The Newport, Wormit & Forgan Archive

Location : drinking fountain,  Tay Street

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= Property still standing




Manufactured by Walter Macfarlane & Co at the Saracen Foundry, Glasgow. Donated by Mrs Blyth-Martin in 1882.


Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.441692,-2.940821

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.


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



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



Directory entries (before 1970)

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Census records

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Valuation Roll entries

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Sasines pre-1900:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 237 Newport 30.25 sq yd site of drinking fountain view plot details


Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1882.02586Berry, Tayfield to Parochial Board of Parish of ForganFeu ch by Berry, Tayfield to Parochial Board of Parish of Forgan of (as a site for a public drinking fountain) an octagonally-shaped pce grnd (30.25 sq yd) on the Sea Braes of Tayfield to N of and immediately adjoining the high road between Newport and Tayport at the part known as Tay Street6 Dec 1882237

Brief explanation of sasine abridgements     Explanation of the format of a sasine

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;   ... - words omitted;   pol - poles;   yd - square yards;   : - bounded

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