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Location : 4  Gowrie Street

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= Property still standing

Notes:      upper floor

Other properties at the same location : 2 Gowrie Street     

Using the information here, it is impossible to be certain who lived in each property or part of the building before 1957. Other properties involved : 2 Gowrie St      One possible interpretation is given below.

1910 Valuation Act ref. no. : 238

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.440247,-2.937524

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):   35 Cupar Road   37 Cupar Road   2 Gowrie Street   (formerly 6, Gowrie Street)   29 Gowrie Street   31 Gowrie Street   33 Gowrie Street   (formerly 6a, Gowrie Street)   1 Myrtle Terrace   2 Myrtle Terrace   3 Myrtle Terrace   4 Myrtle Terrace   2 Queen 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)

Bloomfield
Bloomfield House

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 89 entries

SourceEntry 
1963 dirMorrocco, Valentino, architect, Bloomfield, Gowriehill[probably this house]
1962 dirMorrocco, Valentino, architect, Bloomfield, Gowriehill[probably this house]
1961 dirMorrocco, Valentino, architect, Bloomfield, Gowriehill[probably this house]
1952-53 dirSmith, John Freeman, bank clerk, Bloomfield, Gowrie street
1951-52 dirSmith, John Freeman, bank clerk, Bloomfield, Gowrie street
1950-51 dirSmith, John Freeman, bank clerk, Bloomfield, Gowrie street
1949-50 dirSmith, John Freeman, bank clerk, Bloomfield, Gowrie street
1948-49 dirSmith, John Freeman, bank clerk, Bloomfield, Gowrie street
1947-48 dirSmith, John Freeman, bank clerk, Bloomfield, Gowrie street
1946-47 dirSmith, John Freeman, bank clerk, Bloomfield, Gowrie street
1942-43 dirSchofield, Eric, draughtsman, Bloomfield, Gowriehill
1941-42 dirSchofield, Eric, draughtsman, Bloomfield, Gowriehill
1940-41 dirSchofield, Eric, draughtsman, Bloomfield, Gowriehill
1939-40 dirIrons, J. B., clerk, Bloomfield, Gowriehill, East Newport
1938-39 dirIrons, J. B., clerk, Bloomfield, Gowriehill, East Newport
1937-38 dirIrons, J. B., clerk, Bloomfield, Gowriehill, East Newport
1936-37 dirIrons, J. B., clerk, Bloomfield, Gowriehill, East Newport
1935-36 dirIrons, J. B., clerk, Bloomfield, Gowriehill, East Newport
1934-35 dirIrons, J. B., clerk, Bloomfield, Gowriehill, East Newport
1933-34 dirIrons, J. B., clerk, Bloomfield, Gowriehill, East Newport
1932-33 dirIrons, J. B., clerk, Bloomfield, Gowriehill, East Newport
1931-32 MacDonald dirScrimgeour, Misses, Bloomfield, Gowrie Hill, E. N.
1930-31 MacDonald dirScrimgeour, Misses, Bloomfield, Gowrie Hill, E. N.
1930-31 dirScrimgeour, Miss, Bloomfield, Gowriehill, East Newport
1929-30 MacDonald dirScrimgeour, Misses, Bloomfield, Gowrie Hill, E. N.
1929-30 dirScrimgeour, Miss, Bloomfield, Gowriehill, East Newport
1928-29 MacDonald dirScrimgeour, Misses, Bloomfield, Gowrie Hill, E. N.
1928-29 dirScrimgeour, Miss, Bloomfield, Gowriehill, East Newport
1927-28 MacDonald dirScrimgeour, Misses, Bloomfield, Gowrie Hill, E. N.
1927-28 dirScrimgeour, Miss, Bloomfield, Gowriehill, East Newport
1926-27 MacDonald dirScrimgeour, Misses, Bloomfield, Gowrie Hill, E. N.
1926-27 dirScrimgeour, Miss, Bloomfield, Gowriehill, East Newport
1925-26 MacDonald dirScrimgeour, Misses, Bloomfield, Gowrie Hill, E. N.
1925-26 dirScrimgeour, Miss, Bloomfield, Gowriehill, East Newport
1924-25 MacDonald dirScrimgeour, Misses, Bloomfield, Gowrie Hill, E. N.
1923-24 MacDonald dirScrimgeour, Misses, Bloomfield, Gowrie Hill, E. N.
1923-24 dirScrimgeour, Miss, Bloomfield, Gowriehill, East Newport
1922-23 dirScrimgeour, Miss, Bloomfield, Gowriehill, East Newport
1921-22 MacDonald dirMartin, Miss, Bloomfield
1921 Slater dirMartin Miss, Bloomfield, E
1920-21 dirMartin, Miss, Bloomfield house, William street, East Newport
1919-20 MacDonald dirMartin, Miss, Bloomfield
1918-19 MacDonald dirMartin, Miss, Bloomfield
1918-19 dirMartin, Miss, Bloomfield house, William street, East Newport
1917-18 MacDonald dirMartin, Miss, Bloomfield
1916-17 MacDonald dirMartin, Miss, Bloomfield
1915-16 MacDonald dirMartin, Miss, Bloomfield
1915-16 dirMartin, Miss, Bloomfield house, William street, East Newport
1914-15 MacDonald dirMartin, Miss, Bloomfield
1914-15 dirMartin, Miss, Bloomfield house, William street, East Newport
1913-14 MacDonald dirMartin, Miss, Bloomfield
1913-14 dirMartin, Miss, Bloomfield house, East Newport
1912-13 MacDonald dirMartin, Miss, Bloomfield
1912-13 dirMartin, Miss, Bloomfield house, East Newport
1911-12 MacDonald dirMartin, Miss, Bloomfield
1910-11 MacDonald dirMartin, Miss, Bloomfield
1908 Tayside AnnualMartin, Miss, Bloomfield, E. Newport.
1907 Tayside AnnualMartin, Miss, Bloomfield, E. Newport.
1902-03 dirM'Farlane, Alex. (sub-editor, Dundee Advertiser), Bloomfield, E. Newport
1901-02 dirM'Farlane, Alex. (sub-editor, Dundee Advertiser), Bloomfield, E. Newport
1900-01 dirM'Farlane, James, organising secretary, Bloomfield, East Newport
1897-98 dirKidd, Thomas (tea merchant, Dundee), Bloomfield
1896-97 dirKidd, Thomas (tea merchant, Dundee), Bloomfield
1896 Slater dirKidd Thos. householder, Bloomfield ho. E [under Commercial]
1895-96 dirKidd, Thomas (tea merchant, Dundee), Bloomfield
1894-95 dirKidd, Thomas (tea merchant, Dundee), Bloomfield
1893-94 dirKidd, Thomas (tea merchant, Dundee), Bloomfield
1893 Slater dirForest Mr. Simon, Bloomfield, E N
1892-93 dirForrest, Simon, jun. (secretary, Dundee), Bloomfield house, E. Newport
1891-92 dirForrest, Simon, jun. (secretary, Dundee), Bloomfield, East Newport
1891-92 dirForrest, Simon, retired teacher, Bloomfield, East Newport
1890-91 dirForrest, Simon, retired teacher, Bloomfield, East Newport
1890-91 dirForrest, Simon, jun. (shipbroker, Dundee), Bloomfield, East Newport
1889-90 dirSpankie, Mrs Helen, Bloomfield house, East Newport
1889 Slater dirSpankie Mrs Helen, Bloomfield House, East Newport, Fife
1888-89 dirSpankie, Mrs Helen, Bloomfield house, East Newport
1887-88 dirSmall, Misses, Bloomfield, East Newport[probably this house]
1886 Slater dirDouglas John, Bloomfield House, Gowrie Hill
1885-86 dirDouglas, John (cashier. Courier & Argus office, Dundee), Bloomfield house, East Newport
1884-85 dirDouglas, John (cashier, Courier & Argus Office, Dundee), Bloomfield house, East Newport
1882-83 dirDouglas, John, cashier, Bloomfield house, East Newport
1882 Slater dirDouglas John, clerk, Bloomfield House, E N : Miscellaneous.
1878-79 dirHislop, James (grocer, Dundee), Bloomfield house, East Newport
1878 Slater dirHislop Mr. James, Bloomfield House, Gowrie Hill
1877 Worrall dirHislop Mr. Jas., Bloomfield House
1876-77 dirHislop, James (grocer, Dundee), Bloomfield house. East Newport
1874-75 dirMills, Mrs James, Bloomfield House, East Newport[probably this house]
1873 Slater dirBaxter Henry, Esq., Bloomfield House, Newport
1871-72 dirBaxter, Henry (agent, Dundee), Bloomfield House, E. Newport

 

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Uninhabited
1901 Macfarlane James View household
1891 Forrest Simon View household
1881 Douglas John View household
1871 Baxter Henry View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 24 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-68163House Charles L Domoney proprietor 62View details
1964-65163House Charles L Domoney proprietor 59View details
1961-62417House Catherine B Willock proprietor 59View details
1957-58297House & Garden Catherine B Willock proprietor 40View details
1952-53269House & Garden Catherine B Willock John F Smith 40View details
1947-48265House & Garden Catherine B Willock John F Smith 40-0-4View details
1942-43271House & Garden Catherine B Willock Eric Schofield 40-0-4View details
1937-38273House & Garden Catherine B Willock John B Irons 40-0-4View details
1932-33262House & Garden Catherine B Willock John B Irons 40-0-4View details
1927-28253House & Garden Kate B Willock Margaret M & Agnes B Scrimgeour 40-0-4View details
1922-23227House & Garden Trs of late David Brown per J & J Scrimgeour, solicitors, 54 Seagate, Dundee Margaret M & Agnes B Scrimgeour same 40-0-4View details
1917-18217House & Garden Trs of late David Brown per J & J Scrimgeour, solicitors, 54 Seagate, Dundee Miss Martin same 28View details
1912-13518House & Garden Trs of late David Brown per J & J Scrimgeour, solicitors, 54 Seagate, Dundee Miss Martin same 28View details
1907-08498House & Garden Trs of late David Brown per Mrs Anne Brown or Scott, 2 Roseangle Tce, Dundee Miss Martin same 28View details
1903-04478House and Garden Trs of late David Brown per Mrs Anne Brown or Scott, 2 Roseangle Terrace, Dundee Marcel Hardy, assistant professor same 28View details
1900-011056House and Garden Mrs Anne Brown or Scott, 2 Roseangle Terrace, Dundee James Macfarlane, secretary same 28View details
1896-97938House and Garden David Brown, retired Thomas Kidd, commission agent same 26View details
1893-94833House and Garden David Brown, clerk Thomas Kidd, wholesale grocer same 26View details
1889-90726House and Garden David Brown, clerk, Dundee Mrs Spankie same 26View details
1885-86690House and Garden David Brown, clerk, Dundee John Douglas, clerk, Argus Office same 26View details
1881-82580House and Garden David Brown, clerk, Dundee same John Douglas, clerk 26View details
1878-79549House and Garden David Brown, clerk, Dundee same James Hislop, grocer 28View details
1875-76434House and Garden David Brown, clerk, Dundee same James Hislop, grocer 28View details
1871-72391House and Garden David Brown, cashier, goods dept, Caledonian Railway Henry Baxter, commission agent 25View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 244 south of Maryton lot 39 (part) 37 pol view plot details

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1869.00569loan by William MartinBond £300 by David Brown, cashier, Goods Dept, Caledonian Railway & disp security consent of Trs late Finlay McGillivray to William Martin of 37 poles grnd with ho t/on, : E property of Free Church, Newport4 Aug 1869244
1869.00082Trs F McGillivray to David Brown (37 poles)Feu disp by Trs late Finlay McGillivray (including his children … Ann McGillivray or Brown & her husband David Brown, cashier of the Goods Dept, Caledonian Railway, residing in Dundee … ) to said David Brown of 37 poles grnd, : W by a wall, : E by property of the Free Church, Newport, : S by a wall12 Feb 1869244, 75

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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