Family Homes in Forfar

 

The following were among the many houses in Forfar that were home to the Whyte family

– the dates are mostly from the Census records.   Many of these properties are still standing. 

 

        Address                                Dates           Family 

1.  High Street (Centre)                        1841                  Patrick & Margaret Whyte

2.  75 Castle Street                               1841/61            (William) & Margaret Whyte & family

3.  3 Littlecausway                                1861                 John & Catherine Whyte & family

4.  Brier's Cottage, Glamis Road          1871/81            John & Catherine Whyte & family

5.  Manor House, Manor Street          c1870/93             Robert Whyte, Margaret Adam Whyte                                                                                        & family

                                                         1893/1924             Anne Ure Whyte, Margaret Roberts                                                                                            Whyte/Shaw & Elizabeth Whyte. 

                                                           1930/77               Will Whyte (1880-1977). 

6.  St Annes, 28 St James Road          1901                 John & Catherine Whyte

7.  Yew Tree Cottage, New Road          1901                 Robert T & Isabella Whyte & family

8.  Blytheswood Cottage                       1911                 Robert T & Isabella Whyte & family

9.  Broombank, 12 Rosebank Lane     to 1948              Robert T Whyte

      & garden on Lour Road    

10. Lillybank, 25 Arbroath Road         to 1950               John (Jack) & Agnes Whyte

11. Kilmun, Hillside Road                   1969/85              John S & Agnes Whyte 

The Manor House...

was based on an older house.  William Whyte (1793-1849) added important extensions.  It had a beautiful garden and the property originally went down to the edge of the Forfar Loch.