FOR SALE BY PRIVATE BARGAIN, THE ESTATE of STRATHRUDDIE, lying in the Parish of Auchterderran, Fife. This Property consists of One farm and extends to 166 Acres or thereby. The Dwelling-House is new, and the Steading in good order. Coal, Iron and Shale are known to exist in the Property and Paraffine oil Works are in full operation close to the boundaries.
Scotsman, 1st December 1866
A Railway (hereinafter referred to as Railway No. 9) commencing in the Parish of Beath, in the County of Fife, by a junction with the Kinross-shire Railway of the Company at or near the south end of the Passenger Platform at Kelty Station, and terminating in the parish of Auchterderran, in the County of Fife, in a field adjoining the public road leading from Kinnesswood to and beyond Auchterderran at a point in the said field 180 yards or thereabouts eastward from the south-east corner of South Bogside Farm House, and 20 yards or thereabouts westward from the point where the road leading from Capledrae Coal and Oil Works joins the said public road, which intended Railway and Works will pass from, through or into, or be situated within, the Parishes, extra-parochial and other places following, or some of them (that is to say) – Beath, Ballingry, and Auchterderran, in the County of Fife.
North British Railway Act, quoted in The Falkirk Herald, 30th November 1871
NOTICE is hereby given that at an Extraordinary General Meeting of the CAPELDRAE OIL AND COAL COMPANY, LIMITED, held in the Cafe Royal Hotel, Edinburgh, on the 9th day of December 1S78, the following Extraordinary Resolution was unanimously adopted :— "That as it has been proved to their satisfaction that the Company cannot, by reason of its liabilities,continue its business, it is advisable to surrender the leases, and wind up the Company ; and that a Liquidator be appointed, and all necessary steps taken forthwith to wind up the Company voluntarily. Mr. J. Connal was unanimously appointed Liquidator. J. CONNAL, Liquidator. Westfield of Capledrae, 24th December 1878.
Edinburgh Gazette, 31st December 1878