Kilrenny Parish Records


Church History

The church of Kilrenny, which was rebuilt in 1806-1808, formerly belonged to the Abbey of Dryburgh and held a dedication to St Ernan of Eileach Naomh. The kirk session of Kilrenny, which established a link with Cellardyke in 1988, sits within the Presbytery of St Andrews.
The parish of Cellardyke, the parish church of which was dedicated in 1881, was disjoined from that of Kilrenny and erected quoad sacra on the 28th March, 1883. The kirk session, which established a link with Kilrenny in 1988, sits within the Presbytery of St Andrews.
See the Anstruther Easter page.
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Church Records

At the Special Collections Dept. of St Andrews University Library, with digital copies of the earlier volumes at the National Records of Scotland, Edinburgh:

Included in the Old Parochial Registers on microfilm and at the National Records of Scotland, Edinburgh but not online:

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Heritors' Records

At the National Records of Scotland, Edinburgh:

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Land & Property

At the National Records of Scotland, Edinburgh:

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Parochial Board  /  Parish Council Records

At the Fife Council Archive Centre, Markinch:

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School Records

At the Fife Council Archive Centre, Markinch:

Entries less than 50 years old may contain sensitive personal information and are not on open access. If you are a former pupil you are entitled to see your own entry. Please contact the Archivist for further details.
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Taxation

At the National Records of Scotland, Edinburgh:

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Town Records

Under the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1929 (19 & 20 Geo. V, c.25) , the Fife royal burghs of Anstruther Easter and Anstruther Wester and the burgh of Kilrenny were amalgamated to create the United Burghs of Kilrenny, Anstruther Easter and Anstruther Wester. The Kilrenny, Anstruther Easter and Anstruther Wester Town Council was abolished in 1975.

At the National Records of Scotland, Edinburgh:

At the Special Collections Dept. of St Andrews University Library:

At the Fife Council Archive Centre, Markinch:

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Voting Registers

At the Special Collections Dept. of St Andrews University Library:

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Data provided by the  Scottish Archive Network (SCAN)