People on the Street

People on the Street introduces you to our previous residents who lived in this part of town. They ran workshops, warehouses, grocers, hotels and butchers. Today you can see modern equivalents and some businesses which might shock the townsfolk of 1820!

Hear the excitement of building the Drill Hall and the kids running home after Sunday School at the church. From medieval times to today – and every day in between – this street has witnessed family events, celebrations, squabbles and shopping trips. Which ones can you recognise?

Soundscape created by local musician and producer Liam Saunders at Loopmaniac Studio, Dunfermline.

Black and white photo shop front of Draper. D. Gordon with three young ladies standing in doorway. Fashions look 1920s but unknown date for photo. Other writing on the shop uprights Childrens hosiery, ladies hosiery. Two windows, street to first floor filled with examples of shop stock.
Gordon Draper shop front and staff
Fife Cultural Trust (Dunfermline Local Studies) on behalf of Fife Council
Black and white photo shop front of W & D McKissock with Murphy above the door. Two females standing in the doorway. one large pane window for shopfront and has electrical goods like television and wireless for sale. Dating picture with fashion and goods to be after 1960s.
McKissock shop front and staff
Fife Cultural Trust (Dunfermline Local Studies) on behalf of Fife Council
Black and white photo shop front D & J Todd Groceries and Provisions. Shop number 53 above doorway with two young teenage boys (estimated age)  in the doorway. One large shop window with Sunlight Soap adverts at the top and canned produce in the window.
Todd Grocers shop front and staff
Fife Cultural Trust (Dunfermline Local Studies) on behalf of Fife Council
Black and white photo showing top of Bruce Street buildings and facing south. Estimated date based on cars of 1960s and later. Large crane in the background, nearest shop is called Bracken and has Fabrics on sign. The Midland Snack Bar is also shown.
Top of Bruce Street
Fife Cultural Trust (Dunfermline Local Studies) on behalf of Fife Council

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