Dunfermline references

Sources on Dunfermline

By W.T. Johnston


Carnegie, Andrew (1835-1919)


b. 25/11/1835, Moodie Street, Dunfermline.
d. 11/08/1919, Lenox, Massachusetts
Industrialist; philanthropist; author.
Father: William Carnegie (d. 1855), damask linen weaver.
Mother: Margaret Morrison (d. 1886).
m. 1887, Louise Whitfield (d. 1946).
Daughter: Margaret Carnegie.
Buried: Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Tarrytown New York.
Inscription on his grave:

"Andrew Carnegie
Born Dunfermline, Scotland
25 November 1835
Died Lenox, Massachusetts
11 August 1919."

Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie Papers:

Andrew Carnegie Papers, 1803-1935. Bulk: 1890-1919. 67,400 items. Library of Congress: 0320H.

Carnegie, Andrew.
Notes of a trip round the world. New York, 1879. NLS: AB.2.84.66. New York, 1880.

Carnegie, Andrew.
'The speech of Mr. Carnegie.' In: Burns. One hundred and twenty-second anniversary celebration, at Pittsburgh, Penn. New York, 1881, 4-14, Boston Public Library.

Carnegie, Andrew.
'As others see us.' Fortnightly Review, 1.2.1882, 37 old style, 31 new style, 156-165.

Carnegie, Andrew. Our coaching trip: Brighton to Inverness [17th June to 3rd August] New York, 1882. NLS: K.157.b. Library of Congress.

Carnegie, Andrew.
An American four-in-hand in Britain. London, 1883. NLS:K.155.e. Library of Congress. New York, 1883. Library of Congress. New York, 1886. Library of Congress. Garden City, New York, 1933. Library of Congress. New York, 2005. Library of Congress.

Carnegie, Andrew.
Round the world. New York, 1884. NLS: ABS.3.84.52. Library of Congress. New York, 1886. New York, 1888. New York, 1895. New York, 1908. Garden City, New York, 1933. Library of Congress. New York, 2005. Library of Congress.

Carnegie, Andrew.
Address to the graduating class of medical students of Bellevue Hospital, New York. Delivered at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, March 9, 1885. New York, 1885. Bodleian Library, Oxford: ...New Public Library.

Carnegie, Andrew. Address to the students of the Curry Commercial College, etc. New York, 1885. BL: ...

Dunfermline References:

Bain, Joseph (editor). Calendar of documents relating to Scotland preserved in Her Majesty's Public Record Office, London. 4 volumes. Edinburgh, 1881-88. NLS: Hist.S.1.7.CDS.

Bain, Joseph; Boyd, William K.; Meikle, Henry W.; Cameron (née Dunlop), Annie Isabella; Giuseppi, M. S.; Mackie, J. D. (editors). Calendar of the state papers relating to Scotland and Mary, Queen of Scots, 15-47-1603, preserved in the Public Record Office, the British Museum and elsewhere. 13 volumes. Edinburgh, 1898-1952. NLS: ...

Beveridge, Erskine (1851-1920). Churchyard memorials of Crail, containing a full description of the epitaphs anterior to 1800; together with some account of the other antiquities of the burgh. Edinburgh, 1893. NLS: A.58.a.

Beveridge, Erskine (editor). The Burgh Records of Dunfermline, transcribed from the original manuscript volume, courts, sasines, etc., 1488-1584. Edinburgh, 1917. NLS: R.245.a.

Brady, William Maziere (1825-1894). The Episcopal succession in England, Scotland & consistorial acts taken from MSS. in public and private libraries in Rome, Florence, Bologna, Ravenna and Paris. 3 volumes. Rome, 1876-77. NLS: NF.795.b.3.
Calendar of entries in the papal registers relating to Great Britain and Ireland. 20 volumes. London, 1893+ NLS:GRO-1.30.

Chalmers, George (1742-1825). Caledonia. 5 volumes. London, 1807-24. NLS: BCL.E.550.

Chalmers, Peter (1798-1870). Historical and statistical account of Dunfermline.2 volumes. Edinburgh, 1844-1859. NLS: A.116.b.

Coulton, George Gordon (1858-1947). Scottish abbeys and social life. Cambridge, 1933. NLS:R.234.e.

Cramond, William (compiler). The records of Elgin, 1234-1800. 2 volumes. Aberdeen, 1903-08. NLS:SCS.SC2.27.1-2.

Crawford, J. A. (transcriber); Clyde, James Avon (editor). Acta Dominorum Concilii. 26 March 1501-27 January 1502-3. Edinburgh, 1943. NLS: SCS.STAS.8.

Crawfurd, George (d. 1748). The lives and characters, of the officers of the crown, and of the state in Scotland: from the beginning of the reign of King David I to the union of the two kingdoms. Collected from original charters, chartularies, authentick records and the most approved histories. To which is added, an appendix, containing several original papers relating to the lives, and referring to them. Volume 1. No more published in Edinburgh, 1726. NLS: BCL.B5461.

Dalyell, John Graham, Sir (1775-1851). A tract, chiefly relative to monastic antiquities; with some account of recent search for the remains of the Scottish kings interred in the Abbey of Dunfermline. Edinburgh, 1809. NLS: L.C.1538. xii, 73pp. + plates.

Dowden, John (1840-1910) (editor). Chartulary of the Abbey of Lindores, 1195-1479, edited from the original manuscript...with translation and abstracts of the charters, illustrative notes and appendices. Edinburgh, 1903. NLS: SCS.SHS.42.

Dunlop (née Cameron), Annie Isabella (editor). The Apostolic Camera and Scottish benefices, 1418-1488. London, 1934. NLS: R.235.d.

Easson, D. E. (editor). Charters of the Abbey of Coupar Angus. 2 volumes. Edinburgh, 1947. NLS: SCS.SHS.121. 1-2.

Edgar, John (d. 1922). History of early Scottish education. Edinburgh, 1893. NLS: ABS.3.200.020.

Erskine, John (1695-1768). An Institute of the Law of Scotland. 2 volumes. 8th edition: Edinburgh, 1871. Edinburgh 1989. NLS: Law.

Fleming, David hay (1849-1931) (editor). Register of the minister, elders and deacons of the Christian congregation of St. Andrews comprising the proceedings of the Kirk Session and of the Court of the Superintendent of Fife Fothrik and Strathearn, 1559-1600. 2 volumes. Edinburgh, 1889-90. NLS: SHS.4.1-2.

Fleming, James Alexander (1855-1926); Millar, John Hepburn (1864-1929). The Acts of the Parliament of Scotland. 1424-1707. Edinburgh, 1908. NLS: GRO.2007.4.4.

Hill, Peter Taylor. The Kirk of Cleish, 1208-1928. Edinburgh, 1938. NLS: R.245.e.

Further Sources:

1. City and royal burgh of Dunfermline. link

2. Dunfermline protest against the Union, 1706. link

3. Index to Eminent men of Fife, 1866. link

4. Supplement to Biographical dictionary of eminent men of Fife, 1869. link

5. Inscriptions in Dunfermline Abbey. link

6. Sculpture in Dunfermline Abbey. link

7. Stained glass windows in Dunfermline Abbey. link

8. Select additions to Erskine Beveridge's Bibliography. link

9. The history of Dunfermline 2009. link

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