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Location : 4  Blyth Street

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= Property still standing

Notes:      combined with 2 Blyth Street during 1870s

Other properties at the same location : 46 High Street     

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.439875,-2.94144

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)   2 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)   3 High Street   5 High Street   7 High Street   shop, 11, 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 Street1961
44 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 69 entries

SourceEntry 
1971 dirGordon, Mrs S., 44 High Street
1970 dirGordon, Mrs S., 44 High Street
1969 dirGordon, Mrs S., 44 High Street
1968 dirGordon, Mrs S., 44 High Street
1967 dirGordon, Mrs S., 44 High street
1966 dirGordon, Mrs S., 44 High street
1957-58 dirGordon, James, engineer, 6 High street
1956-57 dirGordon, James, engineer, 6 High street
1955-56 dirGordon, James, engineer, 6 High street
1954-55 dirGordon, James, engineer, 6 High street
1953-54 dirGordon, James, engineer, 6 High street
1952-53 dirGordon, James, engineer, 6 High street
1951-52 dirGordon, James, engineer, 6 High street
1950-51 dirGordon, James, engineer, 6 High street
1949-50 dirGordon, James, engineer, 6 High street
1948-49 dirGordon, James, engineer, 6 High street
1947-48 dirGordon, James, engineer, 6 High street
1946-47 dirGordon, James, engineer, 6 High street
1942-43 dirGordon, James, engineer, 6 High street
1941-42 dirGordon, James, engineer, 6 High street
1940-41 dirGordon, James, engineer, 6 High street
1939-40 dirGordon, James, engineer, 6 High street
1938-39 dirGordon, James, engineer, 6 High street
1937-38 dirGordon, James, engineer, 6 High street
1936-37 dirBarrie, Mrs Charles, 6 High street
1935-36 dirBarrie, Charles, 6 High street
1934-35 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and Italian warehouseman, 3 High street ; h. 6location 2
1933-34 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and Italian warehouseman, 3 High street; h. 6 location 2
1932-33 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and Italian warehouseman, 3 High street; h. 6 location 2
1931-32 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and Italian warehouseman, 3 High street; h. 6location 2
1930-31 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and Italian warehouseman, 3 High street ; h. 6location 2
1929-30 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and Italian warehouseman, 3 High street ; h. 6location 2
1928-29 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and Italian warehouseman, 3 High street ; h. 6location 2
1927-28 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and Italian warehouseman, 3 High street; h. 6location 2
1925-26 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and Italian warehouseman, 3 High street ; h. 6location 2
1923-24 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and Italian warehouseman, 3 High street ; h. 6location 2
1922-23 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and Italian warehouseman, 3 High street ; h. 6location 2
1920-21 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and wine merchant, 3 High street ; h. 6location 2
1918-19 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and wine merchant, 3 High street ; h. 6location 2
1915-16 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and wine merchant, 3 High street ; h. 6location 2
1914-15 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and wine merchant, 3 High street ; h. 6location 2
1913-14 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and wine merchant, 3 High street ; h. 6location 2
1912-13 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and wine merchant, 3 High street ; h. 6location 2
1911-12 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and wine merchant, 3 High street ; h. 6location 2
1910-11 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and wine merchant, 3 High street ; h. 6location 2
1909-10 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and wine merchant, 3 High street ; h. 6location 2
1908-09 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and wine merchant, 3 High street ; h. 6location 2
1908 Tayside AnnualBarrie, Charles, grocer, 3 High St. ; h., No. 6. location 2
1907-08 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and wine merchant, 3 High street ; h. 6location 2
1907 Tayside AnnualBarrie, Charles, grocer, 3 High St.; h., No. 6. location 2
1906-07 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and wine merchant, 3 High street ; h. 6location 2
1905-06 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and wine merchant, 3 High street ; h. 6location 2
1904-05 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and wine merchant, 3 High street ; h. 6location 2
1903-04 dirBarrie, Charles, grocer and wine merchant, 3 High street ; h. 6location 2
1902-03 dirMalcolm, Mrs Andrew, grocer and wine merchant, 3 High street ; h. 6location 2
1900-01 dirMalcolm, Andrew, grocer and wine merchant, 3 High street ; h. 6 High street, East Newportlocation 2
1899-00 dirMalcolm, Andrew, grocer and wine merchant, 3 High street ; h. 6 High street. East Newportlocation 2
1898-99 dirMalcolm, Andrew, grocer and wine merchant, 3 High street ; h. 6 High street, East Newportlocation 2
1897-98 dirMalcolm, Andrew, grocer and wine merchant, 3 High street ; h. 6 High street. East Newportlocation 2
1895-96 dirTodd, William, engineer, 6 High street
1894-95 dirTodd, William, engineer, 6 High street
1893-94 dirTodd, William, engineer, 6 High street
1888-89 dirJack, James S., plumber, gasfitter, and bellhanger, Union st. ; h. 6 High stlocation 2
1887-88 dirJack, James S., plumber, gasfitter, and bellhanger, 6 High street
1886-87 dirJack, James S., plumber, gasfitter, and bellhanger, 6 High street
1878-79 dirDow, Thomas, painter, 6 High street, East Newport
1877 Worrall dirDow Thomas, High st : Painters.
1876-77 dirScrymgeour, William, draper, 4 High street, East Newport ; h. 6 [* ms. alteration - entry deleted]location 2
1869-70 dirFenton, William, painter, East Newport[?]

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Male Voters Malcolm, Andrew Grocer High Street, Newport Tenant of House High Street
1879-1880 Voters Dow, Thomas painter Newport [?]

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Barrie Charles
1901 Malcolm Andrew View household
1891 Foggie William View household
1881 Jack James S View household
1871 Fenton William View household[probably this house]

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 41 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1969-702164House Johnston's Stores Ltd, 6 Allan Street, Dundee Mrs Susanna Gordon 30View details
1967-68812House David C Combe Mrs Susanna Gordon 30View details
1964-65812House David C Combe Mrs Susanna Gordon 30View details
1961-622424House A K Niven & Son, butchers Mrs Susanna Gordon 30View details
1958-591001House A K Niven & Son, butchers James J W Gordon 20-14-8View details
1957-58981House A K Niven & Son, butchers James J W Gordon 20-14-8View details
1952-53957House A K Niven & Son, butchers James J W Gordon 20-14-8View details
1947-48927House Mrs Joan S Allison & Bessie G Robertson per D & J Thomson, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee James J W Gordon 20-14-8View details
1942-43908House Mrs Joan S Allison & Bessie G Robertson per D & J Thomson, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee James J W Gordon 20-14-8View details
1940-41909House Mrs Joan S Allison & Bessie G Robertson per D & J Thomson, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee James J W Gordon 20-14-8View details
1937-38921House Mrs Joan S Allison & Bessie G Robertson per D & J Thomson, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee James J W Gordon 20-14-8View details
1935-36890House Mrs M R Allison & Bessie G Robertson per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Charles Barrie, grocer 20-14-8View details
1932-33863House Mrs M R Allison & Bessie Robertson per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Charles Barrie, grocer 20-14-6View details
1930-31860House Mrs M R Allison & Bessie Robertson per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Charles Barrie, grocer 20-14-6View details
1927-28853House Mrs M R Allison & Bessie Robertson per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Charles Barrie, grocer 20-14-6View details
1925-26836House Elizabeth & Joan Robertson per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Charles Barrie, grocer same 20-14-6View details
1922-23815House Mrs Elizabeth S Robertson's Trust, Prosen Cottage per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Charles Barrie, grocer same 20-14-6View details
1920-21795House Mrs Elizabeth S Robertson, Prosen Cottage Charles Barrie, grocer same 14-10-0View details
1917-18793House Mrs Lizzie S Robertson, Prosen Cottage Charles Barrie, grocer same 14-10-0View details
1915-16788House Elizabeth wife of Duncan Ritchie (retired), Prosen Cottage Charles Barrie, grocer same 14-10-0View details
1912-13906House Elizabeth wife of Duncan Ritchie, retired, Prosen Cottage Charles Barrie, grocer same 14-10-0View details
1907-08883House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Ritchie wife of Duncan Ritchie, retired, Prosen Cottage Charles Barrie, grocer same 14-10-0View details
1905-06863House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Ritchie, wife of Duncan Ritchie, retired, Prosen Cottage Charles Barrie, grocer same 14-10-0View details
1903-04852House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Ritchie, wife of Duncan Ritchie, retired, Prosen Cottage Charles Barrie, grocer same 14-10-0View details
1901-02662House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Ritchie, wife of Duncan Ritchie, superintendent of Sailors' Home Andrew Malcolm, grocer same 14View details
1900-01650House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Ritchie, wife of Duncan Ritchie, superintendent of Sailors' Home Andrew Malcolm, grocer same 14View details
1899-00620House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Ritchie, wife of Duncan Ritchie, superintendent of Sailors' Home Andrew Malcolm, grocer same 14View details
1897-98571House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Scrymgeour Andrew Malcolm, grocer same 14View details
1896-97548House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Scrymgeour Thomas L Wallace, bootmaker same 14View details
1895-96510House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Scrymgeour Mrs Tod same 14View details
1894-95468House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Scrymgeour Mrs Tod same 14View details
1893-94446House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Scrymgeour Mrs Tod same 14View details
1892-93434House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Scrymgeour Charles Scrymgeour, clerk same 14View details
1891-92421House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Scrymgeour William Foggie, joiner same 14View details
1890-91393House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Scrymgeour William Foggie, joiner same 14View details
1889-90372House Mrs Elizabeth Lawson or Scrymgeour James S Jack, plumber same 14View details
1885-86344House William Scrymgeour, rtd. draper James S Jack, plumber same 14View details
1881-82241House William Scrymgeour, rtd. draper same James S Jack plumber 14View details
1878-79240House William Scrymgeour, draper same Thomas Dow, painter 24View details
1875-76216House William Scrymgeour, draper same Said William Scrymgeour 23View details
1871-72230House William Scrymgeour, baker - 12View 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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