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Location : Old Granary [1],  High Street

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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 for the old harbour, converted into housing c.1870. Tenants included workmen on the first Tay Bridge.

 

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.

 

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 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
1846-1862 Voters 3 September 1857 Harrower, George Ker merchant, Dundee joint proprietor granary and pertinents at Newport [entry deleted] Disqualified
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
1844-1861 Voters 14 August 1833 Wilson, James Corn Merchant proprietor and occupant Granary Newport [entry deleted] Expunged 18 August 1852
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

 

 

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