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Location : The Cottage,  King Street

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= Property demolished or site redeveloped

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Introduction

Used as ARP headquarters 1939-45; demolished after the war.

The Cottage is built mostly on sasine plot 185, with a little on plot 184.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.44117,-2.9385

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.

Later use of the site :   16-24 Maryton     former 14 King Street     former 16 King Street     

 

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)

The Cottage

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 54 entries

SourceEntry 
1939-40 dirLatto, John, joiner, church-officer, Trinity U.F. Church ; h. The Cottage, King streetlocation 2
1938-39 dirLatto, John, joiner, church-officer, Trinity U.F. Church ; h. The Cottage, King streetlocation 2
1937-38 dirLatto, John, joiner, church-officer, Trinity U.F. Church ; h. The Cottage, King streetlocation 2
1936-37 dirLatto, John, joiner, church-officer, Trinity U.F. Church ; h. The Cottage, King streetlocation 2
1935-36 dirLatto, John, joiner, church-officer, Trinity U.F. Church ; h. The Cottage, King streetlocation 2
1934-35 dirLatto, John, joiner, church-officer, Trinity U.F. (Continuing) Church ; h., The Cottage, King street, East Newportlocation 2
1933-34 dirLatto, John, joiner, church-officer, Trinity U.F. (Continuing) Church ; h. The Cottage, King street, East Newportlocation 2
1932-33 dirLatto, John, joiner, church-officer, Trinity U.F. (Continuing) Church ; h. The Cottage, King street, East Newportlocation 2
1931-32 dirLatto, John, joiner, church-officer, Trinity U.F. (Continuing) Church ; h. The Cottage, King street, East Newportlocation 2
1930-31 dirLatto, John, joiner, church-officer, Trinity U.F. (Continuing) Church ; h. The Cottage, King street, East Newportlocation 2
1929-30 dirLatto, John, joiner, church-officer, Trinity U.F. Church ; h. The Cottage, King street, East Newportlocation 2
1929-30 dirLatto, John, King street, East Newport ? Trinity U.F. Church : Church-Officers.location 2
1928-29 dirLatto, John, King street, East Newport : Newport Trinity U.F. Church : Church-Officers.location 2
1928-29 dirLatto, John, joiner, church-officer, Trinity U.F. Church ; h. The Cottage, King street, East Newportlocation 2
1927-28 dirLatto, John, joiner, church-officer, Trinity U.F. Church ; h. The Cottage, King street, East Newportlocation 2
1927-28 dirLatto, John, King street, East Newport : Newport Trinity U.F. Church : Church-Officers.location 2
1926-27 dirLatto, John, joiner, church-officer, Trinity U.F. Church ; h. The Cottage, King street, East Newportlocation 2
1926-27 dirLatto, John, King street, East Newport - Trinity U.F. Church : Church-Officers.location 2
1925-26 dirLatto, John, joiner, The Cottage, King street, East Newport
1923-24 dirLatto, John, joiner, The Cottage, King street, East Newport
1922-23 dirLatto, John, joiner, King street. East Newport
1911-12 dirHampton, Miss, The Cottage, King street, East Newport
1910-11 dirHampton, Miss, The Cottage, King street. East Newport
1909-10 dirHampton, Miss, The Cottage, King street. East Newport
1908-09 dirHampton, Miss, King street, East Newport
1908 Tayside AnnualHampton, Miss, King Street, E.
1907-08 dirHampton, Miss, King street. East Newport
1907 Tayside AnnualHampton, Miss, King Street, E.
1906-07 dirHampton, Miss, King street, East Newport
1905-06 dirHampton, Miss, King street, East Newport
1904-05 dirHampton, Miss, King street, East Newport
1903-04 dirHampton, Miss, King street, East Newport
1902-03 dirHampton, Miss, King street. East Newport
1901-02 dirHampton, Miss, King street. East Newport
1900-01 dirHampton, Miss, King street. East Newport
1899-00 dirHampton, Miss, King street, East Newport
1898-99 dirHampton, Miss, King street, East Newport
1897-98 dirHampton, Miss, King street. East Newport
1896-97 dirHampton, Miss, King street, East Newport
1895-96 dirHampton, Miss, King street, East Newport
1894-95 dirHampton, Miss, King street. East Newport
1893-94 dirHampton, Miss, King street, East Newport
1892-93 dirHampton, Miss, King street, East Newport
1885-86 dirHampton, John, clerk, King street
1882-83 dirHampton, John, clerk, King street, East Newport
1880-81 dirHampton, John, clerk. King street, East Newport
1878-79 dirHampton, John, clerk. King street. East Newport
1877 Worrall dirHampton Mr. John, King st
1876-77 dirHampton, John, clerk. King street, East Newport
1874-75 dirHampton, John, clerk, King street, East Newport
1871-72 dirHampton, John, clerk, King Street
1869-70 dirHampton, John, clerk, King Street
1866 Fife dirHampton, John, summer lodgings prop., E Newport
1862 Fife dirHampton, John, summer lodgings prop., E Newport

 

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Hampdon Margaret
1901 Hampton Margaret View household
1891 Hampton John View household
1881 Proudfoot Thomas View household
1881 Hampton John View household
1871 Hampton John View household
1861 Hampton John View household
1851 Landsman Thomas View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 23 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1942-43344House & Garden Provost, Magistrates & Councillors of Burgh of Newport per S P Nicol, town chamberlain empty (condemned) 0View details
1937-38347House & Garden Provost, Magistrates & Councillors of Burgh of Newport per S P Nicol, town chamberlain empty 17View details
1932-33322House & Garden John T Young, Linwood John Latto, joiner 17View details
1927-28314House & Garden John T Young, motor engineer, Ashbrook John Latto, joiner 17View details
1922-23284House & Garden John T Young, motor engineer John Latto, joiner same 17View details
1917-18273House & Garden Charles C Duncan, solicitor, Dundee John Latto, joiner same 16View details
1912-13439House & Garden Trs of late John Hampton per David Duncan & Son, solicitors, Dundee empty 16View details
1907-08420House & Garden Trs of late John Hampton per tenant Miss Margaret Hampton same 16View details
1903-04403House and Garden Trs of late John Hampton per tenant Miss Margaret Hampton same 16View details
1900-01976House and Garden Trs of late John Hampton per tenant Miss Margaret Hampton same 16View details
1896-97867House and Garden Trs of late John Hampton per tenant Miss Margaret Hampton same 16View details
1893-94766House and Garden Trs of late John Hampton per tenant Miss Margaret Hampton same 16View details
1889-90661House and Garden John Hampton, late clerk proprietor 16View details
1885-86624House and Garden John Hampton, clerk proprietor 16View details
1881-82516House and Garden John Hampton, clerk Said John Hampton 16View details
1878-79492House and Garden John Hampton, clerk Said John Hampton 18View details
1875-76379House and Garden John Hampton, clerk Said John Hampton 20View details
1871-72342House and Garden James Edward, merchant, Dundee John Hampton, clerk 13View details
1867-68351House and Garden Thomas Landsman, seaman John Hampton, clerk 13View details
1865-66312House and Garden Thomas Landsman, seaman said John Hampton John Hampton, clerk 10View details
1864-65292House and Garden Thomas Landsman, seaman John Hampton, clerk 10View details
1860-61245House and Garden Thomas Landsman, seaman John Hanton [Hampton], clerk 10View details
1855-56151House and Garden Thomas Lansman, seaman, Newport said Thomas Lansman 7-10-0View details [could be 1860.245]

 

 

Sasines pre-1900:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 185 Maryton lot 30 28 falls 32 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
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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