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Location : 2  Blyth Street

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= Property still standing

Notes:      combined with 4 Blyth Street during 1870s

Other properties at the same location : 48 High Street     

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.439918,-2.941399

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):   (Newport School, 5, Blyth Street)   4 Blyth Street   shop, 1, Cupar Road   shop, 3, Cupar Road   shop, formerly 5, Cupar Road   shop, 7, Cupar Road   shop, 9, Cupar Road   shop, 11, Cupar Road   shop, 13, Cupar Road   15 Cupar Road   6 Cupar Road   4 Cupar Road   shop, formerly 2, Cupar Road   (Newport Toll, Cupar Road)   formerly part of 15, 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)   7 High Street   12 High Street   shop, 13, High Street   14 High Street   shop, 15, High Street   shop, 16, High Street   18 High Street   20 High Street   22 High Street   shop, 24, High Street   26 High Street   28a, High Street   shop, 28, High Street   shop, 30, High Street   shop, 32, High Street   34 High Street   36 High Street   shop, 38, High Street   shop, 40, High Street   shop, 46, High Street   shop, 48, High Street   shop, 52, High Street   shop, 54, High Street   shop, 50, High Street   (house at gasworks, High Street)   (Gas Office, High Street)   (Newport House, High Street)   (old house [north 1], High Street)   (old house [north 2], High Street)   (old house [north 3], High Street)   (old house [south 1], High Street)   (old house [south 2], High Street)   (old house [south 3], High Street)   (old house [south 4], High Street)   2 Tay Street  

 

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

6 High Street1893
42 High Street1967

 

 

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

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Directory entries (before 1972)      There are 61 entries

SourceEntry 
1971 dirUrquhart, Mrs J., 44 High Street
1970 dirUrquhart, Mrs J., 44 High Street
1969 dirUrquhart, Mrs J., 44 High Street
1968 dirUrquhart, Mrs J., 44 High Street
1967 dirUrquhart, Mrs J., 44 High street
1966 dirUrquhart, Mrs J., 44 High street
1965 dirUrquhart, Mrs J., 44 High street
1947-48 dirCunningham, Alexander, janitor, 6 High street, East Newport
1946-47 dirCunningham, Alexander, janitor, 6 High street, East Newport
1942-43 dirCunningham, Alexander, janitor, 6 High street, East Newport
1941-42 dirCunningham, Alexander, janitor, 6 High street, East Newport
1940-41 dirCunningham, Alexander, janitor, 6 High street, East Newport
1939-40 dirCunningham, Alexander, janitor, 8 High street, East Newport
1926-27 dirMartin, Miss A. S., 6 High street, East Newport
1925-26 dirMartin, Miss A. S., 6 High street, East Newport
1923-24 dirMartin, Miss A. S., 6 High street, East Newport
1922-23 dirMartin, Miss, 6 High street. East Newport
1920-21 dirMartin, Miss, 6 High street, East Newport
1918-19 dirMartin, Miss, 6 High street, East Newport
1915-16 dirMartin, Miss, 6 High street, East Newport
1914-15 dirMartin, Miss, 6 High street, East Newport.
1913-14 dirMartin, Miss, 6 High street, East Newport
1911-12 dirJohnston, George, joiner, Robert street ; h. 6 High streetlocation 2
1911 Slater dirJohnston Geo. joiner, High st. & Robert st [under Commercial]location 2
1910-11 dirJohnston, George, joiner, Robert street ; h. 6 High streetlocation 2
1909-10 dirJohnston, George, joiner, Robert street ; h. 6 High streetlocation 2
1908-09 MacDonald dirJohnston, George, Robert st.; house, 6 High street, Newport, Telephone No. 1X2 : Joinerslocation 2
1908-09 dirJohnston, George, joiner, Robert street ; h, 6 High streetlocation 2
1908 Tayside AnnualJohnston, George, joiner, Robert Street. ; h., 6 High Street.location 2
1907-08 dirJohnston, George, joiner, Robert street ; h. 6 High streetlocation 2
1907 Tayside AnnualJohnston, George, joiner, Robert Street.; h., 6 High Street.location 2
1907 Slater dirJohnston Geo. joiner, High st.& Robert st [under Commercial]location 2
1906-07 dirJohnston, George, joiner, Robert street ; h. 6 High streetlocation 2
1905-06 dirJohnston, George, joiner, Robert street ; h. 6 High streetlocation 2
1904-05 dirJohnston, George, joiner, Robert street ; h. 6 High streetlocation 2
1903-04 dirJohnston, George, joiner, Robert street ; h. 6 High streetlocation 2
1903 Slater dirJohnson Geo, joiner. High st. & Robert st Newport (Commercial)
1902-03 MacDonald dirJohnston, George, Robert st.; house, 6 High street : Joinerslocation 2
1902-03 dirJohnston, George, joiner, Robert street ; h. 6 High streetlocation 2
1901-02 MacDonald dirJohnston, George, Robert st.; house, 6 High street : Joinerslocation 2
1901-02 dirJohnston, George, joiner, Robert street ; h. 6 High streetlocation 2
1900-01 MacDonald dirJohnston, George, Robert st.; house, 6 High street : Joinerslocation 2
1900-01 dirJohnston, George, joiner. Union street ; h. 6 High streetlocation 2
1899-00 MacDonald dirJohnston, George, 6 Union st.; house, High street : Joinerslocation 2
1899-00 dirJohnston, George, joiner. Union street ; h. 6 High streetlocation 2
1899 Slater dirJohnson George, joiner, High street [under Commercial]
1898-99 MacDonald dirJohnston, George, Union st.; house, High street : Joinerslocation 2
1898-99 dirJohnston, George, joiner, Union street ; h. 6 High streetlocation 2
1897-98 MacDonald dirJohnston, George, Union street ; house, High street : Joinerslocation 2
1897-98 dirJohnston, George, joiner. Union street ; h. 6 High streetlocation 2
1896-97 dirJohnston, George, joiner, Union street ; h. 6 High streetlocation 2
1895-96 dirClark, Andrew, butcher, 5 High street ; h. 6location 2
1894-95 dirScrymgeour, Charles (cashier. The Globe, Dundee), 6 High street
1893-94 dirScrymgeour, Charles (cashier, The Globe, Dundee), 6 High street
1892-93 dirScrymgeour, Charles (cashier, The Globe, Dundee), 6 High street
1892-93 dirMackie, David M., 6 High street
1891-92 dirMackie, David M., High street
1890-91 dirMackie, David M., High street
1884-85 dirAnderson, Miss, High street, East Newport
1880-81 dirFoggie, John, joiner, Gaswork lane ; h. High street, East Newportlocation 2
1874-75 dirFoggie, John, joiner, Gas Work lane ; h. High street, West Newportlocation 2

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Male Voters Johnstone, George Joiner High Street, Newport Tenant of House High Street
1879-1880 Voters Foggie, John joiner Newport
1878-1879 Voters Foggie, John joiner Newport

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Johnston George
1901 Johnston George View household
1891 Mackie David M View household
1881 Batchelor George View household
1881 Foggie Charlotte View household
1871 Foggie John View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 39 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1969-702165House Mrs Jeannie Urquhart proprietor 25View details
1967-68813House Mrs Jeannie Urquhart proprietor 25View details
1964-65813House Mrs Jeannie Urquhart proprietor 20View details
1961-622425House Beatt & Tait, grocers Mrs Jean Cunningham 20View details
1958-591002House Beatt & Tait, grocers Mrs Jean Cunningham 15View details
1957-58983House James J W Gordon Mrs Jean Cunningham 15View details
1952-53959House James J W Gordon Mrs Jean Cunningham 15View details
1947-48926House Mrs Joan S Allison & Bessie G Robertson per D & J Thomson, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Alexander Cunningham 15View details
1942-43907House Mrs Joan S Allison & Bessie G Robertson per D & J Thomson, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Alexander Cunningham 15View details
1940-41908House Mrs Joan S Allison & Bessie G Robertson per D & J Thomson, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Alexander Cunningham 15View details
1937-38920House Mrs Joan S Allison & Bessie G Robertson per D & J Thomson, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee John Smith 15View details
1935-36889House Mrs M R Allison & Bessie G Robertson per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee John Smith 15View details
1932-33862House Mrs M R Allison & Bessie Robertson per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee John Smith 15View details
1930-31859House Mrs M R Allison & Bessie Robertson per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Annie Martin 15View details
1927-28852House Mrs M R Allison & Bessie Robertson per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Annie Martin 15View details
1925-26835House Elizabeth & Joan Robertson per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Annie Martin same 15View details
1922-23814House Mrs Elizabeth S Robertson's Trust, Prosen Cottage per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Annie Martin same 15View details
1920-21794House Mrs Elizabeth S Robertson, Prosen Cottage Miss Annie Martin same 10-10-0View details
1917-18792House Mrs Lizzie S Robertson, Prosen Cottage Miss Annie Martin same 10View details
1915-16787House Elizabeth wife of Duncan Ritchie (retired), Prosen Cottage Miss Annie Martin same 10-10-0View details
1912-13905House Elizabeth wife of Duncan Ritchie, retired, Prosen Cottage Miss Annie Martin same 10-10-0View details
1907-08882House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Ritchie wife of Duncan Ritchie, retired, Prosen Cottage George Johnstone, joiner same 10-10-0View details
1905-06862House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Ritchie, wife of Duncan Ritchie, retired, Prosen Cottage George Johnstone, joiner same 10-10-0View details
1903-04851House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Ritchie, wife of Duncan Ritchie, retired, Prosen Cottage George Johnstone, joiner same 10-10-0View details
1901-02661House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Ritchie, wife of Duncan Ritchie, superintendent of Sailors' Home George Johnstone, joiner same 10View details
1900-01649House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Ritchie, wife of Duncan Ritchie, superintendent of Sailors' Home George Johnstone, joiner same 10View details
1899-00619House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Ritchie, wife of Duncan Ritchie, superintendent of Sailors' Home George Johnstone, joiner same 10View details
1897-98570House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Scrymgeour George Johnstone, joiner same 10View details
1896-97547House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Scrymgeour George Johnstone, joiner same 10View details
1895-96509House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Scrymgeour Andrew Clark, butcher same 10View details
1894-95467House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Scrymgeour Charles Scrymgeour, clerk same 10View details
1893-94445House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Scrymgeour Charles Scrymgeour, clerk same 10View details
1892-93435House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Scrymgeour David Mackie, bank clerk same 10View details
1891-92422House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Scrymgeour David Mackie, bank clerk same 10View details
1890-91394House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Scrymgeour David Mackie, bank clerk same 10View details
1889-90373House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Scrymgeour Miss Eleanor Anderson same 10View details
1885-86345House William Scrymgeour, rtd. draper Miss Eleanor Anderson same 10View details
1881-82242House William Scrymgeour, rtd. draper same John Foggie, joiner 10View details
1871-72231House William Scrymgeour, baker John Foggie, joiner 10View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 343 Newport 9.25 pol on N side of Prinlaws Place view plot details

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1877.01595Caledonian Prop. Invest. Co & Trs John Brebner to Milne & Littlejohn (1869), then back to Caled. Prop., then … eventually to William Scrymgeour [date uncertain]Not Instr William Scrymgeour draper residing Newport of 9.25 pol grnd at Newport : by t/p Cupar towards ferry pier, : S by Prinlaws Place … on disp 1869 by Caledonian Property Investment Co & Trs for creditors of John Brebner, baker & proprietor, Newport to William Milne, ironmonger Dundee & John Littlejohn, clothier Dundee both residing Newport, equally; on 1869 disp by Milne & Littlejohn to Trs of said Company; by disp 1869 by Milne & Littlejohn; by disp 1877 Caledonian Property Investment Co as a building society …21 Apr 1877343
1867.02444John Brebner to Caledonian Property Investment CoCaledonian Property Investment Co reg disp to themselves by John Brebner of 9.25 pol grnd at Newport on S side of t/p Cupar - Newport ferry pier19 Nov 1867343
1867.02357Tayfield to John BrebnerJohn Brebner, baker, Perth now Dundee reg feu ch to himself by Berry, Tayfield of lot of 9.25 pol grn on N side of Prinlaws Place2 Nov 1867343sasine extract

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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