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OS1/13/125/21

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BUCKHAVEN Buckhaven
Buckhaven
Buckhaven
Buckhaven
Buckhaven
Buckhaven
Buckhaven
Buckhaven
Estate Maps
T Bywater Esq
J Bywater Esq
Erskine Wemyss Esq
Post Office
Robert Bonthron
Johnston`s Co [County] Map
New Stat [Statistical] Acct [Account]
032 A long narrow dirty village on the N.W. coast of the Firth of Forth, the principal part of the houses have been built with out any regard to system or respect for health, the inhabitants are chiefly fishers, with a few handloomweavers; they are a most peculiar people and are said to be descendants of the crew of a ship from the Netherlands, which was stranded upon this bay in the reign of James 4.
POST OFFICE AND P.H. [Buckhaven] Post Office & P.H.
Post Office & P.H.
Post Office & P.H.
Robert Bonthron Post Master
John Duncan
Thomas Bonthron
032 A new stone house, well built, on the summit of the hill and nearly in centre of the village, has good accommodation for man & horse
SCHOOL [Buckhaven] School
School
School
Mr J Horne Master
Robert Bonthron
Revd William Polson
032 An adventure school, the teacher derives his salary entirely from the fees paid by his pupils; the pupils provide Books, Stationary etc. The school house is given by the parish & is a long one storey building

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