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”

Tribute to Anti-Burghers

Dear blog reader Cairneyhill is of note as it contains Scotland’s first anti-burgher Church so I thought this tribute to anti-burghers might be of interest. Jacqueline ********************************************** SOUTHERN REPORTER THURSDAY 26 OCTOBER 1905 THE ANTI-BURGHERS – A TRIBUTE BY MR THOMAS SHAW, MP Mr Thomas Shaw, who is no less a Churchman than a statesman,Continue reading “Tribute to Anti-Burghers”

Obituary of Reverend William Forbes

DUNDEE COURIER, THURSDAY 3 JUNE 1943 47 YEARS’ MINISTRY IN FIFEDEATH OF REV. W FORBES, CAIRNEYHILL CHURCH A well-known Fife minister, Rev William Forbes, Cairneyhill Church of Scotland, who was joint clerk of Dunfermline and Kinross Presbytery, died in a Dunfermline nursing home yesterday at the age of 79. He had been in failing healthContinue reading “Obituary of Reverend William Forbes”

REVEREND MORE’S GOLDEN JUBILEE SERVICES

DUNFERMLINE SATURDAY PRESS SATURDAY 30 JULY 1864 JUBILEE SERVICES Meetings to celebrate the close of the fiftieth year of the Rev Mr More’s ministry will be held at Cairneyhill, on Wednesday 3rd August 1864. Dr Johnston, Limekilns, will preach in the Church. Worship to begin at two o’clock. Dinner will be served in the villageContinue reading “REVEREND MORE’S GOLDEN JUBILEE SERVICES”

Fundraising at a Bazaar

Dundee Evening Telegraph 20 October 1905 A two days’ bazaar in connection with the Cairneyhill United Free Church was opened in St Margaret’s Hall, Dunfermline this forenoon by Mr Thomas Shaw, KC, MP. The purpose of the bazaar is to assist the funds of the church and raise sufficient funds to carry out much neededContinue reading “Fundraising at a Bazaar”