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Location : house at gasworks,  High Street

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= Property demolished or site redeveloped

Notes:      previously police office & house

 

Introduction

In the 1860s, it as rated as two parts: the police office and police officer's house. Property demolished & replaced by shops 1907.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.439776,-2.941827

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):   2 Blyth Street   4 Blyth Street   (formerly garages & workshop, 9, Boat Road)   1 Cupar Road   6 Cupar Road   4 Cupar Road   formerly 2, Cupar Road   (former house [1], Granary Lane)   (former house [2], Granary Lane)   (formerly 5, Granary Lane)   (Smithy, formerly 9, Granary Lane)   (Burgh Yard, formerly 11, Granary Lane)   (Slaughter House, Granary Lane)   (part of Gas Works Lane Granary [1], Granary Lane)   (part of Gas Works Lane Granary [2], Granary Lane)   (part of Gas Works Lane Granary [3], Granary Lane)   (part of Gas Works Lane Granary [4], Granary Lane)   (part of Gas Works Lane Granary [5], Granary Lane)   (part of Gas Works Lane Granary [6], Granary Lane)   (former house [3], Granary Lane)   (former house [4], Granary Lane)   (former house [5], Granary Lane)   (former house [6], Granary Lane)   (Old Granary [1], High Street)   (Old Granary [2], High Street)   (Old Granary [3], High Street)   (Old Granary [4], High Street)   (Old Granary [5], High Street)   (Old Granary [6], High Street)   (Old Granary [7], High Street)   (Old Granary [8], High Street)   (Old Granary [9], High Street)   (Old Granary [10], High Street)   (Old Granary [11], High Street)   3 High Street   5 High Street   7 High Street   9 High Street   St Mary's Church, High Street   11 High Street   12 High Street   13 High Street   14 High Street   15 High Street   16 High Street   18 High Street   20 High Street   22 High Street   24 High Street   26 High Street   28a High Street   28 High Street   30 High Street   32 High Street   34 High Street   36 High Street   38 High Street   40 High Street   46 High Street   48 High Street   52 High Street   54 High Street   50 High Street   (Gas Office, High Street)   downstairs property, 9, High Street  

Later use of the site :   13 High Street     15 High 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)

Old Cottage 1905-6
Lockup House pre 1867
Police Lockup pre 1867
Police Office pre 1867

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)

None available yet

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1891 Hardie Alexander View household
1861 Carpenter Andrew View household
1851 McCathy Thomas View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 20 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1903-04888House Town Council of Newport per John Scrimgeour Mrs Ross same 5View details
1900-01687House Gas-Light Company per P F Husband, solicitor, Dundee Mrs Jane Ferguson same 5View details
1896-97581House Gas-Light Company per P F Husband, solicitor, Dundee Alexander Hardie, labourer same 4View details
1893-94480House Gas-Light Company per P F Husband, solicitor, Dundee Alexander Hardie, labourer same 4View details
1892-93469House Gas-Light Company per P F Husband, solicitor, Dundee Alexander Hardie, labourer same 4View details
1891-92456House Gas-Light Company per P F Husband, solicitor, Dundee Alexander Hardie, labourer same 4View details
1890-91428House Gas-Light Company per P F Husband, solicitor, Dundee Alexander Hardie, labourer same 4View details
1889-90407House Gas-Light Company per P F Husband, solicitor, Dundee Exrs. of late Mrs Margaret McPherson same 3View details
1885-86378House Gas-Light Company per P F Husband, solicitor, Dundee Mrs Margaret McPherson same 3View details
1878-79264House or Office Gas-Light Company Said Company 13View details
1875-76236House or Office Gas-Light Company Said Company 13View details
1871-72216House or office Gas Light Co Gas Light Co 13View details
1867-68150Police Office Gas-Light Company Commissioners of Supply 10-3-0View details
1867-68151House Gas-Light Company 3View details
1864-65137Police Office George Just, builder Commissioners of Supply 8-3-0View details
1864-65138House George Just, builder 3View details
1860-61126Police Office George Just, builder Police Committee Police constable 8-3-0View details
1860-61127House George Just, builder - 2View details
1855-56188House and Garden George Just, builder 1View details
1855-56189Police Officer's house George Just, builder Police Officer said Police Officer 8View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 218 Newport 34' frontage to turnpike on N side of turnpike from Newport Toll to Newport Pier; includes existing (in 1853) Lock Up house view plot details

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1907.00453buildings now not to exceed 16'above level of High StreetDisch by William Berry disburd. the first of the burdens mentioned in 3 Dec 1853 to Gerge Just over the following subjects of which David Innes Young, baker, is now proprietor viz. pce grnd 34' frontage & bldgs t/on : E partly by a road, : S by t/p Newport Toll - Newport Pier, & declaring that in lieu of said first condition is the following real burden - any bldgs erected on said grnd shall not exceed 16' above level of the High Road now known as High Street, Newport23 Mar 1907218
1866.01505George Just to Newport Gas Light CoNewport Gas Light Co regist disp to themselves by George Just consent of Robert Boyd of pce grnd & bldgs t/on on N side of t/p Newport Toll to Newport Pier23 Nov 1866218
1866.01504David Stewart loan repaidDavid Stewart grants disch of bond & disp £100 by George Just & Arthur & Arthur Begg (Dec 1853) to Jessie Addison relict of Alexander Gordon & declares pce grnd & bldgs t/on, on N side of t/p Newport Toll to Newport Pier disburdened (see v7, 3068)23 Nov 1866218
1860.03068Halliburton loan transferred to David StewartDavid Stewart gets assig by Trs Jean Halliburton relict George Hill consent of George Just, Arthur Begg sen & Arthur Begg jun & Arthur Begg & Sons to bond & disp £100 by George Just & A & A Begg (9 Dec 1853) to Jessie Addison relict of Alexander Gordon over pce grnd & bldgs t/on on N of t/p Newport Toll to Newport Pier (see 932)27 Mar 1860218
1857.00932Addison loan transferred to Jean Halliburton / HillTrs Jean Halliburton relict of George Hill get assig by Jessie Addison relict of Alexandder Gordon, consent of George Just, Arthur Begg sen & Arthur Begg jun & Arthur Begg & Sons to bond & disp £100 by George Just & A & A Begg (9 Dec 1853) over pce grnd & bldgs t/on on N of t/p Newport Toll to Newport Pier (see v6, 2348)4 Jun 1857218
1853.02348loan by Jessie Addison / GordonJessie Addison relict of Alexander Gordon gets bond & disp £100 by George Just & Arthur Begg & Arthur Begg jun, tailors & clothiers Dundee as individuals & as partners in company of Arthur Begg & Sons over pce grnd & bldgs t/on on N side of t/p Newport toll to Newport Pier12 Dec 1853218
1853.02332Tayfield to George JustGeorge Just seised pce grnd & bldgs t/on on N side of t/p road Newport Toll to Newport Pier on feu ch by John Berry, Tayfield2 Dec 1853218sasine 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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