Online since 1998
The Kincardine-on-Forth Local History Group is dedicated to exploring the history of Kincardine, Fife, Scotland as well as other more general aspects of both local and global history. Meetings are held from 7.00pm to 9.00pm on the 3rd Wednesday of each month throughout the winter in the Community Centre, Anderson Lane, Kincardine. Visitors are always very welcome.
We are a group of amateur enthusiasts who are keen to learn and document everything to do with the history of Kincardine and its people, and we are always pleased to hear from anyone with information, stories or photographs that may be of interest to us. So if you know of something to do with Kincardine's past and think we should know about it too, please get in touch!
The topics we are actively looking for more information about at the moment are:
This year's syllabus includes some very interesting and informative talks, including:
Please feel free to turn up on the night; non-members are always welcome.
Please feel free to browse any of the following information resources and to contact us with any questions you may have regarding them:
The 2012/2013 syllabus has now been added.
A transcription of a fascinating 1937 article about Kincardine Bridge has now been added.
Rev. William Meiklejohn's detailed biography of Sir James Dewar has now been added to the 'Significant People' section. We believe Rev. Meiklejohn has researched and compiled the most detailed biographical information currently available about Sir James.
A Clickable Map has been added to the Overton Kirkyard section. It is now possible to click on any gravestone on the map and jump directly to details of it. Please note that we are currently collating photographs of these stones and will be adding them to the database as soon as possible.
New Guidance Notes have been added to the Tulliallan Kirkyard section. These explain the significance behind the carved symbols found on many of the stones in the kirkyard.
A Clickable Map has been added to the Tulliallan Kirkyard section. It is now possible to click on any gravestone on the map and jump directly to details of it.
For more information about any of the topics contained in this web page please contact: Kincardine Local History Group
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Site last updated 9th September 2012.