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Location : Nursery ground,  Queen Street

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= Property demolished or site redeveloped

Notes:      Purchased by Town Council 1934/35 and redeveloped.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.441545,-2.937109

View location on the 1855 6-inch map, the 1895 25-inch map, the 1914 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):   6 Queen Street   8 Queen Street   10 Queen Street   12 Queen Street   14 Queen Street   16 Queen Street   18 Queen Street   20 Queen Street   22 Queen Street   23 Queen Street   24 Queen Street   25 Queen Street   26 Queen Street   28 Queen Street   34 Queen Street   36 Queen Street   30 Queen Street   32 Queen Street   43 Robert Street   45 Robert Street   part of 45, Robert Street  

Later use of the site :   12 Queen Street     14 Queen Street     16 Queen Street     18 Queen Street     20 Queen Street     22 Queen Street     24 Queen Street     26 Queen Street     

 

1909-10 Finance Act - Valuation Office: Field Surveys

Reference no.      91

 

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)

Queen Street Nursery early 1900s

 

 

Directory entries (before 1972)      There are 29 entries

SourceEntry 
1934-35 MacDonald dirLaurie & Son, Queen Street Nursery : Nurserymen
1933-34 MacDonald dirLaurie & Son, Queen Street Nursery : Nurserymen
1933-34 dirLaurie, James, & Son, Queen Street Nursery, East Newport. (See Adv.) : Gardeners (Landscape).
1933-34 dirLaurie, James, & Son, Queen Street, Nursery, East Newport : Architects (landscape)
1933-34 dirLaurie, James, & Son (of Dundee), landscape gardeners, nurserymen, and garden architects, Queen Street Nursery, East Newport. See Adv.
1933-34 dirLaurie, James, & Son, Queen Street Nursery, East Newport. (See Adv.) : Nurserymen.
1932-33 dirLaurie, James, & Son (of Dundee), landscape gardeners, nurserymen, and garden architects, Queen Street Nursery, East Newport. See Adv.
1932-33 dirLaurie, James, & Son, Queen Street Nursery, East Newport. (See Adv.) : Gardeners (Landscape).
1932-33 dirLaurie, James, & Son, Queen Street Nursery, East Newport : Architects (landscape)
1932-33 dirLaurie, James, & Son, Queen Street Nursery, East Newport. (See Adv.) : Nurserymen.
1931-32 MacDonald dirLaurie & Son, Queen Street Nursery : Nurserymen
1931-32 dirLaurie, James, & Son, Queen Street Nursery, East Newport. (See Adv.) : Nurserymen.
1931-32 dirLaurie, James, & Son, Queen Street Nursery, East Newport : Architects (landscape)
1931-32 dirLaurie, James, & Son (of Dundee), landscape gardeners, nurserymen. and garden architects, Queen Street Nursery, East Newport. See Adv. p. 70
1931-32 dirLaurie, James, & Son, Queen Street Nursery, East Newport. (See Adv.) : Gardeners (Landscape).
1930-31 MacDonald dirLaurie & Son, Queen Street Nursery : Nurserymen
1930-31 dirLaurie, James, & Son, Queen Street Nursery, East Newport : Architects (landscape)
1930-31 dirLaurie, James, & Son (of Dundee), landscape gardeners, nurserymen, and garden architects, Queen Street Nursery, East Newport. See Adv.
1930-31 dirLaurie, James, & Son, Queen Street Nursery, East Newport (See Adv.) : Nurserymen.
1930-31 dirLaurie, James, & Son, Queen Street Nursery, East Newport. (See Adv.) : Gardeners (Landscape).
1929-30 MacDonald dirLaurie & Son, Queen Street Nursery : Nurserymen
1929-30 dirLaurie, James, & Son (of Dundee), landscape gardeners, nurserymen, and garden architects, Queen Street Nursery, East Newport, See Adv. p. 26
1929-30 dirLaurie, James, & Son, Queen Street Nursery, East Newport. (See Adv.) : Gardeners (Landscape).
1929-30 dirLaurie, James, & Son, Queen Street Nursery, East Newport. (See Adv.) : Nurserymen.
1929-30 dirLaurie, James, & Son, Queen Street Nursery, East Newport. (See Adv.) : Architects (landscape)
1928-29 dirLaurie, James, & Son, Queen Street Nursery, East Newport. (See Adv.) : Architects (landscape)
1928-29 dirLaurie, James, & Son (of Dundee), landscape gardeners, nurserymen, and garden architects, Queen Street Nursery, East Newport. See Adv.
1928-29 dirLaurie, James, & Son, Queen Street Nursery, East Newport. (See Adv.) : Gardeners (Landscape).
1928-29 dirLaurie, James, & Son, Queen Street Nursery, East Newport. (See. Adv. ) : Nurserymen.

 

 

Census records

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Valuation Roll entries      There are 28 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1935-36489Garden James Laurie & Son, nurserymen, Ninewells, Dundee proprietor 3-10-0View details
1932-33463Garden James Laurie & Son, Blackness Nursery, Dundee proprietor 3-10-0View details
1930-31457Garden James Laurie & Son, Blackness Nursery, Dundee proprietor 3-10-0View details
1927-28449Garden David C Thomson & Exr. of William & Fred Thomson per Wm Thomson & Sons, Courier Buildings, 22 Meadowside, Dundee Walter Stark, 14 Robert Street 3-10-0View details
1925-26435Garden David C Thomson & Exrs of William & Fred Thomson per Wm Thomson & Sons, Courier Buildings, 22 Meadowside, Dundee Walter Stark, 14 Robert Street same 3-10-0View details
1922-23411Garden William, David C Thomson & Trs of Fred Thomson per Wm Thomson & Sons, Courier Buildings, 22 Meadowside, Dundee Walter Stark, 14 Robert Street same 3-10-0View details
1920-21400Garden William, David C Thomson & Fred Thomson(Wm Thomson & Son), Courier Buildings, 22 Meadowside, Dundee Hector Mackay same 3-10-0View details
1917-18400Garden William, David C & Fred Thomson per Wm Thomson & Son, Courier Buildings, 22 Meadowside, Dundee Hector Mackay same 3-10-0View details
1915-16396Garden William, David C & Fred Thomson per Wm Thomson & Son, Courier Buildings, 22 Meadowside, Dundee proprietor 10View details
1912-13339Garden William, David C & Fred Thomson per Wm Thomson & Son, Courier Buildings, 22 Meadowside, Dundee proprietor 10View details
1907-08322Garden William, David C & Fred Thomson per Wm Thomson & Son, Courier Buildings, 22 Meadowside, Dundee proprietor 10View details
1905-06311Garden William, David C & Fred Thomson per William Thomson, 20 Meadowside, Dundee proprietor 10View details
1903-04308Garden William, David C & Fred Thomson per William Thomson, 20 Meadowside, Dundee proprietor 10View details
1901-02898Garden William, David C & Fred Thomson per William Thomson, 7 Ward Rd, Dundee proprietor 10View details
1900-01882Garden William, David C & Fred Thomson per William Thomson, 20 Meadowside, Dundee proprietor 10View details
1899-00848Garden William, David C & Fred Thomson per William Thomson, 20 Meadowside, Dundee proprietor 10View details
1897-98800Garden Reps of late William Thomson, per William Thomson, 20 Meadowside, Dundee proprietor 10View details
1896-97774Garden William Thomson, shipowner proprietor 10View details
1895-96740Garden William Thomson, shipowner proprietor 10View details
1894-95694Garden William Thomson, shipowner, Dundee proprietor 10View details
1893-94671Garden William Thomson, shipowner proprietor 10View details
1891-92641Garden William Thomson, shipowner, Dundee proprietor 10View details
1890-91607Garden William Thomson, merchant proprietor 10View details
1889-90580Garden William Thomson, clothier proprietor 10View details
1885-86548Land William Thomson, clothier proprietor 10View details
1881-82440Land William Thomson, clothier Said William Thomson 7-10-0View details
1878-79415Land William Thomson, clothier same Samuel R. Mathers 7-16-4View details
1875-76336Land William Thomson, clothier 3View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 187 south of Maryton piece of ground (Landsman, Thomson) Nursery ground; 12-26 Queen St view plot details

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1935.00100Laurie & Son to Newport Town Council[not the correct abridgement number - it will be around this reference; abridgement not recorded by me] [James Laurie & Son to Newport Town Council, 72.5 pol, price £50]early 1935187
1875.04925Tayfield to William Thomson (new feu, larger area)Feu con & disp by Berry, Tayfield to William Thomson merchant Dundee of 72.25 pol grnd, : N or NW by Queen St, : S or SE by Gowrie Lane, pt of field immediately S of Marytown8 Oct 1875187
1875.04913William Thomson to Tayfield (feu returned to superior)Disp ( & express clause of resig ad rem) by William Thomson merchant Dundee to Berry, Tayfield of 0.25 acre grnd, : W by 20' road pt of park immediately above village of Easter Newport6 Oct 1875187
1873.02197Thomas Landsman to William ThomsonDisp by Thomas Landsman seaman residing Easter Newport to William Thomson merchant Dundee of 0.25 acre grnd, : W by a 20' road, pt of park immediately above village of Easter Newport, reserving liferent of granter & wife Janet / Jenny Taylor Landsman, & survivor9 May 1873187
1844.01559Tayfield to Isobel Landsman to Landsman familyIsobel Landsman, Thomas Landsman, Janet (Jenny) Taylor his spouse, Janet (Jenny) Landsman spouse of John Hampton, & Andrew Hoggins & John Hampton & Isabella Hampton, children of said Jenny Landsman, seised in liferent & fee, pce grnd pt of park immediately above the village of Easter Newport on feu ch by William Berry, Tayfield to said Isobel Landsman, 1 Dec 1843, & disp & assig by her1 Jun 1844187, 251

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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