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The Newport, Wormit & Forgan Archive

Location : The Cliff Cottages

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Notes:      Demolished. Specific locations are uncertain and could be anywhere on the farm or estate.

 

Introduction

Buildings are shown on the 1855 Ordnance Survey 6-inch map; they have been demolished by the time of the 1895 map. Only the existing Lodge is present on the 1861 census.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.437695,-2.911523

View location on the 1855 6-inch map, the 1895 25-inch map, the 1914 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):   Chesterhill Lodge 

 

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 Cliff Cottages

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)

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Census records

YearHead Notes
1851 Allan William View household
1851 Rait Jane View household
1841 Raitt Jane View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
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Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 166 Causewayhead Justfield, The Holes + 2 rigs of land view plot details

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1876.01096loan by James Auldjo JamiesonBond £1000 & disp by James Powrie, Reswali, Forfar to James Auldjo Jamieson, WS, Edinburgh of inter alia, pt of estate of Inverdovat called the Holes or Justfield … as in disp 31 Aug 186616 Nov1876166
1868.03167loan by Trs Mar Con James Auldjo Jamieson & Isabella Powrie / JamiesonTrs marriage contract between James Auldjo Jamieson WS & his spouse Isabella Powrie get bond & disp £650 by James Powrie over a portion of land formerly of the estate of Inverdovat on E side of Causeyhead & Inverdovat called the Holes or Justfield; & 2 rigs or buts of land of Causeyhead & piece of grnd given off in lieu of servitude and now enclosed & joined to said land19 Aug 1868166
1866.01330Trs Jessie Powrie to James PowrieJames Powrie regist disp to himself by Trs Jessie Powrie consent James Powrie & James Soot & Margaret Powrie his spouse, of portion of land the Holes … Inverdovat or Justfield on E side of Causewayhead, & 2 riggsor butts of land of Causewayhead, & … pce land in lieu of servitude …131 Aug 866166
1866.01133James Powrie to Jessie Powrie (1849), now to TrsTrs Jessie Powrie get not instr of … Inverdovat Holes or Justfield … 2 riggs or butts of land in Causewayhead … on disp & convey by James Powrie, consent of Margaret Powrie & James Soot her husband, & Janet (Jessie) Powrie daughters of William Powrie, to said Jessie Powrie, 1849, & disp & settl by her, 185525 May 1866166
1848.01202Thomas Powrie to James PowrieJames Powrie as heir to uncle Thomas Powrie seised a portion of Inverdovat called The Holes or Justfield on the east side of Causewayhead & Innerdovat; and 2 riggs or butts of land of Causewayhead, with a piece of land given in lieu of the servitude of pasturage on the lands of Causewayhead, on Pr Cl Con by William Berry, Tayfield3 Feb 1848166
1842.00596George Just to Thomas PowrieThomas Powrie seised a portion of land formerly of the estate of Inverdovat on E side of Causeyhead & Inverdovat called the Holes or Justfield; & 2 rigs or buts of land of Causeyhead with a piece of grnd given off in lieu of pasturage on the lands of Causewayhead, & houses etc t/on & teinds on disp by George Just, formerly mason Justfield, now builder & contractor, Tayside near Woodhaven, consent of spouse Isabella Walker & Christian Just also residing Tayside12 May 1842166
1842.00595Meldrum loans repaidGeorge Just, mason, formerly at Justfield now at Tayside, gets ren by surviving Tr of Elizabeth Meldrum of a portion of land formerly of the estate of Inverdovat on E side of Causeyhead & Inverdovat called the Holes or Justfield; & 2 rigs or buts of land of Causeyhead & piece of grnd given off in lieu of servitude and now enclosed & joined to said lands, & of £200 & £200 in 2 bonds & disp, 23 Mar 1821 & 28 Jun 1824. (see v3, 4778)12 May 1842166
1840.04778Elizabeth Meldrum loans to TrsTr Elizabeth Meldrum seised a portion of land formerly of the estate of Inverdovat on E side of Causeyhead & Inverdovat called the Holes or Justfield; & 2 rigs or buts of land of Causeyhead & piece of grnd given off in lieu of servitude and now enclosed & joined to said lands - in security £200 & £200 in 2 bonds & disp by George Just, mason, formerly at Justfield, then at Tayside to said Elizabeth Meldrum, 23 Mar 1821 & 28 Jun 1824 - on disp & settl by Elizabeth Meldrum, 18 Jul 1831 & on ch adjud in impl by George Just, March 1840 (see v2, 132 & 1876)19 Mar 1840166
1829.05171Trs John Anstruther loan repaidRobert Dalgleish, Scotscraig, gets ren by Trs John Anstruther of Airdit of … lands of Scotscraig … Sandyhills … pts of lands of Innerdivot called Laverocklaw & others & commonly designated as follows - (1) town & lands of Causewayhead & Laverocklaw; (2) town & lands of Den of St Foord; (3) lands of Craighead; (4) that field & piece of land on S side of river Tay called Fishhouseland; (5) 6 riggs of land on E side of Newport above the boatmen's houses & yards; (6) & the house lands & garden on the E side of the Water of Dundee; (7) lands of Waterston Crook; (8) land with the crofts & yards upon the water called Dundee Waterside; (9) houses & yards immediately to the E of Newport; (10) & 1.5 acres of land called the Holls, being pt of the lands of Causewayhead; (11) & piece of land with the pertinents called Pluck-the-Craw; (12) & salmon fishings called Greenside; (13) & teinds; (14) an annual rent corresponding to £1000 Scots payable furth of said lands of Innerdivot; (15) parts of the lands of Innerdivot & Bank thereof; (16) & part of the great common; & of £4000 in bond & disp (see 3338)14 Dec 1829166, 283 & others
1826.03338loan by Trs John AnstrutherTrs John Anstruther of Airdit seised … lands of Scotscraig … pts of lands of Innerdivot called Laverocklaw & others & commonly designated as follows - (1) town & lands of Causewayhead & Laverocklaw; (2) town & lands of Den of St Foord; (3) lands of Craighead; (4) that field & piece of land on S side of river Tay called Fishhouseland; (5) 6 riggs of land on E side of Newport above the boatmen's houses & yards; (6) & the house lands & garden on the E side of the Water of Dundee; (7) lands of Waterston Crook; (8) land with the crofts & yards upon the water called Dundee Waterside; (9) houses & yards immediately to the E of Newport; (10) & 1.5 acres of land called the Holls, being pt of the lands of Causewayhead; (11) & piece of land with the pertinents called Pluck-the-Craw; (12) & salmon fishings called Greenside; (13) & teinds; (14) an annual rent corresponding to £1000 Scots payable furth of said lands of Innerdivot; (15) parts of the lands of Innerdivot & Bank thereof; (16) & part of the great common; in security of £4000 on bond & disp by Robert Dalgleish, Scotscraig6 Nov 1826166, 283 & others
1825.02413George Just to Isabella Walker / JustIsabella Walker formerly at St Fort now spouse of George Just, builder & contractor, Tayside near Woodhaven seised in liferent - square pce grnd & ho t/on pt of Wellgate Park in lands of Inverdovat; a portion of land formerly of the estate of Inverdovat on E side of Causeyhead & Inverdovat called the Holes or Justfield; & 2 rigs or buts of land of Causeyhead & piece of grnd given off in lieu of servitude and now enclosed & joined to said lands & teinds - on post nupt mar con between them, 26 Nov 18245 May 1825166, 87
1824.02083William Dalgleish to Robert DalgleishRobert Dalgleish of Scotscraig as heir of provision to William Dalgleish of Scotscraig his father seised … lands of Scotscraig … pts of lands of Innerdivot called Laverocklaw & others & commonly designated as follows - (1) town & lands of Causewayhead & Laverocklaw; (2) town & lands of Den of St Foord; (3) lands of Craighead; (4) that field & piece of land on S side of river Tay called Fishhouseland; (5) 6 riggs of land on E side of Newport above the boatmen's houses & yards; (6) & the house lands & garden on the E side of the Water of Dundee; (7) lands of Waterston Crook; (8) land with the crofts & yards upon the water called Dundee Waterside; (9) houses & yards immediately to the E of Newport; (10) & 1.5 acres of land called the Holls, being pt of the lands of Causewayhead; (11) & piece of land with the pertinents called Pluck-the-Craw; (12) & salmon fishings called Greenside; (13) & teinds; (14) an annual rent corresponding to £1000 Scots payable furth of said lands of Innerdivot; (15) parts of the lands of Innerdivot & Bank thereof; (16) & part of the great common; on Pr cl con by Charles Dalgleish, his brother, with consent of his curators19 Nov 1824166, 283 & others
1824.01876loan by Elizabeth MeldrumElizabeth Meldrum seised a portion of Inverdovat, the Holes or Justfield & 2 rigs or buts of Causeyhead & piece of land in lieu of servitude in security of £200 on bond & disp by George Just, mason, formerly at Justfield now at Tayside.10 Jul 1824166
1823.01059liferent annuity to Mary Bayne / DalgleishMary Bayne spouse of Robert Dalgleish younger of Scotscraig seised, 28 Dec 1822, lands of Scotscraig … pts of lands of Innerdivot called Laverocklaw & others & commonly designated as follows - (1) town & lands of Causewayhead & Laverocklaw; (2) town & lands of Den of St Foord; (3) lands of Craighead; (4) that field & piece of land on S side of river Tay called Fishhouseland; (5) 6 riggs of land on E side of Newport above the boatmen's houses & yards; (6) & the house lands & garden on the E side of the Water of Dundee; (7) lands of Waterston Crook; (8) land with the crofts & yards upon the water called Dundee Waterside; (9) houses & yards immediately to the E of Newport; (10) & 1.5 acres of land called the Holls, being pt of the lands of Causewayhead; (11) & piece of land with the pertinents called Pluck-the-Craw; (12) & salmon fishings called Greenside; (13) & teinds; (14) an annual rent corresponding to £1000 Scots payable furth of said lands of Innerdivot; (15) parts of the lands of Innerdivot & Bank thereof; (16) & part of the great common; - in security of a liferent annuity of £300 on bond by William Dalgleish of Scotscraig & said Robert Dalgleish (see 2083 & 3338)14 Jan 1823166, 283 & others
1821.00133Thomas Just to George JustGeorge Just seised a portion of land formerly of the estate of Inverdovat on E side of Causeyhead & Inverdovat called the Holes or Justfield; & 2 rigs or buts of land of Causeyhead & piece of grnd given off in lieu of servitude and now enclosed & joined to said lands on disp by Thomas Just, formerly mason ay Causeyhead, afterwards feuar at Justfield,his father, 18 Jun 181026 Mar 1821166
1821.00132loan by Elizabeth MeldrumElizabeth Meldrum residing Inverdovat seised 23 Mar 1821 a portion of land formerly of the estate of Inverdovat on E side of Causeyhead & Inverdovat called the Holes or Justfield; & 2 rigs or buts of land of Causeyhead & piece of grnd given off in lieu of servitude and now enclosed & joined to said lands in security of £200 on bond & disp by George Just, mason, formerly at Justfield now at Tayside.26 Mar 1821166
1817.11557Trs James Douglas loan repaidDalgleish of Scotscraig gets ren of bond etc … Trs James Douglas ... (see 10426)1817166 & others
1815.10426loan to William Dalgleish & James Heriot by Trs James DouglasTrs of late James Douglas of Edenside, Major E I Co Serv on the Bombay Establishment, seised … Scotscraig … Sandyhills … pts of land of Innerdivot commonly called town & land of Causeyhead & Laverocklaw, town & lands of Den of St Foord, lands of Craighead, a field & pce of grnd on S side of R Tay called Fish House land cut & inclosed by a wall & ditch possessed by John Morrison innkeeper Newport of Dundee, 6 rigs of land on E side of said Newport, the houses & yards of the skippers, & the ho, land & yd in the Newport of Dundee, the lands of Waterston Crook, that grnd with the crofts & yards at the side of the Dundee Waterside, houses & yds on E side of said Newport, 1.5 acres of land called the Holls - pt of the lands of Causeyhead, & pce of grnd called Pluck-the-Craw, with the common pasture on N & S sides or pts of the Commons of Innerdivot & Sclatesmuir, with the salmon fishings belonging to the said lands called Greenside; an annualrent corresponding to £1000 Scots, payable from the said lands of Innerdivot; other pts of Innerdivot & Bank thereof, with pt of the large common; … in security of £2000 - on bond by William Dalgleish, Scotscraig & James Heriot of Ramornie WS, Dec 1814.18 Jan 1815166, 283 & others
1803.06583Scotscraig to Thomas JustThomas Just, feuar & mason, Causeyhead as heir to David Just, feuar there, his father, seised 18 Aug 1803 in a portion of land called The Holles or Justfield on the east side of Causeyhead & Innerdovat; and 2 riggs or butts of the lands of Causeyhead, with a piece of land in lieu of servitude of pasturage, etc, on the lands of Causeyhead, & teinds, parish of Forgan on pr cl con by William Dalgleish younger of Scotscraig, 11 Mar 1803. Pr.56.337 Oct 1803166

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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