In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Kinglassie like this:
Kinglassie, par. and vil., Fife-par., 7717 ac., pop. 1292; vil., on Lochty Burn, 6 miles NW. of Kirkcaldy, pop. 351; P.O.; has a power-loom factory; the church is partly of 15th century.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Kinglassie has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Fife. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Kinglassie and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Kinglassie in Fife | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 05th August 2015
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