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14.—COUNTY OF FIFE.

I.—COUNTY BOUNDARIES.

The county of Fife contained a detached part of the county of
 Kinross consisting of a detached part of the parish o fPortmoak. A
detached part of the county of Forth, consisting of the parishes of
 Culross and Tulliallan of the county of Fife for road
 administration. There were three parishes situated partly in the
 county of Fife and partly in other counties, viz., Abernethy, Arngask,
and Dunfermline.

The county boundaries have been dealt with as follows :—

A. With the County of Kinross.

1.—Dunfermline.

There was a dispute as to the county to which a part in the
 extreme north of the parish of Dunfermline belonged. It was claimed
 by the county of Fife and by the county of Kinross, but of recent 
years it was assessed as in the county of Kinross. By the Order 
printed at p. 77 this part of the parish of Dunfermline has been 
transferred to the parish of Cleish, and has been declared to form
 part of the county of Kinross. See County of Kinross, Cleish, &c., supra, p. 269.

2.—Ballingry, Kinglassie, and Portmoak.

The detached part of the parish of Portmoak which was also a detached part of the county of Kinross was by the Order printed at p. 76 transferred to the parish of Kinross 
and to the county of Fife.

A further alteration on the county boundary has been made by the
 an Order in conjunction with the Order printed at p. 76. The boundary between the two counties was the old channel of the River
 Leven, between the years 1826 and 1836, however, a new channel
 was made for the river, which is now locally known as the New Cut.
 By these two Orders the centre of the New Cut was substituted as 
the county boundary for the centre of the old river channel throughout the whole distance along which that channel was formerly the county boundary. It is understood that by purchase or excambion
 the New Cut has been substituted for the old channel as an estate 
march for a considerable part of its course. The districts affected by 
this change were situated in the parishes of Kinglassie and Portmoak,
 and in a detached part of the parish of Ballingry (Ballingry detached
 No. 1). So much of Kinglassie and of Ballingry detached No. 1 as
 lay north of The Cut have been transferred to the parish of Portmoak and the county of Kinross. The remainder of Ballingry detached No. 1 and those portions of Portmoak which lay to the east of this detached part and to the south of The Cut have been transferred to
 the parish of Kinglassie and placed wholly in the county of Fife.

The following subjects are affected by this alteration of county
 boundaries :—

(1.) Transferred from the county of Kinross to the county of 
Fife (and at the same time from the parish of Portmoak to
 the parish of Kinglassie).

(a.) The detached part of Portmoak, consisting of—

Place Description Proprietor
The Ryelaw, Lands, Tustees of the Hon. G. Waldegrave-Leslie.

(b.) Lands situated on The Cut

The River Leven originally divided the farms of Kinneston and Bowhouse and the north from the farms of Craigend and Auchmuir on the south. By arrangement among the proprietors the new channel of the river (The Cut) was afterwards substituted as the boundary in place of the original
 channel, and the new county boundary follows this new boundary as thus arranged
. Thus the lands so transferred from Kinross to Fife at one 
time formed part of the farm of Kinneston (belonging to John Beveridge of Kinneston), or of the farm of Bowhouse belonging to Sir G. Graham Montgomery, Bart.), but now form part of the farm of Craigend belonging to Sir James Malcolm, Bart.), or the farm of Auchmuir (belonging 
to Roger Sinclair Aytoun).

(1.) Transferred from the county of Fife to the county of Kinross.

(a.) Lands which are at the same time transferred from the parish 
of Ballingry to the parish of Portmoak.

Place Description Proprietor
Wester Balbeadie, About 15 acres of the farm lying north of The Cut, Lady Mary Malcolm.

The other lands north of The Cut, so transferred, at one time formed part of the farm of Craigend (belonging to Sir James Malcolm, Bart.), but now form part of the farm of Kinneston (belonging to John Beveridge of Kinneston), or of the farm of Bowhouse (belonging to Sir G. Graham Montogomery, Bart.).

(b.) Lands which are at the same time transferred from the parish 
of Kinglassie to the parish of Portmoak.

The lands north of The Cut, so transferred, at one time formed part of the farm of Auchmuir (belonging to Roger Sinclair Aytoun.), but now form part of the farm of Bowhouse (belonging to Sir G. Graham Montogomery, Bart.)

(Sheet 40 of the Ordnance Survey maps of Scotland, one-inch scale.)

B. With the County of Perth.

1.—Abernethy.

The parish of Abernethy was situated
 in the county of Perth and partly in the county of Fife
. By the Order printed at p. 46 the
 of the parish, except the lands of Easter Colzie, Noclniarrie, and 
Pitlour, was placed in the county of Perth, these excepted lands being
 transferred to Fifeshire parishes and retained in Fifeshire. For details see Perth, Abernethy, p. 198, and Abernethy, &c., infra, p. 256.

(Sheets 40 and 48 of the Ordnance Survey maps of Scotland, one-inch scale.)

2.— Arngask.

The parish of  Arngask was situated partly in the county of Fife,
 in the county of Kinross, and partly in the county of Perth.
 By the Order printed at p. 46 it was placed wholly within the county 
of Perth. See Perth, Arngask, supra, pp. 199 and 203.

(Sheet 40 of the Ordnance Survey maps of Scotland, one-inch scale.)

3.—Culross and Tulliallan.

These two parishes formed one detached part of the county of
 Perth, bounded on the west by the county of Clackmannan, and on
 the east by the county of Fife. By the Order printed at p. 45 these
 parishes were wholly transferred from the county of Perth to the county
 of Fife, no change being made on the boundaries of the parishes themselves.

It is impossible to enumerate the subjects transferred in so far as these lie within burgh, or in town or village, but the chief landward subjects will be detailed. the broad statement holds good that every
 subject in the parish of Culross and every subject in the parish of
 Tulliallan now form part of the county of Fife.

The following subjects have thus been transferred from the
 county of Perth to the county of Fife :—

(1.) Parish of Culross.

The Royal Burgh of Colross, with all the subjects therein. Blairburn.-A few small urban subjects of low value. Comrie Village (by Oakley), containing a large number of urban subjects chiefly of no value. The Village of Low Valleyfield includes Low Valleyfield house and offices. belonging to Major Thomas Muir, and a large number of urban subjects chiefly of low value.

Place Description Proprietor
Estate of Airthrey—Brucefield Estate, Woodlands, Lord Balfour of Burleigh.
Hartshaw, Farm (part), Do.
Estate of Blair Castle—Blair Castle, Mansion-house, offices, servants' houses, policied, land, and woodlands, Robert Hoyer Miller of Blair Castle.
Bayfield, Land, Do.
Blair of Kelliewood, Quarry, Do.
Bordie, farm, Do.
Bordie Muir, Land, Do.
Burnside, House, Do.
Caverns and Mains of Blair, Farm, Do.
Longside, House, Do.
Sandholes, Do. Do.
Sandilands, Croft, Do.
River Forth, Salmon fishings, Do.
Estate of Ciulross Abbey—Culross Abbey, Land and woodlands, Hon. R. Preston Bruce.
Blairhall, Farm, Do.
Do. New farm, Do.
Do. House, Do.
Do. Minerals, Do.
Bridgeton, Houses, Do.
Duckdub, Farm, Do.
Shires Mill, Houses, Do.
Estate of Dunimarle—Dunimarle, Castle, offices, policies, land, and woodlands, Trustees of late Mrs. Magdalene Sharp Erskine.
Do. House with land, Do.
Estate of Inzievar—Comrie Castle, Castle, offices, servants' houses, policies, land, and woodlands, Trustees of A. V. Smith Sligo.
Mains of Comrie, Farm, Do.
Comrie Village, House, Do.
Shepherd Lands, Farm, Do.
Do. House, Do.
Topitlaw, Farm, Do.
East Grange, Farm, The Carron Company.
Do. Houses and land, Do.
Mains of East Grange, Do. Do.
Langlandsteps, Do. Do.
Woodlands,   Do.
Shires Mill, Houses, workshop, and land, George Halley.
Do. Houses, smithy, and land, Robert Reid. V. S.
Estate of Sands—Ashes, Farm, Laurence Johnston of Sands.
Burowin, Do. Do.
Horsewards Park, Land, Do.
Middlegrange, Farm, Do.
Whitehills, Do. Do.
Woodlands,   Do.
Estate of Tulliallan—Tulliallan, Kennel, lands, and woodlands, Lady William Godolphin Osborne Elphinstone.
Blinkeerie, Farm, Do.
Keir, House, Do.
Kirkton and Waas Cottage, Farm, Do.
Muir Cottage, House and land, Lady William Godolphin Osborne Elphinstone.
Muirhead and Newraw, Farm (part), Do.
Praybrae, House, Do.
Righead, Farm, Do.
Waas Cottages, Houses, Do.
Estate of Valleyfield—Valleyfield, Mansion-house, offices, servants' houses, policies, land, and woodlands, Robert W. P. Clarke C. Preston.
Muirside, Farm, Do.
Newmills, Mill, houses, and land, Do.
Overton, Farm, Do.
Low Valleyfield, Land and house, Do.
Estate of West Grange—Brankston Grange, Mansion-house, offices, home farm, and woodlands, John James Dalgleish of West Grange.
Balgownie, Houses and smithy, Do.
Balgownie Mains, Farm, Do.
West Bath, Do. Do.
Bogside, Do. Do.
Byrecrook (part) and Barnhill Field, Land, Do.
Devilla, Farm, Do.
Gallowridge, Do. Do.
West Grange, Houses, Do.
Horsehead, Farm, Do.
Muirhead, Do. Do.
Park Cottage, House, Do.
Berryhill, House and land, Robert Donaldson, V. S.
Gowerfield, Do. Miss Isabella Cousin.
Horsewards, Lands, Trustees of late Andrew Cree Stephen.
Thornyhaw, Houses and land, Mrs. Margaret Main.
Glebe of the Second Charge of Culross,   Rev. A. S. Allan.
St. Serf's, Episcopal Chapel, Trustees of late Mrs. M. S. Erskine.
Part of the North British Railway line (Alloa and Dunfermline) line (3 miles 24 chains), also Bogside and East Grange Stations,   North British Railway Co.
Bogside, House, Do.
East Grange, Houses, Do.

Sheets 31, 39, and 40 of the Ordnance Survey maps of Scotland, one-inch scale.)

(2.) Parish of Tulliallan

The Town of Kincardine-on-Forth, including Newton and Easter Kincardine, with all the subjects therein.

Place Description Proprietor
Estate of Airthrey—Woodlands,   Lord Balfour of Burleigh.
Brucefield, Quarry, Do.
Gartary, House with land, Lord Balfour of Burleigh.
Gartary and Peathill, Farm, Do.
Hartshaw, Farm (part), Do.
Estate of Sands—Sands, Mansion-house, offices, servants' houses, policies, land, and woodlands, Laurence Johnston of Sands.
Do. Home farm, Do.
Blalowan, Farm, Do.
Crockmuirhall, Do. Do.
Kelliewood, Quarry and house, Do.
Lurg, House, Do.
Stonybrae, Do. Do.
Estate of Tilliallan—Tulliallan, Castle, offices, servants' houses, land, woodlands, and fishings, Lady William Godolphin Osborne Elphinstone.
Do. Home Farm, Do. Do.
Blackhall, Houses and lodge, Do.
Nether Blackhall, Houses, Do.
Broomknowe, House, byre, and land, Do.
Burnbrae, Farm, Do.
Do. House and land, Do.
Chapelhill, House and orchard, Do.
Crosshill, House and land, Do.
Dalquhamie, Do. Do.
Do. Old tollhouse, Do.
Donald's Dam, Water, Do.
East Park, Land, Do.
Guildiefold, Do. Do.
Hawkshill and Dalquhamie, Farm, Do.
Hemphole, Do. Do.
Hillhead, Houses with land, Do.
Inchfarm, Farm, Do.
Kincardine, House and orchard, Do.
Do. Ferry, Do.
Kirkroad, Houses and land, Do.
Muirhead and Newraw, Farm (part), Do.
Overton, Lodge, Do.
West Port, House and orchard, Do.
Windyhill, House, Do.
Yelton's Park, Land, Do.
Part of the North British Railway (Alloa and Dunfermline) line (19 chains),   North British Railway Co.

II.—PARISH BOUNDARIES.

1.-—Abbotshall and Kirkcaldy.

The parish of Abbotshall had two detached parts (respectively 27
 acres and 4 acres in extent), both of which were wholly surrounded by the parish of Kirkcaldy. By the Order printed at p. 78, these two detached parts were annexed to Kirkcaldy parish.

The following subjects have thus been transferred from the parish
 of Abbotshall to the parish of Kirkcaldy :—

Place Description Proprietor
East Smeaton, Farm (part), J. T. Oswald of Dunnikier.
Smeaton, Lands, Do.
Smeaton Row, Colliers houses, Do.

[The last two entries are of subjects within the burgh of Kirkcaldy.]

(Sheet iO of the Ordnance Survey maps of Scotland, one-inch scale.)

2.—Abdie, Dunbog, and Newburgh.

The parish of Abdie had two detached parts. The first, containing
 1889 acres, lay to the east of the main portion of the parish, being
 bounded on the south by the parish of Dunbog. The second, containing 448 acres, lay to the west on the borders of the county, and
 adjoined the parish of Newburgh. By the Order printed at p. 79 
the first detached part (Abdie detached No. 1) was annexed to
 and the second (Abdie detached No. 2) to Newburgh.

The following are the subjects thus affected :—

(1.) Transferred from the parish of Abdie to the parish of Dunbog.

Place Description Proprietor
Aytonhill, House, offices, servants' houses, policies, and woodlands, James Carnegie.
Do. Houses with land, Do.
Ayton, Farm, Do.
Do. Houses, smithy, and land, Do.
Carpullie (part), Land, Do.
Denmuir, Farm, Do.
Denmuir Hill, Do. Do.

(2.) Transferred from the parish of  Abdie to the parish of Newburgh.

Place Description Proprietor
Lochmill, Farm, Representatives of late James Watt.
Do. Waterworks and pipes, Newburgh Town Council, &c.
Wester Lumbenny, Farm, Misses Margaret and Rosella Preston.

For another addition to the parish of Newburgh see Abernethy, &c., infra, p. 256.

(Sheet 48 of the Ordnance Survey maps of Scotland, one-inch scale.)

3.—Aberdour and Kinghorn.

The parish of Aberdour had one detached part adjoining
 the north-east corner of the parish of Burntisland and almost entirely surrounded by the parish of Kinglassie. By the Order 
printed at p.79 this detached part was annexed to Kinghorn parish.

The following subjects have thus been
 transferred from the parish of Aberdour to the parish of Kinghorn :-

Place Description Proprietor
Kilrie, Farm (part), William Drysdale.
Kilrie Gate, Lodge, Do.
Do. Houses, smithy, wright's shop, and land, Do.

(Sheet 40 of the Ordnance Survey maps of Scotland, one-inch scale.)

4.—Abernethy, Newburgh, and Strathmiglo.

The parish of Abernethy was situated partly in the county of Fife
 and partly in the county of Perth. With the exception of the
 subjects now to be named, the whole parish was by the Order printed 
at p. 46 placed in the county of Perth. The subjects thus excepted 
were (1) those lying east of the lands of Pitmedden, which were 
annexed to the parish of Newburgh ; and (2) the lands of Nochnarrie and Pitlour, which were annexed to the parish of Strathmiglo.

The following alterations have thus been made on these three
 parishes :—

(1.)—Abernethy.

The area of the parish of Abernethy has been diminished by the 
disjunction of the lands detailed now as being annexed to Newburgh
 and Strathmiglo.

(2.)—Newburgh.

The following subjects have thus been transferred from the parish 
of Abernethy to the parish of Newburgh :—

Place Description Proprietor
Easter Colzie, Farm, Robert Cathcart of Pitcairly.
Do. Woodlands, Do.
Colzie Hill, Land, Do.
Lumquhat, House, smithy, byre, and land, .

For another addition to the parish of Newburgh, see Abdie, &c.,
 supra, p. 255.

(3.)—Strathmiglo.

Tbe following subjects have been transferred from the parish of 
Abernethy to the parish of Strathmiglo :—

Place Description Proprietor
Nochnarrie, Land, William Baillie Skene.
Pitlour, Garden, land, and woodlands, Do.
Wester Pitlour, Farm (part), Do.

(Sheets 40 and 48 of the Ordnance Survey maps of Scotland, one-inch scale.)


5.—Anstruther-Wester and Pittenweem.

The parish of Anstruther-Wester had one detached part extending
 to about one acre, and surrounded by the parish of Pittenweem. The
 parish of Pittenweem had two detached parts, each containing about 
an acre, and both surrounded by the parish of Anstruther-Wester. By the Order printed at p. 80 these two parishes were made to 
exchange their detached parts, and the boundary between the parishes, 
which was previously badly defined, has been rectified. All the districts affected by this Order lie within the burghs of Anstruther-Wester and Pittenweem, and the subjects are individually of small value. Owing to this fact, and to the uncertainty of the previous 
boundary between the parishes, it has been found impossible to detail
 the subjects affected. It is sufficient, however, to draw attention to
 the new boundary between tbe parishes. It follows the parliamentary 
boundary between the burghs of Anstruther-Wester and Pittenweem
 from the north boundary of Pittenweem parish down to the Pittenweem and Anstruther road. It then strikes east from the parliamentary 
boundary, running along the centre of this road to its junction with 
the Chain Road down which it runs to the sea. All to the west of 
this new boundary is now in the parish of Pittenweem, and all to the
 east is in the parish of Anstruther-Wester.

The area transferred from Pittenweem to Anstruther-Wester includes 4 chains of
 the North British Railway line and a portion of Anstruther-Wester Goods Station.

(Sheet 41 of the Ordnance Survey maps of Scotland, one-inch scale. See also the six-inch maps.)

6.—Auchterderran, Ballingry, Kinglassoe, and Portmoak.

As already explained (Ballingry, etc., supra, p. 249) certain transferences between the counties of Fife and Kinross have affected the 
areas of the parishes of Ballingry and Kinglassie, in the county of Fife,
 and of the parish of Portmoak, in the county of Kinross. In addition
 to these changes, the Fife parishes of Auchterderran, Ballingry, and 
Kinglassie were affected by the disposal of certain detached parts of 
the parish of Ballingry. These detached parts were two in number. 
Ballingry detached No. 1 lay on the county boundary adjoining the
 Fife parish of Kinlassie. Ballingry detached No. 2 was surrounded by the parish of Auchterderran. By the Order printed at p. 76 the part of Ballingry detached No. 1, which lay north of hes new channel
 of the River Leven (The Cut), was transferred to Portmoak parish and
 to Kinross-shire, the remainder being annexed to Kinglassie parish 
and retained in the county of Fife. Ballingry detached No. 2 was 
annexed to Auchterderran parish.

The following changes have been made on the areas of these parishes :—

( 1.)—Auchterderran.

Transferred from the parish of Ballingry to the parish of Auchterderran.

Place Description Proprietor
Brigghills, Farm (part), Earl of Minto.
Spittal, Do. Do.
Woodlands,   Do.
Part of the North British Railway (18 chains),   North British Railway Co.

(2)—Ballingry.

Ballingry loses both its detached parts.

See Ballingry, &c., supra, p. 249, Auchterderran, supra, and Kinglassie, supra.

(3.)—Kinglassie.

(a.) Transferred from the parish of Ballingry to the parish of 
Kinglassie.

Place Description Proprietor
Wester Balbeadie, Farm (part), Lady Mary Malcolm.

Note.—The remainder (15 acres) goes to Portmoak.
 See Ballingry. &c., supra,

Place Description Proprietor
Easter Balbeadie, Farm, Sir James Malcolm, Bart.
Craigend, Do. Do.


(b.) Transferred from the parish of Portmoak to the parish of 
Kinglassie, and vice versa. See Ballingry, supra, p. 249.

(4.)—Portmoak.

See County of Kinross, infra, p. 270.

(Sheet 40 of the Ordnance Survey maps of Scotland, one-inch scale.)

7.—Collessie and Cults.

The parish of Cults had a detached part which was situated at 
Sweethome, and was entirely surrounded by the parish of Collessie. 
By the Order printed at p. 81 the detached part was transferred to
 Collessie.

The following subjects have thus been transferred from the parish
 of Cults to the parish of Collessie :—

Place Description Proprietor
Annesmuir, Farm (part) and pasturage, Earl of Leven and melville.
Sunnybraaes, House, shop, and land, Do.
Woodlands,   Do.
Edensmuir, Commonty, Feuars of Pitlessie.
Sweethome, House and land, William Brown.
Do. House, byre, and land, George Horsburgh.
Part of the North British Railway (30 chains),   North British Railway Co.

(Sheet 40 of the Ordnance Survey maps of Scotland, one-inch scale.)

8.—Crail and Dunino.

The parish of Dunino was represented on the Ordnance Survey maps as having a detached part lying to the south of the main portion
 of the parish, and surrounded by the parish of Crail. The authorities
 of the two parishes, however, concurred in stating that the parish 
boundary as recognised in practice lay to the south of that shown on
 the map, and really included within the parish of Dunino not only the
 part marked on the maps as detached, but also a considerable portion 
of what was shown as belonging to the parish of Crail. The Order
 printed at p. 83 gives effect to the boundary as known in practice.

The following subjects were included in the area marked on the
 maps as belonging to the parish of Crail, and now declared to form
 part of the parish of Dunino :—

Place Description Proprietor
Balkaithly, Farm (part), Walter irvine.
Beley, Houses, smithy, and land, Do.
Beley Bridge, Farm, Do.
Do. Houses, shop, and land, Do.
Chesters, Farm (part), Do.
New Bridge, House and land, Do.

For other changes on the parish of Crail see below.

(Sheet 41 of the Ordnance Survey maps of Scotland, one-inch scale.)

9.—Crail and Kingsbarns.

The parish of Kingsbarns had a detached part consisting o
f the farms of Grassmiston and Randerston, which was separated from the main portion of the parish by an intervening strip of the parish of Crail. Kingsbarns had also a part very nearly detached, consisting
 of the farm of Lochton. The result of the Order printed at p. 83 is 
that the farm of Randerston in the detached part is united with the 
main portion of Kingsbarns parish by annexing to that parish the
 intervening portion of Crail parish. In return the farms of Lochton
 and Grassmiston are transferred from Kingsbarns parish to Crail
 parish.

The following are the asubjects affected :—

(a.) Transferred from the parish of Crail to the parish of Kingsbarns.

Place Description Proprietor
East Newhall, Farm, Sir Thomas Erskine, Bart.
West Newhall, Do. Do.

(b.) Transferred from the parish of Kingsbarns to the parish of 
Crail.

Place Description Proprietor
Grassmiston, Farm, Sir Thomas Erskine, Bart.
Lochton, Do. David Clark Lindsay.

For another change on the area of Crail, as shown on the map, see Crail & Dunino, supra, p. 259.

(Sheet 41 of the Ordnance Survey maps of Scotland, one-inch scale.)

10.—Dunfermline and Inverkeithing.

The parish of Dunfermline, as has been explained (p. 219) had a  
part in the extreme north which was latterly treated as being in the county of Kinross, and it had also a detached part situated at North 
Queensferry and adjoining the parish of Inverkeithing. The parish
 of Inverkeithing also had a detached part which was situated west of 
the burgh of Dunfermline and was surrounded by the parish of 
Dunfermline. By the Order printed at p. 77 the part of Dunfermline parish in Kinross-shire was transferred to the Kinross-shire parish of 
Cleish, and the detached part of Dunfermline was annexed to Inverkeithing parish. Inverkeithing on the other hand gave over to 
Dunfermline parish its detached part and also an area lying to the extreme west of the parish, consisting of the lands west of the march
 between the estates of the Earl of Elgin and the Earl of Hopetoun.


The following is the effect on the parishes :—

(1.) Dunfermline.

(a.) Transferred from the parish of Dunfermline to the parish of 
Cleish.—See County of Kinross, Cleish, &c., infra, p. 269.


(b.) Transferred from the parish of Dunfermline to the parish of Inverkeithing.—See Inverkeithing, infra, p. 261.

(c.) Annexed to the parish of Dunfermline from the parish of
 Inverkeithing :—

Place Description Proprietor
Brucehaven, Farm (part), Earl of Elgin.
Do. Brewery lands (part), Do.
Do. Woodlands, Do.
Do. Shipbuilding yard and houses, Do.
Milesmark, Colliers' houses, Do.
Do. Quarry, land, and Schoolhouse, Do.
Do. Elgin Cottage, Do.
Do. Public-house, houses, and land, James Baxter.
Do. Houses and land, Heirs of late Arthur Davidson.
Do. House and land, Donald M'Lachalan.
Do. House, byre, and land, Mrs. Mary Penman or Leitch.
Do. Houses and land, Miss Ann Purvis.
Milesmark, House and land, Mrs. Catherine Gair or Robertson.
Do. Whitemyre, Foundry, John Harley.
Blackburn, Parks (part), P. H. Cameron.
Logie, Mansion-house, lodge, policies, and land, James Alexander Hunt.
Do. Farm, Do.
Urquhart, Do. Do.
North Urquhart, Do. Do.
Do. Quarry, Do.
Lady's Park, Woodlands, &c.,   Do.
Part of the North British Railway (Stirling and Dunfermline) line (46 chains),   North British Railway Co.
Water pipes,   Corporation of the Burgh of Dunfermline.


Also certain subjects within the burgh of Dunfermline. The whole of that burgh is now within the parish of Dunfermline, and accordingly it in unnecessary 
to particularise the subjects within burgh which have been transferred.

(2. )Inverkeithing.

(a.) Transferred from of Inverkeithing to the parish of Dunfermline.—See Dunfermline, supra, p. 260.

(b.) Annexed to the parish of Inverkeithing from parish of 
Dunfermline :—

Place Description Proprietor
Carlingnose, Quarry, George Roberts.
Carlingnose and Ferryhills, Land, Do.
North Queensferry, House, offices, and land, Do.
North Cliff, House, offices, lodge, policies, and woodlands, William H. R. Bedell Sivright.
Do. Houses, Do.
Fernbank House, North Queensferry, House, Alexander Fraser.
North Queensferry, Houses and shop, Do.
Ferrybarns, Farm, Guildry of Dunfermline.
North Queensferry, Quarries and land, Do.
Rockville, North Queensferry, House, offices, and land, Thomas Spowart.
St. Margaret's, House, offices, lodges, policies, land, and woodlands, .
Part of the Forth Bridge Railway line (1 mile 15 1/2 chains),   Forth Bridge Railway Co.
North Queensferry Station,   Do.
North Queensferry, Houses and land, Do.
Part of the North British Railway line (1 mile 1 chain),   North British Railway Co.
North Queensferry Station and Pier,   Do.
North Queensferry, House and land, Do.
Do. Salmon fishings, The Crown.


(Sheets 32 and 40 of the Ordnance Survey maps of Scotland, one-inch scale.)

11.—Elie and Kilconquhar.

The parish of Elie in had a detached part situated to the north-west 
of the main portion of the parish, and lying naturally in to the parish
 of Kilconquhar. By the Order printed at p. 82 this detached part 
was transferred to the parish of Kilconquhar, and in return all the
 coast district of Kilcompihar south of the railway line and of the
 Cocklemill Burn was transferred to the parish of Elie.

The following are the subjects affected :—

(a.) Transferred from the parish of Elie to the parish of Kilconquhar.

Place Description Proprietor
Charleton, Home farm (part) and woodlands, John Anstruther Thomson.
Newton House, House, Do.
Muircambus, House, offices, servants' houses, and land, .
Do. Farm, Do.
West Muircambus, Farm (part), William Baird.
Part of the North British Railway (Leven and East Fife)line (76 chains),   North British Railway Co.

(a.) Transferred from the parish of Kilconquhar to the parish of Elie.

The Burgh of Earlsferry, with all the subjects therein.
The Villages of Liberty and Wiliiamsburgh, forming part of the police burgh of Elie, Liberty & Williamsburgh, which is now situated wholly within the parish of Elie.
The above consist chiefly of urban subjects of small value.

Place Description Proprietor
Donald's Land, Land, Elie Sea Box Society.
Grange, Farm and links, Sir James Malcolm, Bart.
Grangehill, Farm, William Baird of Elie.
Melon Park, Land, Do.
West Muircambus, Farm (part), Do.
St. Ford, Do. and links, Do.
Kincraig, Farm and links, Rev. W. E. C. Austin Gourlay.
Old Glebe and Crooks, Land, Parochial Board of Elie.
Kincraig, Grange, and Earlsferry, Salmon fishings, The Crown.

(Sheet 41 of the Ordnance Survey maps of Scotland, one-inch scale.)

12.— Markinch and Wemyss.

The parish of Markinch had a detached part situated at Dubbieside (or Innerleven) and adjoining the parish of Wemyss. By the 
Order printed at p. 84 this detached part was annexed to the parish 
of Wemyss.

The following subjects have thus been transferred from the parish
 of Markinch to the parish of Wemyss :—

Place Description Proprietor
Innerleven, Land, R. G. Erskine Wemyss.
Do. House, byres, stable, &c., and links, Do.
Innerleven Acres and Haugh, Lands, Do.
Innerleven, Sawmill, James Donaldson & Son.
Do. A large number of small subjects, chiefly urban, now included in the police burgh of Buckhaven, Methil, and Innerleven, .

Part of the North British Railway (Buckhaven Branch) line (39 chains),

  North British Railway Co.
Part of Leven Dock and sidings,   Do.

(Sheet 40 of the Ordnance Survey maps of Scotland, one-inch scale.)

13.—Newburgh.

The parish of Newburgh was effected by two of the Orders :-

(a.) By the Order printed at p. 79 Abdie detached No, 2
 was transferred to the parish of Newburgh.—See Abdie, p. 258.

(6b.) By the Order printed at p. 46 part of the parish of Abernethy was transferred to the parish of Newburgh.—See Abernethy, &c., supra, p. 256.

14.—St. Andrews and St. Leonards.

The parish of St. Leonards consisted of four separate parts. The largest in area was situated at the south end of St Andrews parish 
at Kenly, and was treated in the Ordnance Survey maps ae the main
 part of the parish. The parts marked St. Leonards detached No. 1
 and St. Leonards detached No. 2 were situated within the burgh of St. Andrews, the latter being at the site of the old College of St. Leonards.

St. Leonards detached No. 3 was situated at Rathelpie district, at the west of the burgh.


By the Order printed at p. 85 a new parish of St. Leonards was formed, the boundary of which can be traced with sufficient accuracy on the six-inch Ordnance maps, as it is laid
 down in Clause IL of the Older. The result is that the Kenly district, the Rathelpie district, and a small portion of St. Leonards detached No. 2 have been transferred to St. Andrews in exchange for
 the part of St. Andrews embraced within the new boundary of St. Leonards parish. St. Leonards parish is now situated wholly within the burgh of St. Andrews, and the subjects composing the two parishes, in so far us within burgh, can be readily ascertained, the boundary between them being now clearly defined. It seems, therefore, sufficient to enumerate the landward subjects transferred from
 the parish of St. Leonards to the parish of St. Andrews.

Place Description Proprietor
Upper Kenly, Farm, United College of St. Andrews.
Nether Kenly, Do. Do.
Do. Quarry, Do.
Newmill, Land, Do.
Rathelpie, Do. Do.
Do. House and land, Miss Christian Coul.
Do. Do. Peter Fleming.
Do. Do. Alexander Hunter.
Peekie, Farm, City of Glasgow Educational Endowment Board.
Peekie Mill and Mill Bank, Land, Trustees of late William Duncan.
Westerlee, Lands, Robert Ewing Curwen.
Do. Gardener's cottage, Do.
Part of the Anstruther and St. Andrews Railway line (24 chains),   Anstruther and St. Andrews Railway Co.

(Sheets 41 and 49 of the Ordnance Survey maps of Scotland, one-inch scale.)

15.—Saline and Torryburn.

The parish of Saline had a detached part adjoining the parish of 
Torryburn, and the parish of Torryburn had a detached part lying to 
the north of the parish of Saline. By the Order printed at p. 84 
these parishes were made to exchange their detached parts.

The following are the subjects affected :—

(a.) Transferred from the parish of Saline to the parish of
 Torryburn.

Place Description Proprietor
Inzievar, Houses, offices, lodge, policies, land, and woodlands, Trustees of A. V. Smith Sligo of Inzievar.
Inzievar Stables, Houses, Do.
Blair, Farm (part), Do.
Braidless, House and land, Do.
Duckill, Farm, Do.
Langlees, Do. Do.
Mavisbank, House and land, Do.
Rimalton, Farm, Do.
Sunnyside, Do. Do.
Oakley Railway Station (near), House and land, Do.
Fernwoodlee, House, offices, lodge, policies, and land, Do.
Do. House, Do.
Over Inzievar, Farm, Trustees of late Robert Benny.
Do. Houses, Coltness Iron Company.
Do. House and land, Hon. R. Preston Bruce.
Blaihrall, Minerals, Do.
Brown Muir, Pendicle, Do.
Rennieswells, Farm, Do.
Part of the North British Railway (Stirling and Dunfermline) line (1 mile 12 chains),   North British Railway Co.
Oakley Station and house there,   Do.

(b.) Transferred from the parish of Trryburn to the parish of Saline.

Place Description Proprietor
Bonnington, House, land, and woodlands, Mrs. Agnes May or Reid.
Cultmill, Farm, Trustees of late David Whyte.
Cults, Woodlands, Mrs. Catherine B. Moubray.
Wester Cults, Farm, Do.
North Cults, Do. Andrew Colvill of Barnhill.
South Cults, House, steading, and lands, Trustees of late Robert Henderson.
Do. House and land, Do.
Hallcroft and Hallburns, Farm, Do.
Hillend, House and land, Mrs. Jane Sharp or Drysdale.
Do. Do. Mrs, Julia Philp or Mercer.
Hillside, House, offices, policies, land, and woodlands, Alexander Colvile.
Do. Houses with land, Do.
Meadowland, Farm, Do.
Pow, Farm, James Wilson.
Wellwood, Cottage, offices, and land, Miss Margaret Rolland.
Water-pipes,   Corporation of Dunfermline.

(Sheets 32 and 40 of the Ordnance Survey maps of Scotland, one-inch scale.)


EXPLANATORY NOTES

1. The counties are arranged in the order as in the Census returns, "such that a zig-zag line beginning at the north of Scotland and carried to the south passes successively through every County". The counties have the same numbers as in the Census returns.

2. The subjects transferred are enumerated under the head of the County or Parish to which they are transferred. Thus when an area has been transferred from County A to County B, the subjects affected are enumerated under County B, and a cross reference is given under County A.

3. The names of subjects are those contained in the Valuation Rolls. In the description of subjects the term "farm" includes the farm-house and servants' houses, and the term "croft" includes the house. But where any of the servants' houses on the farm have distinctive names, such houses are detailed separately. "House" includes "cottage", and "land" includes gardens, yards &c.

4. The names of proprietors are in almost all cases those given in The Valuation Rolls of 1890-91. It is therefore to be borne in mind that those who are described as proprietors may be limited owners only, such as liferenters or leaseholders.

5. Where villages or towns are affected, the names of the subjects and proprietors are not usually given. The description of the area transferred is in such cases quite sufficient to show whatever and to what extent any subject in the village or town has been affected by the Order.

6. The Ordnance Survey maps referred to are those published by the Ordnance Survey Department on the scale of one inch to the mile. Those published down to this date (1891), show the Counties and Parishes as they were before the Order of the Commissioners came into operation. It is expected that, when the work of the Commissioners is completed, revised maps will be issued to show the altered boundaries, but the sheets of the revised maps will bear the same numbers as the present maps. The Orders and the explanations can be followed readily on the maps as published at present.

7. An ampersand (&) has been used wherever a County or a Parish has a double name, e.g. "Ross & Cromarty" or "Fetlar & North Yell".

8. In most cases it is necessary to read the text of the order along with the explanation, because the full descriptions contained in the Orders are, as a rule, not repeated in the explanation.