Saturday, 16 December 2017

Dunfermline based Carnegie Music Institution Registers join Ancestry

Registers from the Dunfermline based Carnegie Music Institution from 1910-1920 have gone online on Ancestry (

Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, Carnegie Music Institution Registers, 1910-1920
Source: Carnegie Dunfermline School of Music Student Registers, Fife Library and Archives Services, Fife, Scotland.

Andrew Carnegie was born in Dunfermline, Scotland in 1835 and, although he left for the United States before the age of thirteen, he still remembered his place of birth with a great deal of fondness throughout his life. After making his fortune, he donated the Carnegie library and public swimming baths and set up the Carnegie DunfermlineTrust with an endowment of $2.5 million. Part of the Trust's work in Dunfermline included the establishment of a Music Institution.

What can be found in the records?

For each individual found within the collection, you may be able to find (where available):
  • Name
  • Year and term of attendance
  • Residence
  • Subject


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