Andrew Roxburgh Precentor

THE COURIER, MONDAY, JANUARY 19, 1925 DUNFERMLINE COUPLE’S DIAMOND WEDDING. HUSBAND A FORMER PRECENTOR OF CAIRNEYHILL U.F. CHURCH An interesting ceremony took place in Dunfermline on Saturday, when Mr and Mrs Andrew Roxburgh, Alexandra Street, celebrated their diamond wedding. The couple were married on January 13, 1865, and until two years ago Mr Roxburgh wasContinue reading “Andrew Roxburgh Precentor”

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”

Obituary of Reverend John Moir

The Alloa Journal 6 July 1895 There passed away on Thursday afternoon the Reverend John Moir, BD, minister of the United Presbyterian Church, Cairneyhill, Dunfermline in connection with which he was ordained in 1876. For some months he has been in indifferent health but no doubt was entertained until recently of ultimate recovery. The reverendContinue reading “Obituary of Reverend John Moir”