Elie  Fife


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

Elie, small town, police burgh, and par., with ry. sta., SE. coast of Fifeshire, 5 miles SE. of Largo and 34 miles NE. of Edinburgh -- par., 2020 ac., pop. 670; police burgh (Elie, Liberty, and Williamsburgh), pop. 625; town, pop. (including Earlsferry) 917; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; is a bathing resort, and has an excellent harbour, but carries on little trade. In vicinity is Elie House (17th century).

Elie through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 15th August 2022

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