The History of Leith

June 24, 2008

Redbraes House


Name: Lancefield, Alfred, fl. 1843-1855
Title: Johnston’s plan of Edinburgh & Leith.
Imprint: Edinburgh : W. & A. K. Johnston, 1851.

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After Flora Macdonald was captured by the English she was brought to Leith on board the frigate Bridgewater. She stayed in Leith for a couple of months and befriended many Jacobite ladies including Miss Crawford of Redbraes. The House is now gone.

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