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  Fife - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fife (Fìobh in Gaelic) is a council area of Scotland, situated between the Firth of Tay and the Firth of Forth, with landward boundaries to Perth and Kinross and Clackmannanshire.
It was originally one of the Pictish kingdoms, known as Fib, and is commonly known as the Kingdom of Fife within Scotland.
Fife is a peninsula in eastern Scotland bordered on the north by the River Tay estuary, on the east by the North Sea and the Firth of Forth to the south.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fife   (455 words)

  
 FIFE - LoveToKnow Article on FIFE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The word Fife, according to Skene, seems to be identical with the Jutland Fibh (pronounced Fife) meaning forest, and was probably first used by the Frisian.s to describe the country behind the coasts of the Forth and Tay, where Frisian tribes are supposed to have settled at the close of the 4th century.
The fife was in use in England in the middle of the i6th century, for at a muster of the citizens of London in 1540, droumes and ffyffes are mentioned.
The fife became such a favorite military instrtiment during the 16th and 17th centuries in England that it displaced the bagpipe; it was, however, in tirrn superseded early in the 18th century by the hautboy (see OBoE), introduced from France.
97.1911encyclopedia.org /F/FI/FIFE.htm   (3012 words)

  
 Fife (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
FIFE or FIFe is the abbreviation for the Fédération Internationale Féline.
Fife is also the word used for the number 5 in the NATO phonetic alphabet.
Fife is not to be confused with fief, a feudal estate.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fife_(disambiguation)   (183 words)

  
 HISTORY OF THE FIFE
The fife was an enormously popular instrument in the United States during the period from the 1750s until shortly after the end of the Civil War.
The fife was banished from the British army during the reign of James II (1685-88).
Fifes of the American colonial period were cruder in workmanship and finish than those of a later date.
www.arkansasschoolfortheblind.org /fife.htm   (1452 words)

  
 GENUKI - Fife
"FIFE, a maritime county of the east side of Scotland, lying nearly in the middle of the lowland region, which is bounded by the Lammermoors on the south, and the Grampians on the north.
Fife is shown on Ordnance Survey Landranger maps (at a scale of 1:50000), sheets 58 (Perth and Alloa), 59 (St Andrews), 65 (Falkirk and Linlithgow) and a little on sheet 66 (Edinburgh).
Local government records for the whole of the county of Fife from 1709 are held at the Fife Council Archive Centre.
www.genuki.org.uk:8080 /big/sct/FIF   (3660 words)

  
 Details of Fife   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The maximum width of Fife, from Fife Ness in the east to its south-western extremity, is 41.5 miles, and its breadth from Burntisland in the south to Newburgh in the north is 21 miles.
The population growth in the west is largely attributable to the growth in the textile towns of west Fife and the subsequent development of the coal industry.
Fife prospered from the 18th century with improvements in agriculture, the expansion of fishing and boat-building and the establishment of large-scale coal mining, textile and paper industries.
www.geo.ed.ac.uk /scotgaz/councils/councildetails15.html   (1514 words)

  
 USS Fife (DD 991)
FIFE was fitted out at Pascagoula, getting underway on March 6th, 1981 heading for the west coast and her assignment to the Pacific Fleet.
FIFE'S second overseas deployment began with "READIEX 83-4." Departing with the USS RANGER (CV 61) battlegroup on July 15th for the Persian Gulf, she alternated carrier escort duties with surveillance operations in the Gulf of Aden.
FIFE spent the remainder of the year preparing for her upcoming shipyard availability and started 2001 in Todd Shipyard Seattle, where, among other work, she received an upgrade to the Advanced Tomahawk Weapon Control System.
navysite.de /dd/dd991.htm   (3210 words)

  
 Barney Fife - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Barney Fife was the fictional deputy sheriff in the American TV sitcom The Andy Griffith Show.
Played by Don Knotts, Fife was a hyperkinetic but comically inept counterpart to Mayberry's cool-headed Sheriff Andy Taylor.
Calling someone "Barney Fife" is a slang American term for an incompetent or overzealous police officer or authority figure.
www.millvalley.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Barney_Fife   (144 words)

  
 Fife
Joseph Fife, son of Adam and Ellen (Sharp) Fife, born 9 September 1842 in Clackmannan, Clackmannan, Scotland; died 4 November 1921 in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah; buried 6 November 1921 in Ogden, Weber, Utah.
Adam Fife, born in Sauchie, Clackmannan, Scotland, 4 July 1806, son of John and Margaret (Hunter) Fife; died in Riverdale, Weber, Utah, December 1861 (January 1864); buried in Salt Lake, Salt Lake, Utah.
James Fife, born in Alloa, Clackmannan, Scotland, 8 January 1749, son of John and Isabel (Fife) Fife; died 1823.
www.familyhistorypages.com /Fife.htm   (2304 words)

  
 FIFE - Online Information article about FIFE
Lanarkshire, Fife is the largest coal-producing county in Scotland.
present dimensions by the transference from Fife of the parishes of Portmoak, Cleish and Tulliebole.
Sibbald, History of the Sheriffdoms of Fife and Kinross; Rev. J.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /FAT_FLA/FIFE.html   (3145 words)

  
 Tour Scotland,Fife Surnames,   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Halketts of Pitfirrane in Fife are said to have settled there as early as the 14th Century.
The Lundys are associated with Fife by the beginning of the 13th century.
A Fife family name derived from the Scots 'weem' or Cave and associated with Caves on the North coast of the Firth of Forth that provided shelter for early Christian missionaries.
fife.www6.50megs.com /fifesurnames.html   (1215 words)

  
 FIFE project
Extensive analysis of the remote-sensing data and modeling of the FIFE data were performed in the three years between the publication of the first and second special FIFE issues in the Journal of Geophysical Research.
Related Project: FIFE Follow-On Related data may also be obtained by accessing the ORNL DAAC's web page for the FIFE Follow-On Project, a study to conduct further analyses of data collected during the initial FIFE field campaigns and to perform additional field measurements.
The FIFE Follow-On work included additional analyses of data collected during the initial field campaigns from 1987 through 1989 and additional field measurements from 1990 to 1993.
www-eosdis.ornl.gov /FIFE/FIFE_Home.html   (237 words)

  
 CAPTAIN WILLIAM FIFE, SR.
William Fife, Senior, was born in Fifeshire, Scotland in 1720; emigrated to County Tyrone, Ireland and lived with his two brothers on a farm at Archill, about 22 miles from Londonderry.
McCullough, John Wilson(Willson),Thomas Captain's Fife's son, William, later was commissioned a lieutenant and was early trustee and elder of Bethel Church.
Note: There are descendants of John Fife,Sr.; especially those of William Fife, one of John's sons, that say their William was the Captain.
www.geocities.com /Heartland/Plains/5986/wmfife.html   (306 words)

  
 The Flutewise Website - The Fife Book
The Yamaha Fife is a great tool to introduce all of the basic skills of flute playing as well as encouraging musical development.
In the Fife Book I only use the fingerings that can be used on the flute, basically the scale of C major.
It is much harder to get a sound on the fife - Quite a strong air stream is needed on the fife and this generally means the flute sounds better when they transfer as the air support is there.
flutewise.com /fw/fife.html   (1206 words)

  
 www.FIFEngine.de | home of the Flexible Isometric Fallout(-like) Engine :: give me FIFE
For the ones that have never heard about FIFE: this project is an open source engine that aims to be a platform for the creation of 2D RPGs.
So FIFE will be a good choice for the creation of Fallout-like and even non-Fallout-like games under all major platforms (Linux, Windows, Mac) with the emphasis on easy modding.
Despite the silence of the last weeks: FIFE is not dead (yet *g*); we're pretty alive and still working hard on it.
www.fifengine.de   (1056 words)

  
 Fife at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Fife is a unitary council region of Scotland situated between the Firth of Tay and the Firth of Forth.
It was originally one of the Pictish kingdoms and is still known as the Kingdom of Fife.
From 1975 to 1996 Fife had the districts Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, North-East Fife.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Fife.html   (113 words)

  
 Real Good Food | Fife
Fife, a new restaurant in a new building in an old neighborhood, is making people happy.
Fife pairs it with ‘mint julep’ sauce, a simple reduction of stock and bourbon flavored with fresh mint that avoids the too-sweet mint jelly cliche.
Dessert is where Fife pushes the boundaries, and pastry chef Steve Smith takes all-American flavors on the kind of consiousness-expanding world journey you might wish certain politicians would try.
www.realgoodfood.com /fife.html   (1052 words)

  
 Cooperman Fife & Drum Company - Fifes
The fife and drum parts were collected from historical manuscripts, corps libraries, and the personal files of some of the most outstanding fifers and drummers of the 20th century.
The music of the fife and drum bands of Mississippi and Georgia is a unique form, strongly influenced by African performance styles.
Othar Turner's Rising Star Fife and Drum Band is joined by a group of African musicians by way of the world music scene, resulting in a fascinating exploration of this fusion music.
www.cooperman.com /fifes/fifeaccess.htm   (665 words)

  
 Fife   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Fife (F?obh in Gaelic) is a unitary council region of Scotland situated between the Firth of Tay and the Firth of Forth.
It was originally one of the Pictish kingdoms known as Fib, and is commonly known as the Kingdom of Fife in the area.
From 1975 to 1996 Fife was divided into three districts - Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy and North-East Fife.
www.globalguide.org /gregion.php?id=44447   (208 words)

  
 Fife
Scottish Enterprise Fife covers the same geographical area as Fife Council and the Kingdom of Fife Tourist Board.
Fife enjoys a strategic location in the Central Belt, with an excellent communications network, and is well established as a location for business and tourism.
This 12-page guide outlines the contribution that Scottish Enterprise Fife makes to Fife’s economy, and the ways we can interact with local companies and individuals to make the region more successful.
www.scottish-enterprise.com /fife   (324 words)

  
 UNISON Fife Home Page
The UNISON Fife branch executive voted to reject a slightly improved offer from the UK government extending protection to more scheme members - details here - and recommend industrial action.
UNISON Fife branch has commissioned a memorial in Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy to those who have lost their lives because of their job and arranged for it to be inaugurated by Chancellor of the Exchequer, Gordon Brown MP on Saturday 29 April at 2.15pm.
A wreath of white flowers was dropped from the bridge by Linda Erskine UNISON Fife Branch Secretary and a bunch of pink carnations by Alec Deary LGBT convenor.
www.unison-fife.org.uk   (1776 words)

  
 home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Located in the heart of Beaumont Wilshire area, Fife Restaurant caters to Portland's finest.
FIFE is a cozy, intimate, casual, yet elegant restaurant.
FIFE's non-pretentious atmosphere is achieved through a flowing residential design, a home-away-from-home where the chef/owner hosts guests nightly in an elegant and sophisticated environment.
www.fiferestaurant.com   (120 words)

  
 Kingdom of Fife Tourist Board   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Fife is the perfect setting for a short break or a longer stay on Scotland's sunny east coast.
St Andrews and Kingdom of Fife Convention Bureau offers a classic combination of scenery, culture and hospitality enhanced by an impressive range of versatile venues to suit all budgets.
For the committed tourer, the 105 mile Kingdom Route is a circuit between the Forth and Tay road bridges.
www.standrews.com /fife   (190 words)

  
 HomeCentre Fife   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Homecentre Fife began trading in kitchens, bathrooms and home improvements in 1996 as a division of Duncan builders who for over 30 years have specialised in the design and build of both traditional and timber frame homes for individual clients.
Today Homecentre Fife is in the unique position to be able to offer anything from a new kitchen or bathroom, to windows and doors, to sun rooms, conservatories and extensions, timber kits or even a full house build on your own plot.
At Homecentre Fife you can be sure that we have the experience to meet your requirement or project.
www.homecentre-fife.co.uk   (100 words)

  
 Fife Drum Directory
Began fifing in 1973 under the direction of historian Benjamin Emerick with the Capt James Buxton Fifes and Drums (15th Mass Reg't).
Began fifing in 1962 with the Sons and Daughters of Liberty from Wilson, CT. Also Performed with St. Patrick and St. Anthony from Hartford, CT, the Conn Yanks, the Conn Blues and Capt James Buxton.
Fife and Drum Corps (Washington, DC), John Hanson Patriots of St. Mary Star of the Sea Ancient Fife and Drum Corps (Indian Head, MD), Grayson's Cadets Jr.
www.bobcastillo.com /fife_drum_directory.htm   (4221 words)

  
 Fife Flowers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
We are located in Fife, Washington, locally serving the greater Pierce County area and through the Teleflora network, all of Washington, the United States and Worldwide.
Fife Flowers has been proudly serving Fife since 1978.
We are fortunate to have employees willing to work long hours, sacrifice time away from their families at holidays and possess the same ideals as our family.
www.fifeflowers.com /AboutUs.asp   (743 words)

  
 "A Stay In Fife B&B (Bed and Breakfast) Accommodation Network." Fife Scotland
A Stay in Fife Bed and Breakfast Accommodation Network, are a group of BandB's in The Kingdom of Fife, Scottland.
Mungo's BandB is a picturesque house in Culross, West Fife, considered by many to be one of the most attractive villages in Scotland.
We are based in the Kingdom of Fife but we also cover mainly Angus, Kinross, Perth, Dumfries and Galloway and occasionally the rest of Scotland.
www.astayinfife.co.uk   (1383 words)

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