List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CLEISH [parish] Ph [Parish] of Cleish
Ph [Parish] of Cleish
Ph [Parish]of Cleish
Ph [Parish]of Cleish
Ph [Parish]of Cleish
Full. [Fullartons] Gazeteer
Old Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account]
New Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account]
The Sheriffs Co. [County] list of parishes.
Johnston's Co. [County] Map.
021; 029; 030 A parish in the county of Kinross bounded on the north by Perthshire and by the parishes of Fossaway and Kinross, on the east by Portmoak and Ballingry, on the South by Dunfermline and Beath, and on the west by Saline. It is of an oblong form about 6½ miles in length by about 1 in average breadth and contains about 7½ square miles. A range of green but moorish hills bearing the name of the parish and of considerable elevation divide it from Dunfermline, with the exception of the hills the parish throughout is tolerably well cultivated with enclosed fields and plantations etc.

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