Cairneyhill Mink Part 3

Dear blog reader Here is the 3rd and final (unless I find any other curiosities about this Cairneyhill business) part in my mini-series on mink in Cairneyhill …. ************************** DUNDEE COURIER, FRIDAY 19 MAY 1950 SHE’S BOSS AT THE FUR COAT FARM At the Rawlence’s smallholding at Burnside, Cairneyhill,near Dunfermline, is a sight that wouldContinue reading “Cairneyhill Mink Part 3”

Cairneyhill Mink Part 2

Dear blog reader Quite some time ago I published a blog post on the mink farm that used to be at Cairneyhill. I have since discovered further information to be featured in this present blog post and another blog post, including, this time, a photo of the mink! ************************* DUNDEE EVENING TELEGRAPH, FRIDAY 7 JANUARYContinue reading “Cairneyhill Mink Part 2”

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”

Mink farming in Cairneyhill!

DUNDEE EVENING TELEGRAPH SATURDAY 22 NOVEMBER 1947 THEY’RE FARMERS – OF MINK The farming and breeding of mink is the new venture of two brothers and a sister at Cairneyhill, Dunfermline. The ‘farmers with a difference’ are Mr William Rawlence, Mr Edgar Rawlence, and Miss Norma Rawlence, whose home is at 11 Main Road, Crombie.Continue reading “Mink farming in Cairneyhill!”