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By Walter Burt

Kirkcaldy, lengthy often called the Lang Toun, is the most important city in Fife. located at the north coast of the Firth of Forth, it all started to increase as a buying and selling port within the 16th century, constructing extra round salt, coal mining and nail making. even though, it was once the linoleum that had the largest influence on Kirkcaldy; first delivered to town by means of Sir Michael Nairn in 1877, it used to be a big there till the mid-1960s. The birthplace of Adam Smith, the economist and writer of The Wealth of countries, and of influential architect Robert Adam, domestic of crime author Val McDermid and constituency of Gordon Brown, Kirkcaldy is now an immense provider centre for the neighborhood region. during this ebook, Walter Burt takes a glance on the historical past of town via a set of previous photographs, with glossy equivalents to teach the swap that has taken place.

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