Local Links

Scottish Local History Forum (SLHF)

The Dunfermline Historical Society is a member of the SLHF, the umbrella organisation for organisations and individuals interested in Scottish Local History. Their website can be accessed at –  Scottish Local History Forum


Do you have Fife ancestors? If so, you can make contact with others who share your interests and make use of their expertise and resources through this site – Fife Family History Society

In Dunfermline you might also be interested in the Dunfermline Family History Group.


The Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum in Moodie Street has an excellent website.

Heritage Walks

Dunfermline Heritage Partnership have an extensive website,  dunfermline.com  and have made available an excellent set of free digital self-guided tours of the town. 

Dunfermline Heritage Community Projects (DHCP) was formed out of the 2005-2007 Burgh Survey. From their website site it is possible to download an excellent, if slightly dated (2009), Dunfermline Guide Book and Town Map. – DHCP

Tour the medieval heart of Dunfermline with Neil Oliver and his team, using the resources from this web link. There is an excellent downloadable podcast along with printed directions and interactive map. Also available in text version. – OpenLearn – A walk around Dunfermline

Aberdour Heritage Centre and Station Gardens have set up a programme of Guided Walks, with a booking form available.

Local History Societies

Inverkeithing –  https://en-gb.facebook.com/Inverkeithinglocalhistsoc/

Markinch        – www.markinchheritage.org.uk/

Burntisland – Burntisland Heritage Trust