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The Newport, Wormit & Forgan Archive

Location : Newport Toll,  Cupar Road

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= Property demolished or site redeveloped

Notes:      demolished

 

Commentary

Replaced an earlier toll house on the other side of the road.

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.440228,-2.940914

View location on the 1855 6-inch map, the 1895 25-inch map, the 1914 25-inch map, the 1966-73 25-inch map, or a 1944-50 aerial photograph at the National Library of Scotland website.

Nearby properties (demolished in red):   St Thomas's Church, 1, Blyth Street   3 Blyth Street   2 Blyth Street   4 Blyth Street   shop, 1, Cupar Road   shop, 3, Cupar Road   shop, formerly 5, Cupar Road   shop, 7, Cupar Road   shop, 9, Cupar Road   shop, 11, Cupar Road   shop, 13, Cupar Road   15 Cupar Road   shop, 17, Cupar Road   shop, 19, Cupar Road   6 Cupar Road   4 Cupar Road   shop, formerly 2, Cupar Road   formerly part of 15, Cupar Road   (Farm steading, Cupar Road)   (old tollhouse, Cupar Road)   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   (Newport House, High Street)   (old house [north 1], High Street)   (old house [north 2], High Street)   (old house [north 3], High Street)   1 St Marys Lane   3 St Marys Lane   2 Tay Street   4 Tay Street   6 Tay Street   8 Tay Street   10 Tay Street   (stable, Matthewson's Land, William Street)  

Later use of the site :   11 Cupar Road     13 Cupar Road     15 Cupar Rd     15 Cupar Road     17 Cupar Road     part of 15 Cupar Rd     shop, 11 Cupar Rd     shop, 13 Cupar Rd     

 

1854 Ordnance Survey Name Book Entry    (originals at ScotlandsPlaces)     (more information on the O.S. Name Books page)

List of names to be corrected if necessaryOrthography, as recommended to be used in the new plansOther modes of spelling the nameAuthorities for these other modes of spelling when knownSituationDescriptive remarks or other general observations which may be considered of interestSource
Newport Toll BarNewport T.P.Newport Toll Bar; Newport Toll Bar; Newport Toll BarJames Balsillie Toll Keeper; Name painted on Gate; Mr. Bell Innkeeper Newport.In the South side of the Village of Easter Newport.A toll gate on the road leading out of Newport to Cupar etc. There is a small cottage attached which is occupied by the collector. It is the property of the County Road Trustees.OS1/13/32/67

 

Old Addresses (any dates are approximate and are usually the latest occurence of the address)

Cupar Road (ward 1)

 

 

House Names (any dates are approximate and are usually the latest occurence of the name)

Newport Toll
Parochial Board Office

 

 

Directory entries (before 1975)      There are 58 entries

SourceEntry 
1899-00 dirShepherd, Miss L., stationer & tobacconist, 10 High st. ; h. St Phillan's pl.location 2
1898-99 dirShepherd, Miss L., stationer & tobacconist, 10 High st. ; h. St Phillan's pl.location 2
1897-98 dirShepherd, Miss L., stationer & tobacconist, 10 High st. ; h. St Phillan's pl.location 2
1896-97 dirShepherd, Miss L., stationer & tobacconist, 10 High st. ; h. St Phillan's pl.location 2
1895-96 dirShepherd, Miss L., stationer & tobacconist, 10 High st. ; h. St Phillan's pl.location 2
1894-95 dirShepherd, Miss L, stationer & tobacconist, 10 High st. ; h. St Phillan's pl.location 2
1893-94 dirShepherd, Miss L., stationer & tobacconist, 10 High st. ; h. St Phillan's pl.location 2
1892-93 dirShepherd, Miss L., stationer & tobacconist, 10 High st. ; h. St Phillan's pl.location 2
1891-92 dirShepherd, Miss L., stationer & tobacconist, 8 High st. ; h. St Phillan's pl.location 2
1890-91 dirKemp, F. G., Inspector and Collector; [under Parochial Board And Local Authority Of Forgan, Office: St Phillan's Place, East Newport, Poorhouse: Dysart Combination]
1890-91 dirDuncan, John; Elected member, [under Parochial Board And Local Authority Of Forgan, Office: St Phillan's Place, East Newport, Poorhouse: Dysart Combination]
1890-91 dirKemp, Fred. G., inspector of poor, Board office, St Phillan's place; h. 2 Wellpark terrace, West Newportlocation 2
1890-91 dirM'Kenzie, Lewis; Elected member, [under Parochial Board And Local Authority Of Forgan, Office: St Phillan's Place, East Newport, Poorhouse: Dysart Combination]
1890-91 dirBrown, James; Elected member, [under Parochial Board And Local Authority Of Forgan, Office: St Phillan's Place, East Newport, Poorhouse: Dysart Combination]
1890-91 dirRobertson, Alexander; Elected member, [under Parochial Board And Local Authority Of Forgan, Office: St Phillan's Place, East Newport, Poorhouse: Dysart Combination]
1890-91 dirHutton, Robert; Elected member, [under Parochial Board And Local Authority Of Forgan, Office: St Phillan's Place, East Newport, Poorhouse: Dysart Combination]
1890-91 dirScott, Thomas; Elected member, [under Parochial Board And Local Authority Of Forgan, Office: St Phillan's Place, East Newport, Poorhouse: Dysart Combination]
1890-91 dirCarr, M. S; Elected member, [under Parochial Board And Local Authority Of Forgan, Office: St Phillan's Place, East Newport, Poorhouse: Dysart Combination]
1890-91 dirThomson, James; Elected member, [under Parochial Board And Local Authority Of Forgan, Office: St Phillan's Place, East Newport, Poorhouse: Dysart Combination]
1890-91 dirIreland, Thomas; Elected member, [under Parochial Board And Local Authority Of Forgan, Office: St Phillan's Place, East Newport, Poorhouse: Dysart Combination]
1890-91 dirLeitch, Andrew; Elected member, [under Parochial Board And Local Authority Of Forgan, Office: St Phillan's Place, East Newport, Poorhouse: Dysart Combination]
1890-91 dirHallyburton, G; Elected member, [under Parochial Board And Local Authority Of Forgan, Office: St Phillan's Place, East Newport, Poorhouse: Dysart Combination]
1890-91 dirScott, Chas; Elected member, [under Parochial Board And Local Authority Of Forgan, Office: St Phillan's Place, East Newport, Poorhouse: Dysart Combination]
1890-91 dirBrown, William; Elected member, [under Parochial Board And Local Authority Of Forgan, Office: St Phillan's Place, East Newport, Poorhouse: Dysart Combination]
1890-91 dirScott, Alex., Chairman; [under Parochial Board And Local Authority Of Forgan, Office: St Phillan's Place, East Newport, Poorhouse: Dysart Combination]
1889-90 dirKemp, Fred. G., inspector of poor. Board office, St Phillan's place; h. 2 Wellpark terrace. West Newportlocation 2
1889 Slater dirWalker John H., Senior Magistrate : Commissioners' Office, St. Phillan's Place, Newport.
1889 Slater dirScott Thomas, Commissioner : Commissioners' Office, St. Phillan's Place, Newport.
1889 Slater dirMiller John F., Junior Magistrate : Commissioners' Office, St. Phillan's Place, Newport.
1889 Slater dirKemp Frederick G., Treasurer and Collector : Commissioners' Office, St. Phillan's Place, Newport.
1889 Slater dirHunter Robert, Commissioner : Commissioners' Office, St. Phillan's Place, Newport.
1889 Slater dirThomson James, Commissioner : Commissioners' Office, St. Phillan's Place, Newport.
1889 Slater dirScott Alexander, chairman, Forgan, office - St. Phillan's pl., Newport : Parochial Board & Rate Offices
1889 Slater dirMelville Robert, Assistant Sanitary Inspector : Commissioners' Office, St. Phillan's Place, Newport.
1889 Slater dirCarr, Michael S., Commissioner : Commissioners' Office, St. Phillan's Place, Newport.
1889 Slater dirCongleton Thomas, clerk : Commissioners' Office, St. Phillan's Place, Newport.
1889 Slater dirWalker William, Sanitary Inspector : Commissioners' Office, St. Phillan's Place, Newport.
1889 Slater dirScott Alexander, Chief Magistrate : Commissioners' Office, St. Phillan's Place, Newport.
1889 Slater dirM'Kenzie Lewis, Commissioner : Commissioners' Office, St. Phillan's Place, Newport.
1889 Slater dirM'Laggan John, Commissioner : Commissioners' Office, St. Phillan's Place, Newport.
1888-89 dirKemp, Fred. G., inspector of poor. Board office, St Phillan's place; h 2 Wellpark terrace. West Newportlocation 2
1887-88 dirParochial Board And Local Authority Of Forgan - General Committee meet first Monday of each Month, at 7.30 p.m. Office - St Phillan's place, East Newport. Poorhouse - Dysart Combination.
1887-88 dirKemp, Fred. G., inspector of poor. Board office, St Phillan's place; h. 2 Wellpark terrace, W. Newportlocation 2
1886-87 dirParochial Board And Local Authority Of Forgan General Committee meet first Monday of each Month, at 7.30 p.m. Office: St Phillan's Place, East Newport. Poorhouse: Dysart Combination.
1886-87 dirKemp, Fred. G., inspector of poor. Board office, St Phillan's place ; h. 2 Wellpark terrace, W. Newportlocation 2
1886 Slater dirKemp Frederick J., clerk inspector & collector, Forgan Parochial Board and Local Authority, St Phillans Place, Newport
1885-86 dirKemp, Fred. G., inspector of poor, and clerk to the Local Authority, Board office, St Phillan's place ; h. 2 Wellpark terrace, W. Newportlocation 2
1884-85 dirPetrie, James, inspector of poor. Parochial Board office, St Phillan's pl.
1884-85 dirKemp, Fred. G., clerk to the Local Authority, Board Office, St Phillan's place ; h. West Newportlocation 2
1882 Slater dirPetrie James, inspector and collector, Forgan Parochial Board : Miscellaneous.
1878 Slater dirPetrie, James, Forgan : Parochial Board & Rate Office
1877 Worrall dirPetrie James, : Inspector Of Poor For The Parish Of Forgan
1873 Slater dirPetrie James, inspector of poor, Newport : Miscellaneous.
1873 Slater dirPetrie James, Forgan parish : Parochial Board And Rate Offices.
1871-72 dirHinksman, John (fish merchant, Dundee), Toll House, E. Newport
1869-70 dirHinksman, John, tollkeeper, Tollhouse, East Newport
1867-68 dirHinksman, John, tollkeeper. Tollhouse, East Newport
1856-57 Dundee dirHinksman, John, salt-merchant, Public Weigh-House, Greenmarket, Dundee; h. Newport[?]

 

 

Census records

YearAddress Head NotesRooms
1881 Old Toll House Uninhabited View household
1871 Toll House Hinksman John 4View household
1861 Forgan RoadNewport Toll Hinksman John 2View household
1851 Tollhouse Shaw William View household
1841 Newport Rodger David View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 20 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1899-00772Old Tollhouse Alexander James Robertson, 3 Robert St, Newport Mrs Elizabeth Shepherd, stationer same 6-10-0View details
1897-98723Old Toll House Mrs Jane Mitchell or Boyd Mrs Elizabeth Shepherd, stationer same 6-10-0View details
1896-97697Old Toll House Mrs Jane Mitchell or Boyd Elizabeth Shepherd, stationer same 6-10-0View details
1895-96664Old Toll House Mrs Jane Mitchell or Boyd Elizabeth Shepherd, stationer same 6-10-0View details
1894-95619Old Toll House Mrs Jane Mitchell or Boyd Elizabeth Shepherd, stationer same 6-10-0View details
1893-94599Old Toll House Mrs Jane Mitchell or Boyd Elizabeth Shepherd, stationer same 6-10-0View details
1892-93588Old Toll House Mrs Jane Mitchell or Boyd Elizabeth Shepherd same 6-10-0View details
1891-92573Old Toll House Mrs Jane Mitchell or Boyd Elizabeth Shepherd same 6-10-0View details
1890-91538Office Mrs Jane Mitchell or Boyd Parochial Board of Forgan same 6-10-0View details
1889-90516Office Mrs Jane Mitchell or Boyd Parochial Board of Forgan same 6-10-0View details
1885-86484Office Mrs Jane Mitchell or Boyd Parochial Board of Forgan same 6-10-0View details
1881-82375House and Garden Robert Boyd, writer 5View details
1878-79353Toll House Turnpike Trustees, St Andrews District 5View details
1875-76296Toll House Turnpike Trustees, St Andrews District 5View details
1871-72266House Turnpike Trustees, St Andrews district 5View details
1867-68233Toll House Turnpike Trustees, St Andrews District 5View details
1865-66220Toll House Turnpike Trustees, St Andrews District 5View details
1864-65204Toll House Turnpike Trustees, St Andrews District 5View details
1860-61175Toll house Turnpike Trustees, St Andrews District - 5View details
1855-56207Tollhouses Turnpike Trustees, St Andrews District 5-10-0View details

 

 

Other Sightings:

YearDetailSource
1845 Building shown on map (no details) Glasgow & Dundee Junction Railway, National Records of Scotland, Plan: RHP85254
1845 Building shown on map (no details) Edinburgh & Northern Railway, National Records of Scotland, Plan: RHP85261

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 280  view details Newport toll house Newport Toll House; later: 11-15 Cupar Rd Combined with plot 290 in 1879.

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1882.02266Robert Boyd to TrsNot Instr deceased Robert Boyd ... of pce grnd & ho t/on formerly used and known as Newport Tollhouse : W by highway Newport - Cupar9 Sep 1882280
1879.04469County Road Trustees to Robert Boyd & Jane Boyd / MitchellDisp by County Road Trustees of Fife to Robert Boyd & spouse Jane Mitchell, fee & liferent, of pce grnd & ho t/on formerly used and known as Newport Tollhouse : W by highway Newport - Cupar23 May 1879280sasine 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;

Basic Types of Sasine Abridgements     Worked example explaining the sasine transactions on the property pages     Sasine entries - background information and explanation

 

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