Peculiar farm fire in 1913

DUNDEE COURIER 19 FEBRUARY 1913 ALARMING FARM FIRE AT CAIRNEYHILL Fire broke out in a rather peculiar manner yesterday evening at the farm of Muirside, Cairneyhill, tenanted by Mr John Lamont. Threshing operations were in progress, and a belt from an oil engine, which supplied the driving power of the threshing mill, slipped from theContinue reading “Peculiar farm fire in 1913”

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”