School Presentation

FIFESHIRE JOURNAL, THURSDAY, JANUARY 8, 1846 PROVINCIAL DUNFERMLINE PRESENTATION Mr George Morris, student of Divinity, and teacher of the Subscription School at Cairneyhill, on Christmas last, or on a day about that time, received from his pupils a present of books, in testimony of the respect and esteem in which he is held both byContinue reading “School Presentation”

A Proposed New Railway

THE STIRLING OBSERVER, AND MIDLAND COUNTIES ADVERTISER – JUNE 3, 1881 DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE ALLOA PROPOSED NEW RAILWAY BETWEEN ALLOW AND KIRKCALDY An endeavour is presently being made to get the Caledonian Railway Company to construct a new line for passenger and goods traffic between Alloa and Kirkcaldy. Plans have been prepared of the undertaking withContinue reading “A Proposed New Railway”

James Morris Biography

THE FIFESHIRE JOURNAL, THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 1887 DUNFERMLINE MEN WHO HAVE RISEN FROM THE RANKS: DR JAMES MORRIS, PARK AVENUE Of all the learned professions there is none to the student who has ambition within him, and a desire to make a name for himself in the world, no sphere which affords more simple scopeContinue reading “James Morris Biography”

Education in Cairneyhill in 1855

THE SCOTTISH PRESS, FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 1855 Wanted for Cairneyhill Village School, a teacher qualified to teach the several branches of a good English education, with Latin and the elements of Greek and Mathematics. Apply, with certificates of character and qualifications, to Mr F Duncanson, Mason, Cairneyhill, by Dunfermline, previous to the 15th of September.Continue reading “Education in Cairneyhill in 1855”

Market Garden for sale

COURIER AND ADVERTISER, DUNDEE, TUESDAY, APRIL 11, 1950 Market garden land and house for sale together or separately: (1) 4 acres (approximately) desirable market garden land at Cairneyhill with 2 sheds. Rent £3. Feu duty £4 4s 9d. Also modern dwelling house, Nashdome, Cairneyhill, containing 5 rooms, bathroom and scullery. Rent £16. No feu duty.Continue reading “Market Garden for sale”

Three Veteran Liberals

HUDDERSFIELD DAILY EXAMINER, FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 1880. LOCAL NEWS THREE VETERAN LIBERALS A correspondent sends us the following highly-interesting information in the connection with the polling for the county of Fife on the 10th inst., namely, that there went from the village of Cairneyhill, to the polling station at Carnock, to poll for the Hon.Continue reading “Three Veteran Liberals”

Cairneyhill Policemen

THE LEVEN ADVERTISER AND WEMYSS GAZETTE, TUESDAY, JULY 20, 1937 POLICE PROMOTIONS IN FIFE Police promotions and transfers will take place in Fife on August 6 as a result of the retiral on the previous day of Sergeant Alexander Mackintosh. Acting-Sergeant John Elder, Glencraig, is promoted Sergeant in his stead and transferred to Cowdenbeath, andContinue reading “Cairneyhill Policemen”

Appointment of Reverend Borland

THE DUNDEE ADVERTISER, THURSDAY, JULY 4, 1867 DUNFERMLINE UNITED PRESBYTERIAN PRESBYTERY In consequence of the feeble state of the health of the Rev John More, of Cairneyhill, the Presbytery appointed Mr Russell, Dunfermline, to dispense the Lord’s Supper at Cairneyhill on the following sacrament. Mr Borland, who has accepted the call presented him by theContinue reading “Appointment of Reverend Borland”

Death after Mrs Moir’s funeral

THE FIFESHIRE JOURNAL, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1866 TORRYBURN DEATH OF THE REV. T DOIG The death of the Rev. Thomas Doig, minister of the Free Church congregation of Torryburn, took place at his manse on the afternoon of Wednesday. Mr Doig was in his usual health on Tuesday afternoon. He attended the meeting of PresbyteryContinue reading “Death after Mrs Moir’s funeral”

Death of William Calderhead

WEST LOTHIAN COURIER 26TH MARCH 1920 BROXBURN & UPHALL DEATH OF ROMAN CAMP WORKS FOREMAN Yesterday (Thursday) the grave closed over the remains of the late Mr William Calderhead, whose death took place at his residence at Roman Camp on Monday evening after a short illness, the news of which caused a feeling of deepContinue reading “Death of William Calderhead”