Hatches Matches and Dispatches part 4

Dear blog reader This is the fourth part in a series of Shandon hatches, matches and dispatches that have appeared in the newspapers. I always find such finds very exciting in my own 30 years of family history research and I hope this helps anyone doing similar Shandon-based research. (Glossary: inst/instant means of the presentContinue reading “Hatches Matches and Dispatches part 4”

Death of Reverend George Bennett

FIFE FREE PRESS, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1956 EAST WEMYSS DISTRICT NEWS – TRIBUTE TO FORMER MINISTER The Rev. Alex. Macrae paid tribute to a former minister of the Church, the Rev. George Bennett, at the morning service in St George’s on Sunday. Mr Bennett, who died recently, was minister of St George’s from 1916 toContinue reading “Death of Reverend George Bennett”

Shandon Valuation Roll 1915

Dear blog reader Welcome to the seventh part in a series, a list of the people, with house names where known, who were connected with Shandon in 1915. In 1915 Shandon had 75 households listed, a slight decrease on 1905. In 1905 Shandon had 82 households listed which was a vast increase on the anomalyContinue reading “Shandon Valuation Roll 1915”