The History of Leith

July 30, 2006

Leith Dock Commission-1911


(c) Jim Bethune
The letter is a commendation to my great grandfather George Bethune.The photo shows his son my grandfather James Bethune, who was employed as a bridgeman on the Victoria bridge. You will find him middle row fourth from left.

Jim Bethune

(Editor- I must thank Jim for the above and for permission to publish it here. If anyone would like their Old Leith photographs published here. Please send them to and thank you)

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