Do you remember the Regal cinema?

Do you remember the Regal cinema?

George and Rena popped into the Burgh Collection to have a chat and share their memories of the Regal Cinema, Crichton St Anstruther. Rena’s father Lindsay Berwick ran the cinema along with other family and friends from the 1950s. However the cinema itself dates back...
Anstruther Places in History – The Hermitage

Anstruther Places in History – The Hermitage

The house and grounds now known as The Hermitage, in School Green, Anstruther, were in 1864 the home of the Surgeon Thomas Black, his wife Julia, and his children John, Robert, Elizabeth and Julia. Julia was a great niece on her mother’s side of Stephen Williamson MP,...
Kirkcaldy museum trip

Kirkcaldy museum trip

January 23rd saw a group of five committee members: Kevin, Glenn, Elizabeth, Margaret and Mary, visit Fife Museum and Art Gallery in Kirkcaldy and the Museum Service’s depository in Glenrothes. We had an opportunity to view the Renaissance painting – Madonna and...
Cleek (golf club) made in Anstruther

Cleek (golf club) made in Anstruther

One of several golf clubs, or cleeks, in our collection, this was hand forged in Anstruther by R Brodie and Sons. They also made clubs for Old Tom Morris’ shop, with Old Tom’s head as a cleekmark, around 1910. Cleeks were made and sold under different brands. In the...
Waid Academy rugby team 1889–1890

Waid Academy rugby team 1889–1890

Waid 1st XV 1889–1890 Back row: T D Murray, D Cook, W Carnegie, D Ireland, W Sime, H Cargill, C P Edie, G LumsdenMiddle row: J Bell, A Cook, R Reid, H Edie, W Band, A C RobertsonFront row: C Stockwell, F Bruce Jamie Anderson and Jack McLaren, senior students at Waid...