List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
James Welch Bailie Pittenweem
James Rogers Pittenweem
Johnston's Co. [County] Map
027 [Situation] In the E. [Eastern] Portion of the Parish of Pittenweem.
A small and irregularly built town Situated on the Shore of the Frith of Forth about one Mile West of Anstruther. It has three tolerably good Streets running East And west, with a number of Small closes or Wynds. It has also a tolerably good Harbour and Basin into which Vessels of nearly Any burden can enter At full tide together with a Small natural harbour for boats. It was Once famed for the extensiveness of its Priory, though little of that Ancient Structure now remains to be seen. The Chief trade And employment of its inhabitants is that of fishing particularly for herring great quantities of which Are taken And cured here. The Chief exports are fish, Corn And Potatoes, There are three Places of worship in the town. The Parish Church, Episcopalian Chapel and United Presbyterian Church

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Parish of Pittenweem Plan 27A Trace 1

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