The History of Leith

July 5, 2006

South Leith Elders-1843

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This is an interesting list of names as it mentions Adam White who was the first Provost of Leith in 1833 and Thomas Barker who was the last Baron Baillie of St Anthony a title which originated during the time of the Knight Templar in Leith.
James Reoch born 1757 and died 1845 was Provost of Leith for six years and Master of the Merchant Company his monument can be seen at South Leith Church.

(c) South leith Records-1843

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