Source Information

Ancestry.com. Dunfermline Journal, 1851-1931 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.
Original data: Newspaper collection located at and provided by Dunfermline Carnegie Library, Fife Council, Abbot Street, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, KY12 7NL.
Tel: 01383 312600
Fax: 01383 312608
E-mail: Chris.Neale@fife.gov.uk
Web: http://www.fifedirect.org.uk

About Dunfermline Journal, 1851-1931

This database contains images of the Dunfermline Journal, the main local newspaper of Dunfermline, Scotland, dating from 1851-1931.

Newspapers are a rich source of information for genealogists, and often contain information not possible to get elsewhere. Local newspapers are famous for publishing as many names and details of local people as possible, covering events such as births, marriages, deaths, wedding anniversaries, personal achievements, and personal tragedies.

Dunfermline is the ancient capital of Scotland and home to the world’s first Carnegie Library (it was the birthplace of Andrew Carnegie). The newspapers contained in this collection come from Carnegie Library.

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