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Saturday, 22 December 2007

Luthrie Fife Scotland


Luthrie, Fife, Scotland. The pesent Creich and Flisk Parish Church is located in an area of rolling countryside just north of the A92, half a mile beyond the of Luthrie. Built in 1832 to replace the earlier ruined church of St Devine or the old Creich Church. Tour Luthrie, Fife, Scotland, on an Ancestry Tour of Scotland. Best Scottish Tours, Best Scottish Food, Best Scottish Hotels, Small Group Tours of Scotland, Rent a Cottage in Scotland. Luthrie in 1846. Luthrie, a village, in the parish of Creich, district of Cupar, county of Fife, 3 miles (N. W. by. N.) from Cupar; containing 163 inhabitants. This village is pleasantly situated within a mile of Brunton. The inhabitants are mostly employed in hand-loom weaving for the manufacturers of Cupar and Newburgh; the articles woven are chiefly Osnaburghs, brown and white sheetings, and dowlas, of which the quantity annually produced here, and at Brunton, averages about 177,200 yards. An agent of one of the principal houses resides in the village, and supplies the main part of the materials; forty persons are employed in weaving, of whom twelve are females, and about twenty females are engaged in winding. There are likewise in the village a brewery, a bakehouse, and mills for meal and barley; several persons, also, are occupied in the various handicraft trades requisite for the supply of the parish; and there is a small inn. The river Motray flows through the village; and on an eminence in the immediate vicinity is the parish church.

1 comment:

RON said...

Hi
Re the description of Luthrie'
I found it interesting, but have to correct you on the river Motray, it infact flows along the valley from the Parbroath direction and not through Luthrie, thats the Luthrie Burn. r taylor