Ordination of David Borland

Dunfermline Saturday Press 27 July 1867 Ordination at Cairneyhill Om Wednesday, the United Presbyterian Presbytery met in Cairneyhill Church, to induct Mr David Borland as assistant and successor to the Rev Mr More. The numbers of Presbytery present were – Rev Dr Johnston, Limekilns; Rev Messrs Young and Russell, Dunfermline; Fleming, Inverkeithing; Graham, Crossgates; Reid,Continue reading “Ordination of David Borland”

Sudden death while playing the organ

Arbroath Herald and Advertiser 29 November 1900 SUDDEN DEATH OF A WEST FIFE LADY A painful sensation was created in Cairneyhill (Fife) United Free Church on Sunday. The last hymn was being sung, and Mrs Beveridge, the wife of Mr Beveridge, farmer, Crombie, was officiating at the organ, when she suddenly fell forward. She wasContinue reading “Sudden death while playing the organ”

Fundraising at a Bazaar

Dundee Evening Telegraph 20 October 1905 A two days’ bazaar in connection with the Cairneyhill United Free Church was opened in St Margaret’s Hall, Dunfermline this forenoon by Mr Thomas Shaw, KC, MP. The purpose of the bazaar is to assist the funds of the church and raise sufficient funds to carry out much neededContinue reading “Fundraising at a Bazaar”

Obituary of Reverend John Moir

The Alloa Journal 6 July 1895 There passed away on Thursday afternoon the Reverend John Moir, BD, minister of the United Presbyterian Church, Cairneyhill, Dunfermline in connection with which he was ordained in 1876. For some months he has been in indifferent health but no doubt was entertained until recently of ultimate recovery. The reverendContinue reading “Obituary of Reverend John Moir”