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Coaltown, Fifeshire

Historical Description

COALTOWN, EAST, a village, in the parish of WEMYSS, district of KIRKCALDY, county of FIFE, 4 miles (N. E.) from Kirkcaldy, containing 165 inhabitants. This village is in the mining district of the parish. It is neatly built, and principally inhabited by persons engaged in collieries, which are extensively worked, and afford an abundant supply of fuel for the neighbourhood.

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