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Location : 7  James Street

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Notes:      upstairs

Other properties at the same location : 2 Tay Terrace     

Using the information here, it is impossible to be certain who lived in each property or part of the building before 1889. Other properties involved : 1 East Queen Street     2 Tay Terrace     4 Tay Terrace      One possible interpretation is given below.

 

Introduction

House numbering in Tay Terrace, Kerr Street & East Queen Street was so problematic that the Town Council renumbered them in February 1937 and insisted that the new numbers be displayed. It appears to have had little effect.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.443251,-2.937041

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.

 

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

Queen Street1871
Craighead Road1878
1 East Queen Street1886
1 Tay Terrace1893
3 Tay Terrace1907
2 Tay Terrace1932

 

 

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 74 entries

SourceEntry 
1950-51 dirRobertson, Alastair Y., motor agent, 2 Tay terrace, East Newport
1949-50 dirRobertson, Alastair Y., motor agent, 2 Tay terrace, East Newport
1948-49 dirRobertson, Alastair Y., motor agent, 2 Tay terrace, East Newport
1942-43 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace, East Newport
1941-42 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace, East Newport
1940-41 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace, East Newport
1939-40 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 1 Tay terrace, East Newport
1938-39 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 1 Tay terrace, East Newport
1937-38 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 1 Tay terrace, East Newport
1936-37 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 1 Tay terrace, East Newport
1935-36 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 1 Tay terrace, East Newport
1934-35 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace, East Newport
1933-34 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace, East Newport
1932-33 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace, East Newport
1931-32 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace, East Newport
1930-31 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace, East Newport
1929-30 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace, East Newport
1928-29 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace, East Newport
1927-28 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace, East Newport
1926-27 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace, East Newport
1925-26 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace, East Newport
1923-24 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace, East Newport
1922-23 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace, East Newport
1920-21 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace, East Newport
1918-19 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace, East Newport
1915-16 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace, East Newport
1914-15 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace
1913-14 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace
1912-13 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace
1911-12 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace
1910-11 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace
1909-10 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace
1908-09 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace
1908 Tayside AnnualKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay Terrace.
1907-08 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace
1907 Tayside AnnualKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay Terrace.
1906-07 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace
1905-06 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace
1904-05 dirKay, Mrs Alexander, 2 Tay terrace
1903-04 dirKay, Mrs Alexander (tobacco merchant, Dundee), 2 Tay terrace
1902-03 dirKay, Mrs Alexander (tobacco merchant, Dundee), 2 Tay terrace
1901-02 dirKay, Alexander (tobacco merchant, Dundee), 2 Tay terrace
1900-01 dirKay, Alexander (tobacco merchant, Dundee), 2 Tay terrace
1899-00 dirKay, Alexander (tobacco merchant, Dundee), 2 Tay terrace
1898-99 dirKay, Alexander (tobacco merchant, Dundee), 2 Tay terrace
1897-98 dirKay, Alexander (tobacco merchant, Dundee), 2 Tay terrace
1896-97 dirKay, Alexander (tobacco merchant, Dundee), 2 Tay terrace
1895-96 dirKay, Alexander (tobacco merchant, Dundee), 2 Tay terrace
1893-94 dirMelville, John, registrar of births, &c., Blyth Hall bldgs. ; h. 1 Tay terrace
1893-94 dirLamm, Julius (foreign correspondent, Dundee), 1 Tay terrace
1893 Slater dirMelville Mr. John, Tay ter. E N
1892-93 dirLamm, Julius (foreign correspondent, Dundee), 1 Tay terrace
1892-93 dirMelville, John, registrar of births, &c, Blyth Hall bldgs. ; h. 1 Tay terrace
1891-92 dirMelville, John, registrar of births, &c., 1 Tay terrace
1890-91 dirMelville, James M., 1 Tay terrace
1890-91 dirMelville, John, registrar of births, &c., 1 Tay terrace
1889-90 dirMelville, James M., 1 Tay terrace
1889-90 dirMelville, John, registrar of births, &c., 1 Tay terrace
1889 Slater dirMelville Mr James M., Tay ter. East Newport, Fife
1888-89 dirMelville, James M., 1 Tay terrace
1888-89 dirMelville, John, registrar of births, &c., 1 Tay terrace
1887-88 dirMelville, John, registrar of births, &c., 1 Tay terrace
1887-88 dirMelville, James M., 1 Tay terrace
1886 Slater dirMacdonald Miss Jessie, 1 East Queen St
1885-86 dirMacdonald, Miss, Tay terrace, East Newport
1885 Clark dirM'Donald, Miss, (music), Tay ter : Teachers.
1884-85 dirMacdonald, Miss, Tay terrace, East Newport
1882-83 dirM'Donald, Miss, Tay terrace, East Newport
1882 Slater dirM'Donald Misses -, teachers of music, Tay ter : Miscellaneous.
1880-81 dirM'Donald, Miss, Tay terrace, East Newport
1874-75 dirMann, David, of Mann & Myles, builders, Tay terrace, East Newport
1874-75 dirMann & Myles, builders, Tay terrace
1871-72 dirMann, David, builder, Tay Terrace, East Newport
1869-70 dirMann, David, of Mann & Myles, Tay Terrace, East Newport

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Male Voters Kay, Alexander Tobacconist Tay Terrace, East Newport Tenant of House Tay Terrace
1878-1879 Voters Morton, James clothier Easter Newport
1874 Voters Mann, David builder
1873 Voters Mann, David builder

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Kay Barbara M
1901 Kay Alexander View household
1891 Lamm Julius View household
1891 Melville John View household
1881 Macdonald Jessie View household
1871 Mann David View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 24 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-68187House Hector L Davidson proprietor 61View details
1964-65187House Hector L Davidson proprietor 65View details
1961-62526House Hector L Davidson proprietor 65View details
1957-58346House & Garden Hector L Davidson proprietor 29-18-0View details
1952-53315House & Garden Alexander S Forbes per I B Murray & Son, 20 Union St, Dundee empty 29-18-0View details
1947-48311House & Garden Trs of late Robert Bridgeford Smith per I B Murray & Son, 20 Union St, Dundee Alexander Y Robertson 29-18-0View details
1942-43317House & Garden Trs of late Robert Bridgeford Smith per I B Murray & Son, 20 Union St, Dundee Mrs Barbara Kay 28-18-0View details
1937-38320House & Garden Trs of late Robert Bridgeford Smith per I B Murray & Son, 42 Barrack St, Dundee Mrs Barbara Kay 28-18-0View details
1932-33619House & Garden Robert Bridgeford Smith, retired Mrs Barbara Kay 28-18-0View details
1927-28605House & Garden Robert Bridgeford Smith, retired Mrs Barbara Kay 28-18-0View details
1922-23561House & Garden Robert Bridgeford Smith, retired Mrs Barbara Kay same 28-18-0View details
1917-18537House & Garden Mrs Elizabeth Miller or Forsyth Mrs Barbara Kay same 23View details
1912-13355House & Garden Mrs Elizabeth Miller or Forsyth Mrs Barbara Kay same 23View details
1907-08337House & Garden Mrs Elizabeth Miller or Forsyth, 5 Bellefield Ave, Magdalen Green, Dundee Mrs Barbara Kay same 23View details
1903-04320House and Garden Mrs Elizabeth Miller or Forsyth, 3 Bellefield Avenue, Magdalene Green, Dundee Mrs Isabella Kay same 23View details
1900-01894House and Garden Mrs Elizabeth Miller or Forsyth Alexander Kay, tobacconist same 23View details
1896-97786House and Garden Mrs Elizabeth Miller or Forsyth, 50 Seafield Rd, Dundee Alexander Kay, tobacconist same 23View details
1893-94682House and Garden Lewis M'Kenzie, retired coachbuilder John Melville, registrar same 19-19-0View details
1889-90591House and Garden Lewis M'Kenzie, retired coachbuilder James Melville, stationer same 19-19-0View details
1885-86558House and Garden Lewis M'Kenzie, retired coachbuilder Miss Martha McDonald same 19-19-0View details
1881-82450House and Garden Lewis M'Kenzie, retired coachbuilder same Miss McDonald 19-19-0View details
1878-79425House and Garden Lewis M'Kenzie, retired coachbuilder same James Morton, clothier 24View details
1875-76345House and Garden Messrs. David Mann & Thomas Myles, builders Said David Mann 22View details
1871-72307House and Garden Mann & Myles, builders David Mann, builder 19-10-0View details

 

 

Sasines pre-1900:

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