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Fife and Kinross-shire volume 11

Page List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks Continued entries/extra info Transcriber's notes
OS1/13/11/1 [Page] 1 Index Ph. [Parish] of Abbotshall. 31D. Names -- Page Abbotshall (Parish) -- 3 Bankhead -- 17 Bairns Bridge -- 19 Bogie House -- 13 Bogie Parks -- 7 Begg Moss -- 29 Bogie School -- 5 Broom Hill -- 14 Broomhill Quarry -- 14 Broom Plantation -- 15 Collier Row -- 11 Chapel -- 6 Chapel (site of) -- 6 Chapel Burn -- 4 Chapel Lime Works -- 5 Common Muir Plantation -- 8 Cormie Hill -- 9 Cotton Bank -- 13 Craigarter Plantation -- 16 Easter Tough -- 12 Filtering House -- 13 Filtering House -- 18 Foulford -- 10 Foulford Quarry -- 15 Girdum Hall -- 8 Gedbys -- 18 Lambswell -- 17 Limestone Quarries -- 6 Long Brae Plantation -- 15 Pitconmark -- 17 Potmetal Plantation -- 8 Raith Tower -- 9 Raith Park -- 21 Reservoir -- 7 Sauchenbush Quarry -- 16 The Kennel -- 20 The Scars -- 18 Tongueis -- 14 Torbain -- 10 Torbain Tower -- 10 Torbain Moss -- 20 Torbain Wood -- 20 Wester Bogie -- 16 Wester Tough -- 11
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OS1/13/11/3 ABBOTSHALL [parish] Abbotshall New. Sta. [Statistical] Account 1845 The Topographic Statistical & Historical Gazetteer 1842 Ploughgate list 1852 Voters List County Map H. Beveridge Esqr. Provost Messrs. Tosh & Gibson 031; 032; 036; 037 [situation] On the S. [South] side of the County near to the Firth of Forth "The whole of Abbotshall with the exception of three farms Easter & Wester Tough belonging to Kinghorn and Wester Bogie belonging to Dysart was disjoined from the Parish of Kirkcaldy in the year 1650. The newly erected parish was called Abbotshall a name obviously derived from the circumstance of one of the Abbots of Dunfermline having built a house here in which he accordingly resided. The Parish being a good deal intersected by other parishes is of an angular shape but it's greatest length from the coast to the North West is not less than 4 miles and it's breadth which varies much at different points may average 2. It is bounded on the North east by Kirkcaldy on the S.E [South East] by the Firth of Forth on the SW [South West] by the parish of Kinghorn and on the north west by that of Auchterderran the parish of Auchtertool touches it on the west. The principle trade of the Parish is the weaving of Coarse linen fabrics there is an extensive pottery in the Links or Linktown Gas Works &c. and [Continued on Page 4]
OS1/13/11/3 [Page] 3 Plan 31D -- Parish of Abbotshall. Abbotshall [Note] Two small portions of this parish are situated within the parish of Kirkcaldy but no detached part of any other parish is situated within Abbotshall.
OS1/13/11/4 ABBOTSHALL Abbotshall [Continued from Page 3] and in the village of Chapel and on the farm of Bogie mains there are two extensive Lime Works the farmer being the principle one. The ParK and ground of Raith together with the Manor forms a very picturesque view and adds very much to the general appearance of the parish.
OS1/13/11/4 CHAPEL BURN Chapel Burn Chapel Burn Chapel Burn Chapel Burn Messrs. Tosh & Gibson Mr Robert Balfour Mr Malcolm Mr Douglas (Factor) 031 [situation] Running Westerly from the village of Chapel A small stream which has its Source from various drains &c. about 20 chains West of the Village of Chapel from which it flows in a S.E. [South East] & Easterly direction to its junction with the Den on planted ground of DunniKear.
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OS1/13/11/5 BOGIE SCHOOL West Bogie Free School West Bogie School West Bogie School West Bogie School Wester Bogie Robert Davidson Esqr. 0wner Mr. Douglas Factor John McRae schoolmaster Revd. [Reverend] J. R. Simpson see Page 10 031 [situation] In the Village of Chapel This Schoolhouse was erected by the proprietor of Bogie and is under the superintendence of Robert Davidson Esqr. & Minister of Abbotshall &c the average number of scholars are about 50 who pay a small weeKly sum. The place is generally Known as the Chapel School but the writings in Connection with the School and Correspondence relating thereto style it Bogie School it is also built on the estate of Bogie
OS1/13/11/5 CHAPEL LIME WORKS Chapel Lime Works Chapel Lime Works Chapel Lime Works Chapel Quarry Messrs. Tosh & Gibson Writers Mr Douglas Factor Mr Malcolm New Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] 031 [situation] A little N.E. [North East] from Chapel These lime works are the most extensive in the parish and is the property of Mr. Anderson occupied at present by Mrs. Beveridge
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OS1/13/11/6 LIMESTONE QUARRIES [Chapel] Limestone Quarries The Occupier J. T. Oswald Esquire Proprietor Messrs Tosh & Gibson Writers 031 [situation] A little N.E. [North East] from Chapel Two lime stone quarries in Connection with Bogie Lime works occupied by Mr George Birrel & Co. [Company]
OS1/13/11/6 CHAPEL [village] Chapel New. Stat acct. [Statistical account] County Map. J T Oswald Esqr. Mr Douglas, Factor Johnstons Co. [County] Map 031 [situation] About 3/4 Mile N.E. [North East] of Torbain Tower A village on the west side of the Turnpike road between KirKcaldy and Cluny bridge the houses in which are principally one story high and occupied by laborers and persons in Connection with the lime workKs
OS1/13/11/6 Supposed site of CHAPEL [Chapel] Supposed site of Chapel Messrs. Tosh & Gibson Mr Douglas Factor Robert Davidson John Downy 031 [situation] In the village of Chapel A chapel or other place of religious [obscured] is supposed to have been erected here in olden times from which probably the village derives its name. History seems Silent on the matter but there is now [obscured] an intelligent labouring man named John Downy who states that when preparing and making the garden wall see A on trace he and others found 7 Urns some of which Contained Human bones which would lead to the conclusion that a place of Sepulture existed here in former times he farther states that old men years ago pointed out to him the place as marked on trace the probable Site of the Chapel.
OS1/13/11/6 [Page] 6 Parish of Abbotshall -- Plan 31D Supposed site of Chapel [Note] These three authorities have heard of the supposed Chapel but could not with accuracy point out the Site or Supposed Site.
OS1/13/11/7 BOGIE PARKS Bogie Parks Bogie Parks Bogie Parks Bogie Parks East Bogie Bogie Place Bogie Parks J T Oswald Esqr. Proprietor Messrs Tosh & Gibson John Elder Occupier Ploughgate List & Voters List County Map Estate Map Voters List 1832 031 [situation] About 3/4 Mile S.E. [South East] of Chapel A substantial dwelling house with the necessary farming outhouses attached the property of J T. Oswald Esqr. now occupied by Mr. John Elder. At or about 150 links South of dwelling house there formerly was the remains of a tower of Dove Cote which the wife of the present occupier recollects, the factor Messrs Tosh & Gibson states that it was a dove cote erected by the family of Wemyss previous to the grounds being annexed to the property of DunniKier and not of Sufficient importance to be shewn on the plans.
OS1/13/11/7 RESERVOIR [Chapel] Reservoir Reservoir Reservoir J T Oswald Esqr Messrs Tosh & Gibson. Mr. Douglas Factor of Raith 031 [situation] About 3/4 Mile S.E. [South East] of Chapel This reservoir was recently made by J T Oswald Esqr. for the purpose of Supplying his Feuars with water who reside in the town of KirKcaldy for a Small annual payment the town authorities are about entering in to a Contract for the Supply of water for a portion of the town east of the KirK Wynd.
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OS1/13/11/8 POTMETAL PLANTATION Potmetal Plantation Potmetal Plantation Potmetal Plantation Messrs Tosh & Gibson Writers Mr Douglas Factor J T Oswald Esqr 031 [situation] 5/8 Mile S.E. [South East] of Chapel A portion or piece of wood planted on the North side of the road leading to Chapel from KirKcaldy it is bounded on the West by the Reservoir described on the other side it is of mixed character but Chiefly Fir.
OS1/13/11/8 COMMON MUIR PLANTATION Common Muir Plantation Common Muir Plantation Common Muir Plantation Messrs Tosh & Gibson Mr. Douglas Factor Robert Davidson Esqr Bogie 031 [situation] A short distance S. [South] of Chapel Two narrow stripes of wood on the East & West sides of the TurnpiKe road from KirKcaldy to Chapel and adjoining the Lodge or Entrance to Bogie House
OS1/13/11/8 GIRDUMHALL Girdumhall Girdumhall Girdumhall Robert Davidson Esqr Messrs Tosh & Gibson Mr Douglas Factor 031 [situation] 15 chains S.W. [South West] of Chapel A small Cottage house the property of Robert Davidson of Bogie Occupied by HanK Fleming.
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OS1/13/11/9 CORMIE HILL Cormie Hill Cormie Hill Cormie Hill Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] Mr Douglas Factor Mr Sang Surveyor 031 [situation] 1 1/8 Mile S. by W. [South by West] of Chapel "On Cormie Hill, or that eminence on which the Raith Tower stands, there have been found at different places Several rude stone coffins similar to what have been found in other parts of Scotland some urns have also been dug up containing human bones. On the part where the tower stands there was an artificial mound." The Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] of Fifeshire page 150
OS1/13/11/9 RAITH TOWER Raith Tower Raith Tower Raith Tower Raith Tower Stat. Acct. p.[Statistical Account page] 150 Mr Douglas Factor Mr Gow asst. [assistant] Factor See Plan 30B 031 [situation] On Cormie Hill A square stone building erected on the Summit of Cormie Hill the west Side of which has an additional buttress or Stair extending from its base to the top, the tower is ornamented on its top with four Circular small projecting towers or Turrets which adds very much to its appearance.
OS1/13/11/9 [Page] 9 Parish of Abbotshall -- Plan 31D. Comrie Hill [Note] "On the part where the Tower stands, there was a small artificial mound, on removing which it evidently appeared to have been a burnt mould and many fragments of deers horns were found in it. From several appearances, this hill is supposed to have been in former days a military Station, or at all events a place of natural rendezvous." New Stat. Acct." [Statistical Account]
OS1/13/11/10 FOULFORD Foulford Mr Douglas Factor Mr Gow asst. [assistant] Factor 031 [situation] About 1 Mile S. by W. [South by West] of Chapel Two small neat Cottages with gardens attached the property of Col [Colonel] Ferguson occupied by laborers.
OS1/13/11/10 TORBAIN Torbain Torbain Torbain Torbain Voters List Ploughgate List Mr David AitKin Mr Douglas Factor Johnstons Co. [County] Map 031 [situation] 3/4 Mile S.W. [South West] of Chapel A neat stone building two stories high with gardens and ornamental ground in front and the necessary farming outhouses attached the property of Col [Colonel]Ferguson now occupied by Mr David AitKin
OS1/13/11/10 TORBAIN TOWER Torbain Tower County Map Mr Douglas Factor Messrs Tosh & Gibson 031 [situation] 3/4 Mile S.W. [South West] of Chapel A square stone building erected in the form of a castle or tower by William Ferguson Esqr. Grandfather to the present proprietor it is going to decay at present the basement story is used as a Stable and the upper portion for a Dove Cote or pigeon Ho. [House] the height of the tower is about 60 feet with small turrets on top
OS1/13/11/10 [Page] 10 Parish of Abbotshall -- Plan 31D. Torbain [Note] Torr. A hill, a grave, a tower, a heap of ruins. Baine. White. Jameson
OS1/13/11/11 COLLIER ROW Collier Row Collier Row Collier Row Mr Anderson Proprietor Mr Rupell Writer Mr Douglas 031 [situation] 1/2 Mile N. by E [North by East] of Chapel A row of Cottage house north of Easter Tough one story high which derived their name from the occupants being employed in the Coal pit when it was worked which is about 17 chains north of them
OS1/13/11/11 WESTER TOUGH Wester Tough Wester Tough Wester Tough West Tough Wester Touch West Tough Wester Tough Touchs Mr Anderson Mr Rupell Mr.Douglas County Map Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] p 146 Voters list 1832 Title Deeds Johnstons Co. [County] Map 031 [situation] 1/2 Mile N.W. [North West] of Chapel A substantial stone building with farming outhouses attached in good repair the property of Mr. Anderson. The proprietor intends building a mansion or residence here in a short time
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OS1/13/11/12 EASTER TOUGH Farm Lands of Chapel Farm Lands of Chapel Easter Tough Easter Tough East Tough & Chapel East Tough Easter Touch Chapel Farm Chapel E. Touch Minute of Agreement Transfer of property 10th Dec [December]1853 Mr Anderson Proprietor Title Deeds Mr James Rupell Writer Ploughgate List County Map Stat. Acct. p [Statistical Account page] 146 Mrs Beveridge Voters List Johnstons Co. [County] Map 031 [situation] 1/4 Mile N.E. [North East] of Chapel A substantial stone building two stories high with gardens ornamental ground & requisite oOthouses for farming purposes attached the property of Mr Anderson now occupied by Mrs Beveridge. The present occupier is of the opinion that the Chapel Farm is the Correct name and that she has Considered it as such for the last 50 years. The papers relating to the transfer of property & Title Deed style as shewn in the Respective Columns of this page also East or Easter Tough is a popular name in the surrounding Country. Probably the occupier Considers that on account of her farm adjoining the village of Chapel it be so named as stated by her.
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OS1/13/11/13 COTTON BANK Cotton Bank Cotton Bank Mr Douglas Factor Mr Gow asst. [assistant Factor] 031 [situation] 1 1/4 Miles S.W. [South West] of Chapel A very steep bank or slope having precipitous and Overhanging rocks every available part of which is planted with Fir and other trees
OS1/13/11/13 BOGIE HOUSE Bogie House Bogie House Bogie House Bogie House Co. [County] Map Robert Davidson Esqr (Owner) Mr Douglas Mr Gow 031 [situation] 1/2 Mile S.W. [South West] of Chapel A substantial dwelling house built in the Gothic style, the residence of the owner Robert Davidson Esqr.
OS1/13/11/13 FILTERING HOUSE Filtering House Filtering House Filtering House Filtering House J. Oswald Esqr. Mr Douglas Mr Gow Mr John Sang 031 [situation] 3/4 Mile S.E. [South East] of Chapel A small building in which the water which supplies a part of the town of Kirkcaldy is filtered. It is situate 15 chs [chains] east of Potmetal Plantation
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OS1/13/11/14 TONGUEIS Tongueis Tongueis Mr Douglas Factor Mr Gow Asst. [Assistant Factor] 031 [situation] 1/8 Mile S.W. [South West] of Chapel A narrow stripe of wood of the beech Kind extending in a westerly direction from the north side of Broomhill Quarry
OS1/13/11/14 BROOM HILL Broom Hill Broom Hill Mr Douglas Factor Mr Gow Asst [Assistant Factor] 031 [situation] 1 1/8 Mile S.W [South West] of Chapel This hill derived its name from a quantity of broom growing on it previous to planting it the west side & South is very steep having an approach or avenue to the Residence of the proprietor its [?] there is an old Quarry nature of which is Whinstone on the NW [North West] Side of the hill not now worked
OS1/13/11/14 BROOMHILL QUARRY (Whinstone) Broomhill Quarry Whinstone Broomhill Quarry whinstone Mr Douglas Factor Mr Gow Asst. [Assistant Factor] 031 [situation] 1 7/8 Miles S.W. [South West] of Chapel An old Quarry the west side of which rises perpendicularly above 100 feet not now worked the name is derived from its situation
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OS1/13/11/15 BROOM PLANTATION Broom Plantation Broom Plantation Broom Plantation Mr Douglas Mr Gow Mr Lassels 031 [situation] 5/8Mile S. by E. [South by East] of Chapel A mixed plantation on the south of Craigarter Plantation on the estate of Raith
OS1/13/11/15 FOULFORD QUARRY (Limestone) Foulford Quarry Foulford Quarry Foulford Quarry Mr Douglas Mr Gow James Lassels 031 [situation] 7/8 Mile S. by W. [South by West] of Chapel A good Limestone Quarry of the south side of Broom Plantation
OS1/13/11/15 LONG BRAE PLANTATION Long Brae Plantation Long Brae Plantation Long Brae Plantation Long Brae Plantation Mr Douglas Mr Gow Mr John Sang James Lassels 031 [situation] 3/4 Mile S. by E. [South by East] of Chapel The planted side of a steep brae on the south west side of the road from Kirkcaldy to Chapel.
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OS1/13/11/16 WESTER BOGIE Wester Bogie Wester Bogie Wester Bogie Wester Bogie. W. [Wester] Bogie. Robert Davidson Esq. Bogie House David Aitken Torbain. Ploughgate List Voters List Johnstons Co. [County] Map 031 [situation] 3/8 Miles S.W. [Southwest] of Chapel A good farm house & outbuildings on the estate of Bogie, the property of Robert Davidson Esqr
OS1/13/11/16 SAUCHENBUSH QUARRY (Whinstone) Sauchenbush Quarry (Whinstone) Sauchenbush Quarry (Whinstone) Sauchenbush Quarry (whinstone) Mr Douglas Mr Gow Mr John Hogarth 031 [situation] 1 Mile S.E. [South East] of Chapel A good Whinstone Quarry on the south side of the road from Kirkcaldy to Chapel
OS1/13/11/16 CRAIGARTER PLANTATION Craigarter Plantation Craigarter Plantation Craigarter Plantation Mr Douglas Mr Gow James Lassels (Forester) 031 [situation] 5/8 Mile S. [South] of Chapel A mixed plantation of the estate of Raith. 12 Chs [Chains] s.E. [south East] of Bogie House
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OS1/13/11/17 BANKHEAD Bankhead Bankhead Bankhead Co. [County] Map 1841 Ploughgate List 1852 Mr James Prentice 031 [situation] 1 1/4 Miles S.W. [South West] of Chapel A good farm house with extensive out offices, the property of Robert Ferguson Esqr. M P. [Member of Parliament] At present occupied by Mr James Prentice
OS1/13/11/17 LAMBSWELL Lambswell Lambswell Lambswell Co. [County] Map 1841 Ploughgate List Mr James Prentice 031 [situation] 1 1/4 Miles S.W. [South West] of Chapel A few cottiers houses, formerly a small farm, but is now included in the farm of Bankhead, The East gable of the most easterly house in an artificial ruin built for picturesque effect when viewed from Raith Tower.
OS1/13/11/17 PITCONMARK Pitconmark Pitconmark Pitconmark Co. [County] Map Ploughgate List Mr James Prentice 031 [situation] 1 1/2 Miles S.W. [South West] of Chapel Cottier houses formerly a small farm, but now included in the farm of Bankhead.
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OS1/13/11/18 GEDBYS Gedbys Gedbys Gedbys Mr Douglas Mr Gow Mr John Sang 031 [situation] 7/8 Mile S by E [South by East] of Chapel A cultivated piece of ground on the s [south] side of Long Brae Plantation, on which a farm of that name was formerly situate
OS1/13/11/18 FILTERING HOUSE [S of Chapel] Filtering House Filtering House Filtering House Filtering House Mr Douglas Mr Gow Mr Sang James Lassels 031 [situation] 1 Mile S. by E. [South by East] of Chapel A small circular building between Gedbys & Long Brae Plantation in which the water which supplies the greater part of the town of Kirkcaldy is filtered
OS1/13/11/18 THE SCARS The Scars The Scars The Scars Estate Map Mr Douglas Mr Gow 031 [situation] 1 1/4 Miles S. by E. [South by East] of Chapel A portion of Raith estate partly planted on the S [South] side of Gedbys, so called from a farm of that name having been formerly situate there.
OS1/13/11/18 [Page] 18 Ph [Parish] of Abbotshall -- 31.D Gedbys [Note] Ged or Gead A small plot of arable ground. Gaelic Dict. [Dictionary] Scars [Note] Scar The bare face of a hill &c Jameson
OS1/13/11/19 BAIRNS BRIDGE Bairns Bridge Bairns Bridge Bairns Bridge Mr Gow James Lassels Charles G. Scott (Bowhouse) 031 [situation] 1 3/8 Miles W. [West] of Chapel A small bridge over a stream which forms the boundary between the Phs [Parishes] of Abbotshall & Auchterderran. supposed to have obtained its name from some Bairns (Children) having been drowned there. It is a County Bridge
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OS1/13/11/20 TORBAIN MOSS Torbain Moss Torbain Moss Torbain Moss Torbain Moss Mr.Douglas Mr Gow David Aitken (Farmer Torbain) James Lassels 031 [situation] 1 Mile W. [West] of Chapel Part of the land comprising the farm of Torbain, formerly all a Moss, but now chiefly planted
OS1/13/11/20 TORBAIN WOOD Torbain Wood Torbain Wood Torbain Wood Torbain Wood Mr Douglas Mr Gow James Lassels Mr John Sang 031 [situation] 1 1/4 Miles W. by S. [West by South] of Chapel A mixed wood on the North side of the road from Kirkcaldy to Lochgelly on the farm of Torbain.
OS1/13/11/20 THE KENNEL The Kennel The Kennel The Kennel Mr Douglas Mr Gow Mr John Sang 031 [situation] 1 Mile S. by W. [South by West] of Chapel A range of buildings on the N [North] side of The Scars, part of which as its name implies is used as a kennel for dogs & the remainder is occupied by gamekeepers.
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OS1/13/11/21 RAITH PARK Raith Park Raith Park Colonel Ferguson (proprietor) Mr. Gow (Factor) 031; 036 This name includes all the wooded and ornamental ground around Raith House. It is bounded on the north by the Long Brae Plantation and No.7 of the Kirkcaldy District Trust of Roads. On the West by the avenue leading from the above mentioned to the Dunfermline or No.8 Road by the Heather Lodge - and on the south by this Road No.8. The park is beautifully laid out with walks isolated trees avenues and fine old Woods,
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OS1/13/11/23 [Page] 23 INDEX Ph [Parish] of Auchterderran Names -- Page Auchterderran (Parish) -- 25 Bankhead -- 39 Begg -- 30 Begg Moss -- 29 Begg Moss Plantation -- 29 Blackroad Plantation -- 32 Bowhouse -- 40 Brandies Burn -- 32 Burying Ground (disused) -- 40 Carden Barns -- 33 Carden Den -- 34 Cardenden Colliery -- 41 Cardenden Cottages -- 31 Carden Tower (remains of) -- 34 Clunie Colliery -- 38 Clunie Den -- 37 Cluniemill Plantation -- 38 Clunie Square -- 38 Clunie T.P. [Toll Pike] -- 29 Coalden -- 37 Craighead Plantation -- 26 Dundonald Colliery -- 41 Dothan -- 30 Edinburgh Perth & Dundee Railway (Dunfermline Branch) -- 27 East Bowhill -- 28 Gelly Burn -- 34 Gibbs Hall Rocks -- 33 Keir Brae -- 39 Keir Brae Plantation -- 40 Kirk Burn -- 26 Longhill Plantation -- 26 New Carden -- 31 Parsons Mill -- 28 Pentiehall -- 30 River Ore -- 27 Shaws Mill -- 33 Shaws Mill Bridge -- 36 Sunnyside -- 36 Sunnyside Plantation -- 36 The New Houses -- 37 Tullylumb Plantation -- 35 Waterless Dub -- 35 Waterless Pit -- 35 Whitehall -- 32 Wethers Brae -- 39 Woodbine Cottage -- 31 South Dundonald -- 42.
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OS1/13/11/25 AUCHTERDERRAN [parish] Auchterderran Auchterderran Auchterderran Auchterderran Auchterderran Auchterderran Auchterderran Auchterderran Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] 1845 Historical Gazetteer County Map Voters List 1832 Sibbalds Histy. [History] Johnstons Co. [County] Map Old Stat. Acct [Statistical Account] Oliver & Boyds Almanack 031; 032 [situation] Near the centre of the Co, [County] P [Page] 165 Stat. Acc. [Statistical Account] This Parish is of an irregular form about 5 miles long and 3 broad It is bounded by Auchtertool on the South Abbotshall on the S.E [South East] Dysart on the East and South Kinglassie and Portmoak on the North and Ballingry on the West A branch line of railway from Thornton Junction to Dunfermline passes through this parish as well as being intersected by the River Ore. A small detached portion of the parish of Ballingry is situated within this parish, no part of Auchterderran is situated within any other parish.
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OS1/13/11/26 KIRK BURN Kirk Burn Kirk Burn Kirk Burn Mr Thomas Goodall Mr Robert Goodall Mr Nicholson 031 [situation] Crossing the N.W. [North West] corner of Plan A small stream of water flowing in a W [West] and S [South] West direction from the source near Auchterderran church to its Junction with the River Orr
OS1/13/11/26 CRAIGHEAD PLANTATION Craiggornie Craiggornie Craiggornie Craighead Craighead Craighead Craighead Craighead Plantation Craighead Plantation Craighead Plantation Craighead Plantation Craighead Plantation Mr A Goodall Mr D Wylie A. Henderson Mr Maule Innkeeper Kinglassie Mr Anderson Brewer Kinglassie Mr Thomson Kinglassie. Mr Thomson Mason Kinglassie Mr. William Maule Kinglassie Mr. Anderson Mr Goodall Mr Henderson Mr Kilgour 031 [situation] 2 3/8 Miles N.W. [North West] of Chapel A mixed plantation of Fir and Forest trees the property of R Y Aytoun Esqr. It is sometimes of more properly speaKing styled Craighead by the inhabitants from the fact of the south side of the hill being Craggy and precipitous
OS1/13/11/26 LONGHILL PLANTATION Longhill Plantation Mr D Wylie Gamekeepers A Henderson Gamekeepers Mr A Goodall 031 [situation] 2 3/8 Miles N.W. [North West] of Chapel A mixed plantation on the South side of Craigarnie the property of the above named proprietor
OS1/13/11/26 [Page] 26 Parish of Auchterderran -- Plan 31D Criaghead Plantation [Note] (copied from plan 31B
OS1/13/11/27 EDINBURGH PERTH AND DUNDEE RAILWAY (Dunfermline Branch) Edinburgh Perth & Dundee Railway, Dunfermline Branch Edinburgh Perth & Dundee Railway, Dunfermline Branch Bills of Company. Mr. Napier Station Master 031 [sitution] Passing the N. [North] side of Woodbine Cottage A branch line of railway extending from Thornton Junction to Dunfermline its Terminus. principal traffic Coal Merchandise & Passengers.
OS1/13/11/27 RIVER ORE Orr Water The Ore River Ore River Ore River Ore County Map. Stat. Acct. p [Statistical Account page] 166 Messrs. A & W Goodall Coalden Revd. [Reverend] A Johnson Manse Kinglassie. Mr John Sang Kirkcaldy 031 [situation] Passing the South side of the Bowhill. " The Ore rising in the west in the parish of Ballingry runs through the whole length of this parish. The Ore has everywhere a flat Course and is a muddy stream of no great depth it has within this parish two bridges over it each of one arch" Page 166 Stat. Acc. [Statistical Account] of Fife
OS1/13/11/27 [Page] 27 Parish of Auchterderran -- Plan 31D Edinburgh Perth & Dundee Railway, Dunfermline Branch [Note] Along this branch there is a telegraph wire on the North side. " [signed] John Bray
OS1/13/11/28 PARSONS MILL (Flax) Parsons Mill Parsons Mill Parsons Mill Mr Robert Goodall Mr Nicholson Voters List 1832 031 [situaton] About 2 1/8 miles N.W. [North West] of Chapel A low range of stone buildings for the manufacture of Flax Scutching or breaking the machinery of which is worked by water power there is a dwelling house for the occupier Mr Robert Millar and two or three tenements for persons employed Mr Ayton of Inchdarnie is the proprietor
OS1/13/11/28 EAST BOWHILL East Bowhill East Bowhill East Bowhill East Bowhill Mr Robert Goodall Mr Nicholson. Voters List 1832 County Map 031 [situation] About 2 1/8 miles N.W. [North West] of Chapel A neat stone dwelling house is at present in Course of construction with farm Yard and gardens belonging thereto, the property of Mr Ayton now occupied by Mr Alexander Scott
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OS1/13/11/29 CLUNIE T.P. Cluny Toll Bar Cluny Toll Bar Cluny Toll Bar Clunie Clunie Clunie Clunie Clunie Clunie Extract from Act of Part. [Parliament] Mr Douglas Mr Gow Johnstons. Co. [County] Map Mr.A & W Goodall Voters List The Revd. [Reverend] A. Johnson. David Wylie Andrew Alexander 031 [situation] About 1 1/8 Miles N. by W. [North by West] of Chapel A Toll bar on the TurnpiKe road between KirKcaldy and Clunybridge.
OS1/13/11/29 BEGG MOSS PLANTATION Begg Moss Plantation Begg Moss Plantation Begg Moss Plantation Mr Dougas Factor Mr Gow asst. [Assistant] Factor Mr Gibson Writer 031; 037 [situation] 3/4 N. by E. [North by East] of Chapel A narrow stripe of Fir trees extending from the South side of Begg in an easterly direction. the plantation is wholly on the estate of Raith there are a few other trees intermixed adjoining Begg
OS1/13/11/29 BEGG MOSS Begg Moss Begg Moss Begg Moss Mr Douglas, Factor Mr Gow Mr Gibson 031; 037 [situation] About 3/4 N. by E. [North by East] of Chapel A portion of Moss or bog ground extending eastward from Begg part of which is planted the name is applicable to both sides of the Stream or drain
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OS1/13/11/30 BEGG Begg Begg Begg Begg County Map Voters List Ploughgate Do [List] Mr Douglas Factor 031 [situation 3/4 Mile N. by E. [North by East] of Chapel A plain stone building two stories high with garden and farming outhouses attached to property of Col [Colonel] Ferguson now occupied by Mr J L Hill writer
OS1/13/11/30 DOTHAN Dothan Dothan Dothan Dothan Dothan Dothan County Map Ploughgate List Mr James Simpson Mr.Douglas (Factor) Voters List 1832 Johnstons Co, [County] Map 031 [situation] 3/4 Mile N. by W. [North by West] of Chapel A substantial Stone building two stories high having a neat ornamental plot and garden in front also the requisite farming outhouses attached the property of Col [Colonel] Ferguson now occupied by Mr James Simpson
OS1/13/11/30 PENTIEHALL Pentiehall Pentiehall Pentiehall Mr Douglas Factor Mr James Simpson Mr Gow Asst [Assistant] Factor 031 [situation] 3/4 Mile N. by W. [North by West] of Chapel A row of Cottage houses adjoining Dothan occupied by laborers
OS1/13/11/30 [Page] 30 Parish of Auchterderran -- Plan 31D Begg [Note] Begg. Barley Jameson
OS1/13/11/31 NEW CARDEN New Carden New Carden New Carden New Carden Cardon Mr.Douglas Factor Mr Gow Asst [Assistant] Factor Mr Thomas Goodall Cardenden Colliery Voters List 1832 New Stat. Acct [Statistical Account] 031 [situation] 1 3/4 Miles N.W. [North West] of Chapel A Substantial Stone dwelling house with farmyard adjoining the property of Col [Colonel] Ferguson now occupied by Mr Alexander Nicholson
OS1/13/11/31 WOODBINE COTTAGE Woodbine Cottage Woodbine Cottage Woodbine Cottage Mr Thomas Goodall Cardenden Colliery M. Nicholson Mr James Goodall occupier 031 [situation] 2 Miles N.W. [North West] of Chapel A neat stone building on the south side of the Dunfermline branch railway with Fir planting and gardens the property of Col [Colonel] Ferguson occupied at present by James Goodall
OS1/13/11/31 CARDENDEN COTTAGES Cardenden Cottages Mr. Thomas Goodall Owner 031 [situation] About 2 Miles N.W. [North West] of Chapel Six Cottages one Story high on the north end of the Blackroad plantation Junction of Turnpike road the have been erected about 2 1/2 Years the owner Mr. Thomas Goodall informed or stated that they are to be called in future as shewn in this page.
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OS1/13/11/32 WHITEHALL Whitehall Mr Robert Goodall Mr Nicholson 031 [situation] 1 7/8 Miles N.W. [North West] of Chapel Two small Cottages with garden adjoining occupied by laborers
OS1/13/11/32 BLACKROAD PLANTATION Blackroad Plantation Mr Robert Goodall Mr Nicholson Mr Douglas Factor 031 [situation] 1 5/8 Miles N.W. [North West] of Chapel A narrow stripe of plantation principally young firs extending in a SSE [South South East] direction from Cardenden Cottages the name is derived from an old road called the black road which is now planted on
OS1/13/11/32 BRANDIES BURN Brandies Burn Mr Robert Goodall Mr Nicholson 031 [situation] Running N.W. [North West] from Woodbine Cottage to the River Ore A small stream of water which issues in a field East of and adjoining Whitehall it flows in a NW [Northwest] & Northerly direction to its junction with the Ore
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OS1/13/11/33 CARDEN BARNS Carden Barns Carden Barns Carden Barns Cardenbarns Co [County] Map Mr Douglas Mr Gow Voters List 031 [situation] 1 3/4 Miles W. [West] of Chapel A farm house & outbuildings the property of Robert Ferguson Esq. M.P. [Member of Parliament] 10 Ch.[Chains] n [north] of Carden Den
OS1/13/11/33 GIBBS HALL ROCKS Gibbs Hall Rocks Gibbs Hall Rocks Gibbs Hall Rocks Mr Scott Carden Barns David Aitken Mr Lassels 031 [situation] 1 5/8 Miles W. [West] of Chapel A cluster of rocks in Carden Den immediately opposite Carden Tower.
OS1/13/11/33 SHAWS MILL Shaws Mill Shaws Mill Shaws Mill Shaws Mill Co [County] Map Mr Douglas Mr John Sang Johnstons Co. [County] Map. 031 [situation] 1 3/4 Miles W. by S. [West by South] of Chapel A small village on the road from Kirkcaldy to Lochgelly, consisting of a few cottier houses, a corn mill and a smithy.
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OS1/13/11/34 CARDEN DEN Carden Den Carden Den Carden Den Mr Douglas Mr Gow Mr John Sang. 031 [situation] 1 1/2 Miles W. [West] of Chapel A natural hollow or dingle at the sw [south west] side of the parish, through a part of which the parish boundary runs.
OS1/13/11/34 CARDEN TOWER (Remains of) Carden Tower Carden Tower Carden Tower Carden Tower Sibbalds Hist. [History] of Fife Co [County] Map Mr Douglas Mr John Sang 031 [situation] 1 1/2 Miles W. [West] of Chapel The remains of an ancient building situate on the NE [North East] side of Carden Den. No historical record has been preserved respecting the origin of it. Sibbalds Hist. [History] p. [page] 378." Next is the tower of Carden".
OS1/13/11/34 GELLY BURN Gelly Burn Gelly Burn Gelly Burn Water of Gellie David Aitken Mr Gow Charles G Scott Sibbalds Histy. [History] 031 [situation] Running thro' [through] Carden Den A small stream, flowing from Lochgelly through Carden Den to the River Ore.
OS1/13/11/34 [Page] 34 Parish of Auchterderran -- 31.D. Carden Tower [Note] "The tower of Carden, upon a high ground east of the water of Gelly This estate belonged anciently to the name of Martin, then it was purchased by one of the name of Betson, who gave it with a daughter to a younger son of Edmonstone of that Ilk; Now it is purchased by the late Earl of Melvill; and is part of that Earldom." Sibbalds Fife & Kinross page 148 Gelly Burn [Note] Gil, Gill A ravine of the bed of a mountain torrent. Jameson.
OS1/13/11/35 WATERLESS DUB Waterless Dub Waterless Dub Waterless Dub Mr Douglas Mr Gow Mr A. Goodall. 031 [situation] 1 1/4 miles N.W. [North West] of Chapel A small portion of marshy ground on the N [North] West side of Sunnyside Plantation
OS1/13/11/35 WATERLESS PIT Waterless Pit (Coal) Waterless Pit (Coal) Waterless Pit (Coal) Mr Douglas Mr Gow Mr A.Goodall 031 [situation] 1 1/4 miles N.W. [North West] of Chapel A coal pit on the NW [North West] side of Sunnyside Plantation, so called because of its proximity to Waterless Dub.
OS1/13/11/35 TULLYLUMB PLANTATION Tullylumb Plantation Tullylumb Plantation Tullylumb Plantation Tullylumb Plantation Mr Douglas Mr Gow Mr John Sang Mr D. Aitken 031 [situation] About 1 mile W. by N. [West by North] of Chapel A large Fir plantation on the north side of Torbain Moss.
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OS1/13/11/36 SHAWS MILL BRIDGE Shaws Mill Bridge Shaws Mill Bridge Shaws Mill Bridge Road Map schedule Mr Douglas Mr John Sang 031 [situation] 1 7/8 Miles W. by S. [West by South] of Chapel A Co [County] Bridge over the Gelly Burn at the village of Shaws Mill
OS1/13/11/36 SUNNYSIDE Sunnyside Sunnyside Sunnyside Co [County] Map Mr Douglas Mr John Sang 031 [situation] 1 1/4 Miles W. by N. [West by North] of Chapel A few Cottier houses, the property of Robert Ferguson Esqr., 35 Chs [Chains] NE [North East] of Carden Tower
OS1/13/11/36 SUNNYSIDE PLANTATION Sunnyside Plantation Sunnyside Plantation Sunnyside Plantation Mr Douglas Mr Gow James Lassels 031 [situation] 1 1/4 Miles N.W. by W [North West by West] of Chapel A mixed plantation on the north of Sunnyside.
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OS1/13/11/37 COALDEN Coalden Coalden Coalden Coalden Co [County] Map Mr Douglas Mr Gow Mr A Goodall 031 [situation] 1 1/8 Miles N.W. [North West] of Chapel A few houses on the farm of Dothan (formerly a separate farm) one of which is occupied by Mr A Goodall Coalmaster & the remainder by cottiers
OS1/13/11/37 THE NEW HOUSES The New Houses The New Houses The New Houses Mr W Goodall Mr A Goodall Revd. [Reverend] A Johnson Kinglassie 031 [situation] 1 1/4 Miles N.W. [North West] of Chapel A row of Cottier houses north of Coalden
OS1/13/11/37 CLUNIE DEN Clunie Den Clunie Den Clunie Den Mr W Goodall Mr A Goodall Revd [Reverend] A Johnson 031 [situation] 1 1/8 Miles N.W. [North West] of Chapel A small wooded dingle through which a stream flows, it is intersected by the north margin line, the southern extremity only coming on this plan.
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OS1/13/11/38 CLUNIE COLLIERY Clunie Colliery Clunie Colliery Clunie Colliery Clunie Colliery Cluny Colliery Clunie Mr W Goodall Mr A Goodall Mr Douglas Voters List New Stat. Acct [Statistical Account] Johnstons Co. [County] Map 031 [situation] 1 Mile N.W. by W. [North West by West] of Chapel An extensive Colliery of the estate of Raith, leased to Messrs. W & A Goodall coalmasters.
OS1/13/11/38 CLUNIE SQUARE Clunie Square Clunie Square Clunie Square Mr Douglas Mr Gow Mr A Goodall 031 [situation] 1 1/2 Miles N.W. [North West] of Chapel Small houses forming three sides of a square inhabited by Colliers, situate within the boundary of Clunie Colliery
OS1/13/11/38 CLUNIEMILL PLANTATION Cluniemill Plantation Cluniemill Plantation Cluniemill Plantation Cluniemill Plantation Messrs. A &W Goodall Revd [Reverend] A.Johnson Kinglassie David Wylie Gamekeeper Andrew Henderson Gamekeeper 031 [situation] About 1 1/2 Miles N.W. [North West] of Chapel A fir plantation 2 Chains north of Clunie Square
OS1/13/11/38 [Page] 38 Ph [Parish] of Auchterderran -- 31.D. [Note] Cluaine Green pasture between woods Old Stat. Acct. [Old Statistical Account]
OS1/13/11/39 WETHERS BRAE (Ruin) Wethers Brae (in ruins) Wethers Brae (in ruins) Wethers Brae (in ruins) Mr Douglas Mr Gow Mr John Sang 031 [situation] About 1 1/4 Miles N.W. [North West] of Chapel A small house in ruins 16 Chains south of Clunie Square, The name was originally applied to a portion of land which was feued, the house still retains the name.
OS1/13/11/39 KEIR BRAE (Ruin) Keir Brae (in ruins) Keir Brae (in ruins) Keir Brae (in ruins) Mr Douglas Mr Gow Mr John Sang 031 [situation] 1 Mile N.W. [North West] of Chapel A small house in ruins 23 chs [Chains] SE [South East] of Wethers Brae, this name also was formerly applied to the house & a portion of land which was feued but is now only applied to the house. It obviously obtained its name from being at the foot of a hill or brae
OS1/13/11/39 BANKHEAD Bankhead Bankhead Bankhead Mr Douglas Mr Gow Mr John Sang 031 [situation] 1 Mile N.W. [North West] of Chapel A few cottages on the farm of Dothan inhabited by colliers 6 Chs [Chains]N [North] West of Keir Brae.
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OS1/13/11/40 KEIR BRAE PLANTATION Keir Brae Plantation Keir Brae Plantation Keir Brae Plantation Mr Douglas Mr Gow Mr John Sang 031 [situation] 1 Mile N.W. [North West] of Chapel A mixed plantation on the n [north] side of the house called Keir Brae, on a declivity sloping towards the south,
OS1/13/11/40 OLD BURIAL GROUND Burying Ground Burying Ground Burying Ground Burying Ground Co [County] Map Mr Douglas Mr Gow James Lassels 031 [situation] 1 Mile N.W. [North West] of Chapel A burying ground, now disused situate in Keir Brae plantation, said to be the place of interment of the last Laird of Carden. There are two flat stones still visible apparently covering graves. There is a legend that a Romish Chapel once stood near this spot but no information can be obtained respecting it, or the site of it. The Grandfather of James Lassels saw interments take place here, & he also informed his grandson of the legend respecting the Romish Chapel
OS1/13/11/40 BOWHOUSE Bowhouse Bowhouse Bowhouse Co [County] Map Mr Douglas Mr Gow 031 [situation] 7/8 Mile N.W. [North West] of Chapel A good dwelling house & outoffices once a separate farm but now belonging to the farm of Dothan. It is inhabited by one of the gamekeepers of Robert Ferguson Esqr.
OS1/13/11/40 [Page] 40 Ph [Parish] of Auchterderran. -- 31.D. [Signed] J. Bayly Capt. R. E. [Captain Royal Engineers] 15 Sept. [September] 1854
OS1/13/11/41 CARDENDEN COLLIERY Cardenden Colliery Cardenden Colliery Cardenden Colliery Mr Goodall Mr Nasmyth Mr Scott overseer. 031 [situation] 2 Miles N.E. by E. [North East by East] of Lochgelly village "This name includes the whole of the lands of Cardenbarns Newcarden and Carden Mill, but at present there are only two working pits belonging to it and these are on this Plan. Convenient to which it may be necessary only to write the name." [Note] Copied from N.B. [Name Book] for plan 31C.
OS1/13/11/41 DUNDONALD COLLIERY Dundonald Colliery Dundonald Colliery Dundonald Colliery Mr Nasmyth (occupier) Mr Alexander Main Factor Mr Goodall Craigderran 031 [situation] 1 1/4 Miles E. [East] of the village of Lochgelly At present there are only two working Coal Pits belonging to this Colliery, but the Coalfield includes the whole of the Dundonald Estate i.e. Powguild, Powguild Mill, Muirheads, Shaws Mill, Pendicle and North and South Dundonald. Lessee. Mr. Nasymth, proprietor Mr Ramsay of Whitehills. &c.
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OS1/13/11/42 SOUTH DUNDONALD South Dundonald South Dundonald South Dundonald Mr Main Mr Bogie Mr Nasmyth 031 [situation] 1 3/4 Miles E. [East] of Lochgelly village "A good farm of land at present without a steading, and in the keeping of the proprietor Mr Ramsay of Whitehills Copied from N.B. [Name Book] for plan 31C.
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