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Location : part of 37,  West Road

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Notes:      lower.Pre-1878 it was divided into a shop and a house.

Part of a previously divided property. Other parts: 37 West Road     

Other properties at the same location : 35 West Road     


Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.434007,-2.951557

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 Wellgate Street   4 Wellgate Street   5 Wellgate Street   7 Wellgate Street   9 Wellgate Street   11 Wellgate Street   15 Wellgate Street   23 West Road   25 West Road   27 West Road   29 West Road   31 West Road   33 West Road   35 West Road   37 West Road   50 West Road   52 West Road   54 West Road   56 West Road   58 West Road   60 West Road   62 West Road  


1854 Ordnance Survey Name Book Entry    (originals at ScotlandsPlaces)     (more information on the O.S. Name Books page)

List of names to be corrected if necessaryOrthography, as recommended to be used in the new plansOther modes of spelling the nameAuthorities for these other modes of spelling when knownSituationDescriptive remarks or other general observations which may be considered of interestSource
Independent ChapelIndependent ChapelIndependent Chapel; Independent ChapelJohn Berry Esq. Tayfield; Mr. Smith, Factor, ChapelhouseNear the centre of the Village of Newport.A small plain building two stories high and in good repair. The bottom flat is occupied by labouring people. The top flat is used for public worship. It is large enough to afford accommodation to about 100, the average number of attendants is about 40, the average number of communicants is about 25. The Revd. T. Just is the minister. His stipend is about £80 which he receives from the congregation.OS1/13/33/42


Old Addresses (any dates are approximate and are usually the latest occurence of the address)



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



Directory entries (before 1970)

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Census records

YearHead Notes
1871 Watt Agness View household
1861 Watt William View household



Valuation Roll entries      There are 7 entries

1875-76120House Trustees of late Rev. Thomas Just 4View details [below hall]
1871-72116House Rev Thomas Just, Kelvedon, Essex Mrs William Watt 4View details [below hall]
1867-68111House and Garden Rev. Thomas Just, Charmouth, Dorset William Watt, joiner 4View details [below hall]
1865-66100House Rev. Thomas Just said William Watt William Watt, joiner 4View details [below hall]
1864-6593House Rev. Thomas Just William Watt, joiner 4View details [below hall]
1860-6199House Rev Thomas Just William Watt, joiner 5View details [below hall]
1855-5696House Rev. Thomas Just, Newport William Watt, joiner said William Watt 4View details [below hall]



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