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Location : Gas Office,  High Street

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= Property demolished or site redeveloped

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Other references can be found at : Gas Works     

 

Introduction

The gas office on the High Street. Included in Valuation Roll as part of the gas works. Demolished 1903/4 after the new gasworks were opened on the Tayport Road.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.439673,-2.941920

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)   6 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)   Newport Hotel, 1, 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   50 High Street   (house at gasworks, High Street)   downstairs property, 9, High Street  

Later use of the site :   11 High Street     9 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)

Gas Office to 1903

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 14 entries

SourceEntry 
1901-02 dirBlack, James; Manager, [under Newport Gas Light Company, Office, High Street; Gasworks, Old Harbour.]location 2
1901-02 dirHusband, P. F., 27 Bank street, Dundee; Secretary and Treasurer, [under Newport Gas Light Company, Office, High Street; Gasworks, Old Harbour.]location 2
1900-01 dirBlack, James; Manager, [under Newport Gas Light Company, Office, High Street; Gasworks, Old Harbour]location 2
1900-01 dirHusband, P. F., 27 Bank street, Dundee, and Linden avenue, Newport; Secretary and Treasurer, [under Newport Gas Light Company, Office, High Street; Gasworks, Old Harbour]location 2
1899-00 dirBlack, James; Manager, [under Newport Gas Light Company, Office, High Street; Gasworks, Old Harbour.]location 2
1899-00 dirHusband, P. F., 27 Bank street, Dundee, and Linden avenue, Newport; Secretary and Treasurer, [under Newport Gas Light Company, Office, High Street; Gasworks, Old Harbour.]location 2
1898-99 dirBlack, James; Manager, [under Newport Gas Light Company ; Office, High Street ; Gasworks, Old Harbour.]location 2
1898-99 dirHusband, P. F., 27 Bank street, Dundee, and Linden avenue, Newport; Secretary and Treasurer, [under Newport Gas Light Company ; Office, High Street ; Gasworks, Old Harbour.]location 2
1897-98 dirHusband, P. F., 27 Bank street, Dundee, and Linden avenue, Newport; Secretary and Treasurer, [under Newport Gas Light Company; Office, High Street ; Gasworks, Old Harbour]location 2
1897-98 dirBlack, James; Manager, [under Newport Gas Light Company; Office, High Street ; Gasworks, Old Harbour]location 2
1896-97 dirHusband, P. F., 27 Bank street, Dundee, and Linden avenue, Newport; Secretary and Treasurer, [under Newport Gas Light Company, Office, High Street; Gasworks,]location 2
1896-97 dirBlack, James; Manager, [under Newport Gas Light Company, Office, High Street; Gasworks,]location 2
1895-96 dirBlack, James; Manager, [under Newport Gas Light Company ,Office, High Street; Gasworks, Old Harbour.]location 2
1895-96 dirHusband, P. F., 27 Bank street, Dundee, and Linden avenue, Newport; Secretary and Treasurer, [under Newport Gas Light Company ,Office, High Street; Gasworks, Old Harbour.]location 2

 

 

Census records

None available yet

 

Valuation Roll entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
None available yet

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 301 Newport buildings on High Street view plot details

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1904.00403Town Council to David Innes YoungDisp by Provost, Magistrates & Councillors of Newport to David Innes Young baker High Street Newport, of pce grnd with frontage 36' to t/p and extending back 30' in its extreme W portion, : E partly by foot roads & stair, : N by road or access to Old Pier & Harbour, : S by t/p Newport - Cupar, & bldgs t/on near Old Pier & Harbour10 Mar 1904301
1897.00363Trs for Newport Gas Light Co to new TrsDisp by surviving Trs for partners of Newport Gas Light Co to Trs for said company of pce grnd having frontage of 36' to t/p road and extending 30' backwards therefrom in its extreme W portion, : E partly by foot roads & stair, : N partly by road or access to Old Pier & harbour of Newport, : S by t/p Newport - Cupar, near the Old Pier & harbour of Newport20 Mar 1897301
1865.00073Tayfield to Trs Newport Gas Light CoTrs Newport Gas Light Co regist feu disp to themselves by Berry, Tayfield of pce grnd near the Old Pier & harbour of Newport1 Feb 1865301

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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