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Old Photograph Cairneyhill Fife Scotland
Old photograph of Cairneyhill, near Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland. This Scottish village began in the 18th century as a settlement for local weavers and was served by the parish church that was built in 1752 and is still used today. This was a hotbed of dissenters and the village was a central point for the religious disputes in Scotland in the early 19th Century.
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Dunfermline in Old Photographs. This fascinating selection of photographs illustrates the extraordinary transformation that has taken place in Dunfermline over the past century. The book offers an insight into the daily lives and living conditions of local people and gives the reader a glimpse of familiar places during a period of unprecedented change. Many aspects of Dunfermline's recent history are covered, famous occasions and individuals are remembered and the impact of national and international events is witnessed. The book provides a striking account of the changes that have taken place on the streets of the town and records the process of transformation. Drawing on detailed local knowledge of the community, and illustrated with a wealth of black and white photographs, this book recalls what has changed in Dunfermline in terms of buildings, traditions and ways of life. It also acknowledges and celebrates the character and energy of local people from the Victorian age to the twenty-first century. Dunfermline in Old Photographs.
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