Cameron, modern parish

Grid reference

NO 484 116 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

348400 711600

Latitude

56.294113197849526

Longitude

-2.833784367458951

County

Fife

Nearby places

Eglesnamin, settlement, St Andrews & St Leonards (2.55 miles)

Eglesnamin, ~eccles., St Andrews & St Leonards (2.55 miles)

St Mary's Church, Market Street SSL (3.39 miles)

Baldutho, Carnbee (3.4 miles)

St Nicholas's Hospital, St Andrews SSL (3.4 miles)

Object Classification

Parish (extant in 1975)

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

NGR for Cameron parish kirk, built in 1808 to replace an seventeenth-century building on the same site.

Relationships with other parishes

Contains Cameron, modern parish

Within Cameron, modern parish

Within St Andrews & St Leonards, modern parish (formerly)

Parish details

Created out of St Andrews and St Leonards in 1645.

Parish TLA

CMN

County

Fife

Parish notes

In 1645 a large part of landward St Andrews parish was erected into a separate par.. It was named Cameron, since it was on the lands of Cameron that the new kirk with its glebe was situated. Cameron appears to have been chosen as the site of the new par. kirk in 1642, when the General Assembly met in St Andrews (APS iv part i p.332).