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Location : former laundry,  King Street

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= Property demolished or site redeveloped

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Introduction

Used by the Town Council 1939-45, also site of an air-raid shelter; previously used as a garage by John T Young; before that it was the Newport and District Steam Laundry; before that King Street Dairy.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.4410,-2.9381

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)

Queen Street1870s

 

 

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

King Street Dairy 1894
King Street Laundry 1896-1900
Newport and District Steam Laundry 1901-1905

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 42 entries

SourceEntry 
1906-07 MacDonald dirYoung, D., Newport laundry : Miscellaneous
1905-06 MacDonald dirYoung, D., Newport laundry : Miscellaneous
1905-06 dirYoung, D. W., proprietor, Newport and District Steam Laundry, King street ; h. James square
1904-05 MacDonald dirYoung, D., Newport laundry : Miscellaneous
1904-05 dirYoung, D. W., proprietor, Newport and District Steam Laundry, King street ; h. James square
1903-04 dirYoung, D. W., proprietor, Newport and District Steam Laundry, King street ; h. James square
1903 Slater dirNewport Steam Laundry (D. W. Young, proprietor), King street Newport (Commercial)
1902-03 MacDonald dirYoung, D., Newport laundry : Miscellaneous
1902-03 dirYoung, D. W., proprietor, Newport and District Steam Laundry, King street ; h. James square
1901-02 MacDonald dirYoung, D., Newport laundry : Miscellaneous
1901-02 dirNewport and District Steam Laundry, King street; D. W, Young, proprietor ; h. James square. See Adv. p. 75
1901-02 dirYoung, D. W., proprietor, Newport and District Steam Laundry, King street ; h. James square
1900-01 MacDonald dirYoung, D., Newport laundry : Miscellaneous
1896 Slater dirCoburn Barbara (Miss), King St. laundry, E [under Commercial]
1894-95 dirMathewson, Oliver, dairyman and contractor. King street
1893-94 dirMathewson, Oliver, dairyman and contractor. King street
1893 Slater dirMathewson Oliver, dairyman and cart owner, King st : Miscellaneous.
1892-93 dirMathewson, Oliver, dairyman and contractor, King street
1891-92 MacDonald dirMathewson, Oliver, King st. ; dairykeeper : Miscellaneous
1891-92 Lamburn dirMathewson, Oliver, King st : Dairyman And Carting Contractor
1891-92 dirMathewson, Oliver, dairyman, King street
1890-91 dirMathewson, Oliver, dairyman, King street
1889-90 dirMathewson, Oliver, dairyman, King street
1889 Slater dirMathewson Oliver, dairyman, King st : Miscellaneous.
1888-89 dirMathewson, Oliver, dairyman. King street
1887-88 dirMathewson, Oliver, dairyman. King street
1886 Slater dirMathewson Oliver, carting contractor and dairyman, King St
1885-86 dirMathewson, Oliver, dairyman. King street, East Newport
1885 Clark dirMathewson, Oliver, King st, Carting Contractor : Miscellaneous.
1882-83 dirMathewson, Oliver, dairyman and carting contractor, King st., E. Newport
1882 Slater dirMathewson Oliver, carting contractor, King st : Miscellaneous.
1880-81 dirMatthewson, Oliver, contractor, King street. East Newport
1877 Worrall dirGorrie Mrs. Thomas, King st
1871-72 dirLandsman, Mrs Janet, laundress, Queen Street, East Newport
1869-70 dirLanceman, Mrs Janet, laundress, Queen Street, East Newport
1867-68 dirLanceman, Janet, laundress. East Newport
1866 Fife dirLandsman, Thomas, summer lodgings prop., E Newport
1866 Fife dirLandsman, Mrs Thomas, laundress / mangler, E Newport
1862 Fife dirLandsman, Mrs Thomas, laundress / mangler, E Newport
1862 Fife dirLandsman, Thomas, summer lodgings prop., E Newport
1853-54 dirMurdoch, Peter, grocer, Seacraig.[?]
1852 Slater dirMurdoch, Peter, grocer / spirit dealer, Newport[?]

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Male Voters Young, David Laundryman King Street, Newport Tenant of House King Street

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1901 A schedule was given to tenant here but see No 169A on p. 35View household
1891 Mathewson Oliver View household
1881 Mathewson Oliver View household
1871 Landsman Thomas View household
1861 Gorrie Thomas View household
1861 Landsman Thomas View household
1851 Murdoch Peter View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 22 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1932-33323Garage John T Young, Linwood proprietor 60View details
1927-28315Garage John T Young, motor engineer proprietor 60View details
1922-23285Garage & Ground John T Young, motor engineer proprietor 40-10-0View details
1917-18272Ground Thomas Landsman's Trustee per David Duncan & Son, solicotors, Dundee William Bain, carter, Queen Street same 0-10-0View details
1912-13438Builder's Yard Mrs Iabella Gorrie, Mill Street, Tayport per David Duncan & Son, solicitors, Dundee unlet 6View details
1907-08419House, Garden, etc Mrs Iabella Gorrie, Mill Place, Tayport David W Young, Pearl Laundry, Dundee same 14View details
1903-04402House, Garden &c. Mrs Isa. Hampton or Gorrie, Mill Place, Tayport David W Young, laundryman same 14View details
1900-01975House, Garden &c. Mrs Isa. Hampton or Gorrie, Mill Place, Tayport David W Young, laundryman same 14View details
1896-97866House, Garden &c. Mrs Isa. Hampton or Gorrie, Inn Square, Tayport Miss Cockburn, laundress same 10View details
1893-94765House, Garden &c. Mrs Isa. Hampton or Gorrie, Ogilvie St, Tayport Oliver Matthewson, dairyman same 10View details
1889-90660House, Garden &c. Mrs Isa. Hampton or Gorrie, Ogilvie St, Tayport Oliver Matthewson, dairyman same 10View details
1885-86623House, Garden &c. Mrs Isabella Hampton or Gorrie, Ferryport-on-Craig Oliver Matthewson, dairyman same 10View details
1881-82515House, Garden &c. Mrs Isabella Hampton or Gorrie, Ferryport-on-Craig same Oliver Matthewson contractor 10View details
1878-79491House, Garden &c. Mrs Isabella Hampton or Gorrie Said Mrs Gorrie 18View details
1875-76378House, Garden &c. Mrs Isabella Hampton or Gorrie Said Mrs Gorrie 18View details
1871-72341Washing house & green Thomas Landsman, seaman Thomas Landsman, seaman View details
1871-72340House and Garden Thomas Landsman, seaman Thomas Landsman, seaman 18View details
1867-68352House, Outhouse, Garden, etc Thomas Landsman, seaman Said Thomas Landsman 15View details
1865-66313House, Outhouse, Garden, etc Thomas Landsman, seaman said Thomas Landsman 12View details
1864-65293House, Outhouse, Garden, etc Thomas Landsman, seaman Said Thomas Landsman 12View details
1860-61246House, outhouse & garden Thomas Landsman, seaman Thomas Landsman 14View details
1855-56152House Thomas Lansman, seaman, Newport Peter Murdoch, grocer, Newport said Peter Murdoch 10View details [could be 1860.246]

 

 

Sasines pre-1900:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 184 Maryton lot 29 27 falls 9 ells view plot details

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1876.00711Thomas & Jenny Landsman to James Edward (1868) to John Hampton (1876)Not Instr John Hampton, clerk, East Newport of (1) 28 falls 32 ells lot 30 of Marytown, : E Queen Street, : W King Street, pt of Seacraig; (2) 3 falls 35 ells grnd at NW corner of and pt of lot 29 & dw ho on said 2 pieces of grnd, on disp 1868 by Thomas Landsman seaman & his wife Jenny Taylor / Landsman to James Edward, flaxspinner, Dundee & disp 1876 by James Edward17 Jul 1876184, 185
1874.03972Thomas & Jenny Landsman to TrsNot Instr Trs Thomas Landsman & his wife Janet / Jenny Taylor or Landsman of 27 fall 9 ell grnd & dw ho t/on lot 29 on copy plan of Marytown, : E by 20' road, : W by 24' road, pt of Seacraig23 Dec 1874184
1851.00048loan by David TaylorDavid Taylor gets bond & disp £50 by Isobella Landsman & Thomas Landsman & Janet Taylor his spouse over 27 falls 9 ells & 28 falls 32 ells grnd & dw ho etc t/on in Marytown24 Jan 1851184, 185
1850.02752loan by Janet Rawet / Murdoch & Peter MurdochJanet Rawet & Peter Murdoch her husband residing Easter Newport get bond & disp in fee & liferent for £67 by Isobel Landsman & Thomas Landsman, consent of Janet Tayler his spouse, over 2 pieces grnd lying contiguous lots 29 & 30 of Seacraig in Maryton 27 falls 9 ells & 28 falls 32 ells2 May 1850184, 185
1840.05129Tayfield to Isobel Landsman, then to Landsman & Hampton familiesIsobel Landsman, Thomas Landsman, Janet (Jenny) Taylor his spouse, Janet (Jenny) Landsman spouse of John Hampton, & Andrew Hoggins & John Hampton & Isabella Hampton, children of said Jenny Landsman, seised liferent & fee 27 falls 9 ells & 28 falls 32 ells & ho etc t/on in Marytown - on feu ch by William Berry, Tayfield, consent said Thomas Landsman, to said Isobel Landsman 27 Mar 1840, & disp & assig by her, Sep 1840.12 Nov 1840184, 185, 250

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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