The History of Leith

February 6, 2008

The site of Lord Balmerino’s House

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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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