The History of Leith

December 4, 2004

LEITH (SOUTH)

“In this parish are 5142 heads of families, 2439 male child, 2432 female child, 484 male servants, 935 female servants, in all 11432 individuals, and 2893 families. 432 individuals reside in Restalrig, 557 in Abbeyhill and 1497 in Calton of Edinburgh.”

(From the Statistical Account of Scotland 1791-1799 Vol II)

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