Wemyss Fife


Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Wemyss. You may be able to find further references to Wemyss in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Wemyss a parish Groome

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Wemyss.

Place Type of entry Source
Boreland a collier village Groome
Buckhaven a large fishing village Groome
Buckhaven fishing town Bartholomew
Coalton a village Groome
Coaltown coastal village Bartholomew
East Wemyss coastal village Bartholomew
Kirkland a village Groome
Kirkland village with flax spinning-mills Bartholomew
Methil seaport village Bartholomew
Methil a seaport village Groome
Methilhill village Bartholomew
Methil Hill a village Groome
Wemyss Castle railway station Bartholomew
Wemyss, East village with railway station Bartholomew
Wemyss, East a village Groome
Wemyss, West a small town Groome

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Wemyss within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Daniel Defoe Letter 13, Part 1: Fife and Perth 5
William Camden Scotland: North of the Antonine Wall 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
East Wemyss 0 2
Buckhaven 0 2
West Wemyss 0 2
Cameron Bridge 0 2
Milton of Balgonie 0 2
Thornton 0 2
Methil 0 2
Gallatown 0 2
Dysart 0 2
Kennoway 0 2
Markinch 0 2
Leven 0 4
Pathhead 0 1
Scoonie 0 2
Glenrothes 0 1
Kirkcaldy 6 2
Abbotshall 0 2
Linktown 0 2
Leslie 9 2
Drummochy 0 2