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Location : house & workshop,  Union Street

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= Property demolished or site redeveloped

Notes:      Demolished

 

Commentary

House of 5 rooms. Extensive workshops. Separate buildings, workshops probably on Union Street with house further west facing river. Demolished and replaced by Royal Buildings.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.441928,-2.939820

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 Robert Street   (formerly 2, Robert Street)   3 Robert Street   (formerly 4, Robert Street)   5 Robert Street   (formerly 6, Robert Street)   7 Robert Street   (formerly 8, Robert Street)   9 Robert Street   (formerly 10, Robert Street)   11 Robert Street   (formerly 12, Robert Street)   13 Robert Street   (formerly 14, Robert Street)   (formerly 16, Robert Street)   (formerly 18, Robert Street)   (formerly 20, Robert Street)   (formerly 22, Robert Street)   (formerly 24, Robert Street)   (formerly 26, Robert Street)   (formerly 28, Robert Street)   (formerly 30, Robert Street)   (formerly 32 / 34, Robert Street)   (formerly part of 32 / 34, Robert Street)   (formerly 32, Tay Street)   (formerly 34, Tay Street)   (formerly 36, Tay Street)   (formerly 38, Tay Street)   (formerly 40, Tay Street)   (formerly 42, Tay Street)   (formerly 44, Tay Street)   (formerly 46, Tay Street)   (formerly 48, Tay Street)   (formerly 50, Tay Street)   52 Tay Street   54 Tay Street   56 Tay Street   (house on site of Royal Hotel, Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [1], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [2], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [3], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [4], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [5], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [6], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [7], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [8], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [9], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [10], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [11], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [12], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [13], Tay Street)   (Royal Hotel, part [14], Tay Street)   (formerly 25, Union Street)   (formerly 27, Union Street)   (formerly part of 27, Union Street)   (formerly 29, Union Street)   8 Union Street   10 Union Street   12 Union Street   14 Union Street   16 Union Street   17 Union Street   18 Union Street   19 Union Street   20 Union Street   21 Union Street   23 Union Street   (store, formerly 24, Union Street)   (formerly 26, Union Street)   (formerly 28, Union Street)   (formerly 30, Union Street)   former stable and workshops, 31, Union Street   (formerly 32, Union Street)   (formerly 34, Union Street)   (formerly 36, Union Street)   (hut addition for telephone exchange, Union Street)  

Later use of the site :   (formerly 25 Union Street)     (formerly 27 Union Street)     (formerly 29 Union Street)     (formerly 32 / 34 Robert 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)

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Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 15 entries

SourceEntry 
1878 Slater dirTurnbull John, Robert st : Engineer & Machine Maker.
1877 Worrall dirTurnbull John, engineer, Robert st : Miscellaneous.
1876-77 dirTurnbull, John, engineer and millwright, Robert street ; h. Tay cottage, East Newport [* ms. alteration - 'Tay cottage' deleted]location 2
1874-75 dirTurnbull, John, engineer and millwright, 5 Prospect terrace, Newportlocation 2
1873 Slater dirTurnbull John, Newport : Engineers & Machine Makers.
1871-72 dirTurnbull, John, engineer and millwright, Robert St. ; h. 5 Prospect Terrace, East Newportlocation 2
1869-70 dirTurnbull, John, engineer and millwright, Robert Street; h. 5. Prospect Terrace, East Newportlocation 2
1867-68 dirTurnbull, John, engineer and millwright, Robert Street ; h. 5 Prospect Terrace, East Newportlocation 2
1867 Slater dirTurnbull John & Alexander, Newport : Engineers & Machine Makers
1866 Fife dirTurnbull, J & A, engineers / millwrights, E Newport
1862 Fife dirTurnbull, William & Sons, millwrights / engineers, E Newport
1861 Slater dirTurnbull William, (and millwright), Newport : Wrights & Joiners
1861 Slater dirTurnbull William, millwright, Newport : Miscellaneous
1853-54 dirTurnbull, William, millwright. Union Street ; h, Tay Cottage.location 2
1852 Slater dirTurnbull, William, wright / millwright, Newport

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1864-1865 Voters 7 September 1863 Turnbull, Alexander millwright joint-proprietor houses, millwright's shop, etc Easter Newport
1864-1865 Voters 7 September 1863 Turnbull, John millwright joint-proprietor houses, millwright's shop, etc Easter Newport
1862-1863 Voters 28 August 1850 Turnbull, William Newport proprietor two houses and garden ground Easter Newport
1846-1862 Voters 28 August 1850 Turnbull, William Newport proprietor two houses and garden ground Easter Newport
1844-1861 Voters 28 August 1850 Turnbull, William Newport proprietor two houses and garden ground Easter Newport

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1871 Turnbull Peter View household
1861 Turnbull William View household
1851 Turnbull William View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 11 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1875-76323House John Turnbull, millwright Miss Turnbull 12View details
1875-76324Workshops, etc. John Turnbull, millwright Said John Turnbull 35View details
1871-72291Workshops John & Trs of late Alexander Turnbull John Turnbull, millwright 35View details
1871-72290House John & Trs of late Alexander Turnbull Miss Turnbull 12View details
1867-68269House J. Turnbull & Trustees of late A. Turnbull Misses Turnbull 12View details
1867-68270Millwright's Premises, etc J. Turnbull & Trustees of late A. Turnbull A. and J. Turnbull, millwrights 35View details
1865-66253House Alexander and John Turnbull, millwrights Misses Turnbull 12View details
1865-66254Millwright's Premises and Engine Alexander and John Turnbull, millwrights Said A. and J. Turnbull 26View details
1864-65236House, Mill Wright's Shop, etc. Alexander and John Turnbull, millwrights Said A. and J. Turnbull 30View details
1860-61203House, workshop, sheds etc William Turnbull, millwright William Turnbull 30View details
1855-56109House & workshop William Turnbull, millwright said William Turnbull 15View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 147 Maryton lot 5 52 falls 10 ells view plot details

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1875.04168Trs Alexander Turnbull to John Turnbull (1/2)Disp by Trs Alexander Turnbull, engineer Newport to John Turnbull, millwright Newport of 1/2 pro indiviso of 52 falls 10 ells grnd lot 5 of Marytown & workshops, dwelling houses etc t/on, : E & N by 35' roads, pt of Seacraig2 Mar 1875147
1864.02694loan by Jessie, Elizabeth & Margaret Turnbull to J & A Turnbull, James Turnbull & Alexander TurnbullJessie, Elizabeth & Margaret Turnbull residing Newport get bond & disp for £80-11-9, £307-18-7 and £324-16-11 respectively by J & A Turnbull millwrights Newport as a company, and John & Alexander Turnbull, the only partners thereof as such and as individuals, consent of Jane Howie Muir spouse of Alexander Turnbull, over (1) E-most and W-most halves of 50 pol 15 yd & houses etc t/on lot 29 of Craighead, & over (2) 52 falls 10 ells grnd & houses etc t/on lot 5 of Maryton13 Jul 1864133, 282, 147
1864.02692Trs William Turnbull to John Turnbull & Alexander Turnbull (Dec 1862)John Turnbull millwright Newport and Alexander Turnbull millwright Newport reg disp to themselves by Trs William Turnbull millwright Newport Dec 1862 of 52 falls 10 ells No. 5 on plan of Maryton & houses etc t/on13 Jul 1864147
1862.01472William Turnbull to TrsTrs William Turnbull millwright Newport seised in 52 falls 10 ells of lands of Seacraig etc no. 5 on plan of village of Marytown & houses etc t/on on disp & settl by said William Turnbull 10 Jan 185728 Nov 1862147
1862.01451apportionment of feu dutues by Church of ScotlandTrs General Assembly of Church of Scotland grant deed of appointment of trust declaring the following plots - plots 1st - 24th described in disp (11 Nov 1862) - held by them for payment out of the rents, feu duties, etc thereof of the annual sum of £80 to minister of parish of Ardallie, and surplus rents etc to Treasurer, Church of Scotland, for endowments of chapels of ease (see 01395)24 Nov 186295, 102, 147, 148, 112, 113, 157, 117, 146, 100, 153, 194, 150, 165, 152, 202, 149, 75, 67
1862.01395Tayfield to Church of Scotland (feu duties, rents) [1-21 Marytown, 22-23 south of Marytown, 24 Craighead, 25-43 St Phillans]Trs General Assembly of Church of Scotland regist disp to themselves by John Berry, Tayfield of the following lands & others, pts of lands of Inverdovat, Craighead & Causewayhead, viz (1) 3 cottages in village of Marytown (now Easter Newport); pce grnd with the 2 cottages t/on on E side of E-most of said 3 cottages; self-contained cottage with attics & garden grnd; 19 falls 5 yd (22 pol 29 yd) grnd with the 2 cottages t/on on S side of road Newport - Ferryport, being all pts of subjects described in the title deeds as 2 roods 4 falls 24 ells grnd pt of lands of Seacraig etc and therein descr as marked no. 1 & no. 2 on a plan; [lot 3 not mentioned]; (2) 42 falls 17 ells (1 rood 13 pol 12 yd) grnd no. 4 on said plan & erections t/on; (3) 52 falls 10 ells grnd no.5 on said plan & ho etc t/on; (4) 52 falls 10 ells (1 rood 25 pol 28 yd) grnd no. 6on said plan & ho etc t/on; (5) 41 falls 31 ells grnd no. 7 on said plan; (6) 2 pces grnd extending to 1 rood 30 falls 34 ells nos. 8 & 9 on said plan & houses t/on; (7) E-most half with the houses etc t/on, and W-most half of 2 pces grnd 80 falls 29 ells no. 10 & 11 on said plan; (8) 29 falls 22 ells grnd lot no. 12 on plan; (9) 35 falls and (10) 35 falls grnd nos. 13 & 14 on plan; (11) 40 falls 4 ells grnd no. 15 on plan & bldgs t/on; (12) 40 falls 4 ells grnd no. 16 on certified copy of said plan; [lot 17 missing]; (13) 40 falls 4 ells grnd no. 18 on plan; (14) 35 falls (41 pol 4 yd) grnd no. 19 on certified copy of plan & ho etc t/on; (15) 49 falls 14 ells grnd no. 20 on plan & houses etc t/on; (16) 40 falls 4 ells grnd lot 21 on cert. copy of plan; (17-20) 4 pces grnd 40 falls 4 ells each nos. 22, 23, 24, 25; (21) 49 falls 14 ells grnd no. 26 all on said plan & houses t/on;
(22) 1 rood 34 falls 18 ells grnd no. 39 on a plan; (23) 3 roods 38 falls 15 ells (4 rood 39 pol & 14 sq yd) grnd to the S thereof with quarry therein, being all pts of lands of Seacraig;
(24) 10 acres 32 falls of lands of Craighead & houses t/on;
(25) lot of 41.66 pol and (26) lot of 42 pol grnd marked no. 1 & 2 of street called Hillside Crescent on a ground plan; (27) lot of 44 pol (28) lot of 34 pol and (29) lot of 35 pol 16 yd grnd nos. 3, 4 & 5 on said ground plan; (30) lot of 44 pol grnd no. 6 on said ground plan on which a ho or cottage has now been erected; (31)lot of 44 pol grnd forming lot 7 & pt of lot 8 on said plan; (32) lot of 39 pol 16 yd pt of lot 8 & pt of lot 9 on plan; (33) 39 pol 16 yd composed of stance marked no. 10 & pt of stance marked no. 9 on said plan; (34-41) lots of 29 pol 28 yd, 33 pol 4 yd, 28 pol 26 yd, 22 pol 14 yd, 22 pol 14 yd, 22 pol 12 yd, 25 pol 23 yd, 30 pol 21 yd of grnd lots 11, 12, 13,14,15,16,17,19 on said plan; (42) lot of 30 pol 7 yd grnd no. 20 on plan & ho etc t/on; (43) 58 pol 15 yd forming 2 lots marked no. 21 & 22 on said plan, being all pts of park or pce grndbewteen village of Easter Newport & t/p Newport - Cupar, & teinds ... reserving the feu rights …
[43 plots listed, but 1863.02082 refers to 45 plots - which is correct? Were lots 3 & 17 of Marytown added later?]
11 Nov 186295, 102, 147, 148, 112, 113, 157, 117, 146, 100, 153, 194, 150, 165, 152, 202, 149, 75, 67, 243, 292, 291, 287, 288, 311, 289, 312, 308, 247, 256, 278, 285, 286, 284, 72, 204, 207, 290
1858.01614Geddes loan repaidMargaret Geddes grants disch of bond & disp (6 Apr 1849) £250 by William Turnbull & declares 52 falls 10 ells of Maryto & ho etc t/on disburdened (see 01954)17 May 1858147
1849.01954loan by Margaret GeddesMargaret Geddes gets bond & disp £250 by William Turnbull over 52 falls 10 ells & ho etc t/on in Maryton7 Apr 1849147
1849.01951Margaret Geddes to William TurnbullWilliam Turnbull, wright Maryton, seised 52 falls 10 ells & ho etc t/on in Maryton on disp by Margaret Geddes6 Apr 1849147
1838.03826John Croom to Margaret GeddesMargaret Geddes seised 52 falls 10 ells & ho t/on in Maryton on disp by John Croom, 19 May 1838.27 Jul 1838147
1833.01053David Low to William Turnbull to John CroomJohn Croom seised 52 falls 10 ells pt of lands of Seacraig & ho t/on in village of Maryton on disp by David Low, slater, Dundee to William Turnbull, formerly residing at Seamills now at Maryton & disp & assig by him18 Feb 1833147
1826.03118Scotscraig to David LowDavid Low, slater, Dundee seised 52 falls 10 ells in Maryton on feu ch by Robert Dalgleish, Scotscraig6 Jun 1826147, 250sasine extract

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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