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Location : 42  King Street

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= Property still standing

Notes:      downstairs south

Part of a block. Other parts: 34 King Street     36 King Street     38 King Street     40 King Street     44 King Street     

 

Introduction

Block of 4 - northern and central houses (34, 36, 40, 44) built 1897/8, the southern houses (38 & 42) added 1904.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.442132,-2.938176

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):   11 King Street   15 King Street   17 King Street   19 King Street   21 King Street   23 King Street   24 King Street   25 King Street   26 King Street   27 King Street   28 King Street   29 King Street   30 King Street   (Garage, formerly 31, King Street)   32 King Street   34 King Street   36 King Street   38 King Street   40 King Street   44 King Street   46 King Street   48 King Street   11a, King Street   (Bowling Green, King Street)   (former coal shed, King Street)   (Shed / Stable, Queen Street)   27 Robert Street   29 Robert Street   31 Robert Street   33 Robert Street   35 Robert Street   36 Robert Street   37 Robert Street   38 Robert Street   39 Robert Street   (former workshop, 40, Robert Street)   41 Robert Street   (former slater's yard, 42, Robert Street)   45 Robert Street  

 

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

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

Meldrum Square

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 13 entries

SourceEntry 
1933-34 dirWatson, J. C., railwayman, Meldrum square, Queen st., East Newport
1932-33 dirWatson, J. C., railwayman, Meldrum square, Queen st., East Newport
1931-32 dirKennedy, James, chauffeur, Meldrum square, King st., East Newport
1931-32 dirWatson, J. C., railwayman, Meldrum square, Queen st., East Newport
1930-31 dirKennedy, James, chauffeur, Meldrum square, Bing st., East Newport
1930-31 dirWatson, J. C., railwayman, Meldrum square, Queen st., East Newport
1929-30 dirKennedy, James, chauffeur, Meldrum square, King st., East Newport
1929-30 dirWatson, J. C., railwayman, Meldrum square, Queen st., East Newport
1925-26 dirDeuchar, James, butcher, Meldrum square, East Newport
1923-24 dirDeuchar, James, butcher, Meldrum square, East Newport
1922-23 dirDeuchar, James, butcher, Meldrum square. East Newport
1908 Tayside AnnualBrownlee, Thos., King Street.
1907 Tayside AnnualBrownlee, Thos., King Street.

 

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Deuchars James

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 13 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-68237House Elizabeth K Rennie proprietor 26View details
1964-65237House Elizabeth K Rennie proprietor 26View details
1961-62702House Elizabeth K Rennie proprietor 26View details
1957-58389House & Garden Trs of late William Mathewson per W R Scott & Soutar, solicitors, 94 Commercial St, Dundee empty 15-2-0View details
1952-53359House & Garden William Mathewson Alexander Pearson 15-2-0View details
1947-48356House & Garden Trs of Mrs Catherine Mather per Katherine M Mather, Balgonie, Tayport James Watson 15-2-0View details
1942-43357House & Garden Trs of Mrs Catherine Mather per Katherine M Mather, Balgonie, Tayport James Watson 15-2-0View details
1937-38360House & Garden Trs of Mrs Catherine Mather per A T M Mather, Balgonie, Tayport James Watson 15-2-0View details
1932-33336House & Garden Trs of Mrs Catherine Mather per John Clement, South Dron, Dairsie Janet Begbie 15-2-0View details
1927-28328House & Garden Trs of Catherine Mather per John Clement, South Dron, Dairsie James G Kennedy 15-2-0View details
1922-23299House & Garden Trs of Catherine Mather per John Clement, South Dron, Dairsie J Deuchars same 15-2-6View details
1917-18287House & Garden Trs of Catherine Mather per John Clement, South Dron, Dairsie James Deuchars same 10-10-0View details
1912-13464House & Garden Trs of Catherine Mather per John Clement, South Dron, Dairsie James Deuchars same 10-10-0View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

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