The History of Leith

April 13, 2008

Tram line workmen find 300-year-old bodies

WORK to create a tram line was stopped in its tracks after workmen unearthed four bodies.

The skeletal remains were discovered as contractors shifted utility pipes to pave the way for Edinburgh’s new £498million network.

Stunned crews working in Constitution Street, Leith, stumbled across a skull and a number of longer bones.for more click here

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