In response to George Robertson’s article on Lassodie, we received an interesting email from David Allan, whose grandmother was born in Lassodie. He sent us this article concerning two of the men commemorated on the war memorial.
In “A Childhood in Lassodie” George Robertson reports on a conversation he had with Peggy Crawford, who lived her early life in the vanished mining village of Lassodie.
In ‘Daniel Thomson: a Man of Many Parts’, Dr Jean Barclay tells us about the life of a local 19th century ‘man of letters’ whose prolific writings have done so much to illuminate our understanding of Dunfermline’s history.
In ‘The Lost Village of Lassodie’ George Robertson tells the fascinating story of the rise and fall of a West Fife mining community.
In Dunfermline’s `Genius` Architect, Dr Jean Barclay tells us about the life and achievements of William Stark. A pioneer of the Neo-Classical style, during his short life, William was to design, and adapt, some of the most important buildings in Scotland.