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Location : Old Granary [1],  High Street

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= Property demolished or site redeveloped

Notes:      

Part of a block. Other parts: Old Granary [2]     Old Granary [3]     Old Granary [4]     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 [2]     Old Granary [3]     Old Granary [4]     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 at the old harbour, converted into housing c.1870. Tenants included workmen on the first Tay Bridge. Demolished 1968. See also article in the blog.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.440226,-2.941735

View location on the 1855 6-inch map, the 1895 25-inch map, the 1914 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   shop, 1, Cupar Road   shop, 3, Cupar Road   6 Cupar Road   4 Cupar Road   shop, formerly 2, Cupar Road   (formerly 5, Granary Lane)   (Burgh Yard, formerly 11, Granary Lane)   (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)   shop, 9, High Street   shop, 11, High Street   shop, 13, High Street   shop, 15, High Street   28a, High Street   shop, 28, High Street   shop, 30, High Street   shop, 32, High Street   34 High Street   36 High Street   shop, 38, High Street   shop, 40, High Street   shop, 46, High Street   shop, 48, High Street   shop, 52, High Street   shop, 54, High Street   shop, 50, High Street   (house at gasworks, High Street)   (Gas Office, High Street)   downstairs property, 9, High Street   (Newport House, High Street)   (old house [north 1], High Street)   (old house [north 2], High Street)   (old house [north 3], High Street)   (old house [south 1], High Street)   (old house [south 2], High Street)   (old house [south 3], High Street)   (old house [south 4], High Street)  

 

Information and Photographs on Other Sites (open in a new window)

Granary & old pier     source: Twitter @postcard13
Granary, High St     source: Newport History Group

 

1909-10 Finance Act - Valuation Office: Field Surveys

Reference no.      23

 

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 [1]
The Granary [1]
Ronald's Land [1] 1870s
Cunningham Buildings [1] 1892-1912
Black's Land [1] 1901

 

 

Directory entries (before 1972)      There are 27 entries

SourceEntry 
1904-05 dirBrown, William, jobbing gardener, Cunningham's buildings
1903-04 dirBrown, William, jobbing gardener, Cunningham's buildings
1903 Slater dirBrown William, gardener, The Grannery, E Newport (Commercial)
1902-03 dirYoung, John, coachman, Cunningham buildings
1901-02 dirYoung, John, coachman, Cunningham buildings
1900-01 dirYoung, John, coachman, Cunningham buildings
1899-00 dirYoung, John, coachman, Cunningham buildings
1898-99 dirYoung, John, coachman, Cunningham buildings
1897-98 dirYoung, John, coachman, Cunningham buildings
1896-97 dirYoung, John, coachman, Cunningham buildings
1895-96 dirYoung, John, coachman, Cunningham buildings
1894-95 dirYoung, John, coachman, Cunningham buildings
1893-94 dirYoung, John, coachman, Cunningham buildings
1892-93 dirYoung, John, coachman, Cunningham buildings
1891-92 Lamburn dirLatto, David, High st, E W [sic] : Joiners And Wrights.[moved from here by this time]
1886-87 dirLatto, David, joiner. High street; h. Tay streetlocation 2
1885-86 dirLatto, David, joiner. High street ; h. Tay streetlocation 2
1885 Clark dirLatto, David, High st, East Newport : Joiners.
1884-85 dirLatto, David, joiner, High street ; h. Tay streetlocation 2
1882-83 dirLatto, David, joiner, High street ; h. Tay streetlocation 2
1880-81 dirLatto, David, joiner. High street ; h. Tay streetlocation 2
1878-79 dirLatto, David, joiner, High street ; h. Tay street. East Newportlocation 2
1877 Worrall dirLatto David, Newport, East : Wrights And Joiners.
1876-77 dirLatto, David, joiner. High street ; h. Tay street, East Newportlocation 2
1874-75 dirWalker & Latto, joiners, East Newport
1873 Slater dirWalker & Latto, Newport : Wrights & Joiners.
1871-72 dirWalker & Latto, joiners, East Newport

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1900 Male Voters Young, John Stableman Old Granary, Newport Tenant of House Old Granary
1864-1865 Voters 6 September 1862 Harrower, George Kerr merchant, Dundee proprietor granary at Newport
1862-1863 Voters 6 September 1862 Harrower, George Kerr merchant, Dundee proprietor granary at Newport
1846-1862 Voters 3 September 1857 Gordon, James merchant, Dundee joint proprietor granary and pertinents at Newport [entry deleted] Disqualified
1846-1862 Voters 3 September 1857 Harrower, George Ker merchant, Dundee joint proprietor granary and pertinents at Newport [entry deleted] Disqualified
1846-1862 Voters addition Harrower, George Ker merchant Dundee proprietor granary at Newport; tenant James Ronald
1844-1861 Voters 3 September 1857 Gordon, James merchant, Dundee joint proprietor granary and pertinents at Newport
1844-1861 Voters 3 September 1857 Harrower, George Ker merchant, Dundee joint proprietor granary and pertinents at Newport
1844-1861 Voters 14 August 1833 Wilson, James Corn Merchant proprietor and occupant Granary Newport [entry deleted] Expunged 18 August 1852
1833-1840 Voters 14 August 1833 Wilson, James Corn merchant proprietor and occupant granary Newport

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Braid Catherine
1901 Young John View household
1891 Young John View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 44 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1967-68165Premises Newport-on-Tay Town Council per Chamberlain empty 0View details
1964-65165House Provost, Magistrates & Councillors of the Burgh of Newport-on-Tay per burgh chamberlain uninhabitable 0View details
1961-62505House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Forbes King 17View details
1958-59322House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Forbes King 7-18-2View details
1957-58325House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Forbes King 7-18-2View details
1952-53296House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, E Newport & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Forbes King 7-18-2View details
1947-48292House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, E Newport & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Forbes King 7-18-2View details
1942-43298House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, E Newport & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Forbes King 7-18-2View details
1940-41296House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, E Newport & Trs of John F Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Forbes King 7-18-2View details
1937-38301House Helen A & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, Newport & Trs of John Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee John King, electrician 7-18-2View details
1935-36271House John F Black, gas manager; Helen A, Jemima B & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, Newport per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Catherine Braid 7-18-2View details
1932-33268House John F Black, gas manager; Helen A, Jemima B & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, Newport per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Catherine Braid 7-18-2View details
1930-31263House John F Black, gas manager; Helen A, Jemima B & Rachel M Black, Seacraig, Newport per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Catherine Braid 7-18-2View details
1927-28259House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Catherine Braid 7-18-2View details
1925-26246House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Catherine Braid same 7-18-2View details
1922-23233House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Catherine Braid same 7-18-2View details
1920-21224House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Miss Catherine Braid same 5-10-0View details
1917-18223House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Miss Catherine Braid same 5-10-0View details
1915-16221House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Miss Catherine Braid same 5-10-0View details
1912-13188House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Miss Catherine Braid same 5-10-0View details
1907-08179House Trs of late James Black per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Robert Turnbull, caretaker same 5-10-0View details
1905-06169House James Black, retired gas manager per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Mrs Catherine Low same 5-10-0View details
1903-04171House James Black, retired gas manager per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee Edward Brown William Brown, gar[dener?] 5-10-0View details
1901-02700House James Black, gas manager per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee John Young, stableman same 5-10-0View details
1900-01688House James Black, gas manager per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee John Young, stableman same 5-10-0View details
1899-00658House James Black, gas manager per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee John Young, stableman same 5-10-0View details
1897-98608House James Black, gas manager per P F & J Husband, solicitors, Dundee John Young, stableman same 5-10-0View details
1896-97582House Heirs of late David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per J B Murray, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee John Young, stableman same 5-10-0View details
1895-96544House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee John Young, stableman same 5-10-0View details
1894-95502House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee John Young, stableman same 5-10-0View details
1893-94481House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee John Young, stableman same 5-10-0View details
1892-93470House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee John Young, stableman same 5-10-0View details
1891-92457House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee John Young, stableman same 5-10-0View details
1890-91429House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee John Young, stableman same 5-10-0View details
1889-90408House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee John Young, stableman same 5-10-0View details
1885-86379House David Cunningham, civil engineer, Dundee per Alexander Barrie, house agent, 13 Overgate, Dundee David Latto, joiner same 10View details
1881-82274House James Ronald, corn merchant same David Latto, joiner 10View details
1878-79265Granary James Ronald, corn merchant same David Latto, joiner 13View details
1875-76237Granary James Ronald, corn merchant same David Latto, joiner 8View details
1871-72217Granary James Ronald, corn merchant Messrs Walker & Latto, joiners 6View details
1867-68276Granary James Ronald, corn merchant Said James Ronald 23View details
1865-66187Granary George Kerr Harrower, corn merchant, Dundee said James Ronald James Ronald, corn merchant 25View details
1864-65177Granary George Kerr Harrower, corn merchant, Dundee James Ronald, corn merchant 25View details
1860-61158Granary George Kerr Harrower, corn merchant, Dundee James Ronald, corn merchant 25View details

 

 

Other Sightings:

YearDetailSource
1845 Building shown on map, ref. 53 Edinburgh & Northern Railway, National Records of Scotland, Plan: RHP85261
1845 Building shown on map, ref. 26 Glasgow & Dundee Junction Railway, National Records of Scotland, Plan: RHP85254

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 188  view details Newport 30 yds on High Road of Newport + granary Old Granary, High St

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1897.00673loan by Fulton SpiersBond £250 & disp secur by James Black to Fulton Spiers of pce grnd 30 yds along the High Road of Newport between said road & high water & bldgs, formerly a granary, t/on ...17 May 1897188
1897.00672Trs David Cunningham to James BlackDisp by Trs David Cunningham CE to James Black gas manager Newport of pce grnd 30 yds along the High Road of Newport between said road & high water & bldgs, formerly a granary, t/on, with privilege of a 12' road from W side of the harbour along the face of the bank & privilege of gathering stones along the shore & liberty to bring vessels into the harbour of Newport for shipping corn out of said granary (under exception)17 May 1897188
1882.01651loan by Margaret Towns Anderson & Anna Jane AndersonBond £600 & disp by David Cunningham civil engineer to Margaret Towns Anderson & Anna Jane Anderson, 45 High St, Montrose, half each, of pce grnd extending to 30 yds along the High Road of Newport, betwixt the High Road and the high water mark, & granary t/on25 Mar 1882188
1882.01569Christie loan repaidDisch by Peter Christie ... disburd bond (22 May 1879) £250 by Jessie Knox / Ronald & James Ronald, corn merchant of pce grnd 30 yds along the High Road of Newport between said road & high water & granary t/on ... privilege of a road ...20 Feb 1882188
1882.01568Hood / Wilson loan repaidDisch by Isabella Hood / Wilson, Perth, widow disburd bond (7 Feb 1873) £300 by James Ronald corn merchant Dundee consent of Jessie Knox / Ronald of pce grnd 30 yds along the High Road of Newport between said road & high water & granary t/on ... privilege of a road ...20 Feb 1882188
1882.01567Jessie Knox / Ronald, James Ronald, & Jessie Nicoll Ronalt to David Cunningham; also Jessie Knox loan repaidDisp by Jane Nicoll Ronald, Newport, consent of David Scott Fergusson & John Proctor Kyd ... & by Jessie Knox / Ronald ... & by her husband James Ronald to David Cunningham civil engineer Dundee, residing Newport, of pce grnd 30 yds along the High Road of Newport between said road & high water & bldgs, formerly a granary, t/on, with privilege of a 12' road from W side of the harbour along the face of the bank & privilege of gathering stones along the shore & liberty to bring vessels into the harbour of Newport for shipping corn out of said granary; & disch by Jessie Knox / Ronald & James Ronald disburd bond (17 May 1867) £500 by James Ronald ...18 Feb 1882188
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
1873.01998James Ronald to his wife Jessie Knox / RonaldDisp by James Ronald corn merchant Dundee, residing Newport to his wife Jessie Knox / Ronald of pce grnd 30 yds along the High Road of Newport between said road & high water & granary t/on ... privilege of a road ...7 Feb 1873188
1873.01997loan by Isabella Hood / Wilson; postponement of loan by Jessie KnoxBond £300 by James Ronald corn merchant Dundee, residing Newport, & disp security by him, consent of his wife Jessie Knox / Ronald ... postponing her right of bond (17 May 1867) £500 by James Ronald ... to Isabella Hood / Wilson widow Coupar Angus of pce grnd 30 yds along the High Road of Newport between said road & high water & granary t/on ... privilege of a road ...7 Feb 1873188
1868.02919James Ronald to Newport Gas Light CoNewport Gas Light Co regist feu disp to themselves by James Ronald of 5 pol 25 yd grnd immediately E of the Gas Works at Newport19 May 1868188, 304
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 transferred 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 sequest 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

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;   dec - deceased;   ... - words omitted;   pol - poles;   yd - square yards;   : - bounded;   rd - road;   ' - feet;   " - inches;

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