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”

Cairneyhill Horticultural Society Exhibition

DUNFERMLINE SATURDAY PRESS 24 SEPTEMBER 1859 CAIRNEYHILL: HORTICULTURAL EXHIBITION On Friday last the Horticultural Society here, held their second exhibition for the season in the village school-room, which was tastefully decorated with evergreens for the occasion. Much credit is due to the competitors for the excellent vegetables, fruits, and flowers brought forward, which, both inContinue reading “Cairneyhill Horticultural Society Exhibition”

Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1865

Dear blog reader Welcome to the second part in a series, a list of the people, with occupation where known, who were connected with Cairneyhill in 1865. In 1865, there were 65 people listed with 27 occupations included, 22 weavers, 1 smithy, 1 joiner, 2 wrights and 1 Church minister. This compares with 66 peopleContinue reading “Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1865”

Cairneyhill Young Men’s Society – 1860

DUNFERMLINE PRESS THURSDAY 15 MARCH 1860 CAIRNEYHILL SOIREE On Thursday evening a soiree, under the auspices of the Cairneyhill Young Men’s Society, was held in the village school-room – the Rev John More in the chair. Throughout Thursday the greatest demand for tickets continued up to the very hour of meeting; and though the school-roomContinue reading “Cairneyhill Young Men’s Society – 1860”

Cairneyhill Horticultural Society

Dunfermline Saturday Press 28 July 1860 The Cairneyhill Horticultural Society held their first exhibition for the season on Saturday in the village school – Mr Alexander Stenhouse of Pitfirrane acted as judge. The show was a very creditable one and the prizes were awarded as follows: Society’s Prizes Heaviest 36 gooseberries – Alexander Bald, 2ndContinue reading “Cairneyhill Horticultural Society”