Cupar Fife Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870

Cupar Fife, the capital of Fifeshire, Scotland, 8 miles W. from St. Andrews, is a royal and parliamentary borough, forming part of the St. Adrews district of boroughs, and a market and post town. It is situated at the junction of St. Mary’s Burn with the river Eden, and consists of several streets, with a number of lanes and detached houses. It has a church, county hall, grammar-school, and other public buildings, with reading-rooms. In former times there was a castle on Castle Hill, belonging to, the Macduff family, the Thane of Fife, and at the foot of the hill there was a Dominican monastery. Manf. Linen, leather, candles, snuff, bricks, and coarse pottery. Mar. D. Tues. Pop. of parl. bor. 508o ; of royal bor. 4980. It is a station on the Edinburgh, Dundee, and Perth branch of the North British Railway.

Source: Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870. Ward, Lock & Tyler, Paternoster Row, London.

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Cupar Angus Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870

Cupar Angus, a parish and market and post town in Perth and Forfar, Scotland, on a small rivulet which falls into the Isla, 13 miles N.E. from Perth. Manf. Linen and leather. Mar. D. Thurs. Pop. of parish, 2929. It is a station on the Dundee, Newtyle, and Alyth branch of the Caledonian Railway, and also a telegraph station.

Source: Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870. Ward, Lock & Tyler, Paternoster Row, London.

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New Cumnock Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870

Cumnock, New, a small post town and parish in Ayrshire, about 5 miles E. from Old Cumnock, in which are both coal and lead mines. Pop. 2891. It is a station on the Carlisle, Dumfries, and Glasgow section of the Glasgow and South-Western Railway, 5½ miles by rail from Old Cumnock. It is also a telegraph station.

Source: Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870. Ward, Lock & Tyler, Paternoster Row, London.

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Old Cumnock Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870

Cumnock, Old, kum’mok, a small post town and parish of Ayrshire, Scotland, 11 miles E. from Ayr. Manf. Snuff-boxes, made of the wood of the plane-tree, earthen pans, threshing machines, and cheese-presses. Pop. 3721. It is a station on the Carlisle, Dumfries, and Glasgow section of the Glasgow and South Western Railway, 75½ miles from Carlisle, and 49½ miles from Glasgow.

Source: Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870. Ward, Lock & Tyler, Paternoster Row, London.

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Culross Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870

Culross, a parish and ancient town of Perthshire, on the N. shore of the Firth of Forth, 5 miles W. from Dunfermline. At the E. end are the ruins of St. Mungo’s Chapel, and near these the remains of a monastery, built in 1217 by Malcolm, earl of Fife, the chapel of which now forms the parish church. It has various charitable institutions and schools. Post town, Alloa. It has a money 0rd. off. Manf. Cotton and linen fabrics. Pop. of parish, 1423.

Source: Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870. Ward, Lock & Tyler, Paternoster Row, London.

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Cullen Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870

Cullen, a seaport and borough town of Banffshire, Scotland, situated at the entrance of the small stream of Cullen into the Murray Firth, 12 miles W. from Banff. It forms part of the Elgin district of boroughs. Post town Fochabers. It has a money 0rd. off. Manf. Ropes, cordage, yarn, linen, and damask cloths. Shipbuilding is carried on, and many of the inhabitants are engaged in salmon and herring fisheries. Pop. of town, 3543; of parl. bor. 1818.

Source: Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870. Ward, Lock & Tyler, Paternoster Row, London.

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Dalkeith Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870

Dalkeith, a market and post town and parish of Scotland, 7 miles S.E. from Edinburgh. The town is tolerably well built, and has a church, a market-place with a fine market-hall, several chapels, a scientific institute, various banks, and a new corn-exchange. It is considered that the market held here for grain, on every Thursday, is one of the largest and most important of the kind in Scotland. The duke of Buccleuch has a fine seat in the vicinity, known as Dalkeith Abbey. Mar. D. Mon. and Thurs. Pop. of par. 6500 : of town, 5396. It is a station on the North British Railway, and is also a telegraph station.

Source: Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870. Ward, Lock & Tyler, Paternoster Row, London.

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Dalhousie Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870

The west front of Dalhousie Castle near Bonnyrigg, Midlothian, Scotland. Attribution: Roger W Haworth

The west front of Dalhousie Castle near Bonnyrigg, Midlothian, Scotland. Attribution: Roger W Haworth

Dalhousie, a village of Scotland, 8 miles S. E. from Edinburgh, with a station on the Edinburgh and Hawick branch of the North British Railway, 9 miles by rail from Edinburgh. Near it is Dalhousie Castle.

Source: Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870. Ward, Lock & Tyler, Paternoster Row, London.

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Dalry Kirkcudbrightshire Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870

Dalry, a small market town and parish of Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, miles from its post town, New Galloway. In this parish is the mountain of Blacklarg, nearly 3000 feet high. Mar. D. Thurs. Pop. about 1300. It is a telegraph station, and a station on the Carlisle, Dumfries, and Glasgow section of the Glasgow and South-Western Railway, 22½ miles from Glasgow.

Source: Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870. Ward, Lock & Tyler, Paternoster Row, London.

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Dalry Ayrshire – Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870

Dalry, a village and parish of Ayrshire, Scotland, 13 miles S.W. from Paisley. Post town, Beith. It has a mone ord. off. There are some coal and iron mines in the district surrounding the town. Manf. Woollen goods and embroidery. P0p. of par. 4232.

Source: Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870. Ward, Lock & Tyler, Paternoster Row, London.

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