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Location : Kirktonbarns Farmhouse

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Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.425883,-2.894787

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.

 

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
KirktonbarnsKirktonbarnsKirktonbarns; Kirktonbarns; Kirktonbarns; Kirkton Barns.Mr. James Buist, Kirktonbarns; Mr. Oliphant, Easter Friarton; Voters Register Co. Fife; Johnston's Co. Map.Nearly 2 miles East of North East of St. Fort HouseA well constructed farm house two storeys high with excellent farm steading in good repair and farm attached occupied by Mr. James Buist, farmer and property of David Gillespie Esq. of Mountquhanie.OS1/13/34/24

 

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

Kirkton Barns     source: The Place-Names of Fife, by Simon Taylor with Gilbert Markus, University of Glasgow     (see a map of all the placenames in Forgan parish.)

 

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

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

Kirktonbarns Farmhouse

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 16 entries

SourceEntry 
1928 Kelly dirGillespie, David, esq; [under Principal Landowners]
1921 Slater dirGillespie, David, esq; [under Principal Landowners]
1915 Slater dirGillespie, David, esq; [under Principal Land Owners]
1911 Slater dirGillespie, David, esq. of Montquhannie; [under Principal Landowners]
1885 Clark dirChristie, Peter & John, Kirktonbarns : Farmers, Forgan Parish.
1882 Slater dirGillespie Alexander, Kirkton Barns : Farmers In Forgan Parish.
1878-79 dirGillespie, Alexander, Kirktonbarns ; [under School Board Of Forgan]
1878 Slater dirGillespie Alexander, Kirktown, Barns : Farmers - Forgan Parish.
1877 Worrall dirGillespie A., Kirkton Barns : Farmers In Forgan Parish.
1876-77 dirGillespie, Alexander, Kirktonbarns; [under School Board Of Forgan]
1873 Slater dirGillespie Alexander, Kirk town Barns : Farmers In Forgan Parish
1867 Slater dirBuist James, Kirktown Barns : Farmers
1866 Fife dirBuist, James, farmer, Kirktonbarns, by Ferryport on Craig
1862 Fife dirBuist, James, farmer, Kirktonbarns by Ferryport on Craig
1861 Slater dirBuist James, Kirkton Barns : Farmers.
1852 Slater dirBuist, James, farmer, Kirktown Barns

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1878-1879 Voters Gillespie, Alexander farmer Kirktonbarns
1864-1865 Voters 22 September 1832 Buist, James farmer tenant lands Kirktonbarns
1862-1863 Voters 22 September 1832 Buist, James tenant lands Kirktonbarns
1846-1862 Voters 22 September 1832 Buist, James tenant lands Kirktonbarns
1844-1861 Voters 22 September 1832 Buist, James tenant Lands Kirktonbarns
1833-1840 Voters 22 September 1832 Buist, James tenant lands Kirkton Barns
1832 Voters 22 September 1832 Buist, James tenant lands of Kirkton Barns

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Christie John
1901 Christie John View household
1891 Christie John View household
1881 Dick Helen View household
1871 Gillespie Alexander View household
1861 Buist James View household
1851 Buist James View household
1841 Buist James View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 42 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1958-59119Farms, part of, & House Lt-Cmdr John Gavin Wemyss RN & Lt Martin la Touche Wemyss RN per Pagan & Osborne, WS, Cupar William S Bell, farmer 855-15-10View details
1957-58119Farms, part of, & House Lt-Cmdr John Gavin Wemyss RN & Lt Martin la Touche Wemyss RN per Pagan & Osborne, WS, Cupar William S Bell, farmer 855-15-10View details
1952-53124Farms, part of, & House Lt John G Wemyss RN & Lt Martin la Touche Wemyss RN per Pagan & Osborne, WS, Cupar William S Bell, farmer 839-15-10View details
1947-48117Farms, part of, & House Commander David E G Wemyss per Pagan & Osborne, WS, Cupar William S Bell, farmer 647View details
1942-43123Farms, part of, & House Lt-Comdr David E G Wemyss per Pagan & Osborne, WS, Cupar William S Bell, farmer 647View details
1940-41122Farms, part of, & House Lt-Comdr David E G Wemyss per Pagan & Osborne, WS, Cupar William S Bell, farmer 647View details
1937-38125Farms, part of, & House Lt-Comdr David E G Wemyss per Pagan & Osborne, WS, Cupar William S Bell, farmer 647View details
1935-36124Farms, part of Lt-Comdr David E G Wemyss per Pagan & Osborne, WS, Cupar William S Bell, farmer 647View details
1932-33121Farms, part of Edward Henry Wemyss per Pagan & Osborne, writers, Cupar W C Christie, farmer 784-19-9View details
1930-31118Farms, part of Edward Henry Wemyss per Pagan & Osborne, writers, Cupar W C Christie, farmer 784-19-9View details
1927-28154Farms , part of Edward Henry Wemyss per Pagan & Osborne, writers, Cupar W C Christie, farmer 780-15-8View details
1917-18125Part of Farms of Ninewells & Kirktonbarns Edward Henry Wemyss per Pagan & Osborne, writers, Cupar Reps of John Christie, farmer same 622-2-3View details
1915-16124Part of Farms of Ninewells & Kirktonbarns Alexander Gillespie per Pagan & Osborne, writers, Cupar John Christie, farmer same 622-2-3View details
1912-13123Part of Farms of Ninewells & Kirktonbarns Alexander Gillespie per Pagan & Osborne, writers, Cupar John Christie, farmer same 628-2-3View details
1907-08118Part of Farms of Ninewells & Kirktonbarns David Gillespie per Pagan & Osborne, writers, Cupar John Christie, farmer same 625-11-8View details
1905-06110Part of Farms of Ninewells and Kirktonbarns David Gillespie Esq., Sheriff-Substitute of Fife, per Pagan & Osborne, writers, Cupar John Christie, farmer same 615-9-11View details
1903-04114Part of Farms of Ninewells and Kirktonbarns David Gillespie Esq., Sheriff-Substitute of Fife, per Pagan & Osborne, writers, Cupar John Christie, farmer same 602-12-4View details
1901-02139Part of Farms of Ninewells and Kirktonbarns David Gillespie Esq., Sheriff-Substitute of Fife, per Pagan & Osborne, writers, Cupar John Christie, farmer same 620View details
1900-01138Part of Farms of Ninewells and Kirktonbarns David Gillespie Esq., Sheriff-Substitute of Fife, per Pagan & Osborne, writers, Cupar John Christie, farmer same 648-10-0View details
1899-00130Part of Farms of Ninewells and Kirktonbarns David Gillespie jun Esq., Sheriff-Substitute of Fife, per Pagan & Osborne, writers, Cupar John Christie, farmer same 648-10-0View details
1897-98116Part of Farms of Ninewells and Kirktonbarns David Gillespie jun Esq, Sheriff-Substitute of Fife, per Pagan & Osborne, writers, Cupar John Christie, farmer same 648-9-0View details
1896-97116Part of Farms of Ninewells and Kirktonbarns David Gillespie Esq. per Pagan & Osborne, writers, Cupar John Christie, farmer same 648-9-0View details
1895-96114Part of Farms of Ninewells and Kirktonbarns David Gillespie Esq. per Pagan & Osborne, writers, Cupar John Christie, farmer same 648-9-0View details
1894-95171Part of Farms of Ninewells and Kirktonbarns David Gillespie Esq. per Pagan & Osborne, writers, Cupar John Christie, farmer same 648-9-0View details
1893-94164Part of Farms of Ninewells and Kirktonbarns David Gillespie Esq. per Pagan & Osborne, writers, Cupar John Christie, farmer same 648-9-0View details
1892-93168Part of Farms of Ninewells & Kirktonbarns David Gillespie Esq. per Pagan & Osborne, writers, Cupar Trs of late Peter Christie & John Christie, farmers same 726-12-11View details
1891-92167Part of Farm David Gillespie Esq. per Pagan & Osborne, writers, Cupar Trs of late Peter Christie & John Christie, farmers same 773-2-4View details
1890-91162Part of Farm David Gillespie Esq. per Pagan & Osborne, writers, Cupar Peter & John Christie, farmers same 773-2-4View details
1889-90159Part of Farm David Gillespie Esq. per Pagan & Osborne, writers, Cupar Peter & John Christie, farmers same 773-2-4View details
1885-86146Part of Farm David Gillespie Esq. per Pagan & Osborne, writers, Cupar Peter & John Christie, farmers same 849-18-0View details
1881-8287Part of Farm of Kirktonbarns David Gillespie Esq. same Alexander Gillespie Esq. 828View details
1878-7994Part of Farm of Kirktonbarns David Gillespie Esq. same Alexander Gillespie Esq. 933View details
1875-7693Part of Farm of Kirktonbarns David Gillespie Esq. same Alexander Gillespie Esq. 933View details
1871-7289Part of Farm of Kirktonbarns David Gillespie Alexander Gillespie 1093-12-0View details
1867-6883Farm of Kirktonbarns David Gillespie of Mountquhanie James Buist, farmer 1185-7-4View details
1867-6884Part of Kirktonbarns and Woodlands under £4 David Gillespie of Mountquhanie 3-15-0View details
1865-6684Farm of Kirkton Barns David Gillespie of Mountquhanie said James Buist James Buist, farmer 923-18-0View details
1865-6685Part of Kirkton Barns Land David Gillespie of Mountquhanie 2-10-0View details
1864-6577Farm of Kirktonbarns David Gillespie of Mountquhanie James Buist, farmer 959-11-9View details
1864-6578Part of Kirktonbarns David Gillespie of Mountquhanie 2-10-0View details
1860-6126Kirktonbarns Farm Mountquhanie James Buist, farmer 1006-12-0View details
1855-563Farm of Kirktonbarns David Gillespie of Mountquhanie James Buist said James Buist 1169-12-0View details

 

 

Early taxation records (either at this exact location or an earlier one)

DateTaxpayerTaxable itemsDuty paidTaxSource refNote
18 Nov 1798Mr Bowsie, Kirton BarnsDuties on houses2s. 6d.Consolidated schedulesE326/15/11/18
18 Nov 1798Mr Bowsie, Kirton BarnsDuty on 8 horses used in husbandry or trade, or mules£2 8s.Consolidated schedulesE326/15/11/18
18 Nov 1798Mr Bowsie, Kirton BarnsTotal£2 10s. 6d.Consolidated schedulesE326/15/11/18
2 Oct 1797Mr Bousie, Kirkton barns8 horses, 8 liable for duty18s. 0d. + 3s. 7.2d.Farm Horse TaxE326/10/9/31
8 Oct 1797Mr Bowsie Kirktonburns1 horse10s. + 1s. + 10s.Horse TaxE326/9/29/123
2 Oct 1797Mr Bowsie, Kirkton barns8 horses, 8 liable for duty at 2 shillings each16s. 0d.Farm Horse TaxE326/10/2/303
4 Aug 1794Willm Bowsie Kirktonbarn1 horse10s. + 1s.Horse TaxE326/9/26/123
25 Jul 1792Wm Bowie Kirktown Barns1 horse10s. + 1s.Horse TaxE326/9/23/117
1 Jul 1791William Bousie Kirkton of Barns1 horse10s. + 1s.Horse TaxE326/9/20/105
1 Jul 1791Wm Bousie Barns kirkton1 house1s. + 1.2d. (10%)House & Window TaxE326/1/49/60
27 Jul 1790William Bowsie Kirkton of Barns1 horse10s.Horse TaxE326/9/17/104
27 Jul 1790Wm Bousie Barns of Kirkton1 house1s.House & Window TaxE326/1/49/35
24 Jul 1789William Bisset at the Kirkton of Barns1 saddle horse10sHorse TaxE326/9/12/127[? Bousie]
24 Jul 1789Willm Bousie Barns of kirkton1 house1s.House & Window TaxE326/1/49/10
2 Aug 1788William Bousie Barnskirktone1 saddle horse10sHorse TaxE326/9/9/131
2 Aug 1788William Bousie Barnskirkton1 house1s.House & Window TaxE326/1/48/99
2 Aug 1788The sd. Wm Bousie formerly Mrs Meldrum has Shut up 1 W.House & Window TaxE326/1/48/99
10 Aug 1787Mrs Melldrum at the Barns of Kirton1 saddle horse10s.Horse TaxE326/9/6/115
10 Aug 1787Mrs Meldrum Barnskirkton1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/48/78
28 Jul 1786Mrs Meldrum Barnskirkton1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/48/54
19 Sep1785Mrs Meldrum in Barns of [Kirkton]1 carriage & saddle horse5s.Horse TaxE326/9/1/123
19 Sep 1785Mrs Meldrum Barns Kirkton1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/48/32
4 Aug 1784Mrs Melldrum Barns Kirkton1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/48/9
22 Jul 1783Mrs Melldrum Barns Kirkton1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/47/124
24 Jul 1782Mrs Melldrum Barns Kirkton1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/47/102
23 Jul 1781Mrs Melldrum Barns Kirkton1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/47/78
9 Aug 1780Mrs Melldrum Barns Kirkton1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/47/56
24 Aug 1779Mrs Meldrum in Barns of Kirkton1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/47/32
19 Aug 1778Mr Meldrum Barns of Kirkton1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/47/9
27 Jul 1777Mr Meldrum Barns of Kirkton1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/46/101
- - 1776Mr Meldrum in Barns of Kirktown1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/46/77
3 Aug 1775Mr Meldrum Barns of Kirktown1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/46/54
30 Jul 1774Andrew Meldrum of Barom of [Kirkton]1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/46/33
15 Jul 1773Andrew Meldrum of Barns kirton1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/46/11
19 Jul 1772Andrew Meldrum of Barns kirkton1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/45/161
31 Aug 1771Andrew Meldrum of Barns kirton1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/45/140
23 Aug 1770Andrew Meldrum at Barns of Kirkton1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/45/121
18 Aug 1769Andrew Meldrum at Barns of Kirkton1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/45/102
.. Sep 1768Andrew Meldrum at Barns of [Kirkton]1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/45/81
20 Sep 1767Andrew Meldrum at Barns of [Kirkton]1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/45/58
25 May 1767Andrew Meldrum at Barns of [Kirkton]1 house, 7 windows7d. (windows) + 6d. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/45/35
29 Jun 1766Andw Bonard Barns of [Kirkland]1 house5d.House & Window TaxE326/1/45/12
3 Dec 1765Andw Meldrum Barns of [Kirktoun]1 house6d.House & Window TaxE326/1/44/224
9 Jul 1765Andw Meldrum in Barns1 house6d.House & Window TaxE326/1/44/196
29 Mar 1765Andw Meldrum Barns of [Kirktoun]1 house6d.House & Window TaxE326/1/44/166
11 Jun 1764Andw Meldrum Barns of [Kirktoun]1 house6d.House & Window TaxE326/1/44/136
10 Feb 1764Andw Meldrum Barns of [Kirktoun]1 house6d.House & Window TaxE326/1/44/107
27 May 1763Andrew Burns Tennant at [Kirkton]1 house6d.House & Window TaxE326/1/44/75[? Andrew Meldrum Kirkton barns]
8 Feb 1763Andrew Meldrum in [Kirkton]1 house6d.House & Window TaxE326/1/44/46
15 Jun 1762Andrew Meldrum in Barns of [Kirkton]1 house, 9 windows0 + 0 + 4s. 6d. (windows) + 6d. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/44/13
- Feb 1762Andrew Meldrum in Barns of [Kirkton]1 house6d.House & Window TaxE326/1/43/222
26 Jun 1761Andrew Meldrum in Barns of [Kirkton]1 house6d.House & Window TaxE326/1/43/190
early 1761Andw. Meldrum in Kirktown Barns1 house6d.House & Window TaxE326/1/43/154
2 Aug 1760And. Melvile Kirkton barns1 house6d.House & Window TaxE326/1/43/115
2 May 1760And. Meldrum Kirkland barn1 house6d.House & Window TaxE326/1/43/80
21 Jul 1759And. Meldrum Kirkland barn1 house6d.House & Window TaxE326/1/43/43

 

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