Fife

Photographs of the Fife area

Church, St Monans

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Church, St Monance - Ref: WC3134

St Monan's Church occupying a striking position close to the sea this magnificent church built by Sir William Dishington in 1370 with alterations by William Burn in 1828 and Ian Lindsay in 1950s.

The original level was reinstated during restoration in 1955 by Ian G Linsay which also included removal of wallplaster.

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Church, St Monans

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Church, St Monance - Ref: WC3135

St Monance Church. Braehead 14th centrury church standing on a cliff above the sea. The church was built by David II in 1362-70 by Sir William Dishington, Master of Works.

There are medieval consecration crosses. The present church probably occupies the site of an early chapel dedicated to the Saint although no trace of such a building has been found.

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Church, St Monans

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Church, St Monance - Ref: WC3136

St Monance Church occupying a striking position close to the sea this magnificent church was built by Sir William Dishington in 1370 by David II. The church was ruinous in 1772 but received 'partial reparation'.

The church had major restoration by William Burn in 1826-8. The original level was reinstated during restoration in 1955 by Ian G Lindsay.

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Woodhaven, Wormit

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Woodhaven - Ref: WC3198

Woodfhaven, a village in Forgan Parish in Fife on the Firth of Tay, opposite Dundee and 1 mile south-west of Newport. The large house in the picture is the old granary building which served as a hospital for boys from the "Mars" training ship.

Woodhaven, till the year 1822 there had been, from time immemorial, two public ferries in the parish communicating with Dundee across the Tay, one at Woodhaven and another at Newport.

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Post Office, Newport-On-Tay

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Post Office, Newport-On-Tay - Ref: WC3020

Newport-on-Tay Post Office. Postie "Anderson" ran the Post Office. Mail arrivals 6.20 a.m. 9.10a.m. 3.20p.m. 6.20p.m.

On weekdays the Post Office is open for Postal Business from 7a.m. to 8p.m.


Alexander Wilson, who took this photograph, was a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years. He bequeathed much of his collection and £50, to cover the costs involved, to the Free Library Committee of Dundee in 1923.

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General view, Newport-On-Tay

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General view, Newport-On-Tay - Ref: WC3039

Newport-on-Tay. General view of Neport including the spires and turrets of Trinity U.F. Church. At the beginning of the 19th Century probably only twenty cottages made up the village of Newport with a population of around 100.

As the ferry service developed so did the village. By the middle of the century Newport was becoming a dormitory suburb of Dundee and also a convenient holiday resort for Dundee's businessmen.

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School, Newport-on-Tay

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School, Newport-on-Tay - Ref: WC3021

This spacious new school was opened in 1879 next to the Blyth Hall. This replaced the William Street School. Until 1949 this school provided a full education, covering all subjects until third year. After which pupils travelled to Dundee.

Newport-on-Tay School original building was exteded in 1927 when the part of the building towards Scott St. was added.

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St Fillans Free Church, Newport-On-Tay

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St Fillans Free Church, Newport-On-Tay - Ref: WC3041

St Fillans Free Church, Newport-on-Tay. The view is from Hillside Place (close to its junction with Cupar Road); the church stood at the crossroads of Hillside Place, William Street, King Street and Gowrie Street. Victorian children in the picture dressed in their Sunday best. The church was built in 1843 and demolished in 1981.

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School, Newport-On-Tay

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School, Newport-On-Tay - Ref: WC3022

Newport-on-Tay school opened in 1879 next to the Blyth Hall. This building replaced the William Street School. The original building was extended in 1927 when the part of the building towards Scott St. was added.

Newport-on-Tay school covered all subjects until 3rd year in secondary beyond which stage pupils travelled to Dundee (Cupar and St. Andrews after 1933)

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Newport-On-Tay

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Newport-On-Tay - Ref: WC3042

Newport-on-Tay, High Street, St.Mary's Episcopal Church. Designed in 1886-7 by T.M. Cappon.

Standing next to St.Mary's Church stands aTudor-style grand house with the spire of the Congregational Church in the background.

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