Cairneyhill 1841 Census Part 1

Dear blog reader I am so excited to start a new family history Cairneyhill series – the censuses of Cairneyhill, beginning with 1841, 4 pages of the original schedule at a time. I do hope all of you with Cairneyhill ancestors will find this useful. Jacqueline. **************************************** Cairneyhill – south side of the street PageContinue reading “Cairneyhill 1841 Census Part 1”

A Daring Theft

DUNFERMLINE SATURDAY PRESS 30 DECEMBER 1865 DARING THEFT On Saturday afternoon, a remarkably cool and daring theft took place in Cairneyhill. While the wife of John Philp, a carter, living in Cairneyhill, was out at a draw-well about fifty yards from her house, she observed a man come out of her door-way and proceed westwardsContinue reading “A Daring Theft”