Cairneyhill Census 1841 Part 2

Dear blog reader Below is part 2 of my series on the Cairneyhill censuses, pages 5 to 8 of the original schedule for the 1841 census. I do hope all of you with Cairneyhill ancestors will find this useful. Jacqueline. ************************************************ Cairneyhill – south side of the street. Page 5 of the schedule. Name AgeContinue reading “Cairneyhill Census 1841 Part 2”

Carnock Parish in the Dunfermline Register: part 1

Dear blog reader Welcome to the start of another series – I would describe this series as a combination of local and family history. The entries for Carnock parish in the Dunfermline Register, which was printed periodically from 1837 to 1859, contain voter’s details, teacher’s details, heritor’s details, transport details and some extras. I thoughtContinue reading “Carnock Parish in the Dunfermline Register: part 1”

Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1935

Dear blog reader Welcome to the eleventh part in a series, a list of the people, with address and occupation where known, who were connected with Cairneyhill in 1935. In 1935 there were 147 people (a quite substantial increase on 1930) with 82 addresses specified (again a large increase on 1930) and 15 occupations (aContinue reading “Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1935”

Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1930

Dear blog reader Welcome to the tenth part in a series, a list of the people, with address and occupation where known, who were connected with Cairneyhill in 1930. In 1930 there were 117 people listed (a slight drop on 1925) with 32 address specified (a substantial increase on 1925) and 11 occupations (another increaseContinue reading “Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1930”

George Paterson Provost

THE COURIER, THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 1911 ALMOST A CENTENARIAN. DEATH OF MR GEORGE PATERSON, BROUGHTY FERRY, FORMER PROVOST OF BURNTISLAND. Me George Paterson, Homepark, almost a centenarian, and perhaps the oldest residenter in Broughty Ferry, passed away yesterday morning. His was an interesting personality, not alone in point of age, but in respect of ChurchContinue reading “George Paterson Provost”

Royal wedding celebrations

Prince Albert of Wales, the son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, and Princess Alexandra of Denmark married on 10 March 1863 at Windsor Castle. Naturally there were the usual celebrations of a royal wedding everywhere in Britain and what follows are a description of the celebrations that took place in Cairneyhill. ************************************* DUNFERMLINE SATURDAYContinue reading “Royal wedding celebrations”

Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1925

Dear blog reader Welcome to the eighth part in a series, a list of the people, with address and occupation where known, who were connected with Cairneyhill in 1925. In 1925 there were 120 people listed, with 25 addresses specified, and 7 occupations comprising 1 Church minister, 1 joiner, 4 shopkeepers and 1 smith. ThisContinue reading “Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1925”

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 Temperance Society in 1836

Dear blog reader Cairneyhill Temperance Society held annual soirees which were often reported on in detail in the newspapers and below is the report of the Cairneyhill Temperance Society’s annual soiree in 1836. I do hope you find this interesting. Jacqueline ************************** FIFE HERALD THURSDAY 31 MARCH 1836 DUNFERMLINE In exercise of our correspondence, itContinue reading “Cairneyhill Temperance Society in 1836”

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”