Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Dunfermline a city and parish Groome

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

Place Type of entry Source
Appin an estate, with a colliery Groome
Appin an estate with colliery Bartholomew
Baldridge place Bartholomew
Baldridge several localities Groome
Balmule an estate, with a mansion Groome
Blackburn village Bartholomew
Bowershall a village Groome
Bowershall village Bartholomew
Broomhall the seat Groome
Brucefield a village Groome
Cairncubie copious springs Groome
Charlestown seaport village Bartholomew
Charlestown a seaport village Groome
Craigluscar a hill Groome
Crossford a village, with a public school Groome
Crossford hamlet Bartholomew
Devon, Black or South a small river Groome
Ducraig a rocky islet Groome
Dunduff school Bartholomew
Fairway a sunken rock Groome
Halbeath a collier village Groome
Halbeath mining village with railway station Bartholomew
Keavil seat Bartholomew
Keavil a mansion Groome
Kingseat a collier village Groome
Kingseat mining village Bartholomew
Limekilns coastal village Bartholomew
Logie seat Bartholomew
Logie a mansion Groome
Masterton village Bartholomew
Masterton a village Groome
Middledean village Bartholomew
Middledean a hamlet Groome
Milesmark and Parknook conjoint village Bartholomew
North Queensferry village with railway station Bartholomew
Pettymuir village Bartholomew
Pitfirrane a mansion Groome
Pitfirrane Park seat Bartholomew
Pitreavie an estate, with a mansion Groome
Pitreavie seat Bartholomew
Pittencrieff seat Bartholomew
Pittencrieff a mansion Groome
Queensferry, North a village Groome
Queensferry, North village Bartholomew
Roscobie A place, with extensive lime works Groome
Roscobie place with limeworks Bartholomew
Townhill colliery village Bartholomew
Townhill a collier village Groome
Wellwood Colliery village Bartholomew

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 Dunfermline 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
Thomas Pennant July 24-31: Fife and Perthshire 4
Thomas Pennant Appendix II: Of Elgin and the Shire of Murray 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 12, Part 2: Glasgow and central Scotland 2
Robert Gammage Touring central Scotland 2
James Boswell November 8th to 22nd, 1773: Back to Edinburgh 1
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
Milesmark 0 2
Cairneyhill 0 2
Limekilns 0 2
Rosyth 0 2
Charlestown 0 2
Carnock 0 2
Crossgates 0 2
Inverkeithing 4 2
Mossgreen 0 2
Hillend 0 2
Beath 0 2
Blair 0 1
Oakley 0 2
Torryburn 0 2
North Queensferry 0 3
Donibristle 0 2
Blackness 0 2
Saline 0 1
Hopetoun 0 2
Cowdenbeath 0 2