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Location : 8  Kerr Street

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Notes:      

Using the information here, it is impossible to be certain who lived in each property or part of the building before 1912. Other properties involved : 7 Kerr Street     6 Kerr Street     9 Kerr Street      One possible interpretation is given below.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.443767,-2.937073

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):   1 East Queen Street   3 East Queen Street   5 East Queen Street   7 James Street   3 Kerr Street   4 Kerr Street   5 Kerr Street   6 Kerr Street   7 Kerr Street   9 Kerr Street   10 Kerr Street   11 Kerr Street   (formerly 12, Kerr Street)   (formerly 13, Kerr Street)   (formerly 14, Kerr Street)   2 Tay Terrace   3 Tay Terrace   4 Tay Terrace   5 Tay Terrace   6 Tay Terrace   7 Tay Terrace   8 Tay Terrace   (formerly 9, Tay Terrace)  

 

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

7 Woodriffe Terrace

 

 

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

Woodriffe Terrace

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 84 entries

SourceEntry 
1969 dirWhite, D. W., 8 Kerr Street
1968 dirBrown, Miss, 8 Kerr Street
1967 dirBrown, Misses, 8 Kerr street
1966 dirBrown, Misses, 8 Kerr street
1965 dirBrown, Misses, 8 Kerr street
1964 dirBrown, Misses, 8 Kerr street
1963 dirBrown, Misses, 8 Kerr street
1962 dirBrown, Misses, 8 Kerr street
1961 dirBrown, Misses, 8 Kerr street
1960 dirBrown, Misses, 8 Kerr street
1958-59 dirBrown, Misses, 8 Kerr street
1957-58 dirBrown, Misses, 8 Kerr street
1956-57 dirBrown, Misses, 8 Kerr street
1955-56 dirBrown, Misses, 8 Kerr street, East Newport
1954-55 dirBrown, Misses, 8 Kerr street, East Newport
1953-54 dirBrown, Misses, 8 Kerr street, East Newport
1952-53 dirBrown, Misses, 8 Kerr street, East Newport
1951-52 dirBrown, Misses, 8 Kerr street, East Newport
1950-51 dirBrown, Misses, 8 Kerr street, East Newport
1949-50 dirBrown, Misses, 8 Kerr street, East Newport
1948-49 dirBrown, Misses, 8 Kerr street, East Newport
1947-48 dirBrown, Misses, 8 Kerr street, East Newport
1946-47 dirBrown, Misses, 8 Kerr street, East Newport
1942-43 dirBrown, Misses, 8 Kerr street, East Newport
1941-42 dirBrown, Misses, 8 Kerr street, East Newport
1940-41 dirBrown, Misses, 8 Kerr street, East Newport
1939-40 dirBrown, Misses, 7 Woodriffe terrace. East Newport
1938-39 dirBrown, Misses, 7 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1937-38 dirBrown, Misses, 7 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1936-37 dirBrown, Misses, 7 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1935-36 dirBrown, Misses, 7 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1934-35 dirBrown, Misses, 7 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1933-34 dirBrown, Misses, 7 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1932-33 dirBrown, Misses, 7 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1931-32 MacDonald dirMyles, Wm., Woodriffe terrace, E. N.
1931-32 dirBrown, Misses, 7 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1930-31 MacDonald dirMyles, Wm., Woodriffe terrace, E. N.
1930-31 dirMyles, Mrs William, 7 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1929-30 MacDonald dirMyles, Wm., Woodriffe terrace, E. N.
1929-30 dirMyles, William (insur. manager, Dundee), 7 Woodriffe ter., E. Newport
1928-29 MacDonald dirMyles, Wm., Woodriffe terrace, E. N.
1928-29 dirMyles, William (insur. manager, Dundee), 7 Woodriffe ter., E. Newport
1927-28 MacDonald dirMyles, Wm., Woodriffe terrace, E. N.
1927-28 dirMyles, William (insur. manager, Dundee), 7 Woodriffe ter., E. Newport
1926-27 MacDonald dirMyles, Wm., Woodriffe terrace, E. N.
1926-27 dirMyles, William (insur. manager, Dundee), 7 Woodriffe ter., E. Newport
1925-26 MacDonald dirMyles, Wm., Woodriffe terrace, E. N.
1925-26 dirMyles, William (insur. secy., Dundee), 7 Woodriffe ter., E. Newport
1924-25 MacDonald dirMyles, Wm., Woodriffe terrace, E. N.
1923-24 MacDonald dirMyles, Wm., Woodriffe terrace, E. N.
1923-24 dirMyles, William (insur. secy., Dundee), 7 Woodriffe ter., E. Newport
1922-23 dirMyles, William (insur. secy., Dundee), 7 Woodriffe ter., E. Newport
1917-18 MacDonald dirThornburn, Mrs, Woodriffe terrace.
1916-17 MacDonald dirThornburn, Mrs, Woodriffe terrace
1915-16 dirThorburn, Mrs, 7 Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1914-15 dirThorburn, Mrs, Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1908-09 MacDonald dirSimpson, Joseph, Woodriffe terrace
1908 Tayside AnnualSimpson, Joseph, Woodriffe Terrace.
1907-08 MacDonald dirSimpson, Joseph, Woodriffe terrace
1907-08 dirSimpson, J. (insurance superintendent, Dundee), Woodriffe ter., E. Newport
1907 Tayside AnnualSimpson, Joseph, Woodriffe Terrace.
1907 Slater dirSimpson Joseph, Woodriffe terrace, E
1906-07 MacDonald dirSimpson, Joseph, Woodriffe terrace
1906-07 dirSimpson, J. (insurance superintendent, Dundee), Woodriffe ter., E. Newport
1905-06 dirSimpson, J. (insurance supertdt., Dundee), Woodriffe ter., E. Newport
1904-05 dirSimpson, J. (insurance superintendent, Dundee), Woodriffe ter., E. Newport
1900-01 dirHannay, R. K. (lecturer, University College, Dundee), Woodriffe terrace. East Newport
1894-95 dirTrotter, Jas. (insurance secretary, Dundee), Woodriffe ter, E. Newport
1893-94 dirFithie, Andrew Scott, clerk, Woodriffe terrace. East Newport
1893-94 dirFithie, Mrs Agnes Scott, Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1893 Slater dirFithie Mrs. Agnes, Woodriffe ter
1892-93 dirFithie, Mrs Agnes Scott, Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1892-93 dirFithie, Andrew Scott, clerk, Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1891-92 dirFithie, Miss Agnes S., Woodriffe terrace. East Newport
1890-91 dirFithie, Miss Agnes S., Woodriffe terrace, East Newport
1889-90 dirFithie, Miss Agnes S., Woodriffe terrace. East Newport
1889 Slater dirFraser Mr Thomas H., Woodriffe ter. Newport, Fife[could be this house]
1888-89 dirFraser, T. H. (resident secretary. The Edinburgh Life Assurance Co., Dundee), Woodriffe villas[could be this house]
1887-88 dirFraser, T. H. (res. secy., The Edinburgh Life Assurance Co., Dundee) Woodford Villas [Woodriffe Villas in main section][could be this house]
1886 Slater dirYoung Mrs Jane, 6 Woodriffe Ter, Kerr St[could be this house]
1884-85 dirFraser, T. H., district insp., Edinburgh Life Assurance Co., Woodriffe ter.[could be this house]
1880-81 dirOsborne, Mrs, Woodriffe terrace. East Newport
1880-81 dirOsborne, Robert E. (merchant, Dundee), Woodriffe terrace, E. Newport
1878-79 dirBlyth, David (joiner and builder, Dundee), Woodriffe terr., E. Newport

 

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Uninhabited
1901 Hannay Robert Kerr View household
1891 Fithie Agnes B S View household
1881 Osborne Jane View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 22 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-68198House Trs of late Peter Reid, solicitor per D & J Thomson & Currie, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Edith M, Helen M, & Ethel M Brown 91View details
1964-65198House Trs of late Peter Reid, solicitor per D & J Thomson & Currie, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Edith M, Helen M, & Ethel M Brown 84View details
1961-62607House Trs of late Peter Reid, solicitor per D & J Thomson & Currie, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Edith M, Helen M, & Ethel M Brown 84View details
1957-58358House & Garden Trs of late Peter Reid, solicitor per D & J Thomson & Currie, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Edith M, Helen M, & Ethel M Brown 45View details
1952-53330House & Garden Trs of late Peter Reid, solicitor per D & J Thomson & Currie, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Edith M, Helen M, & Ethel M Brown 45View details
1947-48326House & Garden Trs of late Peter Reid, solicitor per D & J Thomson & Currie, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Edith M, Helen M, & Ethel M Brown 45View details
1942-43332House & Garden Trs of late Peter Reid, solicitor, Dundee per D & J Thomson & Currie, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Edith M, Helen M, & Ethel M Brown 45View details
1937-38335House & Garden Trs of late Peter Reid, solicitor, Dundee per D & J Thomson, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Edith M, Helen M, & Ethel M Brown 42-17-6View details
1932-33728House & Garden Trs of late Peter Reid, solicitor, Dundee per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Edith M, Helen M, & Ethel M Brown 42-17-6View details
1927-28717House & Garden Trs of late Peter Reid, solicitor, Dundee per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee William Myles 42-17-6View details
1922-23671House & Garden Trs of late Peter Reid, solicitor, Dundee per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee William Myles same 42-17-6View details
1917-18648House & Garden Trs of late Peter Reid, solicitor, Dundee per David Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Fred Lindberg, contractor same 30View details
1912-13375House & Garden Trs of late Peter Reid, solicitor, Dundee per David Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee empty 28View details
1907-08355House & Garden Reid & Johnston, solicitors, Dundee per J & E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee Joseph Simpson same 30View details
1903-04339House and Garden Messrs Reid & Johnston, solicitors, Dundee per J E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee empty 35View details
1900-01913House and Garden Messrs Reid & Johnston, solicitors, Dundee per J E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee Professor Robert Kerr Hannay same 35View details
1896-97805House and Garden Messrs Reid & Johnston, solicitors, Dundee per J E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee empty 34View details
1893-94703House and Garden Messrs Reid & Johnston, solicitors, Dundee per J E Shepherd, 31 Panmure St, Dundee Mrs Agnes Fithie same 34View details
1889-90612House and Garden Messrs Reid & Johnston, solicitors, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, 13 Overgate, Dundee Mrs Agnes Fithie same 34View details
1885-86579House and Garden Messrs Reid & Johnston solicitors Dundee empty 34View details
1881-82471House and Garden Messrs Reid & Johnston solicitors Dundee 34View details
1878-79446House and Garden David Blyth, builder Said David Blyth 34View details

 

 

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