In the second of her articles on shopping in Victorian times, Sue Mowat describes the wide range of tailors, milliners, boot-makers and others trading in Dunfermline in the 1860s.
In “Shopping for Food and Drink in Victorian Dunfermline,” Sue Mowat tells us of the wide range of shops and businesses serving Dunfermline 150 years ago.
In the mid 19th century, Volunteer Rifle Corps were being formed for defence against a perceived threat from France. The Dunfermline unit needed additional funding, so an ambitious event was organised. In “The Dunfermline Volunteers Bazaar” Sue Mowat tells the story of the hard-working ladies who ran it and gives us a vivid insight into the life of the town 150 years ago.