Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1940

Dear blog reader Welcome to the twelfth (and final) part in a series, a list of the people, with address and occupation where known, who were connected with Cairneyhill in 1940. (Please see a note at the end of this introduction regarding the next series particularly for my blog readers looking for their ancestors inContinue reading “Cairneyhill Valuation Roll 1940”

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 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”

Flower nursery pioneer dead

DUNDEE COURIER 31 MARCH 1941 FLOWER NURSERY PIONEER DEAD A prominent Scottish nurseryman and seedsman, Mr James McDonald, Cairneyhill Nurseries, near Dunfermline, died at his home on Saturday. He was 68. A native of Glasgow, he was a pioneer of the nursery business. In 1888 he went to Cairneyhill and began gardening with his grandfather.Continue reading “Flower nursery pioneer dead”