The Docks Rossend Castle Harbour Place Somerville Street Lothian Street

These pages are respectfully dedicated to the memory of my good friend Willie Leggatt, local councillor. RIP, Willie.

In the pages linked from here I have tried to create an overall impression of my home town, from its earliest history through to the present day. This includes various sections with old and new photographs, sections dealing with general and more specific history, information about some of the well known buildings and people associated with Burntisland, and a brief walk-about complete with notes. Print it out and walk round some of Burntisland's little landmarks (also available on-site as a photographic walk-about for those who can't visit!). Below are links to other sites with relevance to this little Fife town. A section was added in June 2001 as a tribute to local drummer Darrell Sweet, followed by the addition of Cardinal Winning's speech which he was to deliver at the Parish Church to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the presentation of the King James edition of the Bible to the Church of Scotland. He was unable to attend personally due to illness, and it was read out in his absence on the morning of Sunday, June 17th, shortly after he died. It is presented here in its entirety as a tribute to one of Scotland's best known religious leaders.

Pages last updated : 2nd June 2007
Latest update: History section - an Act passed in 1807 regarding duty on beer and ale sold in Burntisland, and some photographs of the painted ceiling in Rossend Castle, 1957.

Burntisland Heritage Trust

who can be contacted at:
Burntisland Heritage Trust,
4, Kirkgate,

Telephone : 01592 872121
Blessing of Burntisland