Glenrothes was designated one of Scotland's New Towns in 1948. It is built on land which was previously in Kinglassie, Leslie and Markinch parishes.
The National Collection of Aerial Photography website has photographs of Glenrothes taken in the 1940s.
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Registration districts did not necessarily coincide exactly with parishes. In the 20th century especially, there were frequent changes in registration districts.
|Glenrothes town centre||Ordnance Survey Grid Reference||GPS||Post code||Lat. 56°11'44"N|
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