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Location : 56  King Street

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Notes:      upstairs

Other properties at the same location : 54 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     54 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 :   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   54 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 50 entries

SourceEntry 
1961 dirWallace, Thomas, bootmaker, St Phillan's place, Cupar road; h. Osborne place, King streetlocation 2
1960 dirWallace, Thomas, bootmaker, St Phillan's place, Cupar road ; h. Osborne place, King streetlocation 2
1958-59 dirWallace, Thomas, bootmaker, St Phillan's place, Cupar road; h. Osborne place, King streetlocation 2
1957-58 dirWallace, Thomas, bootmaker, St Phillan's place, Cupar road ; h. Osborne place, King streetlocation 2
1956-57 dirWallace, Thomas, bootmaker, St Phillan's place, Cupar road; h. Osborne place, King streetlocation 2
1955-56 dirWallace, Thomas, bootmaker, St Phillan's place, Cupar road; h. Osborne place, King streetlocation 2
1954-55 dirWallace, Thomas, bootmaker, St Phillans place, Cupar road; h. Osborne place, King streetlocation 2
1953-54 dirWallace, Thomas, bootmaker, St Phillan's place, Cupar road; h. Osborne place, King streetlocation 2
1952-53 dirWallace, Thomas, bootmaker, St Phillan's place, Cupar road; h. Osborne place, King streetlocation 2
1951-52 dirWallace, Thomas, bootmaker, St Phillan's place, Cupar road; h. Osborne place, King streetlocation 2
1950-51 dirWallace, Thomas, bootmaker, St Phillan's place, Cupar road; h. Osborne place, King streetlocation 2
1949-50 dirWallace, Thomas, bootmaker, St Phillan's place, Cupar road; h. Osborne place King streetlocation 2
1948-49 dirWallace, Thomas, bootmaker, St Phillan's place, Cupar road; h. Osborne place, King streetlocation 2
1947-48 dirWallace, Thomas, bootmaker, St Phillan's place, Cupar road; h. Osborne place, King streetlocation 2
1946-47 dirWallace, Thomas, bootmaker, St Phillan's place, Cupar road; h. Osborne place, King streetlocation 2
1942-43 dirWallace, Thomas, bootmaker, St Phillan's place, Cupar road; h. Osborne place, King streetlocation 2
1941-42 dirWallace, Thomas, bootmaker, St Phillan's place, Cupar road; h. Osborne place, King streetlocation 2
1940-41 dirWallace, Thomas, bootmaker, St Phillan's place, Cupar road; h. Osborne place, King streetlocation 2
1939-40 dirWallace, Thomas, bootmaker, Osborne place, King street
1938-39 dirWallace, Thomas, bootmaker, Osborne place, King street
1937-38 dirWallace, Thomas, bootmaker, Osborne place, King street
1936-37 dirWallace, Thomas, bootmaker, Osborne piece, King street
1935-36 dirWallace, Thomas, bootmaker, Osborne place, King street
1923-24 dirWhittet, Mrs William, Osborne place, King street, East Newport
1922-23 dirWhittet, Mrs William (sewing machine agent, Dundee), Osborne place, King street, East Newport
1920-21 dirWhittet, Mrs Wm. (sewing machine agt., Dundee), Osborne pl., E. Newport
1918-19 dirWhittet, Mrs R., (sewing machine agt., Dundee), Osborne pl., E. Newport
1915-16 dirWhittet, Mrs Wm. (sewing machine agt., Dundee), Osborne pl., E. Newport
1914-15 dirWhittet, Mrs Wm. (sewing machine agt., Dundee), Osborne pl., E. Newport
1907 Tayside AnnualBeath, Wm. clerk, Osborne Place.[? could be any of the 8 in Osborne Place]
1897-98 dirKerr, David, insurance secretary, Osborne place. East Newport
1896-97 dirKerr, David (insurance secretary, Dundee), Osborne place, E. Newport
1895-96 dirKerr, David (insurance secretary, Dundee), Osborne place, E. Newport
1894-95 dirKerr, David (insurance secretary, Dundee), Osborne place, E. Newport
1893-94 dirKerr, David (insurance secretary, Dundee), Osborne place, E. Newport
1889 Slater dirDrummond William, Osborne pl., East Newport : Ship Masters.
1886 Slater dirBarry David, shipmaster, Osborne Pl, King St
1884-85 dirFay, John (spirit merchant, Dundee), Osborne place, East Newport[? could be any of the 8 in Osborne Place]
1882-83 dirDoig, Mrs David N., Osborne place, East Newport
1882-83 dirBarry, David, shipmaster, Osborne place, East Newport
1882 Slater dirDoig Mrs. Agnes, Osborne pl. King st
1882 Slater dirBarry David, Osborne pl., King st : Ship Masters.
1880-81 dirDoig, Mrs David, Osborne place. East Newport
1878-79 dirDoig, Mrs D., Osborne place, East Newport
1878 Slater dirDoig Mr. David, Osborne place, King st
1877 Worrall dirDoig Mrs. D. N., Osborne place
1876-77 dirDoig, Mrs D., Osborne place. East Newport
1871-72 dirM'Gregor, John, seaman, Osborne Place, East Newport
1869-70 dirM'Gregor, Mrs, Osborne Place, East Newport
1867-68 dirCunningham, Miss Georgina, Osborne Place, East Newport

 

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Phillips Robert B
1901 Barry Jane View household
1891 Drummond William S View household
1881 UninhabitedView household
1871 McGregor Catherine View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 25 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-68230House John P Kyd & others per Shield & Kyd, solicitors, 1 Albert Sq, Dundee Mrs Margaret Wallace 34View details
1964-65230House Trs of late James A Kyd per Shield & Kyd, solicitors, 1 Albert Sq, Dundee Mrs Margaret Wallace 31View details
1961-62710House James A Kyd, solicitor, Dundee per Shield & Kyd, solicitors, 1 Albert Sq, Dundee Thomas Wallace 31View details
1957-58397House & Garden James A Kyd, solicitor, Dundee per Shield & Kyd, solicitors, 1 Albert Sq, Dundee Thomas Wallace 24-6-0View details
1952-53370House & Garden James A Kyd, solicitor, Dundee per D & J Thomson & Currie, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Thomas Wallace 24-6-0View details
1947-48367House & Garden James A Kyd, solicitor, Dundee per D & J Thomson & Currie, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Thomas Wallace 24-6-0View details
1942-43368House & Garden James A Kyd, solicitor, Dundee per D & J Thomson & Currie, 38 Whitehall St, Dundee Thomas Wallace 24-6-0View details
1937-38371House & Garden James A Kyd, solicitor, Dundee per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Thomas Wallace 24-6-0View details
1932-33347House & Garden Shield & Kyd, solicitors, Dundee per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee D S McEwan 24-6-0View details
1927-28339House & Garden Shield & Kyd, solicitors, Dundee per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee D S McEwan 24-6-0View details
1922-23308House & Garden Shield & Kyd, solicitors, Dundee per D & J Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Mrs Helen Whittet same 24-6-0View details
1917-18296House & Garden Shield & Kyd, solicitors, Dundee per David Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Mrs Helen Whittet same 17View details
1912-13473House & Garden Shield & Kyd, solicitors, Dundee per David Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Robert B Phillip, grocer same 17View details
1907-08453House & Garden Shield & Kyd, solicitors, Dundee per David Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee empty 17View details
1903-04432House and Garden Trs of William Thomas Fyfe, auctioneer, 43 Overgate, Dundee per David Thomson, 8 Bank St, Dundee Mrs Jane Brown or Barry same 17View details
1900-011005House and Garden William Thomas Fyfe, auctioneer, 107 Murraygate, Dundee Captain David Barrie same 17View details
1896-97892House and Garden William Thomas Fyfe, auctioneer, Ward Rd, Dundee David Kerr, insurance agent same 17View details
1893-94786House and Garden Mrs Charlotte Fyfe or Preston David Kerr, insurance agent same 17View details
1889-90682House and Garden Mrs Charlotte Fyfe or Preston William Drummond, shipmaster same 17View details
1885-86643House and Garden Mrs Charlotte Fyfe or Preston David Barrie, shipmaster same 17View details
1881-82534House and Garden Mrs Charlotte Fyfe or Preston same Mrs D. Doig 17View details
1878-79504House and Garden Mrs Charlotte Fyfe or Preston same Mrs D. Doig 18View details
1875-76388House and Garden Mrs Charlotte Fyfe or Preston same Mrs D. Doig 17View details
1871-72351House and Garden Mrs Preston John McGregor, seaman 17View details
1867-68343House and Garden Mrs Preston, baker, Hawkhill, Dundee Miss Cunningham 17View details

 

 

Sasines pre-1900:

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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