Undiscovered Dunfermline

When & Where

Saturday, 14 October 2017 (All day)
Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries, 1-7 Abbot Street, Dunfermline, KY12 7NL

Event Details

'Undiscovered Dunfermline' is a day-long conference to be held on Saturday 14 October 10 am-4 pm in Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries. Dunfermline Heritage Community Projects hosts a number of local and international speakers on topics including the hereditary role of High Chamberlain of Dunfernmline, held by the Tweeddale-Hay family; the important role played by Dunfernmline-born John Norton in the Peninsular War in Canada, where he led a Native American cohort for the British army; the Dunfermline photographer David Octavius Hill; the vastly enlarged archive now available in the new Library; two poetic Roberts of Dunfermline, plus other smaller presentations, and a buffet lunch.

Full details can be accessed at the website of Dunfermline Heritage Community Projects at dunfermlineheritage.org, and at the Dunfermline Carnegie Library's own website at:


where tickets can be purchased online.


Morna Fleming
01383 723239


£8 (plus booking fee)

Event Location

Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries
1-7 Abbot Street
KY12 7NL


Please note that you should check with the event organiser to confirm details of times and location - Scottish Local History Forum is not responsible for the events hosted by Member Societies.