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Location : Old Granary [1],  High Street

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= Property demolished or site redeveloped

Notes:      

Part of a block. Other parts: Old Granary [2]     Old Granary [3]     Old Granary [4]     Old Granary [5]     Old Granary [6]     Old Granary [7]     Old Granary [8]     Old Granary [9]     Old Granary [10]     Old Granary [11]     

Using the information here, it is impossible to be certain who lived in each property or part of the building before 1885. Other properties involved : Old Granary [2]     Old Granary [3]     Old Granary [4]     Old Granary [5]     Old Granary [6]     Old Granary [7]     Old Granary [8]     Old Granary [9]     Old Granary [10]     Old Granary [11]      One possible interpretation is given below.

 

Introduction

Originally built as granary at the old harbour, converted into housing c.1870. Tenants included workmen on the first Tay Bridge. Demolished 1968. See also article in Jottings.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.440226,-2.941735

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 Blyth Street   4 Blyth Street   1 Cupar Road   3 Cupar Road   6 Cupar Road   4 Cupar Road   formerly 2, Cupar Road   (formerly 5, Granary Lane)   (Burgh Yard, formerly 11, Granary Lane)   (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)   9 High Street   11 High Street   13 High Street   15 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   46 High Street   48 High Street   52 High Street   54 High Street   50 High Street  

 

Information and Photographs on Other Sites (open in a new window)

Granary & old pier     source: Twitter @postcard13

 

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

High Street (Ward 1)

 

 

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

Old Granary [1]
The Granary [1]
Ronald's Land [1] 1870s
Cunningham Buildings [1] 1892-1912
Black's Land [1] 1901

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 13 entries

SourceEntry 
1904-05 dirBrown, William, jobbing gardener, Cunningham's buildings
1903-04 dirBrown, William, jobbing gardener, Cunningham's buildings
1902-03 dirYoung, John, coachman, Cunningham buildings
1901-02 dirYoung, John, coachman, Cunningham buildings
1900-01 dirYoung, John, coachman, Cunningham buildings
1899-00 dirYoung, John, coachman, Cunningham buildings
1898-99 dirYoung, John, coachman, Cunningham buildings
1897-98 dirYoung, John, coachman, Cunningham buildings
1896-97 dirYoung, John, coachman, Cunningham buildings
1895-96 dirYoung, John, coachman, Cunningham buildings
1894-95 dirYoung, John, coachman, Cunningham buildings
1893-94 dirYoung, John, coachman, Cunningham buildings
1892-93 dirYoung, John, coachman, Cunningham buildings

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1864-1865 Voters 6 September 1862 Harrower, George Kerr merchant, Dundee proprietor granary at Newport
1862-1863 Voters 6 September 1862 Harrower, George Kerr merchant, Dundee proprietor granary at Newport
1846-1862 Voters 3 September 1857 Harrower, George Ker merchant, Dundee joint proprietor granary and pertinents at Newport [entry deleted] Disqualified
1846-1862 Voters addition Harrower, George Ker merchant Dundee proprietor granary at Newport; tenant James Ronald
1846-1862 Voters 3 September 1857 Gordon, James merchant, Dundee joint proprietor granary and pertinents at Newport [entry deleted] Disqualified
1844-1861 Voters 14 August 1833 Wilson, James Corn Merchant proprietor and occupant Granary Newport [entry deleted] Expunged 18 August 1852
1844-1861 Voters 3 September 1857 Gordon, James merchant, Dundee joint proprietor granary and pertinents at Newport
1844-1861 Voters 3 September 1857 Harrower, George Ker merchant, Dundee joint proprietor granary and pertinents at Newport
1833-1840 Voters 14 August 1833 Wilson, James Corn merchant proprietor and occupant granary Newport

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Braid Catherine
1901 Young John View household
1891 Young John View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 28 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-68165Premises Newport-on-Tay Town Council per Chamberlain empty 0View details
1964-65165House Provost, Magistrates & Councillors of the Burgh of Newport-on-Tay per burgh chamberlain uninhabitable 0View details
1961-62505House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Forbes King 17View details
1957-58325House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Forbes King 7-18-2View details
1952-53296House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, E Newport & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Forbes King 7-18-2View details
1947-48292House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, E Newport & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Forbes King 7-18-2View details
1942-43298House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, E Newport & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Forbes King 7-18-2View details
1937-38301House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, Newport & Trs of John Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee John King, electrician 7-18-2View details
1932-33268House John F Black, gas manager; Helen A, Jemima B & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, Newport per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Catherine Braid 7-18-2View details
1927-28259House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Catherine Braid 7-18-2View details
1922-23233House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Catherine Braid same 7-18-2View details
1917-18223House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Miss Catherine Braid same 5-10-0View details
1912-13188House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Miss Catherine Braid same 5-10-0View details
1907-08179House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Robert Turnbull, caretaker same 5-10-0View details
1903-04171House James Black, retired gas manager per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Edward Brown William Brown, gar[dener?] 5-10-0View details
1900-01688House James Black, gas manager per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee John Young, stableman same 5-10-0View details
1896-97582House Heirs of late David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per J B Murray, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee John Young, stableman same 5-10-0View details
1893-94481House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee John Young, stableman same 5-10-0View details
1889-90408House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee John Young, stableman same 5-10-0View details
1885-86379House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee David Latto, joiner same 10View details
1881-82274House James Ronald, corn merchant same David Latto, joiner 10View details
1878-79265Granary James Ronald, corn merchant same David Latto, joiner 13View details
1875-76237Granary James Ronald, corn merchant same David Latto, joiner 8View details
1871-72217Granary James Ronald, corn merchant Messrs Walker & Latto, joiners 6View details
1867-68276Granary James Ronald, corn merchant Said James Ronald 23View details
1865-66187Granary George Kerr Harrower, corn merchant, Dundee said James Ronald James Ronald, corn merchant 25View details
1864-65177Granary George Kerr Harrower, corn merchant, Dundee James Ronald, corn merchant 25View details
1860-61158Granary George Kerr Harrower, corn merchant, Dundee James Ronald, corn merchant 25View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 188 Newport 30 yds on High Road of Newport + granary view plot details

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1879.04471James Ronald & Jessie Knox / Ronald to Jessie Knox / Ronald & Jane Nicoll RonaldDisp by James Ronald corn merchant Dundee & spouse Jessie Knox / Ronald to said Jessie Knox / Ronald (liferent) and daughter Jane Ronald or Jane Nicoll Ronald (fee) of (1) pce grnd 30 yds along the High Road of Newport and between it and the high water mark, and buildings formerly a granary t/on with privilege of a road etc; (2) 2 pieces grnd lots 8 & 9 of Marytown 1 rood 30 falls 34 ells, : S & N by cart roads, pt of lands of Seacraig23 May 1879188, 113
1879.04468loan by Peter ChristieBond £250 & disp by James Ronald corn merchant &his spouse Jessie Knox / Ronald to Peter Christie, farmer Mains of Scotscraig, of pce grnd extending to 30 yds along the High Road of Newport, betwixt the High Road and the high water mark, & granary t/on22 May 1879188
1867.01921loan by Jessie Knox, spouse of James RonaldJessie Knox, spouse of James Ronald, gets bond & disp £500 by James Ronald over pce grnd on High Road of Newport West with granary t/on17 May 1867188
1867.01920George Kerr Harrower to James RonaldJames Ronald registers disp to himself by George Kerr Harrower of pce grnd on High Road of Newport West with granary t/on17 May 1867188
1867.01914Trs Benjamin Hall Blyth to George Kerr Harrower; also Blyth loan repaidGeorge Kerr Harrower regist. disp & reconvey to himself by Trs Benjamin Hall Blyth of pce grnd on High Road with granary t/on; also disch. of the personal obligations in bond & disp £500 by George Kerr Harrower to Benjamin Hall Blyth, April 1858 (see 01734)16 May 1867188
1867.01735Benjamin Hall Blyth to TrsTrs Benjamin Hall Blyth get Not. Instr. of pce grnd extending along the High Road with granary t/on (see 00795) (will of Benjamin Hall Blyth)13 Mar 1867188
1867.01734Benjamin Hall Blyth loan to TrsTrs Benjamin Hall Blyth get Not. Instr. declaring their right to bond & disp £500 by George Kerr Harrower to Benjamin Hall Blyth (April 1858) over pce grnd extending along the High Road with granary t/on (see 01566)13 Mar 1867188
1862.00795George Kerr Harrower to Benjamin Hall BlythBenjamin Hall Blyth, civil engineer Edinburgh, registers disp to himself by George Kerr Harrower of pce grnd extending along the High Road of Newport west from the W side of the slated stable of Newport, with the granary t/on16 Jan 1862188
1858.01566loan by Trs Benjamin Hall BlythTrs Benjamin Hall Blyth, C.E., Edinburgh gets bond & disp £500 by George Kerr Harrower over pce grnd extending along the High Road of Newport with the granary t/on29 Apr 1858188
1858.01525Eastern Bank to George Kerr HarrowerGeorge Kerr Harrower seised piece grnd extending along the High Road of Newport with the granary t/on on disp by the Eastern Bank of Scotland, consent of James Gordon & George K Harrower, partners of Gordon & Harrower, corn merchants Dundee, & said firm8 Apr 1858188
1852.01296Trs James Wilson to Eastern BankEastern Bank of Scotland seised 10 acres 32 falls lands of Craighead & houses t/on; & pce grnd extending along the High Road of Newport W from W side of the slated stable of Newport for the space of 30 yds with the granary now built thereon, on disp by Tr seq est James Wilson, corn merchant Dundee, one of the partners of the firm Wilson, Philp & Co29 Jul 185267, 188
1848.01344James Wilson to Eastern Bank of ScotlandEastern Bank of Scotland seised 10 acres 32 falls & houses t/on pt of lands of Craighead; & pce grnd which extends along the High Road of Newport W from the W side of the slated stable of Newport for 30 yds with granary t/on - on disp by James Wilson, corn merchant, formerly Cupar now Dundee29 Apr 184867, 188
1845.01884loan by Eastern Bank to John [? James] WilsonEastern Bank of Scotland seised 10 acres 32 falls of lands of Craighead & houses t/on; & pce grnd which extends along the High Road of Newport west from the west side of the slated stable of Newport for the space of 30 yds with the granary t/on - in security of £2000 on bond & disp by John [? James] Wilson, corn merchant, Dundee20 Feb 184567, 188
1829.04604John Stein to James WilsonJames Wilson, corn merchant, Cupar, seised pce grnd & granary t/on at Newport on disp by John Stein of Ashford, Kent. 22 Nov 18285 Jan 1829188
1827.03976Berry to John SteinJohn Stein of Ashford, Kent as heir to John Stein of Kennet Pans, his father, seised pce grnd which extends along the High Road of Newport west from the west side of the slated stable of Newport, & bldgs t/on, on pr cl con by William Berry, Tayfield13 Dec 1827188
1802.06288John Hay to John Stein senJohn Stein sen of Kennetpans seised 21 Sep 1802 a pce grnd at Newport on feu ch by John Hay of Newport, consent of Sophia Kircaldie, his mother. PR.53.4994 Nov 1802188sasine extract

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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