Reverend More’s Jubilee

Dunfermline Saturday Press 6 August 1864 Jubilee services at Cairneyhill Presentation of a silver salver and 580 sovereigns to the Rev Mr More On Wednesday a series of services took place at Cairneyhill, to celebrate the 50th year of the Rev Mr More’s ministry in the United Presbyterian Church there, and for the purpose ofContinue reading “Reverend More’s Jubilee”

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”

Church ministers

This week I am going to outline the various ministers who have been Cairneyhill ministers since the church was built in 1752. (There will be a post in the future outlining the changing theological points of view at Cairneyhill in line with changing theological points of view in Scotland over the centuries). Reverend James BurtContinue reading “Church ministers”