Ladies’ Seminary In 1843

Dear blog reader The ladies’ seminary in Cairneyhill was examined annually and the results reported in the newspapers. Below are the findings from the 1843 inspection of the ladies’ seminary. I do hope you find them interesting. Jacqueline ****************************** FIFESHIRE JOURNAL THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 1843 DUNFERMLINE – MRS MORE’S SEMINARY. The annual examination of theContinue reading “Ladies’ Seminary In 1843”

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”

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”

Plane crash at Cairneyhill

DUNDEE COURIER SATURDAY 4 MAY 1946 HUNDREDS SEE PILOT LEAP FROM PLANE Hundreds of people in Dunfermline area yesterday saw a naval pilot make a parachute escape from his plane before it dived earthwards and burst into flames in a field. Before the pilot landed, farm hands were running to his help. He was takenContinue reading “Plane crash at Cairneyhill”