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”

Land Court Decision – 1924

DUNDEE EVENING TELEGRAPH TUESDAY 24 JUNE 1924 SHERIFF’S POWER OVER LAND COURT INTERESTING POINT RAISED AT DUNFERMLINE Has the Sheriff any jurisdiction over a decision of the Land Court? This was the point which was raised in an action in Dunfermline Sheriff Court today, when James MacDonald, James Wishart, and James Philip, land holders, Cairneyhill,Continue reading “Land Court Decision – 1924”

Cairneyhill occupations through the decades

Dear blog reader Hopefully you might find this post interesting looking at occupations in Cairneyhill from the 1880s to the 1950s. Jacqueline ****************************** DUNFERMLINE SATURDAY PRESS SATURDAY 5 MARCH 1887 OPENING ANNOUNCEMENT William Fotheringham, Cairneyhill, begs to intimate that he has opened that shop, at foot of Guildhall Street (lately occupied by Mr Sharp), asContinue reading “Cairneyhill occupations through the decades”

Fair rents decided

DUNDEE COURIER SATURDAY 21 DECEMBER 1912 FIFE CASES ARE HEARD AT SITTING OF SCOTTISH LAND COURT The Scottish Land Court sat yesterday in the Court Chambers, 1 Grosvenor Crescent, Edinburgh, when three applications to fix a first fair rent was heard. The Bench were Lord Kennedy and Messrs Alexander Dewar, E E Morrison, and NormanContinue reading “Fair rents decided”

Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1855

Dear blog reader Welcome to the first part in a new series, a list of the people, with occupation where known, who were connected with Cairneyhill in 1855. Hopefully those of you with ancestors from Cairneyhill will find this list useful. ************************ David Addie, weaverHenry ArnotMrs John BaldAndrew BlairLockhart Blallock (possibly Blalloch?)George BowieMrs CalderheadJohn CalderheadRobertContinue reading “Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1855”

Electoral Roll 1879

Dear blog reader, this week a name-rich source for any of you with ancestors from Cairneyhill. FIFESHIRE JOURNAL 27 NOVEMBER 1879 THE VOTERS’ ROLL FOR THE COUNTY CARNOCK POLLING DISTRICT CARNOCK PARISH (which included Cairneyhill) Bald, James, weaver, CairneyhillBlair, Thos, writer, Dunfermline, CairneyhillBrown, R Hope, clergyman, CairneyhillBruce, Peter, factor, CairneyhillBruce, William, carter, CairneyhillCalderhead, John, weaver,Continue reading “Electoral Roll 1879”

BREACHES OF CERTIFICATE

Dunfermline Saturday Press 24 March 1866 John May, grocer, Cairneyhill, was charged with having on Saturday the 24th of February, with exciseable liquor on his premises and this was the second offence. Mr May pleaded not guilty and was defended by Mr Macbeth. Inspector Napier deponed to having gone into a back-room in John May’sContinue reading “BREACHES OF CERTIFICATE”