Assault near Myrend Farm

DUNDEE EVENING TELEGRAPH 7 DECEMBER 1922 DUNFERMLINE MAN LOST HIS TEMPER AND ENDANGERED BOY’S LIFE SMART SENTENCE FROM THE SHERIFF A Dunfermline contractor, George Paul Birnie, was sentenced to four months’ imprisonment at Dunfermline Sheriff Court today for a serious assault on a ten-year-old boy. The charge against him was that on 22nd November, onContinue reading “Assault near Myrend Farm”

Eviction in 1924

Dundee Courier 14 June 1924 Cairneyhill ejection action succeeds. Principally, it was stated, on account of the fact that he desired additional accommodation for his twenty year old son, who suffers from chronic asthma, a Cairneyhill joiner brought in Dunfermline Sheriff Court yesterday an action for ejection. Giving evidence, pursuer, Thomas Arnott, Cook’s Buildings, Cairneyhill,Continue reading “Eviction in 1924”

1920s Crime in Cairneyhill

Dundee Courier 7th August 1925 David Kirk, oncost worker, Cook’s Buildings, Cairneyhill, was fined £1 at Dunfermline Sheriff Court yesterday for having had three cigarettes in his possession in No 2 pit, Valleyfield Colliery. Dundee Courier 10th May 1927 For defrauding the Ministry of Labour of 4s 2d, Alexander Deas, miner, Main Street, Cairneyhill, wasContinue reading “1920s Crime in Cairneyhill”