Coaltown Of Balgonie

   COALTOWN OF BALGONIE, in the parish of Markinch, district of Kirkcaldy, county of Fife, 1 mile (S.) from Markinch; containing 415 inhabitants. This village, which is situated to the west of Balgonie, consists chiefly of cottages, inhabited by persons employed in the collieries from which it takes its name, and in the spinning-mills, bleachfields, and other works in the vicinity.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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