The History of Leith

September 27, 2008

Plague victims get a memorial at last

THEIR final resting place has lain unmarked for more than 350 years, but now thousands of victims of the Great Plague of Leith of 1645 are finally to be commemorated.

Thousands more victims will also be remembered, including Leithers from as early as the ninth century who were too poor to have a headstone in one of the port’s many graveyards. for more click here

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