The History of Leith

December 18, 2006

MIDLOTHIAN, Scotland – History and Description, 1868

“EDINBURGHSHIRE, (or Mid-lothian), a seaside county in the S.E. of Scotland, lying between N. lat. 55° 39′ 30″ and 55° 59′ 20″, and between W. long. 2° 52′ and 3° 45′ 10”. It is bounded on the E. by Haddington, on the S.E. by Berwick, on the S. by Selkirk and Peebles, on the S.W. by Lanark, on the W. by Linlithgow and the river Almond, and on the N. by the Frith of Forth. It extends from E. to W. 36 miles, from N. to S. 18 miles, with a circuit of 108 miles, of which 12 are coast line. for more click here

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