Properties for sale

Dear blog reader

I thought the attached property advert from 1859 gives a very good insight into the wealth and conditions of Cairneyhill weavers at that time.

I hope you also find it interesting.

Jacqueline

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DUNFERMLINE PRESS THURSDAY 11 AUGUST 1859

PROPERTIES FOR SALE IN CAIRNEYHILL AND CROSSFORD

To be sold by private bargain, the following properties, which belonged to the deceased John Henderson, weaver, Cairneyhill.

1st, that dwelling-house and shop, with stable, lying on the south side of the Turnpike Road, in the village of Cairneyhill, with garden behind, all as lately occupied by the said John Henderson.

2d, these two dwelling-houses, with byre, and garden, and ground behind, lying on the east side of the Turnpike Road leading south from the village of Crossford.

For particulars apply to James McFarlane, Writer, Dunfermline, who is in possession of the title-deeds, and will receive offers.

Dunfermline, August 10, 1859.

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