The History of Leith

October 26, 2010

Craigintinny House,Restalrig, Edinburgh

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(c) John Arthur

There are two main branches of the family represented by surviving buildings: the Nisbets of that Ilk, builders of Nisbet House in Berwickshire; and the Nisbets of Dirleton, later dividing into those of Dirleton, Dean, and Craigintinnie, the latter two occupying houses on the outskirts of Edinburgh. The civic records of the city record many other Nisbets; I’ve simply focused on these two families because their history can still be traced in standing stone. for more click here

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