The History of Leith

July 29, 2006

Edinburgh’s Dark Side

“The filth, the nastiness, the nakedness, the drunkenness…the horrible condition of the streets…thousands of miserable, starving, drunken, ignorant, dissolute, poor, forlorn, wretched beings in the midst of what is called a Christian community.” – Reverend Henry Colman describing Edinburgh in 1843. for more click here

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