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Colinsburgh, Fife

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Colinsburgh, Fife

Colinsburgh is a village in eastern Fife, Scotland, in the parish of Kilconquhar. The village is named after Colin Lindsay, 3rd Earl of Balcarres (1652–1722), who gave the land on which it was built. It was here that the first meeting of the Presbytery of Relief was held in 1761 after its founders had broken from the Church of Scotland. Most of the houses lie along the main road running from east to west.
Post townLeven
Administrative CountyFife
Traditional CountyFife
OS GridNO4703
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityFife
Fire and Rescue AuthorityFife
Fire and Rescue AuthorityFife
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

Colinsburgh, Fife in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Colinsburgh, vil., in par. and 2 miles NW. of Kilconquhar ry. sta., E. Fifeshire, pop. 366; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Thursday.

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