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KINGHORN.
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the side of a hill, fronting the Forth, and consists
of a main street, intersected by others of minor
importance. An ancient building called St. Leo-
nard's tower, which stands in the middle of the
town, is used as as court house and prison. The
government of the burgh is vested in a town councily
consisting of a provost, two bailies, a treasurer,
town clerk,&c. At the.courts held by the magistrates,
actions of debt to any amount, and petty criminal
matters are determined, and no appeal lies against
their decisions, but to the court of sessions, the
supreme court of Justiciary, or the circuit courts.
Tliere are two free ports attached to the burgh, tlie :
POST OFFICE. — Post Master, Mr. James Greig. The Mail from London and all parts of tlie
South arrives at three in the morning, and is despatched at three in the afternoon.
port of Kinghorn, and tlie port of Pettycur, Be-
tween the latter, which is about half a mile distant,
and the opposite port of Leith, a ferry has been
long established, and by this means the intercourse
between the metiopolis and the coast of Fife ii
rendered easy and conven'cnt. The island of Inch-
iieith, distant about three miles from Pettycur, has
the appearance of a barren roclf ; on visiting it,
however, both arable and pasture lands are dis-
covered. It also contains a small harbour, and a
light-house for the security of vessels sailing up the
frith.
PlaACSS OF â– WORSHIP
Established Church — Rev. Adam Paterson,
Minister
Burgher Chapel — Rev. , Hardie, Ministei'
BURGH SHCOOIi.
Alexander Beatten, Master
Magistrates, SfC,
Robert White, esq. Provast
John Robertson, and James Salmon, Bailies
William Williamson, Treasurer
Thomas Barclay, Town clerk
Beath Lieut. Fifefehire militia
Galloway David Lieut. R. N.
RESIDENT GENTRY-
Mc Pherson. Lieutenant
Purves Alexander, esq. Abden
Rutherford Miss Janet, Kinghorn
White Robert, e»q. Kinghorn
MERCHANTS, TRADESMEN, 6rc-
Allan John, tailor, High st
Arthur Chas. & Co. flax spinners,
Kinghorn mills
Bridges Alex, brewer, Burrell's
wynd
Cameron Duncan, innkeeper, Pet-
tycur
Chalmers Condie, boot and shoe
maker
Chapman Wm. wright, Nethergate
Clark Andw. cart & plough wright
Cowan John, boot & shoe maker
Darney David, vintner
Daruey John, glue manufacturer
and vintner
Darney Jno. linen & woollen draper
Demster Walter, vintner
Dougall Alex, boot & shoe maker
Duffies John, excise officer
Galloway Peter, boot and shoe
maker. High st
Gilchrist Henry, teacher
Glass John & Co. fish curers and
coopers
Good Willie John, smith, High st
Gordon James, superintendent of
Pettycur ferry
Greig James, tobacconist & candle
maker
Greig Margaret, tobacconist and
candle maker
Givans Peter, vintner, Nethergate
Henderson John, smith & farrier
Hepburn & Chrichton, tanners
Hugh Jno. grocer & vintner, High st
Hutchison Andrew, baker. High st
Mc Dougall Henry, town officer
Malcolm Alex, tailor & furnisher,
High st
Mason Jas. & Alex, coopers, High st
Morrison Janet, grocer and spirit
dealer
Morrison John, teacher
Moyes William, inkeeper
Nicol Michael, llesher. High st
Osjvald Archibald, grocer and
vintner. High st [Nethergate
Peddie Wm. boot & snoe maker.
Salmond Jno. grocer & spirit dealer
Sibbald George, surgeon
Stark Eliz. grocer & vintner
Tawse Mrs. vintner. High st
Thomson Alex, flesher. High st
Watt John, tailor. High st
COACHES
DUNDEE, the Champion. thro iisli Cu-
par, every lawful <l;iy in V\ inter at
nine, and in Summer at eiijht
DUNDEE, the Union (iaily throiiRh
Cupar, alternately at eight and hall-
past eleven
EDINBURGH, The Champion every
lawful Hav, at three
EDINBURGH, the Union, daily, al-
ternately at twelve and three
CARRIERS-
EDINBURGH, Henry Black, every
Tuesday, and returns ou Wednesday.
Carriers from different to5\ ns are
passing to and from daily.
KINGSBARNS,
2». Parish in Fifeshire, about four miles square.
The soil is various, but generally produces good
crops. The village of Kingbarns, 9 miles S. E. of
St. Andrews, is a very thriving place, and carries '
ou a considerable manufacture of Osnaburgs, sliirt-
ings, &c. for the Dundee market. The largest and
best flag stones in the country are to be found at a
short distance from tlie village along the shore.
POST OFJFICE at Crail.
PLACES OF "WORSHIP. j
Established Church — Rev. Geo.Wright,Minister ;
Andrew Bower,* Precentor
PAROCHIAL. SCHOOl.
Alexander Latto, Master
NOBILITY AND GENTRY-
Adamson John, Morton Pitmilly ( Corstorphine Jon. esq. Kingsbanis
Brown Mr. David, Kingsbarns Cvichton Mr. David, Kingsbarns
Cheap George, esq. Kippo Hill Mr. Alexander, Stony wynd
Corstorphine Lieut. Andrew, R.N. Kellie, the Right Honbl. the Earl
Kingsbarns j of, Canibo house
Leslie Mr. James, Kinsbarns
Pitmilly Lord, (one of the senators
of tlie college of justice) Pit-
milly hoyje
Rodger Mr, David, Kingsbarns
MERCHANTS, TRADESMEN, Src-
Brown David, innkeeper I
Crichton John, manufacturer of]
brown linen, and spirit dealer | Hamilton David, vintner
and grocer |
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