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Location : Old Granary [7],  High Street

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Notes:      

Part of a block. Other parts: Old Granary [1]     Old Granary [2]     Old Granary [3]     Old Granary [4]     Old Granary [5]     Old Granary [6]     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 [6]     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 [7]
The Granary [7]
Ronald's Land [7] 1870s
Cunningham Buildings [7] 1892-1912
Black's Land [7] 1901

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 27 entries

SourceEntry 
1920-21 dirMyles, John, carter, Granary, East Newport
1918-19 dirMyles, John, carter, Granary, East Newport
1915-16 dirMyles, John, carter, Granary, East Newport
1914-15 dirMyles, John, carter, Granary, East Newport
1913-14 dirMyles, John, carter, Granary, East Newport
1912-13 dirMyles, John, carter, Granary, East Newport
1911-12 dirMyles, John, carter, Granary, East Newport
1910-11 dirMyles, John, carter, Granary, East Newport
1908 Tayside AnnualBrown, Thomas, Cunningham's Buildings; Church Officer, [under Trinity U.F. Church, Newport]location 2
1908 Tayside AnnualMyles, John, carter, Old Granary.
1907 Tayside AnnualBrown, Thomas, Cunningham's Buildings; Church Officer, [under Trinity U.F. Church, Newport.]location 2
1907 Tayside AnnualMyles, John, carter, Old Granary.
1904-05 dirMyles, John, carter, Cunningham buildings
1903-04 dirMyles, John, carter, Cunningham buildings
1902-03 dirMyles, John, carter, Cunningham buildings
1901-02 dirMyles, John, carter, Cunningham buildings
1900-01 dirMyles, John, carter, Cunningham buildings
1899-00 dirMyles, John, carter, Cunningham buildings
1898-99 dirMyles, John, carter, Cunningham buildings
1897-98 dirBrown, Thomas, mason, Cunningham buildings
1896-97 dirBrown, Thomas, mason, Cunningham buildings
1895-96 dirBrown, Thomas, mason, Cunningham buildings
1894-95 dirBrown, Thomas, mason, Cunningham buildings
1893-94 dirBrown, Thomas, mason, Cunningham buildings
1892-93 dirBrown, Thomas, mason, Cunningham buildings
1874-75 dirBrown, William, jobbing gardener, Ronald's land, East Newport
1874-75 dirBrown, William, slater, Ronald's land, East Newport[assume the same as William, gardener]

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Male Voters Myles, John Carter Old Granary, Newport Tenant of House Old Granary

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Myles John
1901 Myles John View household
1891 Brown Thomas View household
1881 Brown Thomas View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 24 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-68171Store Newport-on-Tay Town Council per Chamberlain Blyth Players per Doreen Robertson, Prosen, 13 Woodmuir Crescent 10View details
1964-65171Store Provost, Magistrates & Councillors of the Burgh of Newport-on-Tay per burgh chamberlain Blyth Players per Doreen Robertson, Prosen, 13 Woodmuir Crescent 10View details
1961-62511House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Isabella Marshall 13View details
1957-58331House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Isabella Marshall 8-10-0View details
1952-53302House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, E Newport & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Margaret Morrison 8-10-0View details
1947-48298House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, E Newport & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Hilda Macrae 8-10-0View details
1942-43304House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, E Newport & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Hilda Macrae 11-10-0View details
1937-38307House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, Newport & Trs of John Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee William Gall, railway servant 11-10-0View details
1932-33274House John F Black, gas manager; Helen A, Jemima B & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, Newport per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee David McLaren, chauffeur 11-10-0View details
1927-28265House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee John Myles, carter 7-3-10View details
1922-23239House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee John Myles, carter same 7-3-10View details
1917-18229House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee John Myles, carter same 5View details
1912-13194House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee John Myles, carter same 5View details
1907-08185House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee John Myles, carter same 5View details
1903-04176House James Black, retired gas manager per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee John Myles, carter same 5View details
1900-01694House James Black, gas manager per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee John Myles, carter same 5View details
1896-97588House Heirs of late David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per J B Murray, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee Thomas Brown, mason same 5View details
1893-94487House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee Thomas Brown, mason same 5View details
1889-90414House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee Thomas Brown, mason same 5View details
1885-86385House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee Thomas Brown, stableman same 4-10-0View details
1881-82278House James Ronald, corn merchant same Thomas Brown, mason 5View details
1878-79271House James Ronald, corn merchant same Oliver Matthewson 7View details
1875-76245House James Ronald, corn merchant same William Brown, gardener 6View details
1871-72223House James Ronald, corn merchant - 5View details

 

 

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