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Location : Old Granary [6],  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 [3]     Old Granary [4]     Old Granary [5]     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 [4]     Old Granary [5]     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 [6]
The Granary [6]
Ronald's Land [6] 1870s
Cunningham Buildings [6] 1892-1912
Black's Land [6] 1901

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 9 entries

SourceEntry 
1908 Tayside AnnualYoung, Robert, groom, Old Granary.
1907 Tayside AnnualYoung, Robert, groom, Old Granary.
1898-99 dirKidd, Thomas, Cunningham building
1897-98 dirLowson, James, coachman, Cunningham buildings
1896-97 dirLowson, James, coachman, Cunningham buildings
1895-96 dirLowson, James, coachman, Cunningham buildings
1894-95 dirLowson, James, coachman, Cunningham Buildings
1893-94 dirLowson, James, coachman, Cunningham buildings
1892-93 dirLowson, James, coachman, Cunningham buildings

 

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Young Robert
1901 Kidd Isabella View household
1891 Lowson James View household
1881 Lowson James View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 24 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-68170Premises Newport-on-Tay Town Council per Chamberlain empty 0View details
1964-65170House Provost, Magistrates & Councillors of the Burgh of Newport-on-Tay per burgh chamberlain uninhabitable 0View details
1961-62510House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Robert Young 17View details
1957-58330House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Robert Young 10-15-8View details
1952-53301House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, E Newport & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Robert Young 10-15-8View details
1947-48297House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, E Newport & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mary Young 10-15-8View details
1942-43303House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, E Newport & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Robert Young, groom 10-15-8View details
1937-38306House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, Newport & Trs of John Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Robert Young, groom 10-15-8View details
1932-33273House John F Black, gas manager; Helen A, Jemima B & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, Newport per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Robert Young, groom 10-15-8View details
1927-28264House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Robert Young, groom 10-15-8View details
1922-23238House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Robert Young, groom same 10-15-8View details
1917-18228House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Robert Young, groom same 7-10-0View details
1912-13193House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Robert Young, groom same 7-10-0View details
1907-08184House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Robert Young, groom same 7-10-0View details
1903-04175House James Black, retired gas manager per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Robert Young, groom same 7-10-0View details
1900-01693House James Black, gas manager per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Thomas Kidd same 7-10-0View details
1896-97587House Heirs of late David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per J B Murray, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee James Lawson, labourer same 7-10-0View details
1893-94486House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee James Lawson, labourer same 7-10-0View details
1889-90413House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee James Lawson, labourer same 7-10-0View details
1885-86384House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee James Lowson, gardener same 4-10-0View details
1881-82282House James Ronald, corn merchant same James Lowson, coachman 5View details
1878-79273House James Ronald, corn merchant same James Lowson, coachman 7View details
1875-76243House James Ronald, corn merchant same John Cowie, Tay Bridge Works 6View details
1871-72222House James Ronald, corn merchant - 5View details

 

 

Sasines pre-1900:

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