The History of Leith

July 29, 2007

Forgotten Streets of Old Leith

(c) South Leith Records

The above is from the “South Leith Records” and is the entry for the 18th February 1794. The entry concerns the issueing of badges to the poor in order that they can beg in the streets of Leith and who are “worthy” of public support. Apart from the Sheriff Brae none of the streets now exist

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