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Location : Old Granary [4],  High Street

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Notes:      

Part of a block. Other parts: Old Granary [1]     Old Granary [2]     Old Granary [3]     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 [3]     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 [4]
The Granary [4]
Ronald's Land [4] 1870s
Cunningham Buildings [4] 1892-1912
Black's Land [4] 1901

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 12 entries

SourceEntry 
1903-04 dirRobb, Charles, carter, Cunningham buildings
1902-03 dirRobb, Charles, carter, Cunningham buildings
1901-02 dirRobb, Charles, carter, Cunningham buildings
1900-01 dirRobb, Charles, carter, Cunningham buildings
1899-00 dirRobb, Charles, carter, Cunningham buildings
1898-99 dirRobb, Charles, carter, Cunningham buildings
1897-98 dirRobb, Charles, carter, Cunningham buildings
1896-97 dirRobb, Charles, carter, Cunningham buildings
1895-96 dirRobb, Charles, carter, Cunningham buildings
1894-95 dirRobb, Charles, carter, Cunningham buildings
1893-94 dirRobb, Charles, carter, Cunningham buildings
1892-93 dirRobb, Charles, carter, Cunningham buildings

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Male Voters Robb, Charles Carter Old Granary, Newport Tenant of House Old Granary

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Robb Isabella
1901 Robb Charles View household
1891 Miller Jane View household
1881 Balsillie Elizabeth View household
1871 Gibson Peter [see also sch. 142]View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 24 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-68168Premises Newport-on-Tay Town Council per Chamberlain empty 0View details
1964-65168House Provost, Magistrates & Councillors of the Burgh of Newport-on-Tay per burgh chamberlain uninhabitable 0View details
1961-62508House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Margaret Watson 13View details
1957-58328House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Margaret Watson 7-3-10View details
1952-53299House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, E Newport & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Margaret Watson 7-3-10View details
1947-48295House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, E Newport & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee John Aberdeen 7-3-10View details
1942-43301House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, E Newport & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Charles Hendry 7-3-10View details
1937-38304House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, Newport & Trs of John Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Charles Hendry 7-3-10View details
1932-33271House John F Black, gas manager; Helen A, Jemima B & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, Newport per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Charles Hendry 7-3-10View details
1927-28262House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Charles Hendry 7-3-10View details
1922-23236House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Charles Hendry same 7-3-10View details
1917-18226House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Charles Hendry same 5View details
1912-13191House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Charles Robb same 5View details
1907-08182House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Charles Robb same 5View details
1903-04174House James Black, retired gas manager per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Charles Robb, carter same 5View details
1900-01691House James Black, gas manager per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Charles Robb, carter same 5View details
1896-97585House Heirs of late David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per J B Murray, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee Charles Robb, carter same 5View details
1893-94484House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee Charles Robb, carter same 5View details
1889-90411House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee Mrs Elizabeth Anderson or Ogilvy same 5View details
1885-86382House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee Mrs Elizabeth Anderson or Ogilvy same 4-10-0View details
1881-82280House James Ronald, corn merchant 5View details
1878-79268House James Ronald, corn merchant same Mrs Balsillie 7View details
1875-76240House James Ronald, corn merchant same Mrs Balsillie 6View details
1871-72220House James Ronald, corn merchant - 5View details

 

 

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