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Location : former Tay Bridge Works,  Naughton Road

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= Property demolished or site redeveloped

Notes:      Redeveloped

 

Introduction

Extensive buildings and workshops for the construction of both Tay Bridges. The foundry for the first bridge was on the site of Wormit Tennis Club.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.424592,-2.980754

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):   (formerly 25, ground, Bay Road)   (Wormit Station, Naughton Road)  

 

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)

Tay Bridge Works

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 21 entries

SourceEntry 
1886-87 dirArrol, Thos., engineer, Tay Bridge works; h. Rosebank, W. Newportlocation 2
1886 Slater dirRichards Isaac, inspector of the Tay Bridge, Castle Cottage, West Newportlocation 2
1885-86 dirArrol, Thos., engineer, Tay Bridge works; h. Rosebank, W. Newportlocation 2
1885 Clark dirArrol, Thomas, Tay Bridge Works, Engineer : Miscellaneous.
1884-85 dirArrol, Thomas, Tay Bridge Works ; h. Rosebank, West Newportlocation 2
1882-83 dirNoble, Henry A., inspector of works, Tay Bridge station ; h. William street, East Newport[?]
1882 Slater dirNoble Henry A., inspector of Tay bridge works, 6 Kilnburn pl : Miscellaneous.location 2
1878 Slater dirJones Rees S., civil engineer, Tay bridge, WN : Miscellaneous.
1878 Slater dirReeves Fred. W., civil engineer, Tay bridge : Miscellaneous.location 2
1878 Slater dirCamphins James, [sic] civil engineer, Tay bridge : Miscellaneous.location 2
1878 Slater dirGrouth Albert, civil engineer, Tay bridge : Miscellaneous.
1876-77 dirSturrock, William C., timekeeper, Tay Bridge Works, h. West Newport [* ms. alteration - entry deleted]location 2
1876-77 dirDuguid, William, draughtsman, Tay Bridge, Alma house. West Newport[probably this house]location 2
1876-77 dirNoble, Henry A., inspec. of works, Tay Bridge ; h. Woodside, E. Newportlocation 2
1876-77 dirJones, G. R., Tay Bridge Works; h. Woodbank cottage, West Newport [* ms. alteration - entry deleted]location 2
1876-77 dirBeattie, Frank, engineer, Tay bridge ; h. Rosebank house, W. Newportlocation 2
1874-75 dirJones, R., Tay Bridge Works ; h. Woodbank Cottage, West Newportlocation 2
1874-75 dirNoble, Henry A , inspec. of works, Tay Bridge; h. Woodside, E. Newportlocation 2
1874-75 dirReeves, Frederick Wm., C.E, Tay Bridge, Myrtlebank villa, E. Newportlocation 2
1874-75 dirBeattie, Frank, mechanical engineer, Tay Bridge Works ; h. Rosebank House, West Newportlocation 2
1874-75 dirGrothe, Albert, engineer, Tay Bridge Works ; h. Kilnburn place, Eastlocation 2

 

 

Census records

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Valuation Roll entries      There are 22 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1885-86179House William Arrol & Coy., contractors James Rennie, guard; IO View details
1885-86180House William Arrol & Coy., contractors John Bisset, engineman; IO View details
1885-86181House William Arrol & Coy., contractors Matthew Halliday, engineman; IO View details
1885-86182House William Arrol & Coy., contractors Michael Murray, engineman; IO View details
1885-86183House William Arrol & Coy., contractors James Forsyth, carpenter; IO View details
1885-86184House William Arrol & Coy., contractors Robert Mowat, labourer; IO View details
1885-86185House William Arrol & Coy., contractors Patrick Fay, labourer; IO View details
1885-86186House William Arrol & Coy., contractors Alexander Ritchie, labourer; IO View details
1885-86187House William Arrol & Coy., contractors William Stewart, timekeeper; IO View details
1885-86188House William Arrol & Coy., contractors Alexander Denniston, blacksmith; IO View details
1885-86189House William Arrol & Coy., contractors Duncan Campbell, bridge builder; IO View details
1885-86190House and shop William Arrol & Coy., contractors Mrs McKay; IO View details
1885-86169House Alexander Henderson, house agent, 78 Murraygate, Dundee William Arrol & Co., contractors James Tassie, bridge builder; IO View details
1885-86170House Alexander Henderson, house agent, 78 Murraygate, Dundee William Arrol & Co., contractors Peter Harley, diver; IO View details
1885-86171House Alexander Henderson, house agent, 78 Murraygate, Dundee William Arrol & Co., contractors David Harris, bridge builder; IO View details
1885-86173Cottages, etc. for Workmen William Arrol & Coy., contractors proprietor 80View details
1885-86174House William Arrol & Coy., contractors Robert Luke, watchman; IO View details
1885-86175House William Arrol & Coy., contractors David Miller, storekeeper; IO View details
1885-86176House William Arrol & Coy., contractors James Morran, laboureer; IO View details
1885-86177House William Arrol & Coy., contractors Alexander Dick, watchman; IO View details
1885-86178House William Arrol & Coy., contractors James Brown, labourer; IO View details
1875-7632Foundry, Workshops, etc. at Tay Bridge Messrs. Hopkins, Gilkes, & Co. (Limited) Said Company 100View details

 

 

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