Wednesday, 29 August 2007
Kennoway Parish Fife Scotland
Kennoway parish is bounded by Kettle, Scoonie, Wemyss and Markinch. It contains the villages of Kennoway, Baintown, Bonnybank and Star. It is about three and half miles east to west and two miles north to south. There are 2 corn and barley mills, and a sawmill. Coal is worked, though only of middling quality. The chief occupations are connected with agriculture and the linen industry, but the number of hand loom weavers is declining considerably. There are three churches: the parish church, a Free Church and a UP Church, the oldest building. There is a parish school and also a female industrial school in Kennoway, and a subscription school in Star. Edited from Westwood's Directory for the counties of Fife and Kinross published 1862. Tour Kennoway Parish, Fife, Scotland, on an Ancestry Tour of Scotland. Best Scottish Tours, Best Scottish Food, Best Scottish Hotels, Small Group Tours of Scotland.