Cairneyhill School Presentations

THE DUNFERMLINE SATURDAY PRESS, SEPTEMBER 8, 1866 SOIREE AND PRESENTATION AT CAIRNEYHILL The annual soiree of the children attending the day and Sabbath schools at Cairneyhill took place on Friday afternoon, in the village schoolroom. Mr Archibald Duncanson occupied the chair. After an excellent tea, the children were addressed by the Rev. Mr Salmond, ofContinue reading “Cairneyhill School Presentations”

Cairneyhill Ladies Seminary in 1845

FIFESHIRE JOURNAL THURSDAY 21 AUGUST 1845 DUNFERMLINE. EXAMINATION OF MRS MORE’S BOARDING SCHOOL. The annual examination of the boarding school at Cairneyhill Manse, conducted by Mrs and the Misses More, took place on Wednesday last the 13th inst, before a select company, consisting of the friends of the young ladies boarded at this institution. TheContinue reading “Cairneyhill Ladies Seminary in 1845”

Description of Cairneyhill in 1883

Dear blog reader I spotted this series in a local newspaper on the geography and local history of Fife in 1883 and I thought the section that covered Cairneyhill, from Pitfirrane House to Gillanderson Toll-House was very informative. I hope you also find it interesting. Jacqueline ********************* FIFESHIRE JOURNAL THURSDAY 25 OCTOBER 1883 THE WESTContinue reading “Description of Cairneyhill in 1883”

New School for Cairneyhill

DUNDEE COURIER THURSDAY 9 FEBRUARY 1922 ANOTHER NEW SCHOOL FOR FIFE BETWEEN CROSSFORD AND CAIRNEYHILL Fife is to have another new school. The Education Authority yesterday decided to proceed with the erection of a school between Crossford and Cairneyhill, near Dunfermline, for the accommodation of pupils from these two villages. The new school will compriseContinue reading “New School for Cairneyhill”

Cairneyhill teacher interferes with father’s effects

DUNFERMLINE SATURDAY PRESS 8 MAY 1880 INTERMEDDLING WITH A FATHER’S EFFECTS At the Dunfermline Sheriff Small-Debt Court on Tuesday – Sheriff Gillespie presiding- an action was heard at the instance of Colin Mathewson, clothier, against Andrew Roberts, teacher, Cairneyhill, near Dunfermline, on the ground of, as alleged, intermeddling with the goods of his deceased father,Continue reading “Cairneyhill teacher interferes with father’s effects”

Cairneyhill Scholarships

FIFE HERALDTHURSDAY 16 SEPTEMBER 1847 DUNFERMLINE – THE NEW SCHOLARSHIPS The United Presbyterian Church lately provided a fund of £400 to institute a few scholarships for the most deserving of the students in Divinity attending their hall, and issued subjects for study, on which competitors were to be examined. The competition took place a shortContinue reading “Cairneyhill Scholarships”

Examination of a school in 1838

FIFE HERALD THURSDAY 16 AUGUST 1838 SCHOOL EXAMINATION On Friday last, the school in Cairneyhill taught by Mr W S Reid was examined by the Rev Messrs Gilston and More. The progress of the pupils in the various branches of a useful education was very satisfactory; the readiness of their answers, and their correct explanationContinue reading “Examination of a school in 1838”

Cairneyhill Temperance Society

THE SCOTSMAN WEDNESDAY 30 MARCH 1836 TEMPERANCE SOIREE The annual soiree of the Cairneyhill Temperance Society took place on the evening of Friday last, and seldom has a more harmonious meeting assembled. At seven o’clock the chair was taken by Mr Noble, teacher in Cairneyhill, who, in a neat and appropriate speech, advocated the causeContinue reading “Cairneyhill Temperance Society”

1867 Teacher Presentation in Cairneyhill

DUNFERMLINE SATURDAY PRESS SATURDAY 14 SEPTEMBER 1867 CAIRNEYHILL PRESENTATION On Friday evening a soiree was held in the Cairneyhill village schoolroom, in honour of Mr Alexander, the teacher of the school, when upwards of 140 children were present, and a few of the leading inhabitants of the place. The Rev Mr Borland, the newly-ordained ministerContinue reading “1867 Teacher Presentation in Cairneyhill”