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  • New War Information Added

    New information regarding World War I and II fallen of the Benarty area has been added to the the website and can be viewed by going to the “More Historical Information” menu scroll down to War Information and then select from the sub menu on the right.

    Cpl Hugh Kane DCM, MM & Bar has also been added to the Hall of Fame.

    Thank you for continuing to use our website.


  • World War One Dead

    A message from Dave Blane regarding his research on the WWI & WWII dead from the Benarty area.

    If you have any information on someone who died during the conflicts and who you would like recorded in the Benarty record please get the information to us before the 31st of July as this is the cut off date and anything received after this date will not be record in the area record.


  • New Additions to Site

    I have added a few new photos over the past couple of days and will be adding more shortly. The photos come from the Murphy and Ross Families.

    I have also added a new document called Ballingry Parish History this document comes from Dr Simon Taylor’s series of books entitled Place Names of Fife. Dr Taylor has kindly given us permission to use the extract relating to Ballingry on our site and can be found by going to Historical Information then Ballingry then Ballingry Parish History or by clicking here

    Finally if you have any photos or documents which are suitable to be place on our site please contact me.

  • New Video Added

    A new video of Lochore House Youth Club has been added to the Videos Page. The film is another cine film from Jackie Scott’s archive and is entitled ‘Hamilton Party’. It is fitting that last person seen on the film at 13m 59s is Jackie himself.

    I hope you enjoy it.

  • 3 New Photos Added

    3 new photos have been added to the Recently Added page, http://benarty.org.uk/gallery3/index.php/Recently-Added/#img=1

    The photos show members of Lochore Institute Committee at the gala held at Lochore House.

    Photo 2 show children from St Kenneth’s RC Primary School choir and Photo 3 show member from Lochore Institute on a visit to a distillery.

    I would like to thank Elma Brown for providing the photos, more will be added soon.

  • 2 New Photos Added

    Thanks to John Ross for emailing me 2 family photos. The first was taken in Helensburgh around 1952 and shows Betty Ross, John Ross and Alex Ross.

    The second photo shows John Ross, David Brough and (Sonny)Stevie Murray on a visit to Blackpool in 1960.


    If you have any photos you’d like to share please email them to me. Thanks

  • 5 New Photos Added

    Five new photos have been added to the Recently Added page. Thanks to Corinne McGinley for these. The photos relate to members of the Kirkby family.

    If anyone has photos they’d like to share with us please contact me and I’ll arrange to have copies made of your photos.

    Many thanks

  • Open Evening 18 November

    Benarty Heritage Preservation Group is holding an Open Evening on the evening of 18th November 2013 from 7pm to 9pm to which everyone is welcome to attend. The aim of the event is to showcase some of the projects that the group is currently involved in.  For example the Lochore Castle Project, the World War I Memorial Books, an exhibition of some of the photos the group have.

    Some of the individually made books that the group have produced will be on sale during the evening and advance orders can be placed to purchase copies of which will be VERY limited editions of the various books being exhibited.