Leslie, Fife

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Leslie, Fife
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Leslie War Memorial
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Population3,092 [1]
OS grid referenceNO249017
Cooncil area
Lieutenancy area
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Postcode destrictKY6
Diallin code01592
EU PairlamentScotland
UK Pairlament
Scots Pairlament
Leet o places
56°12′07″N 3°12′41″W / 56.20204°N 3.21145°W / 56.20204; -3.21145Coordinates: 56°12′07″N 3°12′41″W / 56.20204°N 3.21145°W / 56.20204; -3.21145

Leslie is a muckle veelage an pairish on the northren tip o the River Leven Valley, tae the wast o Glenrothes in Fife. Accordin tae the population estimates (2006), the veelage haes a population o 3,092.[1] The veelage wis granted burgh o barony status bi James II in 1458 for George Leslie wha acame the first Earl o Rothes. Later, this wis upgradit tae a polis burgh in 1865.[2][3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Population Estimates for Towns and Villages in Fife" (PDF). Fife Council. Mairch 2008. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 9 Juin 2011. Retrieved 21 Mey 2009. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  2. Lamont-Brown Fife in History and Legend pp.157-158.
  3. Fife Council Kirkcaldy's History, Its Places and Its Famous Folk p.11.