Some Monuments in Carnbee Kirkyard in Fife

Carnbee Kirk
Carnbee Kirk from the south west. Copyright © J.A. Robertson 2006

Click on the thumbnail images to see the full photographs. The numbers provide links to published transcriptions of the inscriptions.
Thumbnails and full images Copyright © J.A. Robertson 2006

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Thomas TOSH & Sophia HENDERSON
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John HENDERSON & Mary KINNINMONTH
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David METHVEN & Helen JAMIESON,
Robert METHVEN,
Agnes METHVEN
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The Revd Joseph TAYLOR,
Capt. Robert Dunbar TAYLOR,
John GOODSIR & Elizabeth TAYLOR
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The Revd Anstruther TAYLOR,
Anne TAYLOR
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Peter JERVIS & Isabel BROWN,
Thomas BROWN, tenant Craigloun, & Mary JERVES
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Andrew AITKEN & Isabella WHITE
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Thomas MACKIE & Elizabeth LAING,
John MACKIE & Heneretta DINGWALL,
James MACKIE & Helen TAYLOR
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William KIDD,
David KIDD & Sophia ROBERTSON,
James BAYNE & Margaret KIDD
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James ELDER & Mary SCOTT,
Robert ELDER & Elspeth FORGAN,
James ELDER & Isabella ADAMSON
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R. FYALL
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Robert METHVEN & Jane WILSON,
George METHVEN
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Robert Gillispie SMYTH of Gibliston
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John HORSBURGH & Agnes IRELAND,
Robert HORSBURGH
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David LAING & Isabella HENDERSON,
Joan Henderson LAING
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James AITKEN & Margaret JOHNSON,
David Macrae AITKEN & Margaret BRUCE
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Peter JOHNSTONE & Jane ADAMSON
Jane JOHNSTONE,
John JOHNSTONE,
Alexander JOHNSTONE & Jane GRIEVE,
Peter JOHNSTONE,
Elizabeth Jane Adamson JOHNSTONE
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James FORGAN & Barbara RAIT,
Elizabeth FORGAN,
Thomas FORGAN & Isabella LINDSAY,
David FORGAN
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Robert SCOTT & Betsy WILSON
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Betsy SCOTT
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John RINTOUL & Jessie SCOTT

Published references to monuments in Carnbee Kirkyard

N.B. There are misreadings, typos & omissions in these publications. The Scottish Genealogy Society's publication is particularly bad, in spite of, or perhaps because of, their 8 proof readers. Do not rely on the published texts.

F = Stuart Farrell, Fife Family History Society Publication No. 15: Monumental Inscriptions, Fife Family History Society, 2000, pages 10-30. Total of 227 inscriptions; also 3 additional inscriptions taken from Jervise.

M = John Fowler Mitchell & Sheila Mitchell, Fifeshire Monumental Inscriptions (Pre-1855), Vol. 1, South East Parishes, Scottish Genealogy Society, Edinburgh, 2001, pages 11-14. Total of 38 inscriptions.

The following list identifies the monuments illustrated above with their numbers in the works of Farrell & the Mitchells.
("--" = not listed):

01. F.105, M.1
02. F.110, M.2A
03. F.129, M.9
04. F.88, M.13
05. F.87, M.14
06. probably F.35 "inscription illegible", M.25
07. F.--, M.--
08. F.40, M.29
09. F.25, M.30
10. F.89, M.16
11. F.80, M.17
12. F.130, M.8
13. F.48, M.--
14. F.98, M.--
15. F.--, M.--
16. F.97, M.
17. F.95, M.--
18. F.9, M.34
19. F.82 (south face), M.15
20. F.82 (north face), M.15
21. F.82 (east face), M.15

Further information about Carnbee for family historians is available at GENUKI Carnbee.

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