The modern town of Dalgety Bay may only have a relatively brief history as a private enterprise new town, but the area where today's community stands has a much longer history.
1178 - First record of settlement at Dalgety
1567 - Fordell Castle built
1752 - St David's Harbour constructed
1830 - New St Bridget's church built
1858 - Donibristle House destroyed by fire
1890 - Dalgety Bay railway station opened
1962 - Modern town of Dalgety Bay founded as 'Enterprise Town'
1974 - Rotary Club of Inverkeithing and Dalgety Bay opened
1981 - New Dalgety Church built
Now it's your turn!
That's the briefest of brief summaries, and hardly covers the most important dates. But this is where you come in. There's lots of interest in local history and lots of local knowledge out there - so why not share it here? To add to the time-line, all you have to do is click on the edit button.
Or perhaps you'd like to start your own article about another aspect of Dalgety Bay history? You can do that, too. There must also be a wealth of wonderful photographs of old Dalgety Bay - maybe even some video of more recent events - and those are more than welcome here.
Post it all here, and let's see if we can really chronicle the history of Dalgety Bay in a way we can all share!