Kilrenny  Fife


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Kilrenny like this:

Kilrenny, parl. and royal burgh, and par., Fife, on Firth of Forth - par., 3776 ac., pop. 3198; royal burgh, pop. 2730; parl. burgh and town, pop. 2759; P.O.; the royal burgh consists of two parts - the small rural vil. of Upper Kilrenny, and the important fishing vil. of Cellardyke or Nether Kilrenny, 1½ m. NE. and 1 m. E. of Anstruther sta.; the town forms part of Anstruther; the parl. burgh is one of the St Andrews District of Parliamentary Burghs, which returns 1 member.

Kilrenny through time

Kilrenny is now part of Fife district. Click here for graphs and data of how Fife has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Kilrenny itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Kilrenny in Fife | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 22nd January 2022

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