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BiiTCtorp.
FALKLAND.
jfifei^jtie.
subjects, who came to their country seats. A large j
cotnmoii which belonged to Falkland, and on which
the inhabitants had the right to turn tlieli- cattle,
&c. has lately been divided amona; the heritors, and
is nearly all enclosed. The Lomond hills are shaped *
like a cone, the eastern Lomond which is the most
regular and beautiful, is about 1650 feet above the
level of the town, and appears to have been forti-
fied, the western Lomond is considerably higher,
and has on its top a large cairn or heap of loose
stones. There are six fairs held here, viz.: last
Thursday in February, last Thursday in A|)ril, last
Thursday in June, all old style, first Thursday after
POST OTFJCE' Back wywA.—Post Master, William Gulland.
ing at six aud departs every evening at eight.
FI.ACB OF -WORSHIP.
Established Church. — Rev. William, Thomson'
Minister
the 12th of August, fourth Thursday i>i September,
and first Thursday in November. The principal
cattle market in FiYe is held here on the 1st Thurs-
day after the I2th of August, and is resorted (o by
English dealers. The Town Hall was erected in 1801;
in it are held a justice of peace court, alternately
with Stiathmiglo, on the second Monday in every
mouth , for the recovery of small debts, it is occasion-
ally used for a theatre, ball room, &c. also for the
confinement, of prisoners, previous to their beinfl;
sent 10 Cupar. The church is an ancient building
and contains some curious specimens of carved
work.
Aruot James
Baxter George
Blyth John
Downie Henry
Duncan Alexander
Forsyth John
Fullarton James
The post arrives every muiu-
Councillors.
Honeymau John
Jackson John
Menzies 'I'homas
Miller John
Storrar Alexander
Taylor Andrew
Wallace Robert
Gulland Charles, Clerk.
Magistrates, Sfc,
William Gullan, esq. Chief JMagistrate
GeorgeBcotty B ij.
John Wise /
George Forsyth, Treasurer
GENTRY ANn CLERGY.
Ballingall INIrs. Elizabeth, High st 1 Deas Francis, gent. High st I Spankey Miss Margaret, High st
- ■ " ■ •'■ I Donaldson Jno.gent. Horse Market I Ihomson Rev. Wm. Ciiapel yard
3IERCHANTS, TRADESMEN, &c-
■WRIGHTS-
Lindsay John, Back wyiid
Wishart John, West port
Bruce John, esq. Nuthill
BAKBRS-
Forsyth James, High st
Porter James, Cross wynd
FI.ESHBRS.
Forsyth James, Cross wynd
Gourlay James, Mill vyyud
Reid James, High st
GROCERS, &C.
Beveridge Janet, High st
Kiigour Wm. High st
Reidie Andrew, High st
IiINEN AND WOOLLEN
DRAPERS,
HABERDASHERS, 8eC.
Duncan John, High st
Kiigour William, High st
Reidie Andrew, High st
MANUFACTURERS
AND AGENTS.
Allan James, High st
Blyth Robert, High st
Downie Henry, High st
Henderson Alexander, South st
Kiigour William, High st
Miller John, High st
Morrison John, Back ynnd
Reidie Andrew, High st
Reikie Christopher, High st
Storrar Alex. Cross wynd
SHOPKEEPRS-
Low John, Mill wynd
Reidie Robert, High st
SURGEONS-
Gulland Wm. Back wynd
Lyell James, Mill wynd
VINTNERS-
Beveridge Janet, High st
Dall Wm. Mill wynd
Feruie Andrew, Horse market
Forsayth Thomas, Mill wynd
Miller Robert, Highst
Reid James, High st
Scott John, High st
Smith David, High st
Storrar Richard, Horse market
Wise John, Cross wynd
WATCH, 6eC. MAKERS-
Drysdaie Wm. High st
Robertson Wm, East port
WRITERS
Coll George, (& messenger & auc-
tioueer) Horse market
Gulland Charles, [&. agent to the
Insurance Co. of Scotland)
High st
Hope Harry, Millfield
iMiScellaneouS,
Burten Robt. parish schoolr. aster?
High st
Dawson Jas. saddler, &c. High st
Jackson Alex, stone mason. West
port
Watson Thos. corn miller. Mill
wjnd
Wise John, tailor. Cross wynd
CARRIERS.
CUPAR FIFE, J. Jackson, every
Thuvsdfiy
EDINBURGH, John Gootl Willie, everv
Tuesday
KIRKCALDY, John Jackson every
Tuesday and Saturday.
FORGAN, OR ST. PHILANS,
DAIRSIE, KEMBACK AND LEUCHARS,
F
ORGAN or St. Philans, a parish in Fifeshire,
on the south bank of theTay, it is 4 miles in length,
aud about 2 in breadth, the surface is elevated in
the middle, declining towards the river on the north,
the rest having a south exposure of nearly 3 miles,
the soil is for the most part a light loam highly sus-
ceptable of cultivation. There are two small har-
bours at Newport and Woodhaven fiom which there
are regular ferry boats to Dundee.
Dairsie, a parish in Fifeshire, 7 miles frtjin
Dundee. The village is small but neat. The church
built in the SaAn style of architecture with a neat
spire and bears evident marks of great antiquity.
Dairsie Castle, situated on the bank of the river,
(now in ruins) is noted for being the residence of
Archbishop Sharp, and having "had a parliament
held here. Chapel Well, which is much prized for the
qualities of its water, was formerly the site of a
catholic chapel, no vestiges of which are now to
be seen.
Kemback, a parish in Fifeshire, 4 miles in length,
and 1 mile in breadth. It contains 1850 acres of
which more than 1500 are arable, the soil is in ge-
neral fertile, particularly on the banks of the Eden,
which bounds it on the north. It is also watered
by a small rivulet called Ceres.
Leuchars, a parish in Fifeshire, 9 miles in
length by 5 in breadth, bounded on the east by the
German' ocean and watered on the Eden, on the
south and south west, the surface is level and the
soil tolerably fertile. The village of Leuchars is
pleasantly situated about a mile from the coast, &
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