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Location : Morton

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Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.423511,-2.865959

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
MortonMortonMorton; Morton; MortonMr. Wilkie Farmer Morton; Robert Black Farmer Channel Johnston's Co. Map.About 1/2 mile SW from Channel.A farm house two stories high with suitable offices and farm attached, occupied by Mr. Wilkie, farmer, and property of Mr. Hay.OS1/13/37/3

 

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)

Morton

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 47 entries

SourceEntry 
1942-43 MacDonald dirSherrit, A , Morton [under Farmers]
1941-42 MacDonald dirSherrit, A., Morton [under Agricultural]
1940-41 MacDonald dirSherrit, A., Morton [under Agricultural]
1939-40 MacDonald dirSherrit, A., Morton [under Agricultural]
1938-39 MacDonald dirSherrit, A., Morton [under Agricultural]
1937-38 MacDonald dirSherrit, A. Morton [under Agricultural]
1936-37 MacDonald dirSherrit, A., Morton [under Agricultural]
1935-36 MacDonald dirSherrit, A., Morton [under Farmers]
1934-35 MacDonald dirSherrit, A., Morton [under Farmers]
1933-34 MacDonald dirSherrit, A., Morton [under Farmers]
1931-32 MacDonald dirSherrit, A., Morton [under Farmers]
1930-31 MacDonald dirSherrit, A., Morton [under Farmers]
1929-30 MacDonald dirSherrit, A., Morton [under Farmers]
1928-29 MacDonald dirChristie, James M., Morton [under Farmers]
1927-28 MacDonald dirChristie, James M., Morton [under Farmers]
1926-27 MacDonald dirChristie, James M., Morton [under Farmers]
1925-26 MacDonald dirChristie, James M., Morton [under Farmers]
1924-25 MacDonald dirChristie, James M., Morton [under Farmers]
1923-24 MacDonald dirChristie, James M., Morton [under Farmers]
1921-22 MacDonald dirChristie, James M., Morton [under Farmers]
1919-20 MacDonald dirChristie, James M., Morton [under Farmers]
1918-19 MacDonald dirChristie, James M., Morton [under Farmers]
1917-18 MacDonald dirChristie, James M., Morton [under Farmers]
1916-17 MacDonald dirChristie, James M., Morton [under Farmers]
1915-16 MacDonald dirChristie, James M., Morton [under Farmers]
1914-15 MacDonald dirChristie, James M., Morton [under Agricultural]
1913-14 MacDonald dirChristie, James M., Morton [under Agricultural]
1912-13 MacDonald dirChristie, James M., Morton [under Farmers, Forgan parish]
1911-12 MacDonald dirChristie, James M., Morton [under Agricultural]
1910-11 MacDonald dirChristie, James M., Morton [under Agricultural]
1907-08 MacDonald dirNicol, David, Morton [under Agricultural]
1906-07 MacDonald dirNicol, David, Morton [under Agricultural]
1905-06 MacDonald dirNicol, David, Morton [under Agricultural]
1904-05 MacDonald dirNicol, David, Morton [under Agricultural]
1903-04 MacDonald dirNicol, David. Morton [under Agricultural]
1902-03 MacDonald dirNicol, David, Morton [under Agricultural]
1901-02 MacDonald dirNicol, David, Morton [under Agricultural]
1886 Slater dirSercombe Samuel, Morton, farmer Forgan parish
1885 Clark dirSercombe, Samuel, Morton : Farmers, Forgan Parish.
1882 Slater dirSercombe Samuel, Morton : Farmers In Forgan Parish.
1878 Slater dirSimpson Thomas, Morton : Farmers - Forgan Parish.
1877 Worrall dirSimpson Thomas, Morton : Farmers In Forgan Parish.
1873 Slater dirSimpson Thomas, Morton : Farmers In Ferry-Port-On-Craig Parish
1873 Slater dirSimpson Thomas, Morton : Farmers In Forgan Parish
1867 Slater dirWilkie William, Morton : Farmers
1866 Fife dirWilkie, William, farmer, Morton by Ferryport on Craig
1862 Fife dirWilkie, William, farmer, Morton by Ferryport on Craig

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1878-1879 Voters Hay, John D. Buchan Edinburgh Morton
1878-1879 Voters Simpson, William Morton
1878-1879 Voters Simpson, James Morton
1878-1879 Voters Simpson, Thomas junior Morton
1874 Voters Simpson, Thomas jnr
1874 Voters Hay, John D B Edinburgh
1874 Voters Simpson, William
1874 Voters Simpson, James
1873 Voters Hay, John Edinburgh
1873 Voters Simpson, William
1873 Voters Simpson, James
1873 Voters Simpson, Thomas jnr
1864-1865 Voters 24 September 1832 Hay, John Edinburgh proprietor lands Morton
1864-1865 Voters 20 August 1851 Wilkie, William farmer tenant lands or farm of Morton
1862-1863 Voters 24 September 1832 Hay, John proprietor lands Morton
1862-1863 Voters 20 August 1851 Wilkie, William farmer tenant and occupant lands or farm of Morton
1846-1862 Voters 24 September 1832 Hay, John proprietor lands Morton
1846-1862 Voters 22 September 1832 Robertson, Charles tenant lands Morton [entry deleted] Disqualified
1846-1862 Voters 20 August 1851 Wilkie, William farmer tenant and occupant lands or farm of Morton
1844-1861 Voters 24 September 1832 Hay, John proprietor lands Morton
1844-1861 Voters 22 September 1832 Robertson, Charles tenant lands Morton
1844-1861 Voters 20 August 1851 Wilkie, William farmer tenant and occupant lands or farm of Morton
1833-1840 Voters 24 September 1832 Hay, John proprietor lands Morton
1833-1840 Voters 22 September 1832 Robertson, Charles tenant lands Morton
1832 Voters 24 September 1832 Hay, John proprietor lands of Morton [St Andrews deleted]
1832 Voters 22 September 1832 Robertson, Charles tenant lands of Morton

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 McGregor James
1901 Bathgate James A View household
1891 Sercombe Erskine View household
1881 Sercombe Samuel View household
1871 Simpson Thomas View household
1861 Wilkie William View household
1851 Wilkie William View household
1841 Robertson Charles View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 45 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1958-59141Farm Gordon C Sim, farmer proprietor 120View details
1958-59142Farm House Gordon C Sim, farmer proprietor View details
1957-58141Farm Gordon C Sim, farmer proprietor 120View details
1957-58142Farm House Gordon C Sim, farmer proprietor View details
1952-53144Farm Richard M H Haddow & Gordon C Sim, farmers proprietor 120View details
1952-53145Farm House Richard M H Haddow & Gordon C Sim, farmers proprietor View details
1947-48135Farm & House James Morton Christie, Craig Terrace, Tayport Peter D & Andrew M Peddie, farmers 180View details
1942-43141Farm & House James Morton Christie, Craig Terrace, Tayport William S Adams, farmer 154-1-6View details
1940-41140Farm & House James Morton Christie, Craig Terrace, Tayport Alexander Sherrit, farmer 171-1-6View details
1937-38145Farm & House James Morton Christie, Craig Terrace, Tayport Alexander Sherrit, farmer 171-1-6View details
1935-36144Farm & House James Morton Christie, Craig Terrace, Tayport Alexander Sherrit, farmer 171-1-6View details
1932-33142Farm & House James Morton Christie, Craig Terrace, Tayport Alexander Sherrit, farmer 171-1-6View details
1930-31139Farm & House James Morton Christie, Craig Terrace, Tayport Alexander Sherrit, farmer 171-1-6View details
1927-28176Farm & House James Morton Christie, farmer proprietor 178View details
1925-26166Farm & House James Morton Christie, farmer proprietor 178View details
1922-23154Farm & House James Morton Christie, farmer proprietor 178View details
1920-21145Farm & House James Morton Christie, farmer proprietor 170View details
1917-18144Farm & House James Morton Christie, farmer proprietor 170View details
1915-16143Farm & House James Morton Christie, farmer proprietor 170View details
1912-13141Farm & House James Morton Christie, farmer proprietor 170View details
1907-08136Farm & House James Morton Christie, farmer proprietor 170View details
1905-06128Farm and house Trs of late Major John D. B. Hay, Edinburgh per Melville & Lindsay, WS, 110 George St, Edinburgh David Nicoll, farmer same 184-5-6View details
1903-04132Farm and house Trs of late Major John D. B. Hay, Edinburgh per Melville & Lindsay, WS, 110 George St, Edinburgh David Nicoll, farmer same 178-3-8View details
1901-02157Farm and house Trs of late Major John D. B. Hay, Edinburgh per Melville & Lindsay, WS, 110 George St, Edinburgh David Nicoll, farmer same 161-14-3View details
1900-01156Farm and house Trs of late Major John D. B. Hay, Edinburgh per Melville & Lindsay, WS, 110 George St, Edinburgh David Nicoll, farmer same 161-14-3View details
1899-00148Farm and house Trs of late Major John D. B. Hay, Edinburgh per Melville & Lindsay, WS, 110 George St, Edinburgh David Nicoll, farmer same 161-14-3View details
1897-98134Farm and house Trs of late Major John D. B. Hay, Edinburgh per Melville & Lindsay, WS, 110 George St, Edinburgh David Nicoll, farmer same 161-14-2View details
1896-97134Farm and house Trs of late Major John D. B. Hay, Edinburgh per Melville & Lindsay, WS, 110 George St, Edinburgh David Nicoll, farmer same 160View details
1895-96132Farm and house Major John D. B. Hay, Edinburgh per Pagan & Osborne, Cupar David Nicoll, farmer same 160View details
1894-95189Farm and house Major John D. B. Hay, Edinburgh per W E Seath Esq., Cupar David Nicoll, farmer same 160View details
1893-94182Farm and house Major John D. B. Hay, Edinburgh per W E Seath Esq., Cupar David Nicoll, farmer same 160View details
1892-93187Farm and house Major John D. B. Hay, Edinburgh per W E Seath Esq., Cupar Mrs Erskine Nelson or Sercombe same 160View details
1891-92186Farm and house Major John D. B. Hay, Edinburgh per W E Seath Esq., Cupar Mrs Erskine Nelson or Sercombe same 160View details
1890-91181Farm and house Major John D. B. Hay, Edinburgh per W E Seath Esq., Cupar Heirs of late Samuel Sercombe, farmer, per Erskine Sercombe same 160View details
1889-90174Farm and house Major John D. B. Hay, Edinburgh per W E Seath Esq., Cupar Samuel Sercombe, farmer same 160View details
1885-86158Farm and house Major John D. B. Hay, Edinburgh per W E Seath Esq., Cupar Samuel Sercombe, farmer same 210View details
1881-8290Farm of Morton Major John D. B. Hay, Edinburgh same Samuel Sercombe, farmer 240View details
1878-7996Farm of Morton John D. B. Hay Esq., Edinburgh same Thos. Simpson & Sons, James, William, & Thomas jun 230-9-4View details
1875-7695Farm of Morton John D. B. Hay Esq., Edinburgh same Thos. Simpson & Sons, James, William, & Thomas jun 232-12-4View details
1871-7291Farm of Morton John Hay, Edinburgh Thomas Simpson & sons: Thomas, James, William 200View details
1867-6885Farm of Morton John Hay, Charlotte Street, Edinburgh William Wilkie, farmer 253-10-0View details
1865-6687Farm of Morton John Hay, Charlotte Street, Edinburgh said William Wilkie William Wilkie, farmer 239-10-0View details
1864-6580Farm of Morton John Hay, Charlotte Street, Edinburgh William Wilkie, farmer 235-10-0View details
1860-6135Morton Farm John Hay, Charlotte Sq, Edinburgh William Wilkie, farmer 259View details
1855-5675Farm of Morton John Hay, Charlotte Sq, Edinburgh William Wilkie said William Wilkie 259View details

 

 

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

DateTaxpayerTaxable itemsDuty paidTaxSource refNote
18 Nov 1798Andw. Wyllie, MortonDuties on houses2s. 6d.Consolidated schedulesE326/15/11/18
18 Nov 1798Andw. Wyllie, MortonDuty on 6 horses used in husbandry or trade, or mules£1 16s.Consolidated schedulesE326/15/11/18
18 Nov 1798Andw. Wyllie, MortonTotal£1 18s. 6d.Consolidated schedulesE326/15/11/18
2 Oct 1797Andw. Wylie, Morton6 horses, 6 liable for duty13s. 6d. + 2s. 8.4d.Farm Horse TaxE326/10/9/31
8 Oct 1797Andrew Wylie Morton1 horse10s. + 1s. + 10s.Horse TaxE326/9/29/123
2 Oct 1797Andrew Wylie, Morton6 horses, 6 liable for duty at 2 shillings each12s. 0d.Farm Horse TaxE326/10/2/303
4 Aug 1794Andrew Wylie Morton1 horse10s. + 1s.Horse TaxE326/9/26/123
10 Aug 1787John Scot in Morton U.h. 1 H.House & Window TaxE326/1/48/78
28 Jul 1786John Scott in Morton1 house1s.House & Window TaxE326/1/48/54
19 Sep 1785John Scott in Morton1 house1s.House & Window TaxE326/1/48/32
4 Aug 1784John Scott in Morton1 house1s.House & Window TaxE326/1/48/9
22 Jul 1783John Scot in Morton1 house1s.House & Window TaxE326/1/47/124
24 Jul 1782John Scot in Morton1 house1s.House & Window TaxE326/1/47/102
23 Jul 1781John Scot in Morton1 house1s.House & Window TaxE326/1/47/78
9 Aug 1780John Scot in Morton1 house1s.House & Window TaxE326/1/47/56
24 Aug 1779John Scott in Morton1 house1s.House & Window TaxE326/1/47/32
19 Aug 1778John Scott at Morton1 house1s.House & Window TaxE326/1/47/9
27 Jul 1777John Scott at Morton1 house1s.House & Window TaxE326/1/46/101
- - 1776Mr John Hay at MortonU.h. 7 wind.House & Window TaxE326/1/46/77
- - 1776John Scott at [Kirktown]1 house1s.House & Window TaxE326/1/46/77[should be Morton]
3 Aug 1775Mr John Hay of Morton1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/46/54
3 Aug 1775John Scott at [Morton]1 house1s.House & Window TaxE326/1/46/54
30 Jul 1774Mr John Hay of Morton1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/46/33
30 Jul 1774John Scott at [Morton]1 house1s.House & Window TaxE326/1/46/33
15 Jul 1773Mr John Hay of Morton1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/46/11
15 Jul 1773John Scott at [Barns kirton]1 house1s.House & Window TaxE326/1/46/11[should be Morton]
19 Jul 1772Mr John Hay of Morton1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/45/161
19 Jul 1772John Scott at [Morton]1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/45/161
31 Aug 1771Mr John Hey of Morton1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/45/140
31 Aug 1771John Scott at Morton1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/45/140
23 Aug 1770Mr John Hay of Morton1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/45/121
23 Aug 1770John Scott at Morton1 house, 7 windows1s. 2d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/45/121
18 Aug 1769John Hay of Morton1 house, 14 windows£1 1s. 0d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/45/102
.. Sep 1768John Hay of Morton1 house, 14 windows£1 1s. 0d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/45/82
20 Sep 1767John Hay of Morton1 house, 14 windows£1 1s. 0d. (windows) + 1s. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/45/58
25 May 1767John Hay in Morton1 house, 14 windows10s. 6d. (windows) + 6d. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/45/35
29 Jun 1766John Hay in Morton1 house, 14 windows2s. 11d. + 0 + 5s. 10d. (windows) + 5d. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/45/12
3 Dec 1765John Hay in Morton1 house, 14 windows3s. 6d. + 0 + 7s. 0d. (windows) + 6d. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/44/224
9 Jul 1765John Hay in Morton1 house, 14 windows3s. 6d. + 0 + 7s. 0d. (windows) + 6d. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/44/196
29 Mar 1765John Hay of Morton1 house, 14 windows3s. 6d. + 0 + 7s. 0d. (windows) + 6d. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/44/166
11 Jun 1764John Hay of Morton1 house, 14 windows3s. 6d. + 0 + 7s. 0d. (windows) + 6d. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/44/136
10 Feb 1764John Hay of Morton1 house, 14 windows3s. 6d. + 0 + 7s. 0d. (windows) + 6d. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/44/107
27 May 1763John Hay of Morton1 house, 14 windows3s. 6d. + 0 + 7s. 0d. (windows) + 6d. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/44/75
8 Feb 1763John Hay of Morton1 house, 14 windows3s. 6d. + 0 + 7s. 0d. (windows) + 6d. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/44/46
15 Jun 1762John Hay of Morton1 house, 14 windows3s. 6d. + 0 + 7s. 0d. (windows) + 6d. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/44/13
- Feb 1762John Hay of Morton1 house, 14 windows3s. 6d. (windows) + 6d. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/43/222
26 Jun 1761John Hay of Morton1 house, 14 windows3s. 6d. (windows) + 6d. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/43/190
early 1761John Hay of Morton1 house, 14 windows3s. 6d. (windows) + 6d. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/43/154
2 Aug 1760John Hay of Morton1 house, 14 windows3s. 6d. (windows) + 6d. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/43/115
2 May 1760John Hay of Morton1 house, 14 windows3s. 6d. (windows) + 6d. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/43/80
21 Jul 1759John Hay of Morton1 house, 14 windows3s. 6d. (windows) + 6d. (house)House & Window TaxE326/1/43/43
2 Mar 1759John Hay Esqr1 house 14 windows4s. 0d.House & Window TaxE326/1/42/311
29 Jun 1758Jno Hay Esqr1 house 14 windows4s. 0d.House & Window TaxE326/1/42/299
24 Nov 1757John Hay Esqr14 windows3s. 6d.Window TaxE326/1/42/280
23 Jun 1757John Hay Esqr14 windows3s. 6d.Window TaxE326/1/42/271
16 Nov 1756John Hay Esqr14 windows3s. 6d.Window TaxE326/1/42/262
15 May 1756John Hay Esqr14 windows3s. 6d.Window TaxE326/1/42/245
15 May 1755John Hay Esqr16 windows14s. 3d.Window TaxE326/1/42/229
15 May 1754[-] Hay Esqr16 windows12s. 0d.Window TaxE326/1/42/216
May 1753John Hay Esq14 windows3s. 6d.Window TaxE326/1/42/191

 

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