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Location : downstairs property, 9,  High Street

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= Property still standing

Notes:      

Part of a previously divided property. Other parts: 9 High Street     

 

Introduction

Two floors below the Clydesdale Bank, one used as a clubroom or hall, later a house; and one used as a van shed and storage for Young, grocer, in what is now 7 High St. All floors incorporated into one shop + stores c. 1934.

 

Commentary

'Building work is going on at the site recently purchased from the Town Council by Mr David Young … 2 commodious shops with workshops and cellarage below … architect - Thomas Cappon; builder - David Mackie; joiner - James Latto; plumbers - Betsworth & Barlow; plasterer - [William] Lawson.' [Source: Courier, Dundee, 2 July 1904, © the British Newspaper Archive, The British Library Board & D.C.Thomson & Co. Ltd.]

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.439648,-2.942045

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):   (formerly garages & workshop, 9, Boat Road)   (former house [1], Granary Lane)   (former house [2], Granary Lane)   (formerly 5, Granary Lane)   (Smithy, formerly 9, Granary Lane)   (Burgh Yard, formerly 11, Granary Lane)   (Slaughter House, Granary Lane)   (part of Gas Works Lane Granary [1], Granary Lane)   (part of Gas Works Lane Granary [2], Granary Lane)   (part of Gas Works Lane Granary [3], Granary Lane)   (part of Gas Works Lane Granary [4], Granary Lane)   (part of Gas Works Lane Granary [5], Granary Lane)   (part of Gas Works Lane Granary [6], Granary Lane)   (former house [3], Granary Lane)   (former house [4], Granary Lane)   (former house [5], Granary Lane)   (former house [6], Granary Lane)   (Old Granary [1], High Street)   (Old Granary [2], High Street)   (Old Granary [3], High Street)   (Old Granary [4], High Street)   (Old Granary [5], High Street)   (Old Granary [6], High Street)   (Old Granary [7], High Street)   (Old Granary [8], High Street)   (Old Granary [9], High Street)   (Old Granary [10], High Street)   (Old Granary [11], High Street)   Newport Hotel, 1, High Street   3 High Street   5 High Street   7 High Street   8 High Street   9 High Street   10 High Street   St Mary's Church, High Street   11 High Street   12 High Street   13 High Street   14 High Street   15 High Street   16 High Street   18 High Street   20 High Street   22 High Street   24 High Street   26 High Street   28a High Street   28 High Street   30 High Street   32 High Street   34 High Street   36 High Street   38 High Street   40 High Street   (house at gasworks, High Street)   (Gas Office, High 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)

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Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 4 entries

SourceEntry 
1908 Tayside AnnualChalmers, A., M.P.S., Woodville, Robert Street; Secretary [under Newport Camera Club, Premises - Gas Work Lane, High Street. Dark Room, Enlarging Lantern, Etc., Provided.]location 2
1908 Tayside AnnualLawson, J. J.; Committee [under Newport Camera Club, Premises - Gas Work Lane, High Street. Dark Room, Enlarging Lantern, Etc., Provided.]
1908 Tayside AnnualChalmers, Robert; President, [under Newport Camera Club, Premises - Gas Work Lane, High Street. Dark Room, Enlarging Lantern, Etc., Provided.]
1908 Tayside AnnualGray, John; Committee [under Newport Camera Club, Premises - Gas Work Lane, High Street. Dark Room, Enlarging Lantern, Etc., Provided.]

 

 

Census records

None available yet

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 13 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1932-33804Van Shed and Storage Trust Estate of James Young, baker, High Street per Douglas D Taylor CA, 4 High St, Dundee unlet 5View details
1932-33805House Trust Estate of James Young, baker, High Street per Douglas D Taylor CA, 4 High St, Dundee Thomas Pender 6View details
1932-33806Shed Trust Estate of James Young, baker, High Street per Douglas D Taylor CA, 4 High St, Dundee Robert R Don, motor agent 2View details
1927-28795Van Shed and Storage James Young, baker, High Street proprietor 5View details
1927-28796Hall James Young, baker, High Street empty 6View details
1922-23753Van Shed and Storage David I Young, High Street James Young, baker same 5View details
1922-23754Hall David I Young, High Street Boys Brigade per Alexander Forrest, Kilnburn same 5View details
1917-18731Van Shed and Storage David I Young, High Street James Young, baker same 5View details
1917-18732Store David I Young, High Street empty 5View details
1912-13946Van Shed and Storage David Innes Young, High Street, Newport James Young, baker same 5View details
1912-13947Clubroom David Innes Young, High Street, Newport empty 6View details
1907-08923Van Shed and Storage David Innes Young, High Street, Newport James Young, baker same 5View details
1907-08924Clubroom David Innes Young, High Street, Newport Newport Camera Club per - Chalmers, secretary same 6View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

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