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Ballingry, Fife

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Ballingry, Fife

Ballingry is a small town in Fife, Scotland. It is near the border with Perth and Kinross, north of Lochgelly. It has an estimated population (2004) of 5,740 http://www. gro-scotland. gov. uk/statistics/publications-and-data/settlements-and-localities/mid-2004-population-estimates-for-localities-in-scotland. html. The once separate villages of Ballingry, Lochore, Crosshill, and Glencraig are now somewhat joined together as the part of the Benarty area.
Administrative CountyFife
Traditional CountyFife
OS GridNT1797
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityFife

Other names by which Ballingry, Fife has been known in the past

Baile Na Greigh ~ Bingry

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

Ballingry, par. and hamlet, SW. Fifeshire, 3 miles NW. of Lochgelly, 4621 ac., pop. 1065; there are extensive coal mines.

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