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Location : house at Tayfield Offices,  High Road

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= Farm cottages &/or bothy. All unidentified properties and their residents are listed here. It has not been possible to sort out who lived where. Any properties which can be positively located or identified have been given their own page - see any cross references.

Notes:      Specific locations are uncertain and could be anywhere on the farm or estate.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.435706,-2.940224

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):   house at Tayfield, High Road   Tayfield Home Farm, High 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
Tayfield HouseTayfield HouseTayfield House; Tayfield House; Tayfield House; Tayfield; TayfieldJohn Berry Esq, proprietor; James Shepherd, Newport Pier; Alexander Dingwall, Seamills; Leighton's Hist. of Fife; Johnston's Co. Map.About 12 chains S.E. of the village of Newport.This is the mansion house of the estate of Tayfield, is of recent erection and in the Elizabethan style of architecture. It is a large building four storeys high. A few yards from the house is the garden, which is large and well kept, the home farm buildings and stabling are north of the garden. In the parks around the house are some fine timber. There are two lodges, from their position called the north and south lodges, occupied by the gardeners. The present tenant is James Paton, Merchant, Montrose, the proprietor is John Berry W.S., Edinburgh.OS1/13/34/9

 

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)

Tayfield Offices 1967

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 31 entries

SourceEntry 
1913-14 dirDuncan, William, estate labourer, Tayfield
1912-13 dirDuncan, William, estate labourer, Tayfield
1911-12 dirDuncan, William, estate labourer, Tayfield
1910-11 dirDuncan, William, estate labourer, Tayfield
1909-10 dirDuncan, William, estate labourer, Tayfield
1908-09 dirDuncan, William, estate labourer, Tayfield
1908 Tayside AnnualDuncan, Wm., labourer, Tayfield Offices.
1907-08 dirDuncan, William, estate labourer, Tayfield
1906-07 dirDuncan, William, carter, Tayfield
1906-07 dirDuncan, William, estate labourer, Tayfield
1905-06 dirStewart, John, forester, Tayfield
1904-05 dirStewart, John, forester, Tayfield
1903-04 dirStewart, John, forester, Tayfield
1902-03 dirStewart, John, forester, Tayfield
1901-02 dirStewart, John, forester, Tayfield
1900-01 dirStewart, John, forester, Tayfield
1899-00 dirStewart, John, forester, Tayfield
1898-99 dirStewart, John, forester, Tayfield
1897-98 dirStewart, John, forester, Tayfield
1896-97 dirWishart, Edward, sexton, Tayfield, Forgan
1896-97 dirStewart, John, forester, Tayfield
1895-96 dirWishart, Edward, sexton, Tayfield, Forgan
1894-95 dirWishart, Edward, sexton, Tayfield, Forgan
1893-94 dirWishart, Edward, sexton, Tayfield, Forgan
1886-87 dirFoggie, William, joiner. Pierhead ; h. Tayfieldlocation 2
1885-86 dirFoggie, William, joiner. Pierhead ; h. Tayfieldlocation 2
1884-85 dirFoggie, William, joiner. Pierhead ; h. Tayfieldlocation 2
1882-83 dirFoggie, William, joiner, Pierhead ; h. Tayfieldlocation 2
1880-81 dirFoggie, William, joiner. Pierhead ; h. Tayfieldlocation 2
1878-79 dirFoggie, William, joiner, Pierhead ; h. Tayfieldlocation 2
1876-77 dirFoggie, William, joiner. Pierhead ; h. Tayfield, East Newportlocation 2

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Male Voters Stewart, John Labourer Tayfield Offices, Newport Tenant of House Tayfield

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Wilson Jessie
1911 Duncan William
1901 Stewart John View household
1891 Henderson William View household
1891 Wishart Edward View household
1881 Pringle Alexander View household
1881 Foggie William View household
1871 Webster George [Schedule number deleted]View household
1871 Easton David View household
1871 Robertson Robert View household
1861 Ritchie John View household
1861 Wood Betsy View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 44 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1969-702136House John Berry CBE PhD William Berry per Murray Beith & Murray WS, 39 & 43 Castle St, Edinburgh 2; James P Smith, O 66View details
1967-68790House John Berry PhD per Murray Beith & Murray WS, 39 & 43 Castle St, Edinburgh 2 William Berry per Murray Beith & Murray WS, 39 & 43 Castle St, Edinburgh 2; James P Smith, O 66View details
1964-65790House John Berry PhD per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cres, Edinburgh proprietor; James P Smith, IO View details
1961-622327House John Berry PhD per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cres, Edinburgh James P Smith, IO View details
1961-622328House John Berry PhD per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cres, Edinburgh empty View details
1957-58949House John Berry PhD per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cres, Edinburgh James P Smith, IO (£3) View details
1957-58950House John Berry PhD per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cres, Edinburgh empty View details
1952-53927House William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cres, Edinburgh John Smith, IO (£3) View details
1952-53928House William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cres, Edinburgh James E Lamb, IO View details
1947-48895House William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cres, Edinburgh John Smith, IO (£3) View details
1947-48896House William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cres, Edinburgh empty View details
1942-43876House William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cres, Edinburgh John Smith, IO (£3) View details
1942-43877House William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cres, Edinburgh empty View details
1940-41877House William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cres, Edinburgh John Smith, IO (£3) View details
1940-41878House William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cres, Edinburgh empty View details
1937-38889House John Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cres, Edinburgh John Smith, IO (£3) View details
1937-38890House John Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cres, Edinburgh John Smith, IO View details
1935-36858House William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cres, Edinburgh John Smith, IO (£3) View details
1935-36859House William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cres, Edinburgh empty, IO View details
1932-33829House William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cres, Edinburgh John Smith, IO (£3) View details
1932-33830House William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cres, Edinburgh empty View details
1930-31826House William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cres, Edinburgh John Smith, IO (£3) View details
1930-31827House William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cres, Edinburgh empty View details
1927-28820House William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cres, Edinburgh P McErlane, IO (£3) View details
1927-28821House William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 10 Atholl Cres, Edinburgh empty View details
1922-23782House William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh P McGilane, estate labourer; IO View details
1917-18760House William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh James Brown, labourer, IO View details
1915-16755House William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh William Duncan, labourer, IO View details
1912-13669House William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh William Duncan, labourer, IO View details
1907-08650House William Berry per Hagart & Burn Murdoch WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh William Duncan, labourer, IO View details
1905-06633House William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh John Stewart, labourer; IO View details
1903-04625House William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh John Stewart, labourer; IO View details
1901-02410House William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh John Stewart, labourer, IO View details
1900-01397House William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh John Stewart, labourer, IO View details
1899-00368House William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh John Stewart, labourer, IO View details
1897-98320House William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh JohnStewart, labourer, IO View details
1896-97298House William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh JohnStewart, labourer, IO View details
1895-96271House William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Edward Wishart, labourer, IO View details
1894-9592House William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Edward Wishart, labourer, IO View details
1893-9485House William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Edward Wishart, labourer, IO View details
1892-9389House William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Edward Wishart, labourer, IO View details
1891-9289House William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Edward Wishart, labourer, IO View details
1890-9185House William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Edward Wishart, labourer, IO View details
1889-9081House William Berry Esq. per Haggart & Burn Murdoch, WS, 140 Princes St, Edinburgh Edward Wishart, labourer, IO View details

 

 

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