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Brunton, Fifeshire

Historical Description

BRUNTON, a village, in the parish of CREICH, district of CUPAR, county of FIFE; containing 90 inhabitants. This village, which is pleasantly situated, is inhabited chiefly by persons employed in agriculture, and in hand-loom weaving for the linen manufacturers of Cupar, under the inspection of a resident agent who furnishes the materials. Previously to the introduction of machinery, several of the females were employed in spinning yarn; but at present there is only one spinning-wheel in operation.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland, 1851 by Samuel Lewis


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