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Location : 38  High Street

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Notes:      combined with 40 High Street from 1892 to 1933

Part of a combination of previously separate properties. Other parts: 40 High Street     

 

Introduction

Badly damaged by fire 26 July 1876

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.439781,-2.94148

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):   (Newport School, 5, Blyth Street)   2 Blyth Street   4 Blyth Street   1 Cupar Road   3 Cupar Road   formerly 5, Cupar Road   7 Cupar Road   9 Cupar Road   11 Cupar Road   6 Cupar Road   4 Cupar Road   formerly 2, Cupar Road   (Newport Toll, Cupar Road)   (Burgh Yard, formerly 11, Granary Lane)   (Old Granary [1], High Street)   (Old Granary [2], High Street)   (Old Granary [3], High Street)   (Old Granary [4], High Street)   (Old Granary [5], High Street)   (Old Granary [6], High Street)   (Old Granary [7], High Street)   (Old Granary [8], High Street)   (Old Granary [9], High Street)   (Old Granary [10], High Street)   (Old Granary [11], High Street)   3 High Street   5 High Street   7 High Street   9 High Street   St Mary's Church, High Street   11 High Street   12 High Street   13 High Street   14 High Street   15 High Street   16 High Street   18 High Street   20 High Street   22 High Street   24 High Street   26 High Street   28a High Street   28 High Street   30 High Street   32 High Street   34 High Street   36 High Street   40 High Street   46 High Street   48 High Street   52 High Street   54 High Street   50 High Street   (house at gasworks, High Street)   (Gas Office, High Street)   downstairs property, 9, High Street   2 Tay Street  

 

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

High Street (ward 2)
8 High Street1889

 

 

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

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Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 226 entries

SourceEntry 
1969 MacDonald dirMcGill Bros. (Fife), Ltd., 38 High street : Drapers
1969 dirMcGill Brothers (Fife) Ltd., drapers, 38 High Street
1969 dirMcGill Bros. (Fife), Ltd., 38 High Street : Drapers
1968 dirMcGill Bros. (Fife), Ltd., 38 High Street : Drapers
1968 dirMcGill Brothers (Fife) Ltd., drapers, 38 High Street
1967 dirMcGill Bros. (Fife), Ltd., 38 High st. : Drapers.
1967 dirMcGill Brothers (Fife) Ltd., drapers, 38 High street
1966 dirMcGill Brothers (Fife) Ltd., drapers, 38 High street
1966 dirMcGill Bros. (Fife), Ltd., 38 High st. : Drapers.
1965 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., 38 High street : Drapers.
1965 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 38 High street
1964 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 8 High street
1964 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., 8 High street : Drapers.
1963-64 MacDonald dirWilkie, E., Ltd., 8 High street (Phone 3296); also at Castle street, Tayport (Phone Tayport, 2279) : Drapers
1963 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., 8 High street : Drapers.
1963 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 8 High street
1962 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., 8 High street : Drapers.
1962 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 8 High street
1961 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., 8 High street : Drapers.
1961 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 8 High street
1960 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., 8 High street : Drapers.
1960 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 8 High street
1958-59 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., 8 High street : Drapers.
1958-59 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 8 High street
1957-58 MacDonald dirWilkie, Ltd., 8 High street : Drapers
1957-58 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 8 High street
1957-58 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., 8 High street : Drapers.
1956-57 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., 8 High street : Drapers.
1956-57 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 8 High street
1955-56 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., 8 High street : Drapers.
1955-56 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 8 High street
1954-55 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 8 High street
1954-55 dirWilkie, Edward Ltd, 8 High street : Drapers.
1953-54 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., 8 High street : Drapers.
1953-54 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 8 High street
1952-53 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., 8 High street : Drapers.
1952-53 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 8 High street
1951-52 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 8 High street
1951-52 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., 8 High street : Drapers.
1950-51 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., 8 High street : Drapers.
1950-51 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 8 High street
1949-50 MacDonald dirWilkie, Ltd., 8 High street : Drapers
1949-50 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 8 High street
1949-50 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., 8 High street : Drapers.
1948-49 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 8 High street
1948-49 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., 8 High street : Drapers.
1947-48 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., 8 High street : Drapers.
1947-48 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 8 High street
1946-47 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., 8 High street : Drapers.
1946-47 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 8 High street
1942-43 MacDonald dirWilkie, Ltd., 8 High st. : Drapers
1942-43 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 8 High street
1942-43 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., 8 High street : Drapers.
1941-42 MacDonald dirWilkie, Ltd., 8 High st. : Drapers
1941-42 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 8 High street
1941-42 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., 8 High street : Drapers.
1940-41 MacDonald dirWilkie, Ltd., 8 High st : Drapers
1940-41 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., 8 High street : Drapers.
1940-41 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 8 High street
1939-40 MacDonald dirWilkie, Ltd., 8 High st. : Drapers
1939-40 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., 8 High street : Drapers.
1939-40 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 8 High street
1938-39 MacDonald dirWilkie, Ltd., 8 High st. : Drapers
1938-39 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., 8 High street : Drapers
1938-39 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 8 High street
1937-38 MacDonald dirWilkie, Ltd., 8 High st. : Drapers
1937-38 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., 8 High street : Drapers.
1937-38 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 8 High street
1936-37 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd, High street. : Drapers
1936-37 dirWilkie, Edward, Ltd., drapers, 8 High street
1935-36 MacDonald dirHenderson, J., High st. : Tailors And Clothiers
1935-36 dirHenderson, James, tailor and clothier, 8 High street ; h. 4 Maryfield terrace, Gowriehill, East Newportlocation 2
1935-36 dirHenderson, James, High street : Tailors And Clothiers
1934-35 MacDonald dirHenderson, J., High st. : Tailors And Clothiers
1934-35 dirHenderson, James, tailor and clothier, 8 High street ; h. 4 Maryfield terrace, Gowriehill, East Newportlocation 2
1934-35 dirHenderson, James, High street : Tailors And Clothiers.
1933-34 MacDonald dirHenderson, J. High st. : Tailors And Clothiers
1933-34 dirHenderson, James, High street : Tailors And Clothiers
1933-34 dirHenderson, James, tailor and clothier, High street ; h. 4 Maryfield terrace, Gowriehill, East Newportlocation 2
1932-33 dirHenderson, James, tailor and clothier, High street ; h. 4 Maryfield terrace, Gowriehill, East Newportlocation 2
1932-33 dirHenderson, James, High street : Tailors And Clothiers.
1931-32 MacDonald dirHenderson, J., High st. : Tailors And Clothiers
1931-32 dirHenderson, James, tailor and clothier, High street ; h. 4 Maryfield terrace, Gowriehill, East Newportlocation 2
1931-32 dirHenderson, James, High street : Tailors And Clothiers.
1930-31 MacDonald dirHenderson, J., High st. : Tailors And Clothiers
1930-31 dirHenderson, James, High street : Tailors And Clothiers.
1930-31 dirHenderson, James, tailor and clothier, High street ; h. 4 Maryfield terrace, Gowriehill, East Newportlocation 2
1929-30 MacDonald dirHenderson, J., High st. : Tailors And Clothiers
1929-30 dirHenderson, James, High street : Tailors And Clothiers.
1929-30 dirHenderson, James, tailor and clothier, High street ; h. 4 Maryfield terrace, Gowriehill, East Newportlocation 2
1928-29 MacDonald dirHenderson, James, High street : Drapers
1928-29 dirHenderson, James, High street : Tailors And Clothiers.
1928-29 dirHenderson, James, tailor and clothier, High street ; h. 4 Maryfield terrace, Gowriehill, East Newportlocation 2
1928 Kelly dirHenderson James, draper, High street, E [under Commercial]
1927-28 MacDonald dirHenderson, James, High street : Drapers
1927-28 dirHenderson, James, High street : Drapers.
1927-28 dirHenderson, James, High street : Tailors And Clothiers.
1927-28 dirHenderson, James, tailor and clothier, High street; h. 4 Maryfield terrace, Gowriehill, East Newportlocation 2
1926-27 MacDonald dirHenderson, James, High street : Drapers
1926-27 dirHenderson, James, High street : Tailors And Clothiers.
1926-27 dirHenderson, James, tailor and clothier, High street ; h. 4 Maryfield terrace, Gowriehill, East Newportlocation 2
1926-27 dirHenderson, James, High street : Drapers.
1925-26 MacDonald dirHenderson, James, High street; also hosier : Drapers
1925-26 dirHenderson, James, High street : Tailors and Clothiers.
1925-26 dirHenderson, James, tailor and clothier, High street ; h. 4 Maryfield terrace, Gowriehill, East Newportlocation 2
1924-25 MacDonald dirHenderson, James, High street; also hosier : Drapers
1923-24 MacDonald dirHenderson, James, High street; also hosier : Drapers
1923-24 dirHenderson, James, High street : Tailors And Clothiers.
1923-24 dirHenderson, James, tailor and clothier, High street ; h. 4 Maryfield terrace, Gowriehill, East Newportlocation 2
1921-22 MacDonald dirHenderson, James, High street; also hosier : Drapers
1921 Slater dirHenderson James, draper, High street, E [under Commercial]
1919-20 MacDonald dirHenderson, James, High street; also hosier : Drapers
1918-19 MacDonald dirHenderson, James, High street; also hosier : Drapers
1918-19 dirHenderson, James, merchant tailor, 7 and 8 High street; h. Maryfield terrace, East Newportlocation 2
1917-18 MacDonald dirHenderson, James, High street; also hosier : Drapers
1916-17 MacDonald dirHenderson, James, High street; also hosier : Drapers
1915-16 MacDonald dirHenderson, James, High street; also hosier : Drapers
1915-16 dirHenderson, James, merchant tailor, 7 and 8 High street; h. Maryfield terrace, East Newportlocation 2
1915 Slater dirHenderson James, draper, High street, E [under Commercial]
1914-15 MacDonald dirHenderson, James, High street; also hosier : Drapers
1914-15 dirHenderson, James, merchant tailor, 7 and 8 High street; h. Maryfield ter.location 2
1913-14 MacDonald dirHenderson, James, High street; also hosier : Drapers
1913-14 dirHenderson, James, merchant tailor, 7 and 8 High street; h. Maryfield ter.location 2
1912-13 MacDonald dirHenderson, James, High street; also hosier : Drapers
1912-13 dirHenderson, James, merchant tailor, 7 and 8 High street; h. Maryfield ter.location 2
1911-12 MacDonald dirHenderson, J., High street : China And Glass Dealers
1911-12 MacDonald dirHenderson, James, High street : Drapers
1911-12 dirHenderson, James, merchant tailor, 7 and 8 High street ; h. Robert street
1911 Slater dirHenderson James, draper, High street, E [under Commercial]
1910-11 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High street : Drapers
1910-11 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High street : China And Glass Dealers
1910-11 dirHenderson, James, merchant tailor, 7 and 8 High street ; h. Robert street
1909-10 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High street : China And Glass Dealers
1909-10 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High street : Drapers
1909-10 dirRobertson, David H., draper, 7 and 8 High street ; h. 17 Kilnburn placelocation 2
1908-09 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High street : China And Glass Dealers
1908-09 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High street : Drapers
1908-09 dirRobertson, David H., draper, 7 and 8 High street ; h. 17 Kilnburn placelocation 2
1908 Tayside AnnualRobertson, David H? draper, 7 and 8 High St. ; h., 17 Kilnburn Place.location 2
1908 Tayside AnnualRobertson, D. H., High St. : Drapers.
1907-08 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High street : Drapers
1907-08 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High street : China And Glass Dealers
1907-08 dirRobertson, David H., draper, 7 and 8 High street ; h. 17 Kilnburn placelocation 2
1907 Tayside AnnualRobertson, David H., draper, 7 and 8 High St.; h., 17 Kilnburn Place.location 2
1907 Slater dirRobertson David H. milliner & draper. High street. E [under Commercial]
1906-07 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High street : China And Glass Dealers
1906-07 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High street : Drapers
1906-07 dirRobertson, David H., draper, 7 and 8 High street ; h. 17 Kilnburn placelocation 2
1905-06 MacDonald dirRobertson, David H., High st. : Dressmakers
1905-06 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High street : China And Glass Dealers
1905-06 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High street : Drapers
1905-06 dirRobertson, David H., draper, 7 and 8 High street ; h. 17 Kilnburn placelocation 2
1904-05 MacDonald dirRobertson, David H., High st. : Dressmakers
1904-05 MacDonald dirRobertson, D, H., High street : China And Glass Dealers
1904-05 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High street : Drapers
1904-05 dirRobertson, David H., draper, 7 and 8 High street ; h. 17 Kilnburn placelocation 2
1903-04 MacDonald dirRobertson, David H., High st. : Dressmakers
1903-04 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High street : Drapers
1903-04 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High street : China And Glass Dealers
1903-04 dirRobertson, David H., draper, 7 and 8 High street ; h. 17 Kilnburn placelocation 2
1903 Slater dirRobertson David H. milliner & draper. High street, E Newport (Commercial)
1902-03 MacDonald dirRobertson, David H., High st. : Dressmakers
1902-03 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High st. : China And Glass Dealers
1902-03 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High st. : Drapers
1902-03 dirRobertson, David H., draper, 7 and 8 High street ; h. 17 Kilnburn placelocation 2
1901-02 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High st. : China And Glass Dealers
1901-02 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High st. : Drapers
1901-02 MacDonald dirRobertson, David H., High st. : Dressmakers
1901-02 dirRobertson, David H., draper, 7 and 8 High street ; h. 17 Kilnburn placelocation 2
1900-01 MacDonald dirRobertson, David H., High st. : Dressmakers
1900-01 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High st. : China And Glass Dealers
1900-01 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High st. : Drapers
1900-01 dirRobertson, David H., draper, 7 and 8 High street ; h. 17 Kilnburn placelocation 2
1899-00 MacDonald dirRobertson, David H., High st. : Dressmakers
1899-00 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High St. : China And Glass Dealers
1899-00 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High st. : Drapers
1899-00 dirRobertson, David H., draper, 7 and 8 High street ; h. 17 Kilnburn placelocation 2
1899 Slater dirRobertson David H. milliner, dress maker & draper, High street, E [under Commercial]
1898-99 MacDonald dirRobertson, David H , High st. : Dressmakers
1898-99 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High st. : China And Glass Dealers
1898-99 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H , High st. : Drapers
1898-99 dirRobertson, David H., draper, 7 and 8 High street ; h. 17 Kilnburn placelocation 2
1897-98 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High st. : Draper
1897-98 MacDonald dirRobertson, David H., High st. : Dressmakers
1897-98 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High st., Newport : China And Glass Dealer
1897-98 dirRobertson, David H., draper, 7 and 8 High street ; h. 17 Kilnburn placelocation 2
1896-97 dirRobertson, David H., draper, 7 and 8 High street ; h. 17 Kilnburn placelocation 2
1896 Slater dirRobertson David H. milliner, dress maker & draper, High street, E [under Commercial]
1895-96 dirRobertson, David H., draper, 7 and 8 High street ; h. 17 Kilnburn placelocation 2
1894-95 dirRobertson, David H., draper, 7 and 8 High street ; h. 17 Kilnburn placelocation 2
1893-94 dirRobertson, David H., draper, 7 and 8 High street ; h. 17 Kilnburn placelocation 2
1893 Slater dirRobertson David H., (and draper), High st : Milliners And Dressmakers.
1892-93 dirRobertson, David H., draper, 7 and 8 High street ; h. 17 Kilnburn placelocation 2
1891-92 MacDonald dirRobertson, D. H., High st. : Draper
1891-92 Lamburn dirRobertson, D., High st, EN : Draper
1891-92 Lamburn dirMelville, John & Son, High st : Stationers, Newsagents, Tobacconists, &c
1891-92 dirShepherd, Miss L., stationer & tobacconist, 8 High st. ; h. St Phillan's pl.location 2
1891-92 dirMelville, John; Registrar, [under Registration Of Births, Deaths, And Marriages For The Parish Of Forgan - Office, High Street]
1891-92 dirMelville, J., & Son, stationers, tobacconists, and fancy goods mers., 8 High st.
1890-91 dirMelville, John; Registrar, [under Registration Of Births, Deaths, And Marriages For The Parish Of Forgan, Office, High Street]
1890-91 dirMelville, J., & Son, stationers, tobacconists, and fancy goods merchants, 8 High st.
1889-90 dirMelville, J., & Son, stationers, tobacconists, and fancy goods mers.,8 High st,
1889 Slater dirMelville John & Sons, stationers and newsagents, High st : Miscellaneous.
1889 Slater dirMelville John, High st. Newport, for Forgan parish : Registrar Of Births, Marriages And Deaths
1889 Slater dirMelville John & Son, High st : Booksellers And Stationers.
1888-89 dirMelville, J., & Son, stationers, tobacconists, and fancy goods mers., 8 High st
1887-88 dirMelville, J.,& Son, stationers, tobacconists, and fancy goods mers., 8 High st.
1886-87 dirMelville, J., & Son, stationers, tobacconists, and fancy goods mers.,8 High st.
1886 Slater dirMelville John & son, stationers & newsagents, High St
1886 Slater dirMelville John, High St, Newport, Registrar of Births, Marriages & Deaths, Forgan
1886 Slater dirMelville John & Son, bookseller & stationer, High St
1885-86 dirMelville, J., & Son, stationers, tobacconists, and fancy goods mers.,8 High st.
1885 MacDonald dirMelville, John, High st. : Tobacconists
1885 Clark dirMelville, John & Son, High st, Stationers and News Agents, Tobacconists, etc. : Miscellaneous.
1885 Clark dirMelville, John, High St, Newport, for Forgan : Registrars Of Births Etc.
1884-85 dirMelville, J., & Son, stationers , tobacconists , and fancy goods mers., 8 High st.
1882-83 dirMelville, John (of J. Melville & Son), registrar of births, &c, 8 High street ; h. King street, East Newportlocation 2
1882-83 dirMelville & Son, stationers, tobacconists, and fancy goods merchts., 8 High st.
1882 Slater dirMelville John, (Forgan parish), High st. Newport : Registrar Of Births, Marriages & Deaths
1882 Slater dirMelville & Son, stationers & newsagents, & agents for the Money Order Bank, Limited, High st : Miscellaneous.
1880-81 dirMelville, J., & Son, stationers, tobacconists, and fancy goods merchants, 8 High street
1878-79 dirRichardson, John, tailor and clothier, 9 High street
1878 Slater dirRichardson John, 8 High st : Tailors.
1877 Worrall dirRichardson John, 8 High st : Tailors.
1876-77 dirRichardson, John, tailor and clothier, 9 High street, East Newport [* ms. alteration - entry deleted]
1873 Slater dirCox William J., Newport : Tailors.

 

 

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Valuation Roll entries      There are 25 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-68815Shop McGill Bros (Fife) Ltd, 12 Castle St, Tayport proprietor 80View details
1964-65815Shop Edward Wilkie Ltd, 12 Castle St, Tayport proprietor 75View details
1961-622419Shop Edward Wilkie Ltd, 12 Castle St, [Tayport] proprietor 75View details
1957-58976Shop Margaret Ann Young, Cregagh, Station Road Edward Wilkie Ltd 30View details
1952-53952Shop Margaret Ann Young, Cregagh, Station Road Edward Wilkie Ltd 30View details
1947-48920Shop Margaret Ann Young, Cregagh, Station Road Edward Wilkie Ltd 30View details
1942-43901Shop Margaret Ann & Elizabeth T Young, Cregagh, Station Road Edward Wilkie Ltd 30View details
1937-38914Shop Margaret Ann & Elizabeth T Young Edward Wilkie Ltd 30View details
1932-33856Shop Margaret Ann & Elizabeth T Young James Henderson, draper 30View details
1927-28846Shop Margaret Ann & Elizabeth T Young James Henderson, draper 30View details
1922-23808Shop Margaret Ann & Elizabeth T Young James Henderson, draper same 30View details
1917-18786Shop David Henry Robertson jun, accountant, 10 Roxburgh Tce, Westpark Rd, Dundee James Henderson, draper same 36View details
1912-131005Shop David Henry Robertson jun, 17 Kilnburn Place James Henderson, draper same 35View details
1907-08981Shop David Henry Robertson, draper proprietor 35View details
1903-04946Shop David Henry Robertson, draper proprietor 35View details
1900-01792Shop David Henry Robertson, draper proprietor 35View details
1896-97685Shop David Henry Robertson, draper proprietor 35View details
1893-94587Shop David Henry Robertson, draper proprietor 35View details
1891-92500Shop James Brown, builder Mrs Elizabeth Maberly or Shepherd, stationer same 18View details
1890-91468Shop James Brown, builder Mrs Elizabeth Maberly or Shepherd same 18View details
1889-90447Shop James Brown, builder John Melville stationer same 18View details
1885-86418Shop James Brown, builder John Melville stationer same 18View details
1881-82313Shop James Brown, builder same John Melville stationer 18View details
1878-79302Shop James Brown, builder same John Richardson, clothier 20View details
1875-76258Shop James Brown, builder same William J. Cox 18View details

 

 

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