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Location : 54  King Street

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= Property still standing

Notes:      downstairs

Other properties at the same location : 56 King Street     

Using the information here, it is impossible to be certain who lived in each property or part of the building before 1937. Other properties involved : 2 James Street     4 James Street     56 King Street      One possible interpretation is given below.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.442974,-2.937652

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):   2 James Street   4 James Street   5 James Street   2 Kerr Street   3 Kerr Street   4 Kerr Street   46 King Street   48 King Street   50 King Street   52 King Street   56 King Street   (Seacraig Cottages [6], King Street)   (Seacraig Cottages [7], King Street)   (Seacraig Cottages [8], King Street)   (former coal shed, King Street)   35 Queen Street   37 Queen Street   39 Queen Street   41 Queen Street   43 Queen Street   45 Queen Street   47 Queen Street   49 Queen Street   51 Queen Street   53 Queen Street   unidentified [? part of 41], Queen Street   (Shed / Stable, Queen Street)   1 Tay Terrace   3 Tay Terrace   5 Tay Terrace  

 

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)

Osborne Place

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 71 entries

SourceEntry 
1960 dirFraser, Ernest I., electrical engineer, Osborne place, King street
1958-59 dirFraser, Ernest I., electrical engineer, Osborne place, King street
1957-58 dirFraser, Ernest I., electrical engineer, Osborne place, King street
1952-53 dirBoath, Leonard, insurance inspector, Osborne place, King street
1951-52 dirBoath, Leonard, insurance inspector, Osborne place, King street
1950-51 dirBoath, Leonard, insurance inspector, Osborne place, King street
1949-50 dirBoath, Leonard, insurance inspector, Osborne place, King street
1948-49 dirBoath, Leonard, insurance inspector, Osborne place, King street
1947-48 dirBoath, Leonard, insurance inspector, Osborne place, King street
1946-47 dirBoath, Leonard, insurance inspector, Osborne place, King street
1942-43 dirBoath, Leonard, insurance inspector, Osborne place, King street
1941-42 dirBoath, Leonard, insurance inspector, Osborne place, King street
1940-41 dirBoath, Leonard, insurance inspector, Osborne place, King street
1939-40 dirBoath, Mrs William, Osborne place, King street
1938-39 dirBoath, Mrs William, Osborne place, King street
1937-38 dirBoath, Mrs William, Osborne place, King street,
1936-37 dirBoath, Mrs William, Osborne place, King street
1935-36 dirBoath, Mrs William, Osborne place, King street
1934-35 dirBoath, Wm. (merchant, Dundee), Osborne pl., King st., East Newport
1933-34 dirBoath, Wm. (merchant, Dundee), Osborne pl., King st., East Newport
1932-33 dirBoath, Wm. (merchant, Dundee), Osborne pl., King st., East Newport
1932-33 dirBoath, Henry C. (insurance inspector, Dundee), King st., E. Newport
1931-32 dirBoath, Wm. (merchant, Dundee), Osborne pl., King st., East Newport
1930-31 dirBoath, Wm. (merchant, Dundee), Osborne pl., King st., East Newport
1929-30 dirBoath, Wm. (merchant, Dundee), Osborne pl., King st., East Newport
1928-29 dirBoath, Wm. (merchant, Dundee), Osborne pl., King st., East Newport
1928 Kelly dirBoath William, Osborne place, E
1927-28 dirBoath, Wm. (merchant, Dundee), Osborne pl., King st., East Newport
1926-27 dirBoath, Wm. (merchant, Dundee), Osborne pl., King st., East Newport
1925-26 dirBoath, Wm. (merchant, Dundee), Osborne pl., King st., East Newport
1923-24 dirBoath, Wm. (merchant, Dundee), Osborne pl., King st., East Newport
1922-23 dirBoath, Wm. (merchant, Dundee), Osborne pi,. King st., East Newport
1920-21 dirBoath, William (merchant, Dundee), Osborne place, East Newport
1918-19 dirBoath, William, clerk, Osborne place, East Newport
1915-16 dirBoath, William, clerk, Osborne place, East Newport
1914-15 dirBoath, William, clerk, Osborne place, East Newport
1913-14 dirBoath, William, clerk, Osborne place, East Newport
1912-13 dirBoath, William, clerk, Osborne place, East Newport
1911-12 dirBoath, William, clerk, Osborne place, East Newport
1910-11 dirBoath, William, clerk, Osborne place. East Newport
1909-10 dirBoath, William, clerk, Osborne place. East Newport
1908-09 dirBoath, William, clerk, Osborne place, East Newport
1908 Tayside AnnualBoath, Wm., clerk, Osborne Place.
1907-08 dirBoath, William, clerk, Osborne place. East Newport
1907 Tayside AnnualDonald, Andrew, Osborne Place, E.[? could be any of the 8 in Osborne Place]
1906-07 dirBoath, William, clerk, Osborne place, East Newport
1905-06 dirBoath, William, clerk, Osborne place, East Newport
1904-05 dirDouglas, Geo. C. (C.E. and patent agent, Dundee), Osborne pl., E. Newport
1903-04 dirDouglas, Geo. C. (C.E. and patent agent, Dundee), Osborne pl., E. Newport
1903 Slater dirDouglas George, Osborne place, E Newport
1902-03 dirDouglas, Geo. C. (C.E. and patent agent, Dundee), Osborne pl., E. Newport
1901-02 dirDouglas, Geo. C. (C. E. and patent agent, Dundee), Osborne Pl., E. Newport
1900-01 dirDouglas, Geo. C. (C. E. and patent agent, Dundee), Osborne pl., E. Newport
1899-00 dirDouglas, Geo. C. (C. E. and patent agent, Dundee), Osborne pl., E, Newport
1898-99 dirDouglas, Geo. C. (C. E. and patent agent, Dundee), Osborne pl., E. Newport
1897-98 dirDouglas, Geo. C. (C. E. and patent agent, Dundee), Osborne pl., E. Newport
1896-97 dirDouglas, Geo. C. (C. E. and patent agent, Dundee), Osborne pl., E. Newport
1895-96 dirDouglas, Geo. (J. (C. E. and patent agent, Dundee), Osborne pl., E. Newport
1894-95 dirDouglas, Geo. C. (C.E. and patent agent, Dundee), Osborne pl., E. Newport
1893-94 dirDouglas, Geo. C. (C. E. and patent agent, Dundee), Osborne pl., E. Newport
1892-93 dirDouglas, Geo. C. (C.E. and patent agent, Dundee), Osborne pl., E. Newport
1891-92 dirDouglas, Geo. C. (C.E. and patent agent, Dundee), Osborne pl., E. Newport
1890-91 dirDouglas, Geo. C. (C.E. and patent agent, Dundee), Osborne pl., E. Newport
1889-90 dirDouglas, Geo. C. (C. E. and patent agent, Dundee), Osborne pl., E. Newport
1886-87 dirKay, John, jun., family grocer and tea merch., James sq,; h. Osborne pl., E.[? could be any of the 8 in Osborne Place]location 2
1885-86 dirPhilip, James, grocer and wine merchant. Union street; h. Osborne placelocation 2
1880-81 dirRoger, James (collector, Water office, Dundee), Osborne pl, E. Newport
1878-79 dirRoger, James, collector, Osborne place, East Newport
1874-75 dirNiven, David, jun. (butcher, Dundee), Osborne place, East Newport
1871-72 dirStewart, William P. (draper, Dundee), Osborne Place, East Newport
1867-68 dirBruce, Miss, seamstress, Osborne Place, East Newport

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Male Voters Douglas, George Patent Agent King Street, Newport Tenant of House King Street

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Boath William
1901 Douglas George C View household
1891 Douglass George C [out of sequence]View household
1881 Roger James View household
1871 Stewart Isabella View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 25 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-68231House William J White proprietor 40View details
1964-65231House Mrs Isobelle D Riddell proprietor 36View details
1961-62709House Mrs Isobelle D Riddell proprietor 36View details
1957-58396House & Garden Ernest I Fraser proprietor 28View details
1952-53369House & Garden James A Kyd, solicitor, Dundee per D & J Thomson & Currie, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Leonard Boath 24-6-0View details
1947-48364House & Garden James A Kyd, solicitor, Dundee per D & J Thomson & Currie, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Leonard Boath 24-6-0View details
1942-43365House & Garden James A Kyd, solicitor, Dundee per D & J Thomson & Currie, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Leonard Boath 24-6-0View details
1937-38368House & Garden James A Kyd, solicitor, Dundee per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Mrs Selina Boath 24-6-0View details
1932-33344House & Garden Shield & Kyd, solicitors, Dundee per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Mrs Selina Boath 24-6-0View details
1927-28336House & Garden Shield & Kyd, solicitors, Dundee per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee William Boath, clerk 24-6-0View details
1922-23305House & Garden Shield & Kyd, solicitors, Dundee per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee William Boath, clerk same 24-6-0View details
1917-18293House & Garden Shield & Kyd, solicitors, Dundee per David Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee William Boath, clerk same 17View details
1912-13474House & Garden Shield & Kyd, solicitors, Dundee per David Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee William Boath, clerk same 17View details
1907-08454House & Garden Shield & Kyd, solicitors, Dundee per David Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee William Boath, clerk same 17View details
1903-04433House and Garden Trs of William Thomas Fyfe, auctioneer, 43 Overgate, Dundee per David Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee George Douglas, patent agent same 17View details
1900-011006House and Garden William Thomas Fyfe, auctioneer, 107 Murraygate, Dundee George Douglas, patent agent same 17View details
1896-97893House and Garden William Thomas Fyfe, auctioneer, Ward Rd, Dundee George Douglas, patent agent same 17View details
1893-94787House and Garden Mrs Charlotte Fyfe or Preston George Douglas, patent agent same 17View details
1889-90683House and Garden Mrs Charlotte Fyfe or Preston George Douglas, engineer same 17View details
1885-86646House and Garden Mrs Charlotte Fyfe or Preston James Philip, grocer 17View details
1881-82537House and Garden Mrs Charlotte Fyfe or Preston 17View details
1878-79507House and Garden Mrs Charlotte Fyfe or Preston same James Roger, collector 18View details
1875-76391House and Garden Mrs Charlotte Fyfe or Preston same David Niven jun, flesher 17View details
1871-72354House Mrs Preston William Stewart, draper 17View details
1867-68346House and Garden Mrs Preston, baker, Hawkhill, Dundee Miss Margaret Bruce 16View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 273 Seacraig field lot 3 'NE' lot of field on S side of King Street view plot details

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1865.00131Tayfield to James BrownJames Brown builder regist feu disp to himself by Berry, Tayfield of 45 pol 25 yd grnd, no. 3 on plan, on S side of King Street, the NE lot of a field of Seacraig7 Mar 1865273, 275

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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