Leslie, Fife

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Leslie
Green War Memorial 3.jpg
Leslie War Memorial
Leslie is locatit in Fife
Leslie
Leslie
Location within Fife
Population3,092 [1]
OS grid referenceNO249017
Cooncil aurie
Lieutenancy aurie
KintraScotland
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Post tounGLENROTHES
Postcode destrictKY6
Diallin code01592
PoliceScots
FireScots
AmbulanceScots
EU PairlamentScotland
UK Pairlament
Scots Pairlament
List of places
UK
Scotland
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 large 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. March 2008. Archived frae the oreeginal (PDF) on June 9, 2011. Retrieved 2009-05-21. 
  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.