Wemyss  Fife


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

Wemyss, par., Fife, on Firth of Forth, 4732 ac., pop. 7307; contains Buckhaven and West Wemyss towns, and East Wemyss vil.; the par. gives the title of earl to a branch of the family of Douglas; the church is at East Wemyss.

Wemyss through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd January 2022

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