock, assistant manager, Dundee Advertiser same 9View details
1895-96822Bowling Green Robert Brown Wilkins, clerk, 19 Beresford Rd, Canonbury, London per D W Logie, solicitor, Stirling James S Sturrock, assistant manager, Dundee Advertiser same 9View details
1894-95778Bowling Green Robert Brown Wilkins, clerk, 19 Beresford Rd, Canonbury, London per D W Logie, solicitor, Stirling James S Sturrock, assistant manager, Dundee Advertiser same 9View details
1893-94755Bowling Green Robert Brown Wilkins, clerk, 19 Beresford Rd, London per D W Logie, solicitor, Stirling James S Sturrock, assistant manager, Dundee Advertiser same 9View details
1892-93740Bowling Green Robert Brown Wilkins, clerk, 154 Southgate Rd, London per D W Logie, solicitor, Stirling James Sturrock, Asst. manager, Dundee Advertiser same 9View details
1891-92724Bowling Green Robert Brown Wilkins, clerk, 154 Southgate Rd, London per D W Logie, solicitor, Stirling James Sturrock, Asst. manager, Dundee Advertiser same 9View details
1890-91677Bowling Green Robert Brown Wilkins, clerk, 154 Southgate Rd, London per D W Logie, solicitor, Stirling James Sturrock, Asst. manager, Dundee Advertiser same 9View details
1889-90651Bowling Green Robert Brown Wilkins, Glasgow per D W Logie, solicitor, Stirling Ernest Hassberger, merchant same 9View details
1885-86614Bowling Green Trs. of late Robert Brown per D W Logie, solicitor, Stirling Maryton Bowling Club per Robert Just jun, secretary same 10View details
1881-82506Bowling Green Mrs Mary Brown Wilkins same Working Mens Bowling Club per Secretary Bowling Club 10View details
1878-79482Bowling Green Captain Robert Brown same Bowling Club 11View details
1875-76369Bowling Green Captain Robert Brown same Bowling Club 11View details
1871-72331Bowling green Captain Robert Brown Bowling Club 30View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 317 Maryton 79.36 pol part of 5 pieces of ground view plot details

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1886.00877loan by Andrew Hendry & Ann Mitchell / HendryBond £700 & disp by Robert Brown Wilkins … to Andrew Hendry solicitor Dundee & wife Ann Mitchell … of (1) 119.95 pol, : S by 24' road, : N by 25' road, : E by 30' road, & bldgs t/on; (2) pce grnd 79.36 pol, : S by 24' road, : N by 25' road, : E by (1), & bldgs t/on, all being pts of 5 lots 2-26 of Marytown …28 Aug 1886316, 317
1886.00845Robert Brown to Robert Brown WilkinsDisp by Trs deceased Robert Brown, Seacraig House, Newport to grandson Robert Brown Wilkins … now 25 St James Sq, Edinburgh, of Seacraig House Newport with grnd, bowling green, quarry & pertinents viz (1) 119.95 pol, : S by 24' road, : N by 25' road, : E by 30' road, & bldgs t/on; (2) pce grnd 79.36 pol, : S by 24' road, : N by 25' road, : E by (1), & bldgs t/on, all being pts of 5 lots 2-26 of Marytown …13 Aug 1886316, 317

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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