1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Cowdenbeath

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22700231911 Encyclopædia Britannica, Volume 7 — Cowdenbeath

COWDENBEATH, a police burgh, Fifeshire, Scotland, 53/4 m. N.E. of Dunfermline by the North British railway. Pop. (1891) 4249; (1901) 7908. The principal industry is coal-mining, and the public buildings include churches, schools and a hall. Meetings in connexion with the adoption and promulgation of the Covenant were held in the old parish church of Beath.