Cairneyhill Policemen

THE LEVEN ADVERTISER AND WEMYSS GAZETTE, TUESDAY, JULY 20, 1937 POLICE PROMOTIONS IN FIFE Police promotions and transfers will take place in Fife on August 6 as a result of the retiral on the previous day of Sergeant Alexander Mackintosh. Acting-Sergeant John Elder, Glencraig, is promoted Sergeant in his stead and transferred to Cowdenbeath, andContinue reading “Cairneyhill Policemen”

Assault at the Toll-House

FIFESHIRE JOURNAL THURSDAY 30 JANUARY 1845 AGGRAVATED ASSAULT On Friday last, about dusk, three Irishmen entered the Gillanderson toll-house, between Cairneyhill and Torryburn, which is licensed to sell spirits and ales, and called for a bottle of ale, which was given them. Sometime after they called for a gill, but the mistress of the houseContinue reading “Assault at the Toll-House”