Building our future on the shoulders of our past

 On these pages you will find short historical articles dealing with the various ministers (M) and church history (H) which together tell something of the story of St.Serf's Benarty and Lochgelly.

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Thanks go to all who loaned material[1] for the production of these albums.

To all who helped with photographs and articles.

To The Central Fife Times for past copies of the paper, and Lochgelly Library staff for pointing in the direction of the reference books[2] required in the search for information.

Population figures change according to where information is researched[3].

Margaret Morgan

June 2007

[1] Mr J Robertson, Mr & Mrs McManus.

[2] Books referred to are by: Rev David Jamie,Alexander Westwater, Edward Henderson and Miss Mason.

[3] Census records show population of Lochgelly in 1800 as 600 and in 1854 as 1000.

  Church records can include people from other areas.