Hatches Matches and Dispatches Part 2

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. (Glossary: inst/instant means ofContinue reading “Hatches Matches and Dispatches Part 2”

Market Gardener’s Appeal

DUNDEE EVENING TELEGRAPH FRIDAY 14 JANUARY 1927 DUNFERMLINE MAN’S LOST CASE Sheriff-Principal Fenton has issued his judgment in the appeal in the action at the instance of Alexander Beveridge, market gardener, Cairneyhill, near Dunfermline, against John Erskine, farmer, Myrend Farm, Cairneyhill. Pursuer applied for declarator and interdict against the defender, prohibiting him using the MyrendContinue reading “Market Gardener’s Appeal”

‘Storm in a Teacup’ – Cairneyhill assault 1933

DUNDEE EVENING TELEGRAPH 9 MARCH 1933 ‘Storm in a teacup’ Man fined for assault at Dunfermline A dispute regarding a wall dividing the gardens of two Cairneyhill men resulted in the appearance of one at Dunfermline Sheriff Court to-day on the charge of assault. William Watson, Main Street, Cairneyhill was charged with having in theContinue reading “‘Storm in a Teacup’ – Cairneyhill assault 1933”