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Location : Old Granary [3],  High Street

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= Property demolished or site redeveloped

Notes:      

Part of a block. Other parts: Old Granary [1]     Old Granary [2]     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 [2]     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 [3]
The Granary [3]
Ronald's Land [3] 1870s
Cunningham Buildings [3] 1892-1912
Black's Land [3] 1901

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 7 entries

SourceEntry 
1908 Tayside AnnualTurnbull, Robert, caretaker, Old Granary. [could be any house]
1908 Tayside AnnualTaylor, John, Old Granary, E.[could be any house]
1907 Tayside AnnualGreig, John, postman, Old Granary, E. [could be any house]
1907 Tayside AnnualTaylor, John, Old Granary, E.[could be any house]
1897-98 dirLyden, Edward, gardener, Training Ship 'Mars'; h. Granary, E. Newportlocation 2
1896-97 dirLyden, Edward, gardener, Training Ship 'Mars'; h. Granary, E. Newportlocation 2
1892-93 dirRodger, Alexander, railway porter, Cunningham buildings

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Male Voters Laing, David Old Granary, Newport Tenant of House Old Granary

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Torrie Christina
1901 Laing David View household
1891 Roger Alexander S View household
1871 Laing Thomas View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 24 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-68167Premises Newport-on-Tay Town Council per Chamberlain empty 0View details
1964-65167House Provost, Magistrates & Councillors of the Burgh of Newport-on-Tay per burgh chamberlain uninhabitable 0View details
1961-62507House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs M Drummond 13View details
1957-58327House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Randolph A Wilson 8-10-0View details
1952-53298House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, E Newport & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Annie Hunter 8-10-0View details
1947-48294House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, E Newport & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Annie Hunter 8-10-0View details
1942-43300House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, E Newport & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee David Hunter 8-10-0View details
1937-38303House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, Newport & Trs of John Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee David Hunter 8-10-0View details
1932-33270House John F Black, gas manager; Helen A, Jemima B & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, Newport per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee John M Ramsay 8-10-0View details
1927-28261House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Emily Bayne 7-13-8View details
1922-23235House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Emily Bayne same 7-13-8View details
1917-18225House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Christina Torrie same 5-7-0View details
1912-13190House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Christina Torrie same 5-7-0View details
1907-08181House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Christina Torrie same 5-7-0View details
1903-04173House James Black, retired gas manager per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee David Laing, carter same 5-7-0View details
1900-01690House James Black, gas manager per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee David Laing same 5View details
1896-97584House Heirs of late David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per J B Murray, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee Edward Leyden, labourer same 5View details
1893-94483House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee Edward Leyden, labourer same 5View details
1889-90410House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee Thomas Thoms, gardener same 5View details
1885-86381House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee William Cathro, plumber same 4-10-0View details
1881-82279House James Ronald, corn merchant 5View details
1878-79267House James Ronald, corn merchant same Thomas Laing, joiner 7View details
1875-76239House James Ronald, corn merchant same Thomas Laing, joiner 6View details
1871-72219House James Ronald, corn merchant Thomas Laing, joiner 5View details

 

 

Sasines pre-1900:

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