The Newport, Wormit & Forgan Archive

Location : Fig Tree [3],  West Road

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= Property demolished or site redeveloped

Notes:      Demolished. part of first floor

Part of a divided property. Other parts: Fig Tree [1]     Fig Tree [2]     


Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.435340, -2.948669

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)

Newburgh Road



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

Fig Tree [3]
Graham Place from 1905



Directory entries (before 1970)

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Census records

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Valuation Roll entries      There are 3 entries

1889-90277House Alexander Harris, mason Robert Melville, labourer same 3View details
1889-90292House James Harris, mason Miss Jane Harris same 2-12-0View details
1878-79177House and Garden James Harris, mason same Andrew Bracknell, mason 6View details



Sasines pre-1900:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 263 Broadhaugh E-most lot of 5 front lots part of garden view plot details


Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1905.00939James Harris to Charles GrahamDisp by James Harris, formerly grocer's assistant, Newport, now at Pickletillum, to Charles Graham … of lot of ground & houses etc t/on … : S by public road, : N by River Tay, being the E-most of 5 front lots, pt of a garden at Broadhaugh … right of entry to ground at back by roads & right to well …18 May 1905263
1884.04015loan by Janet Laird / WatsonBond £100 & disp security by James Harris … to Janet Laird / Watson, 5 Catherine Street, Dundee of lot of ground N of turnpike, : N by the river, the E-most of 5 lots of Broadhaugh19 Jan1884263
1884.04014Dundee Property & Investment Bldg Soc loan repaidDisp by Dundee Property & Investment Building Society (formerly the Dundee Property & Investment Co) to James Harris, formerly mason now grocer's assistant, of lot of ground N of turnpike, : N by the river, the E-most of 5 lots of Broadhaugh19 Jan1884263
1883.03630real burdens due to Christina Baird / Harris & John Harris paid offDisch. by Christian Baird / Harris, widow of John Harris, disburd.
(1) real burden of £25 (27 Oct 1868) to them by Alexander Harris over lot of ground on N of t/p to Woodhaven, the W-most of 5 lots;
(2) real burden of £50 (13 Apr 1868) to them by Elizabeth Colville / Harris, wife of Thomas Harris, over 31' frontage lot of grnd on N of public road, : N by the river, & dw ho, shop, wash house & gable wall, … rights of entry …;
(3) real burden of £25 (23 Dec 1868) to them by William Harris over … middle of 5 lots …;
(4) real burden of £25 (16 Mar 1874, originally dated 18 Apr 1868) to them by Jane Harris over subjects now belonging to Robert Haarris, Sydney, New South Wales over the 2nd lot from the E of 5 lots ;
(5) real burden of £25 (18 Apr 1868) to them by George Harris, now deceased, & writ in favour of his brother James (6 May 1874) over E-most of 5 lots …
which 5 lots form the garden ground of Broadheughs …
26 Oct 1883267, 266, 265, 264, 263, 181
1874.03524loan by Dundee Property Investment CoDisp by James Harris to Trs Dundee Property Investment Co of lot of ground & houses t/on on N side of road Newport - Woodhaven, being the E-most of 5 lots, pt of garden ground at Broadhaugh, with right to well etc29 Jul 1874263
1874.03225Christina Harris to George Harris to James Harris, to TrsNot Instr James Harris mason Newport of lot of ground & houses t/on on N of road to Woodhaven, the E-most of 5 front lots … Broadhaugh … right to well etc, under burden of £25 to Christina Baird / Harris … (on disp 18 Apr 1868 by Christina Harris, consent of husband John Harris, to George Harris, … 9 Apr 1874 James Harris as heir to brother George) …6 May 1874263, 181

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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