Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1940

Dear blog reader Welcome to the twelfth (and final) part in a series, a list of the people, with address and occupation where known, who were connected with Cairneyhill in 1940. (Please see a note at the end of this introduction regarding the next series particularly for my blog readers looking for their ancestors inContinue reading “Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1940”

Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1935

Dear blog reader Welcome to the eleventh part in a series, a list of the people, with address and occupation where known, who were connected with Cairneyhill in 1935. In 1935 there were 147 people (a quite substantial increase on 1930) with 82 addresses specified (again a large increase on 1930) and 15 occupations (aContinue reading “Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1935”

Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1930

Dear blog reader Welcome to the tenth part in a series, a list of the people, with address and occupation where known, who were connected with Cairneyhill in 1930. In 1930 there were 117 people listed (a slight drop on 1925) with 32 address specified (a substantial increase on 1925) and 11 occupations (another increaseContinue reading “Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1930”

Royal wedding celebrations

Prince Albert of Wales, the son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, and Princess Alexandra of Denmark married on 10 March 1863 at Windsor Castle. Naturally there were the usual celebrations of a royal wedding everywhere in Britain and what follows are a description of the celebrations that took place in Cairneyhill. ************************************* DUNFERMLINE SATURDAYContinue reading “Royal wedding celebrations”

Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1925

Dear blog reader Welcome to the eighth part in a series, a list of the people, with address and occupation where known, who were connected with Cairneyhill in 1925. In 1925 there were 120 people listed, with 25 addresses specified, and 7 occupations comprising 1 Church minister, 1 joiner, 4 shopkeepers and 1 smith. ThisContinue reading “Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1925”

Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1920

Dear blog reader, Welcome to the seventh part in a series, a list of the people, with address and occupation where known, who were connected with Cairneyhill in 1920. In 1920 there were 135 people listed, with 26 addresses specified, and with 14 occupations comprising 1 Church minister, 2 joiners, 1 market gardener, 1 slaughterContinue reading “Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1920”

Gun Accident in Cairneyhill

THE SCOTSMAN WEDNESDAY 2 OCTOBER 1867 DUNFERMLINE – MELANCHOLY GUN ACCIDENT On Monday afternoon, an accident of a most serious and melancholy nature occurred to a child about four years of age, at Cairneyhill, a village about three miles west of Dunfermline. The circumstances are these:- A boy named Young, about twelve years of age,Continue reading “Gun Accident in Cairneyhill”

Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1915

Dear blog reader. Welcome to the seventh part in a series, a list of the people, with occupation where known, who were connected with Cairneyhill in 1915. In 1915 there were 131 people listed, with 8 addresses specified, the first time in the Cairneyhill valuation rolls, and with 20 occupations comprising 10 shopkeepers, 2 publicans,Continue reading “Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1915”

Cairneyhill Burglar

DUNDEE EVENING POST FRIDAY 9 DECEMBER 1904 LENIENCE TO DUNFERMLINE BURGLAR Some amusement was raised in Dunfermline Sheriff Court today, when an apparently half-witted labourer, George Erskine, North Pitdinnie, Cairneyhill, was charged with breaking into a house lately occupied by himself in Cairneyhill, belonging to Alexander Erskine, railway surfaceman. He admitted the charge, and statedContinue reading “Cairneyhill Burglar”

Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1905

Dear blog reader. Welcome to the sixth part in a series, a list of the people, with occupation where known, who were connected with Cairneyhill in 1905. In 1905, there were 110 people listed with 10 occupations comprising 4 weavers, 1 publican, 1 esquire, 2 Church ministers, 1 smith and 1 shop owner. This comparesContinue reading “Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1905”