Burning a Preacher’s Effigy

EDINBURGH EVENING NEWS SATURDAY 29 SEPTEMBER 1888 At Dunfermline Sheriff Court yesterday afternoon, William Erskine, labourer, and three young lads were charged – before Sheriff Gillespie – with creating a disturbance in Cairneyhill village on the night of the 7th inst. [current] by burning an effigy opposite the house of Mr William McAulay, preacher, theContinue reading “Burning a Preacher’s Effigy”