The History of Leith

February 6, 2008

The site of Lord Balmerino’s House


In this map can be seen the Roman Catholic School which was built on the site of Lord Balmerino’s house, patron of South Leith Church and a Jacobite he was executed on Tower Hill in London for his part in the 1745 Rebellion.

Bartholomew, John G., 1860-1920
Title: Bartholomew’s Plan of the City of Edinburgh with Leith & Suburbs, reduced from the Ordnance Survey…
Imprint: [Edinburgh] : J. Bartholomew & Co., 1893


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