Place:


Auchtermuchty  Fife

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Auchtermuchty like this:

Auchtermuchty, par., royal burgh, and market town, NW. Fifeshire, 4¼ miles NW. of Ladybank junction by rail -- par., 3530 ac., pop. 2322; town, pop. 1673; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Monday. It has spinning-mills, bleaching works, &c., and was the birthplace of John Glass (1695-1773), the founder of the religious sect called the Glassites.

Auchtermuchty through time

Auchtermuchty is now part of Fife district. Click here for graphs and data of how Fife has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Auchtermuchty itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Auchtermuchty in Fife | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/16909

Date accessed: 12th December 2017


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