Robert Herron receives his Knighthood

THE DUNFERMLINE SATURDAY PRESS, AUGUST 27, 1887 A PROSPEROUS CAREER A fortnight ago we stated that Mr Robert Herron, a native of Cairneyhill, was one of those who had been selected by the Queen for the honour of Knighthood, and we are pleased to observe that on Tuesday this week the honour was formally conferredContinue reading “Robert Herron receives his Knighthood”

Sir Robert Herron, Knight

[Hawaiian Gazette 1 November 1898] I must admit, I didn’t know that a son of Cairneyhill was a Sir and a Knight until one evening recently when I was meandering in the Dunfermline digitised newspapers and I found an intriguing article about a visit to Cairneyhill by Sir and Lady Herron: Dunfermline Saturday Press 29Continue reading “Sir Robert Herron, Knight”

Cairneyhill Horticultural Society

Dunfermline Saturday Press 28 July 1860 The Cairneyhill Horticultural Society held their first exhibition for the season on Saturday in the village school – Mr Alexander Stenhouse of Pitfirrane acted as judge. The show was a very creditable one and the prizes were awarded as follows: Society’s Prizes Heaviest 36 gooseberries – Alexander Bald, 2ndContinue reading “Cairneyhill Horticultural Society”