The History of Leith

May 29, 2009

In search of the Nisbet family in Edinburgh

After the 1992 gathering, I took the opportunity to spend a few days wandering around Edinburgh on the Nisbet trail. As one would expect of a prominent Border family, there is ample evidence for their involvement in Edinburgh affairs. This is particularly so in the turbulent 1600s, and it is thus in the medieval heart of the city, and not in the wide streets of the Georgian New Town that most evidence of Nisbets will be found. for more click here

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