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Coaltown, Fifeshire

Historical Description

COALTOWN, WEST, a village, in the parish of WEMYSS, district of KIRKCALDY, county of FIFE; adjacent to East Coaltown, and containing 372 inhabitants. It is chiefly inhabited by persons employed in the extensive coal-works on the estate of Captain Wemyss, and for whose accommodation it has been built.

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