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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 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 [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

 

 

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