Hatches, Matches and Dispatches Part 1

Dear blog reader This is the first part in a new series of Cairneyhill hatches, matches and dispatches that have appeared in the newspapers. I have always found such finds very exciting in my own 30 years of family history research and I hope this helps anyone doing similar Cairneyhill-based research. Please note that forContinue reading “Hatches, Matches and Dispatches Part 1”

Two Hour Row in Cairneyhill

Dundee Evening Telegraph 19 January 1931 The fiscal said that accused came home about 10 o’clock and the disturbance lasted in the house from 10 until midnight. Mrs Jeannie Nicholson, housekeeper, The Mews, Main Street, Cairneyhill, Carnock Parish was fined 5s with the option of five days imprisonment at Dunfermline Sheriff Court today for havingContinue reading “Two Hour Row in Cairneyhill”

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”