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The Newport, Wormit & Forgan Archive

Location : Wormit School,  Riverside Road

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Photo / old map: Earliest sketch from Dundee Advertiser 2 May 1895 British Newspaper Archive

= Property demolished or site redeveloped

Notes:      demolished

 

Introduction

First mooted locally in 1892, and originally using the Mission Hall as a schoolroom, building work commenced May 1895, architect - T Martin-Cappon, masonry - Robert Boyd, joiner - Robert Mathewson, plumbers - Betsworth & Barlow, plasterer - Alexander Robertson, slater - John Storrier. Opened 6 January 1896 providing accommodation for 133 pupils, the design allowing for future expansion. [Fifeshire Journal 24 Nov 1892, Dundee Advertiser 2 May 1895, Dundee Courier 7 Jan 1896]

The extension (of 3 large classrooms) was agreed in August 1898, architect T M Cappon. Opened 4 September 1899, giving accommodation for 370 pupils. [Dundee Advertiser 3 Aug 1898 & 5 Sep 1899]

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.429846,-2.967272

View location on the 1855 6-inch map, the 1895 25-inch map, the 1914 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):   22 Riverside Gardens   23 Riverside Gardens   24 Riverside Gardens   25 Riverside Gardens   26 Riverside Gardens   79 Riverside Road   (Woodhaven Farm Cottage [2], Riverside Road)  

 

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Newport History Group

 

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

Newburgh Road Woodhaven
86 Riverside Road1967

 

 

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

Wormit School

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 133 entries

SourceEntry 
1969 dirBissett, Mrs, janitor, Wormit Public School; h. 15 Woodhaven Avenuelocation 2
1969 dirRussell, James A., M.A., headmaster, Wormit School; h. 57 Bay Road, Wormitlocation 2
1968 dirBissett, Mrs. janitor, Wormit Public School; h. 15 Woodhaven Avenuelocation 2
1968 dirRussell, James A., M.A., headmaster, Wormit School; h. 57 Bay Road, Wormitlocation 2
1967 dirRussell, James A., M.A., headmaster, Wormit School ; h. 57 Bay road, Wormitlocation 2
1967 dirBissett, Mrs, janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. 15 Woodhaven avenuelocation 2
1966 dirBissett, Mrs, janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. 15 Woodhaven avenuelocation 2
1966 dirRussell, James A., M.A., headmaster, Wormit School ; h. 57 Bay road, Wormitlocation 2
1965 dirRussell, James A., M.A., headmaster, Wormit School ; h. 57 Bay road, Wormitlocation 2
1965 dirBissett, Mrs, janitor, Wormit Public School, ; h. Woodhaven avenuelocation 2
1964 dirBisset, Mrs, janitor, Wormit Public School; h. Woodhaven avenuelocation 2
1964 dirRussell, James A., M.A., headmaster, Wormit School; h. Arden, Bay road, Wormitlocation 2
1963 dirRussell, James A., M.A., headmaster, Wormit School; h. Arden, Bay road, Wormitlocation 2
1963 dirBisset, Mrs, janitor, Wormit Public School; h. Woodhaven avenuelocation 2
1962 dirRussell, James A., M.A., headmaster, Wormit School; h. Arden, Bay road, Wormitlocation 2
1962 dirBisset, Mrs, janitor, Wormit Public School; h. Woodhaven avenuelocation 2
1961 dirRussell, James A., M.A., headmaster, Wormit School; h. Arden, Bay road, Wormitlocation 2
1961 dirBisset, Mrs, janitor, Wormit Public School; h. Woodhaven avenuelocation 2
1960 dirBisset, Mrs, janitor, Wormit Public School; h. Woodhaven avenuelocation 2
1960 dirRussell, James A., M.A., headmaster, Wormit School; h. Arden, Bay road, Wormitlocation 2
1958-59 dirRussell, James A., M.A., headmaster, Wormit School; h. Arden, Bay road, Wormitlocation 2
1958-59 dirBisset, Mrs, janitor, Wormit Public School; h. 18 Elizabeth cres.location 2
1957-58 dirBisset, Mrs, janitor, Wormit Public School; h. 18 Elizabeth cres. location 2
1957-58 dirRussell, James A., M.A., headmaster, Wormit School; h. Arden, Bay road, Wormitlocation 2
1956-57 dirBisset, Mrs, janitor, Wormit Public School; h. 18 Elizabeth cres.location 2
1956-57 dirRussell, James A., M.A., headmaster, Wormit School; h. Arden, Bay road, Wormitlocation 2
1955-56 dirRussell, James A., M.A., headmaster, Wormit School; h. Arden, Bay road, Wormitlocation 2
1955-56 dirBisset, Mrs, Janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. 18 Elizabeth crescent, East Newportlocation 2
1954-55 dirBisset, Mrs, Janitor, Wormit Public School; h. Craighead, East Newportlocation 2
1954-55 dirRussell, James A., M.A., headmaster, Wormit School; h. Arden, Bay road, Wormitlocation 2
1953-54 dirRussell, James A., M.A., headmaster, Wormit School; h. Arden, Bay road, Wormitlocation 2
1953-54 dirBisset, Mrs, janitor, Wormit Public School; h. Craighead, East Newportlocation 2
1952-53 dirRussell, James A., M.A., headmaster, Wormit School; h. Arden, Bay road, Wormitlocation 2
1952-53 dirBisset, Mrs, janitor, Wormit Public School; h. Railway cottages, Wormitlocation 2
1951-52 dirRussell, James A., M.A., headmaster, Wormit School; h. Arden, Bay road, Wormitlocation 2
1951-52 dirBisset, Mrs, janitor, Wormit Public School; h. Railway cottages, Wormitlocation 2
1950-51 dirGraham, Philip, janitor, Wormit Pubic School ; h. Hermitage, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1949-50 dirGraham, Philip, janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. Hermitage Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1948-49 dirGair, Murdoch, headmaster, Wormit Public School ; h. Fernbank, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1948-49 dirGraham, Philip, janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. Hermitage, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1947-48 dirGair, Murdoch, headmaster, Wormit Public School ; h. Fernbank, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1947-48 dirGraham, Philip, janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. The Cottages, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1946-47 dirGraham, Philip, janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. The Cottages, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1946-47 dirGair, Murdoch, headmaster, Wormit Public School ; h. Fernbank, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1942-43 dirGair, Murdoch, headmaster, Wormit Public School ; h. Fernbank, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1942-43 dirGraham, Philip, janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. The Cottages, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1941-42 dirGraham, Philip, janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. The Cottages, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1941-42 dirGair, Murdoch, headmaster, Wormit public School ; h. Fernbank, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1940-41 dirGair, Murdoch, headmaster, Wormit Public School ; h. Fernbank, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1940-41 dirGraham, Philip, janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. The Cottages, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1939-40 dirGraham, Philip, janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. The Cottages, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1939-40 dirGair, Murdoch, headmaster, Wormit Public School ; h. Fernbank, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1938-39 dirGair, Murdoch, headmaster, Wormit Public School ; h. Fernbank, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1938-39 dirGraham, Philip, janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. The Cottages, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1937-38 dirGraham, Philip, janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. The Cottages, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1937-38 dirGair, Murdoch, headmaster, Wormit Public School ; h. Fernbank, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1936-37 dirGair, Murdoch, headmaster, Wormit Public School ; h. Fernbank, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1936-37 dirGraham, Philip, janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. The Cottages, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1935-36 dirGair, Murdoch, headmaster, Wormit Public School ; h. Fernbank, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1935-36 dirGraham, Philip, janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. The Cottages, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1934-35 dirGraham, Philip, janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. The Cottages, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1934-35 dirGair, Murdoch, headmaster, Wormit Public School ; h. Fernbank, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1933-34 dirGraham, Philip, janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. The Cottages, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1933-34 dirGair, Murdoch, headmaster, Wormit Public School ; h. Fernbank, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1932-33 dirGraham, Philip, janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. The Cottages, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1932-33 dirGair, Murdoch, headmaster, Wormit Public School ; h. Fernbank, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1931-32 dirGraham, Philip, janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. The Cottage, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1931-32 dirGair, Murdoch, headmaster, Wormit Public School ; h. Fernbank, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1930-31 dirGraham, Philip, janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. The Cottages, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1930-31 dirGair, Murdoch, headmaster, Wormit Public School ; h. Fernbank, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1929-30 dirGair, Murdoch, headmaster, Wormit Public School ; h. Fernbank, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1929-30 dirGraham, Philip, janitor, Wormit Public School ; church-officer, Wormit Parish Church ; h. The Cottages, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1928-29 dirGair, Murdoch, headmaster, Wormit Public School ; h. Fernbank, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1928-29 dirGraham, Philip, janitor, Wormit Public School ; church officer, Wormit Parish Church ; h. The Cottages, Newburgh road, Wormit location 2
1927-28 dirGraham, Philip, janitor, Wormit Public School ; church-officer, Wormit Parish Church ; h. The Cottages, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1927-28 dirGair, Murdoch, headmaster, Wormit Public School; h. Fernbank, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1926-27 dirGraham, Philip, janitor, Wormit Public School ; church-officer, Wormit Parish Church ; h. The Cottages, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1926-27 dirGair, Murdoch, headmaster, Wormit Public School ; h. Fernbank, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1925-26 dirGraham, Philip, janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. The Cottages, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1925-26 dirGair, Murdoch, headmaster, Wormit Public School; h. Fernbank, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1923-24 dirGair, Murdoch, headmaster, Wormit Public School ; h. Fernbank, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1923-24 dirGraham, Philip, janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. The Cottages, Newburgh road, Wormitlocation 2
1921 Slater dirGair, Murdoch, master; Wormit, [under Schools.]
1918-19 dirAllison, David M., M.A; Wormit Public School-Headmaster [under School Board Of Forgan]
1915-16 dirAllison, David M., M.A; Wormit public school Teacher, [under School Board Of Forgan]
1915 Slater dirAllison, David, M.A. master; Wormit, [under Schools.]
1914-15 dirAllison, David, headmaster, Wormit Public School; h. Hill crescent, Wormitlocation 2
1914-15 dirAllison, David M., M.A; Wormit PublicSchool - Teacher, [under School Board Of Forgan]
1913-14 dirAllison, David, headmaster, Wormit Public School ; h. Hill crescentlocation 2
1913-14 dirAllison, David M., M.A; Wormit Public School Teacher, [under School Board Of Forgan]
1912-13 dirAllison, David, headmaster, Wormit Public School; h. Hill cres., Wormitlocation 2
1912-13 dirAllison, David M., M.A; Wormit Public School Teacher, [under School Board Of Forgan]
1911-12 dirAllison, David M., M.A; Wormit Public School Teacher, [under School Board Of Forgan]
1911-12 dirAllison, David, headmaster, Wormit Public School; h. Hill cres., Wormitlocation 2
1911 Slater dirAllison, David, M.A. master; Wormit, [under Schools.]
1910-11 dirAllison, David M., M.A; Wormit Public School - Teacher, [under School Board Of Forgan]
1910-11 dirAllison, David, headmaster, Wormit Public School; h. Hill cres., Wormitlocation 2
1909-10 dirAllison, David, headmaster, Wormit Public School; h. Hill cres., Wormitlocation 2
1909-10 dirAllison, David M., M.A; Wormit Public School Teacher, [under School Board Of Forgan]
1909-10 dirVarley, F. T., M.A., teacher, Wormit Public School ; h. Bon Awe, Wormitlocation 2
1908-09 dirAllison, David, headmaster, Wormit Public School; h. Hill cres., Wormitlocation 2
1908-09 dirAllison, David M., M.A; Wormit Public School Teacher, [under School Board Of Forgan]
1908 Tayside AnnualAllison, D. M.; Wormit School Headmaster, [under Forgan School Board.]
1908 Tayside AnnualAllison, David M. headmaster, Wormit Public School, Hill Crescent. [in Wormit directory]location 2
1907-08 dirAllison, David M., M.A; Wormit Public School Teacher, [under School Board Of Forgan]
1907-08 dirAllison, David, headmaster, Wormit Public School ; h. Hill cres., Wormitlocation 2
1907 Tayside AnnualAllison, David M., headmaster, Wormit Public School, Hill Crescent. [in Wormit directory]location 2
1907 Tayside AnnualAllison, D. M., M.A; Wormit School Headmaster, [under Forgan School Board.]
1907 Slater dirAllison, David, M.A. master; Wormit, [under Schools.]
1906-07 dirAllison, David, headmaster, Wormit Public School ; h. Hill cres., Wormitlocation 2
1906-07 dirAllison, David M., M.A; Wormit Public School Teacher, [under School Board Of Forgan]
1905-06 dirAllison, David, M.A; Wormit Public School Teacher, [under School Board Of Forgan]
1905-06 dirAllison, David, headmaster, Wormit Public School; h. Hill cres., Wormitlocation 2
1904-05 dirAllison, David, headmaster, Wormit Public School; h. Hill cres., Wormitlocation 2
1904-05 dirAllison, David, M.A; Wormit Public School Teacher, [under School Board of Forgan]
1903-04 dirAllison, David, M.A; Wormit Public School Teacher [under School Board Of Forgan]
1903-04 dirAllison, David, headmaster, Wormit Public School; h. Hill cres., Wormitlocation 2
1903 Slater dirAllison, David, M.A., master; Wormit School, [under Schools.]
1902-03 dirAllison, David, M.A; Wormit Public School Teacher, [under School Board Of Forgan]
1902-03 dirAllison, David, headmaster, Wormit Public School; h. Hill cres., Wormitlocation 2
1901-02 dirAllison, David, M.A; Wormit Public School Teacher, [under School Board Of Forgan]
1901-02 dirNoakes, John, janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. St Ian's, Wormitlocation 2
1900-01 dirAllison, David, M.A; Wormit Public School Teacher, [under School Board Of Forgan]
1900-01 dirNoakes, John, janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. St Ian's, Wormitlocation 2
1899-00 dirAllison, David, M.A; Wormit Public School Teacher, [under School Board Of Forgan]
1899-00 dirNoakes, John, janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. St Jan's, Wormitlocation 2
1899 Slater dirAllison, David, master; Wormit, [under Schools.]
1898-99 dirKnox, John, janitor, Wormit Public School ; h. Rose cottage, Wormitlocation 2
1898-99 dirAllison, David, M.A; Wormit Public School Teacher, [under School Board Of Forgan]
1897-98 dirAllison, David, M. A; Wormit Public School Teacher, [under School Board Of Forgan]
1896-97 dirMaxwell, Miss Nellie; Wormit Public School Teacher, [under School Board Of Forgan]
1896 Slater dirMaxwell, Miss Nellie, mistress; Wormit, [under Schools.]
1895 Edin. AlmanacMaxwell, Nellie; Teacher - Wormit, [under Forgan School Board]

 

 

Census records

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Valuation Roll entries      There are 30 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1969-703503School County Council of Fife (Education) per County Clerk, Cupar proprietors 550View details
1967-681433School County Council of Fife (Education) per County Clerk, Cupar proprietors 550View details
1964-651433School County Council of Fife (Education) per County Clerk, Cupar proprietors 460View details
1961-624508School County Council of Fife (Education) per County Clerk, Cupar proprietors 460View details
1958-591564School County Council of Fife (Education) per County Clerk, Cupar proprietors 85View details
1957-581538School County Council of Fife (Education) per County Clerk, Cupar proprietors 85View details
1952-531497School County Council of Fife (Education) per J M Mitchell, county clerk, Cupar proprietors 85View details
1947-481455School County Council of Fife (Education) per J M Mitchell, county clerk, Cupar proprietors 85View details
1942-431431School County Council of Fife (Education) per J M Mitchell, county clerk, Cupar proprietors 85View details
1940-411431School County Council of Fife (Education) per J M Mitchell, county clerk, Cupar proprietors 85View details
1937-381452School County Council of Fife (Education) per J M Mitchell, county clerk, Cupar proprietors 85View details
1935-361406School County Council of Fife (Education) proprietors 85View details
1932-331378School County Council of Fife (Education) per J M Mitchell, county clerk, Cupar proprietors 85View details
1930-311364School County Council of Fife (Education) per J M Mitchell, county clerk, Cupar proprietors 85View details
1927-281351School Fife Education Authority per W Clark, clerk & treasurer proprietors 85View details
1922-231290School Fife Education Authority per James Mitchell, secretary proprietors 85View details
1917-181259School Forgan School Board, per James Allison, solicitor, 61 Reform St, Dundee proprietors 100View details
1915-161252School Forgan School Board, per James Allison, solicitor, 61 Reform St, Dundee proprietors 100View details
1912-131308School Forgan School Board, per James Allison, solicitor, 61 Reform St, Dundee proprietors 90View details
1910-111290School Forgan School Board, per James Allison, solicitor, 61 Reform St, Dundee proprietors 90View details
1909-101277School Forgan School Board, per James Allison, solicitor, 61 Reform St, Dundee proprietors 90View details
1907-081262School Forgan School Board, per James Allison, solicitor, 61 Reform St, Dundee proprietors 90View details
1905-061232School Forgan School Board per James Allison, solicitor, 61 Reform Sq, Dundee Proprietor 90View details
1903-041204School Forgan School Board per James Allison, solicitor, 31 Albert Sq, Dundee Proprietor 90View details
1901-02367School Forgan School Board per James Allison, solicitor, 31 Albert Sq, Dundee Proprietor 90View details
1900-01360School Forgan School Board per James Allison, solicitor, 31 Albert Sq, Dundee Proprietor 90View details
1899-00333School Forgan School Board per James Allison, solicitor, 31 Albert Sq, Dundee Proprietor 90View details
1898-99324School Forgan School Board per J J Johnstone, solicitor prorietor 60View details
1897-98305School Forgan School Board per J J Johnstone, solicitor Proprietor 60View details
1896-97282School Forgan School Board per J J Johnstone, solicitor Proprietor 40View details

 

 

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