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Torryburn Parish Records - work in progress



Church History

Torryburn Kirk Session united in 1945 with Newmills; Torryburn and Newmills linked with Cairneyhill from 1968.
The congregation of Torryburn Free Church, which sat within the Presbytery of Dunfermline, was established in 1843 at the time of the Disruption when the minister of Torryburn Parish Church and the majority of his congregation adhered to the Free Church. Worship took place for a short time in a shed until the church was erected later in the same year. The church and manse were both renovated in 1869. In 1900, upon the union of the Free Church and the United Presbyterians, Torryburn Free Church was renamed Torryburn United Free Church and following the 1929 union of the United Free Church and the Church of Scotland, Torryburn U.F. was renamed Newmills Church of Scotland. In 1933 the congregation of Newmills was reduced in status, and was worked by a lay missionary until 1945 when a union was established with the Parish Church congregation of Torryburn, to create the session of Torryburn and Newmills.
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Church Records

At the National Archives of Scotland, Edinburgh:

Included in the Old Parochial Registers on microfilm and at the ScotlandsPeople Centre, Edinburgh but not online:

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Court Records

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Heritors' Records

At the National Archives of Scotland, Edinburgh:

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Land & Property

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Occupations

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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

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Town Records

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Voting Registers

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Data provided by the  Scottish Archive Network (SCAN)


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