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golf course of 9 holes. Dysart House,
formerly the residence of the Earls of
Dysart, is the seat of Michael B. Nairn
esq. J.P. The area of the burgh is 238
acres; rateable value (including part of
Kirkcaldy), £60,129; the population in
1901 was 16,019, including 3,539 in the
royal burgh of Dysart and 11,733 in the
royal burgh of Kirkcaldy; the population
of the parish in 1891 was 13,626, of whom
3,022 were in Dysart burgh.
The number of electors in the parlia-
mentary register in 1903 was 2,779.
Post, T., M. O., T. M. O., E. D. & P. P.,
S. B. & A. & I. O. 52 High sheet; Miss
Agnes Buist, postmistress (Railway Sub-
Office. Letters should have B.S.O. Fife-
shire added.) Deliveries, 8.25 a.m.& 6.10
p.m.; dispatches, 6.40 a.m. & 1, 4.45,
5.10 & 6.40 p.m
Offices, Town Hall, High street.
Provost, Robert Livingston
Bailies, Peter Martin & James Anderson
Councillors, six
Town Clerk & Town Chamberlain, James
Burgh Treasurer, John Milne
Burgh Superintendent, John Terrace
Medical Officer of Health. James Crawford
Gibb Macnab M.B., CM., P.R.C.S.Edm.,
Town Officer. George Langlands
Vice-Consuls, Denmark, Phirp Clark;
Sweden & Norway, Alfred G. Patterson
Registrar of Births, Deaths & Marriages
for the parish of Dysart, John Terrace,
"Victoria street
Police Station, Victoria buildings, Thos.
Macgregor, inspector
Coast Guard. Station, Charles Sheather,
Customs Officer, George Jenkins
Harbour Office, Harbour, William E. Coats-
worth, harbour master
Cemetery, David Thomson, superintendent
Masonic Hall, George N. Spalding
Normand Memorial Hall, Geo. Burt, keepr
The First Fifeshire Royal Garrison
Artillery (Volunteer) (No. 9 Company),
2nd Lieut. R. Blyth ; Surg.-Capt. J. C.
G. Macnab M.B. medical officer
Established Church, Townhead, Rev. John
W. Gibson, first charge; Rev. Malcolm
Macneil, second charge
United Free Churches : —
St. Serf, Rev. James Laing M.A
Townhead, Rev. William Guthrie M.A
Dysart Burgh, including Sinclairtown,
Fathead & Gallatown schools (see Kirk-
caldy for the last three)
Chairman, James Wishart
Clerk, David Nicholson
Board Schools : —
Dysart Burgh, for 718 children; average
attendance, 459; John Boyd, master;
Miss Kate Brodie, mistress
Boreland (Kirkcaldy & Dysart Landward
School Board), for 87 children; average
attendance, 82; James Mitchell, master
On the Edinburgh, Perth & Dundee Sec-
tion of the North British line.
Station, George Tennant, station master
Boyd Mrs. Elm bank
Campbell Ivie, Cross street
Clark Philip, Hawthorn villa
Gibson Rev. John W.(Estab.),32Ea.Quality st
Harrow James, Laurel bank
Harrow Thomas, Cross street
Harrow Thomas, jun. Stewartville
Herd James, Hollwood
Laing Rev. Jas. (United Free), Quality st
Livingston Robert, Blair hill
Macnab James Crawford Gibb M.B. 29 East
Quality street
Macneil Rev. Malcolm (EstablishedChurch),
The Rectory
Milne John, East Quality street
Nairn Michael B., J.P. Dysart house
Patterson A. G. Windmill road
Simpson Alexander, Ivy lodge
Taylor John, Sea Breeze
Terrace John, jun. East Quality street
Terrace Mrs. Viewforth house
Watt Mrs. Normand road
Westwater Alexander, Gardenside
Wishart James, Strathearn
Adamson Andrew, manager, Orchard pi
Adamson Janet (Mrs.), shpkpr. 25 High st
Adamson John, spirit dealer & publican,
5 High street
Alison Walter, joiner & cabinet maker, 13
Mid Quality street
Antonio Perrie, confectioner, 9 Cross st
Bank of Scotland (branch) (James Herd,
agent; William Galloway, teller), The
Cross; draw on London office, 19 Bishops-
gate street within E C, Coutts & Co. W C
6 Bank of England E C, London
Blackater & Co. drapers, 58 High street
Blyth Robert, Bpirit dealer & public house
keeper, 20 Relief street
Buist Agnes (Miss), bookseller & stationer
& postmistress, 62 High street
Campbell Ivie, linen manufr. (Harrow,
Campbell & Co.), Cross street
Cargill John, shopkeeper, 47 High street
Clark Philip, cashier The Earl of Rosslyn's
Collieries Limited & vice-consul for Den-
mark, Hawthorn villa
Cemetery (David Nicholson, clerk; David
Thomson^ superintendent)
Co-operative Society Limited (George N.
Spalding, sec), High street
Davidson David, sculptor, Station road
Denholm Alex* watch maker, 66 High st
Danish Vice -Consulate (Philip Clark, vice-
Dick Jas. grocer & general dealer, High st
Dryburgh Michael, tailor & clothr.56High st
Drysdale William, blacksmith, High street
Duncan & Dryburgh, saw mill owners &
ship builders, Shore
Duncan Alex, greengrocer, 11 Relief st
Duncan Catherine (Miss), stationer &
fruiterer, 63 High street
Eadie James, shopkeeper, High street
Earl of Ros&lvn's Collieries Limited (The);
TA "Colliery, Dysart"; T N 20S
Eddie James, tailor & clothier,, 21 Relief st
Fife (The) Dairy Co. Creamery (Thomas
Harrow, jun. proprietor), Alexander st
Fife Hygienic Bedding Co. (S. Wilson,
manager), St Serf's works'
Finlay Agnes (Mrs.), dress maker, 14High st
Finlay Kate (Mrs.), confectioner, 71 High st
FoArn Mary & Janet (Misses), boot makers,
51 High street
Fontana Natale, fish frier, Coalgate
Forrester Andrew & Son, chemists, 39 &
41 High street
Fowler David, farmer & dairyman,
Quality street
Frew John, spirit dealer, Coalgate
Galloway Wm. bank teller, Bank ho. Cross
Gas Works (Peter Melville, mgr.), Shore
Glass Jane (Mrs.), grocer, 16 High street
Golf Club (William Kilgour, sec)
Harris John, spirit dealer, 95 High street
Harrow, Campbell 1 & Co. manufacturers of
linens & ticks, Monro power loom wks. ;
T N 205 ; TA" Harrow, Dysart "
Harrow Thomas, grocer, draper & general
dealer, 16 Cross street
Hay George & Son, joiners & cabi-
net makers, 23 Relief street
Henderson Agnes (.Mrs.), shopkeeper, 25
Henderson Euphemi (Mrs.), greengrocer,
40 Coalgate
Herd Andrew, spirit dealer & publican, 2
High street
Herd J. & J. L. solicitors & notaries
Herd James (firm of J. & J. L. Herd),
solicitor, town cle'k & notary, insurance
agt.& agent to Bank of Scotland (branch)
Honeyman Thomas, glass & china dealer,
32 High street
Howden Janet (Miss), milliner & dress
maker, 57 High street
Jannetta Bennett, fish frier, 7 Cross st.
& confectioner, 7 High street
Jenkins Geo. customs officer, 25 Quality st
Johnston Andrew, spirit dealer,
Forth tavern
Johnston David, slater & plasterer, 13
Quality street
Johnston Ebenezer, grocer & spirit dealer,
13 Quality street
King H. & Co. painters, paperhangers &
glaziers, The Cross
King Hugh, painter, paperhanger & glazier
(H. King & Co.), The Cross
Laing Robert, draper, Cross street
Lamb Thomas, Royal' hotel, Townhead
Langlands Janet (Miss), grocer & general
dealer, 36 Coalgate
Logan James, baker, 23 High street
Macgregor Thomas, inspector of police,
McLaren James Bryce, chemist, 9 High st
M'Leod James C. saddler,, Townhead
McMillan Jessie (Mrs.), shopkpr.l South st
Macnab James Crawford Gibb M.B., (_\M
F.R.C.S.Edin., D.P.H. surgeon, medical
officer of health for the burgh, medical
officer to Dysart combination poorhouse,
& certifying factory surgeon, 29 Easfe
Quality street
Martin Peter, traveller, 20 Hill street
Masonic Hall (George N.Spalding R.W.M.),
West Quality street
Mavar Annie '(Miss), confctnr. 45 High st
Mechanics' Institute (James Herd, sec ),
54 High street
Mitchell David, tailor & draper, 2D, 30 &
32 Cross street
Mitchell James, grocer & spirit dealer, 9
Weavers' row
Mitchell John, tailor & clothier, 21 High st
Morton James, baker 17, & restaurant
keeper 19, Relief street
Muir Thomas, boot & shoe ma. 17 High st
Murray William, butcher, Coalgate
Nicol Alexander & Son, butchers, High se
Normand James & Sons Limited, manufac-
turers of linens & ticks, High street &
Orchard factories; T A " Normand,
Dysart "; TN 206
Normand Memorial Hall (Geo. Burt, kpr)
Ogilvie Joseph, hairdresser, 13 Cross st
Owler David, tobacconist, bookseller &
news agent, The Cross
Patterson Alfred G. vice-consul for Swe-
den & Norway
Ramsay & Co. grocers, spirit dealers 31, &
drapers 33, High street
Rankine Alexander, spirit dealer & public
house keeper, 29 Relief street
Reid Alexander M. hair dresser,65 High st
Robb James, ironmonger & plumber, 73 &
75 High street
Robb John M. ironmonger, 28 Cross st
Rogerson Samuel, glass &, china dealer,
Cross street
Scntt Walter, boot repairer, Hieh street
Simpson John, grocer, 16 High street
Smart Wm. & David, butchers, High street
Smith Andrew, grocer & spirit dealer, 35
High street
â– palding George N. householder, Nor-
mand road
Souter Andrew, spirit dlr. 3 Weaver's row
Stanley Aerated Water Works (Thomas
Harrow, jun. & Co.). Alexander street
Swinley Renwick, hairdresser, 5 Relief st
Swedish & Norwegian Vice-Consulate
(Alfred G. Patterson, vice-consul)
Taylor John L.R.C.P.E., L.R.C.S.E. phy-
sician & surgeon, Sea Breeze
Terrace John, registrar of births, deaths
& marriages, Victoria street
Thompson William & Co. boot & shoe dlr.
5 Cross street
Walker Wiiliam, grocer & spirit dealer,
62 High street
Watt David, baker. 8 High street
Wedderspoon William. painter, paper-
hanger & glazier, 13 High street
Westwater Alexander, baker, 72 High st
Wilkie William, baker, Cross street
Wilson D. & Son, grocers,. 70 High street
Witt Thomas, butcher, 25 Relief street
Young William, carting agent, Victoria sfe
Davidson Thomas, Boreland
Dott Margaret, Pathead muir
Fowler David
Fraser Robert, Middle Balbeggre
Grieve Andrew, Wester Strathore
Kinross Thomas, Wester Balbeggie
McGregor Charles, Bogwells
Masterton James, Home farm
Moyes James, North Strathore
Neilson Allan, Easter Strathore
Page Walter, Bogleya
Prentice George, Skeddoway & Strathore
Ramsay Henry
Webster Thomas, Middle Strathore
Wilson John,, Carberry
EARLSFERRY, a royal burgh, for-
merly in the parish of Kilconquhar, but
transferred on 15th May, 1891, to that of
Elie, lies at the head of Elie bay, in the
civil parish of that name, which adjoins
Earleferry and is the nearest railway sta-
tion and post office, Elie possessing the
harbour. The royal burgh, which is in
the small debt court district of Anstruther,
is 13 miles south-east from St. Andrews
and 5 east from Largo, and remains in the
ecclesiastical parish of Kilconquhar. The
date of its erection into a royal burgh is
uncertain, as its earliest charter was
destroyed by a fire in Edinburgh. A new
one was in consequence granted by James
IV. by which all its ancient privileges
were renewed and confirmed ; it is

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