Place:


Cairneyhill  Fife

 

In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Cairneyhill like this:

Cairneyhill, a village on the S border of Carnock parish, Fife, 1 mile E by N of Torryburn, and 3 miles WSW of Dunfermline. It has a post office under Dunfermline, a U.P. church (1752; 400 sittings), a seminary for young ladies, a public school, and a public library; most of its inhabitants are employed in the linen manufactory.

Cairneyhill through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/22023

Date accessed: 04th December 2021


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