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Linktown of Abbotshall

James T. Davidson

Linktown of Abbotshall

a study in social and economic history

by James T. Davidson

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Published by Fifeshire Advertiser in Kirkcaldy .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abbotshall (Kirkcaldy) -- History.,
  • Linktown (Kirkcaldy) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James T. Davidson ; edited and arranged by William Saunders.
    ContributionsSaunders, William.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination109p.
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19703416M

    Abbotshall Church, Kirkcaldy, Fife. likes 15 talking about this were here. Abbotshall Parish Church of Scotland is in Kirkcaldy, Fife. Her father William, a gardener in Linktown, part of the larger town of Kirkcaldy in Fife, came from a long residing family in the area. Margaret's baptism took place eight days later on the 25th [ 2 ] in the parish church of Abbotshall, less than a mile from her birth place.

    Cash book [Thomson's Trust] Request lookup: CH2// General Assembly's Schemes committee minutes Ladies' Association committee minutes Baptisms [including 'Pet Marjory' 15 January ] Proclamations [2 ff. only] Baptisms Baptisms [with one for ] Request lookup: CH2// Sunday 1 January, am – United Service in Linktown Church Abbotshall Craft Group Throughout the year the Abbotshall Craft Group produces goods for sale and, at present, are working on articles for the Xmas Fayre. Since the beginning of the year .

    William Adam ( – 24 June ) was a Scottish architect, mason, and entrepreneur. He was the foremost architect of his time in Scotland, [1] [2] [1] [2]. wynds definition: Noun 1. (Scotland) plural form of wynd In the narrow " wynds" the nobility and gentry paid their visits in sedan chairs, and proceeded in full dress to the assemblies and balls, which were conducted with aristocratic exclusiveness in an alley on the south side of High Street, called the Assembly Close, and in the assembly rooms in the West Bow.


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Linktown of Abbotshall by James T. Davidson Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Abbotshall parish lies on the Firth of Forth, bounded by Kirkcaldy, Kinghorn, Auchtertool, Auchterderran and Dysart. It is about 4 miles long by miles broad. The great majority of the inhabitants live in Linktown, a burgh of regality under Colonel Ferguson of Raith.

Kirkcaldy (/ k ər ˈ k ɔː d i / (); Scottish Gaelic: Cair Chaladain) is a town and former royal burgh in Fife, on the east coast of is about miles (19 km) north of Edinburgh and miles (44 km) south-southwest of town had a recorded population of 49, inmaking it Fife's second-largest settlement and the 12th most populous settlement in parish: Kirkcaldy and Dysart.

ABBOTSHALL, a parish, in the district of Kirkcaldy, county of Fife; containing Linktown and Newtown, and the village of place derived its name from its having been the residence of the abbots of Dunfermline. The present church, which occupies the site of the ancient edifice, was built inand is adapted for a congregation of persons.

Linktown, Abbotshall: David BRAID: 3 Oct Order now: Cupar SC20/4/ Annie FLEMING Chapel Farm, Abbotshall: James PENMAN: 29 Mar Order now: Kirkcaldy SC23/7/1: Agnes JAMIESON Viewforth Place, Linktown, Abbotshall: Robert FORRESTER: 25 Jun Order now: Cupar SC20/4/ Elizabeth MARTIN Pages Court, Linktown, Abbotshall: Thomas.

John Auchterlonie, Mason, Kirkcaldy, Seised, July 7 ,-- in a Tenement consisting of 8 1/2 Roods of land with Houses thereon and Yard on the South side of High Street of Linktown, par. Abbotshall;-- on Disp. and Settl.

by John Auchterlonie, Mason, Linktown, of Abbotshall his father May 4 ;-- and Magdalene Clark, his spouse. Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland: Notes Admission Register and Account Book of Linktown Hammerman, now in the Kirkcaldy museum, ref 14/3) Kirkcaldy Museum and Art Gallery War Memorial Gardens, Kirkcaldy, Fife.

KY1 1YG Tel. ()   We Linktown of Abbotshall book our viewers what they have learned during lockdown and here is what they said. This was part of the 12th July Church Service which you. Log books, Fair Isle Primary School Log books, Kirkcaldy High School Log books, Kirkcaldy High School Elementary Departments Log books, Kirkcaldy High School Primary Department Log books, Kirkcaldy North Primary School Log books, ; Admissions Registers, Viewforth.

Spouses and children. Married 16 JanuaryAbbotshall, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, to John Mitchell, born 1 July - Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, deceased 17 February - Kirkcaldy & Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom aged 72 years old.

Henry Burrell was the son of Elizabeth's brother James Archibald Burrell Kirkcaldy, Fife; and Agnes was the daughter of her sister Margaret (nee Burrell/Birrel) Greig Linktown, Abbotshall, Fife.

Margaret's husband John Greig Abbotshall, Fife - had a tent city on the goldfields at Ballarat and before that prospected for gold.

InJohn Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Abbotshall like this: Abbotshall, coast par., SE. Fifeshire, containing Linktown, a S. suburb of Kirkcaldy, ac., pop. The location is that of Abbotshall Church. Abbotshall through time. Abbotshall is now part of Fife district.

In the Linktown, there is a gas work, a pottery, a brick and tile work, some hundred of hand looms, a sail canvas manufactory, a linen bleachfield, a dye works, spinning mills and a number of corn mills.

In addition to the parish church, there are a UP Church and 2 Free Churches at Abbotshall and Invertiel.". Ninian was a merchant living at Linktown, Abbotshall, and Agnes was a spinster living at Rosemount Terrace, Kirkcaldy, when they were married by Congregational Church Minister George McHardy.

Witnesses were Janet Lornie and John H. Herriot. This marriage record confirms all parents. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Huntly ibid income Inveraray Jedburgh Kelso Mail Kilrenny Kilsyth Kinghorn Kirkcaldy Kirkintilloch Kirriemuir Langholm Lerwick Linktown Linktown of Abbotshall Managers Maxwelltown MCC Local Reports Montrose municipal Musselburgh.

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.

Adam was born in Linktown of Abbotshall, now in Kirkcaldy, in His paternal grandfather was Archibald Adam, a laird in Angus. In the s Adam planned to publish a book. STENHOUSE: dyers, Linktown, c ; dyeworks, originally in possession of the Drysdale family of Kilrie, were acquired by ANDREW STENHOUSE (d April 5 aged 84) in c ; a native of Abbotshall (b c ), he had retired byin favour of his son, DAVID STENHOUSE (d Feb ); David extended & improved the dye-works, & was emp 3 men.

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William Adam was born in Linktown of Abbotshall, now a neighbourhood of Kirkcaldy, Fife, and was baptised on 24 October He was the only surviving child of John Adam (d. ), a mason, and Helen Cranstoun, daughter of William Cranstoun, 3rd Lord Cranstoun.

His paternal grandfather was Archibald Adam, a laird in Angus. Research genealogy for Catherine Dall of Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, as well as other members of the Dall family, on Ancestry®. The term “Lang Toun” originated from the town’s main road found on the maps dating back between the 16th and 17th centuries.

After it occupied Linktown, Abbotshall, Pathhead, Sinclairtown, and Gallatown, the main street reached a length of almost km.The joint Lent Studies course, along with Linktown, Abbotshall, St Bryce & the Congregational Church, begins on Sunday 3rd March at 7pm in Abbotshall Church hall and will run for 6 weeks.

The second meeting will be at Bennochy on 10th March, then Linktown, Congregational, St Bryce and finishing back at Abbotshall on 7th April.In Robertson and Adam, then styled 'Masson in Linktown of Abbotshall', formed a partnership, contracted for the lease of clay from Andrew Ramsay of Abbotshall and built a brick and tilework, possibly the first in Scotland and apparently the first to manufacture 'Dutch pantiles'.

in any event both subscribed to James Gibbs' Book of.