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Location : Old Granary [8],  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 [6]     Old Granary [7]     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 [7]     Old Granary [9]     Old Granary [10]     Old Granary [11]      One possible interpretation is given below.

 

Introduction

Originally built as granary at the old harbour, converted into housing c.1870. Tenants included workmen on the first Tay Bridge. Demolished 1968. See also article in Jottings.

 

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 (demolished in red):   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 [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 [8]
The Granary [8]
Ronald's Land [8] 1870s
Cunningham Buildings [8] 1892-1912
Black's Land [8] 1901

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 9 entries

SourceEntry 
1912-13 dirKeith, Mrs Robert, Old Granary
1911-12 dirKeith, Mrs Robert, Old Granary
1901-02 dirDuncan, Mrs, Cunningham's buildings
1900-01 dirDuncan, Mrs, Cunningham's buildings
1899-00 dirDuncan, Mrs, Cunningham's buildings
1898-99 dirDuncan, Mrs, Cunningham's buildings
1894-95 dirStiven, John, gardener, Cunningham buildings[could have been any house]
1893-94 dirKeith, Robert, tailor, Cunningham buildings, High street
1892-93 dirKeith, Robert, tailor, Cunningham buildings, High street

 

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Keith Annie
1901 Duncan Elizabeth View household
1891 Keith Robert View household
1881 Ritchie Robert View household
1871 Watson William View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 24 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-68172Premises Newport-on-Tay Town Council per Chamberlain uninhabitable 0View details
1964-65172House Provost, Magistrates & Councillors of the Burgh of Newport-on-Tay per burgh chamberlain uninhabitable 0View details
1961-62512House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee James M Devine 19View details
1957-58332House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee James M Devine 9-10-0View details
1952-53303House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, E Newport & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Mary McLaren 9-10-0View details
1947-48299House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, E Newport & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Charles Gatherum 9-10-0View details
1942-43305House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, E Newport & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Marion B Farquharson 6-10-0View details
1937-38308House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, Newport & Trs of John Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Charles L Garvie, motor driver 6-10-0View details
1932-33275House John F Black, gas manager; Helen A, Jemima B & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, Newport per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Charles L Garvie, motor driver 6-10-0View details
1927-28266House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Agatha McHardy 6-10-0View details
1922-23240House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Annie Keith same 6-2-2View details
1917-18230House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Annie Keith same 4-5-0View details
1912-13195House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Annie Keith same 4-5-0View details
1907-08186House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Thomas L Wallace, shoemaker John Taylor 4-5-0View details
1903-04177House James Black, retired gas manager per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Thomas L Wallace, shoemaker John Taylor 4-5-0View details
1900-01696House James Black, gas manager per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Elspeth Duncan same 4-5-0View details
1896-97590House Heirs of late David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per J B Murray, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee James Duncan, gardener same 4-5-0View details
1893-94489House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee Robert Keith, tailor same 4-5-0View details
1889-90416House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee Robert Keith, tailor same 4-5-0View details
1885-86387House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee Robert Keith, tailor same 4View details
1881-82283House James Ronald, corn merchant same Robert Ritchie, labourer 5View details
1878-79274House James Ronald, corn merchant 7View details
1875-76246House James Ronald, corn merchant same John Barry, riveter 6View details
1871-72224House James Ronald, corn merchant William Watson, inspector of works 5View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 188 Newport 30 yds on High Road of Newport + granary view plot details

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1879.04471James Ronald & Jessie Knox / Ronald to Jessie Knox / Ronald & Jane Nicoll RonaldDisp by James Ronald corn merchant Dundee & spouse Jessie Knox / Ronald to said Jessie Knox / Ronald (liferent) and daughter Jane Ronald or Jane Nicoll Ronald (fee) of (1) pce grnd 30 yds along the High Road of Newport and between it and the high water mark, and buildings formerly a granary t/on with privilege of a road etc; (2) 2 pieces grnd lots 8 & 9 of Marytown 1 rood 30 falls 34 ells, : S & N by cart roads, pt of lands of Seacraig23 May 1879188, 113
1879.04468loan by Peter ChristieBond £250 & disp by James Ronald corn merchant &his spouse Jessie Knox / Ronald to Peter Christie, farmer Mains of Scotscraig, of pce grnd extending to 30 yds along the High Road of Newport, betwixt the High Road and the high water mark, & granary t/on22 May 1879188
1867.01921loan by Jessie Knox, spouse of James RonaldJessie Knox, spouse of James Ronald, gets bond & disp £500 by James Ronald over pce grnd on High Road of Newport West with granary t/on17 May 1867188
1867.01920George Kerr Harrower to James RonaldJames Ronald registers disp to himself by George Kerr Harrower of pce grnd on High Road of Newport West with granary t/on17 May 1867188
1867.01914Trs Benjamin Hall Blyth to George Kerr Harrower; also Blyth loan repaidGeorge Kerr Harrower regist. disp & reconvey to himself by Trs Benjamin Hall Blyth of pce grnd on High Road with granary t/on; also disch. of the personal obligations in bond & disp £500 by George Kerr Harrower to Benjamin Hall Blyth, April 1858 (see 01734)16 May 1867188
1867.01735Benjamin Hall Blyth to TrsTrs Benjamin Hall Blyth get Not. Instr. of pce grnd extending along the High Road with granary t/on (see 00795) (will of Benjamin Hall Blyth)13 Mar 1867188
1867.01734Benjamin Hall Blyth loan to TrsTrs Benjamin Hall Blyth get Not. Instr. declaring their right to bond & disp £500 by George Kerr Harrower to Benjamin Hall Blyth (April 1858) over pce grnd extending along the High Road with granary t/on (see 01566)13 Mar 1867188
1862.00795George Kerr Harrower to Benjamin Hall BlythBenjamin Hall Blyth, civil engineer Edinburgh, registers disp to himself by George Kerr Harrower of pce grnd extending along the High Road of Newport west from the W side of the slated stable of Newport, with the granary t/on16 Jan 1862188
1858.01566loan by Trs Benjamin Hall BlythTrs Benjamin Hall Blyth, C.E., Edinburgh gets bond & disp £500 by George Kerr Harrower over pce grnd extending along the High Road of Newport with the granary t/on29 Apr 1858188
1858.01525Eastern Bank to George Kerr HarrowerGeorge Kerr Harrower seised piece grnd extending along the High Road of Newport with the granary t/on on disp by the Eastern Bank of Scotland, consent of James Gordon & George K Harrower, partners of Gordon & Harrower, corn merchants Dundee, & said firm8 Apr 1858188
1852.01296Trs James Wilson to Eastern BankEastern Bank of Scotland seised 10 acres 32 falls lands of Craighead & houses t/on; & pce grnd extending along the High Road of Newport W from W side of the slated stable of Newport for the space of 30 yds with the granary now built thereon, on disp by Tr seq est James Wilson, corn merchant Dundee, one of the partners of the firm Wilson, Philp & Co29 Jul 185267, 188
1848.01344James Wilson to Eastern Bank of ScotlandEastern Bank of Scotland seised 10 acres 32 falls & houses t/on pt of lands of Craighead; & pce grnd which extends along the High Road of Newport W from the W side of the slated stable of Newport for 30 yds with granary t/on - on disp by James Wilson, corn merchant, formerly Cupar now Dundee29 Apr 184867, 188
1845.01884loan by Eastern Bank to John [? James] WilsonEastern Bank of Scotland seised 10 acres 32 falls of lands of Craighead & houses t/on; & pce grnd which extends along the High Road of Newport west from the west side of the slated stable of Newport for the space of 30 yds with the granary t/on - in security of £2000 on bond & disp by John [? James] Wilson, corn merchant, Dundee20 Feb 184567, 188
1829.04604John Stein to James WilsonJames Wilson, corn merchant, Cupar, seised pce grnd & granary t/on at Newport on disp by John Stein of Ashford, Kent. 22 Nov 18285 Jan 1829188
1827.03976Berry to John SteinJohn Stein of Ashford, Kent as heir to John Stein of Kennet Pans, his father, seised pce grnd which extends along the High Road of Newport west from the west side of the slated stable of Newport, & bldgs t/on, on pr cl con by William Berry, Tayfield13 Dec 1827188
1802.06288John Hay to John Stein senJohn Stein sen of Kennetpans seised 21 Sep 1802 a pce grnd at Newport on feu ch by John Hay of Newport, consent of Sophia Kircaldie, his mother. PR.53.4994 Nov 1802188sasine extract

Brief explanation of sasine abridgements     Explanation of the format of a sasine

Abbreviations in the notes
t/on - thereon;   t/p - turnpike;   dw - dwelling;   ho - house;   pt - part;   pce - piece;   grnd - ground;   bldg - building;   Tr/Trs - Trustee/Trustees;   ... - words omitted;   pol - poles;   yd - square yards;   : - bounded

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