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Location : house and shop on site of 1,  Boat Brae

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Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.437452,-2.944400

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):   1 Boat Brae   2 Boat Brae   4 Boat Brae   5 Boat Brae   8 Boat Brae   10 Boat Brae   12 Boat Brae   14 Boat Brae   16 Boat Brae   6 Boat Brae   part of 1, Boat Brae   part of 5, Boat Brae   3 Boat Brae   formerly Ferry Terminal, 1-3, Boat Road   4 Boat Road   (formerly 5, Boat Road)   6 Boat Road   former Post Office, 8, Boat Road   3 Boat Road   (formerly workshop, 10, Boat Road)   (former shop at pier, Boat Road)   Seamills Cottage [east half], 6, High Road   Seamills Cottage [west half], High Road  

Later use of the site :   1 Boat Brae     

 

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)

Post Office

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 15 entries

SourceEntry 
1878 Slater dirCrichton Peter, confectioner, Pier head : Miscellaneous.
1877 Worrall dirCrichton Peter, Pierhead : Refreshment Rooms.
1876-77 dirCrichton, Peter, confectioner, Pierhead, West Newport [* ms. alteration - 'Pierhead' deleted]location 2
1873 Slater dirKidd Jonas, Newport : Grocers.
1873 Slater dirKidd Jonas, filecutter, Newport : Miscellaneous.
1871-72 dirKidd, Jonas, file-cutter, Sea Mills; h. Pierhead
1869-70 dirKidd, Jonas, postmaster, and file-cutter. Sea Mills ; h. Pierhead
1869-70 dirKidd, Jonas; Postmaster [under Post Office]
1867-68 dirKidd, Jonas; Postmaster [under Post Office]
1867-68 dirKidd, Jonas, postmaster ; and filecutter. Sea Mills ; h. Pier Head
1867 Slater dirKidd Jonas, file critter, Newport : Miscellaneous
1867 Slater dirKidd Jonas, Newport : Grocers
1866 Fife dirKidd, Jonas, file cutter, Pier Head
1866 Fife dirKidd, Jonas, grocer, Newport Pier
1862 Fife dirKidd, Jonas, grocer, Newport Pier

 

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1871 Kidd Jonas View household
1861 Kidd Jonas View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 6 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1875-76230House and Shop David Graham Bruce, Dundee Peter Crichton, provision merchant 18View details
1871-72210House & shop David Graham Bruce, Dundee Jonas Kidd, grocer 15View details
1867-68197House and Shop D.G. Bruce, clerk, 7 George Place, Dundee Jonas Kidd, grocer 15View details
1865-66184House and Shop David Bruce, clerk, Old Gas-Light Coy., Dundee said Jonas Kidd Jonas Kidd, grocer 13View details
1864-65174House and Shop D. Bruce, clerk, Old Gas-Light Coy., Dundee Jonas Kidd, grocer 13View details
1860-61157House & shop D Bruce, clerk, Old Gas-Light Co., Dundee Jonas Kidd, grocer 13View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 224 Newport piece of ground & house on S side of road from Ferry Pier westwards, 36 feet frontage view plot details
Plot: 276 Newport 0.5 pol immediately behind another piece on S side of road from Ferry Pier westwards view plot details

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1903.02221Storrar loan to James Doig repaidDisch by Andrew Paterson Storrar disburd bond (22 Nov 1900) £650 by James Doig over (1) pce grnd extending 36' in front along road leading from ferry pier westward and (2) 0.5 pol grnd immediately S of (1) being subjects described in disp to William Hurry (1877.02244)12 Nov 1903224, 276
1886.00766Dundee Prov. Property Invest. Co to Elizabeth Barrie / ScottDisp by Dundee Provident Property Investment Co & liquidator of the company to Elizabeth Barrie / Scott, wife of James Scott, coffee house manager, residing Newport of (1) pce grnd 36' frontage … along road W of ferry pier and (2) sm pce (0.5 pol) grnd immediately S of (1) … in disp to William Hurry (see 1877.02244)17 Jul 1886224, 276
1879.03977second loan by Peter RobertsonBond £100 & disp by William Hurry, baker, Newport to Peter Robertson, gamedealer, Forfar of (1) pce grnd & dw houses t/on at Newport (see 1876.01092); (2) pce grnd immediately S of (1), being the subjects in 1877.0224424 Jan 1879224, 276
1879.03947loan by Peter RobertsonBond £200 & disp by William Hurry, baker, Newport to Peter Robertson, gamedealer, Forfar of (1) pce grnd & dw houses t/on at Newport (see 1876.01092); (2) pce grnd immediately S of (1), being the subjects in 1877.0224417 Jan 1879224, 276
1878.03277William Hurry to Dundee Provident Property Investment CoDisp by William Hurry to Dundee Provident Property Investment Co of (1) pce grnd & dw houses t/on at Newport (see 1876.01092); (2) pce grnd immediately S of (1), being the subjects in 1877.0224412 Jul 1878224, 276
1877.02244Tayfield to William HurryDisp by John Berry, Tayfield to William Hurry, baker, Newport, of 0.5 pol grnd on which a bakehouse has been partly erected immediately to back of pce of grnd at Newport, pt of vacant grnd on S side of road leading from Ferry Pier westward …6 Oct 1877224, 276

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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