List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
COLLESSIE [village] Collessie
James Honeyman Collessie
Mr. Bisset Ph. [Parish] School
Alexander Dowie
Johnston's Co. [County] Map
Stat. Hist of Co [Statistical History of County] page 21.
Ainslie's Co. [County] Map
010 [situation] Near the centre of the parish of Collessie.
A small village consisting of a few scattered rows of dwelling houses of from one to two storys high partly slated and partly with tiled and thatched roofs they are generally all in good repair having small gardens attached to them they are chiefly occupied by [weavers] and other tradesmen & agricultural labourers, and are the property of various proprietors, chiefly Lord Leven. There is one Inn, and two Grocer shops in this village. Also a parish Church & Manse but no post office or other public building of any kind.

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16 Parish of Collessie Plan 10C Trace No. 4

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