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Location : Old Granary [2],  High Street

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= Property demolished or site redeveloped

Notes:      

Part of a block. Other parts: Old Granary [1]     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 [1]     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.

Nearby properties :   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 [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   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 [2]
The Granary [2]
Ronald's Land [2] 1870s
Cunningham Buildings [2] 1892-1912
Black's Land [2] 1901

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 11 entries

SourceEntry 
1908 Tayside AnnualWebster, Thomas, carter, Old Granary.
1907 Tayside AnnualWebster, Thomas, carter, Old Granary.
1900-01 dirLowden, Mrs, Cunningham buildings
1899-00 dirLowden, Mrs, Cunningham buildings
1898-99 dirLowden, Mrs, Cunningham buildings
1897-98 dirLowden, William, Cunningham buildings
1896-97 dirLowden, William, Cunningham buildings
1895-96 dirLowden, William, Cunningham buildings
1894-95 dirLowden, William, blacksmith, Kilnburn ; h. Cunningham buildingslocation 2
1893-94 dirLowden, William, blacksmith, Kilnburn ; h. Cunningham buildingslocation 2
1892-93 dirLowden, William, blacksmith, Kilnburn ; h. Cunningham buildingslocation 2

 

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Webster Thomas
1901 Ferguson Jane View household
1891 Louden William View household
1871 Foulas David View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 24 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-68166Premises Newport-on-Tay Town Council per Chamberlain empty 0View details
1964-65166House Provost, Magistrates & Councillors of the Burgh of Newport-on-Tay per burgh chamberlain uninhabitable 0View details
1961-62506House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Mary Hepburn 13View details
1957-58326House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Mary Hepburn 8-10-0View details
1952-53297House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, E Newport & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Mary Hepburn 8-10-0View details
1947-48293House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, E Newport & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Mary Hepburn 8-10-0View details
1942-43299House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, E Newport & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee David Hepburn 8-10-0View details
1937-38302House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, Newport & Trs of John Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Agnes Fenton 8-10-0View details
1932-33269House John F Black, gas manager; Helen A, Jemima B & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, Newport per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Agnes Fenton 7-13-8View details
1927-28260House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Margaret Fenton 7-13-8View details
1922-23234House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Margaret Fenton same 7-13-8View details
1917-18224House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Margaret Fenton same 5-7-0View details
1912-13189House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Margaret Fenton same 5-7-0View details
1907-08180House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Thomas Webster, carter same 5-7-0View details
1903-04172House James Black, retired gas manager per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee William Neill, mason same 5-7-0View details
1900-01689House James Black, gas manager per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Helen Lowden same 5View details
1896-97583House Heirs of late David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per J B Murray, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee William Lowden, blacksmith same 5View details
1893-94482House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee William Lowden, blacksmith same 5View details
1889-90409House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee William Lowden, blacksmith same 5View details
1885-86380House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee James S Jack, plumber same 4View details
1881-82275House James Ronald, corn merchant same James S Jack, plumber 6View details
1878-79266Houses under £4 James Ronald, corn merchant 5-10-0View details
1875-76238Houses under £4 James Ronald, corn merchant 5-10-0View details
1871-72218House James Ronald, corn merchant - 4View details

 

 

Sasines pre-1900:

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