Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Inverkeithing. You may be able to find further references to Inverkeithing in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Inverkeithing a coast town Groome

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Inverkeithing.

Place Type of entry Source
Bimar a rocky islet Groome
Bimar rocky islet Bartholomew
Brucehaven harbour Bartholomew
Ferry Hill a peninsula Groome
Inchgarvie island Bartholomew
Inchgarvie a rocky islet Groome
Jamestown a village Groome
Jamestown village Bartholomew
Limekilns a coast village Groome
Rosyth Castle a ruin Groome
Rosyth Castle ruin Bartholomew

Travel writing

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Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Daniel Defoe Letter 13, Part 1: Fife and Perth 4

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Rosyth 0 2
Hillend 0 2
North Queensferry 0 3
Donibristle 0 2
Inch Garvie 0 2
Dalgety 0 2
Queensferry 10 3
Limekilns 0 2
Dalmeny 0 2
Hopetoun 0 2
Inchcolm 0 2
Crossgates 0 2
Dunfermline 11 2
Mossgreen 0 2
Aberdour 5 2
Dundas 0 2
Charlestown 0 2
Abercorn 2 2
Blackness 0 2
Cramond 0 2