The History of Leith

August 24, 2006

The execution of Margaret Dickson

Who was executed at Edinburgh, on Monday, Feb. 1, 1813,
For the MURDER of her Bastard Child.

MARGARET DICKSON was born at Mugsleburgh, about five miles from Edinburgh, and brought up by parents in a strict attendance on the worship of God, and taught early the duties of that station, in which was most probable Providence would place her, namely, a laborious one. for more click here

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