The History of Leith

March 19, 2011

The Story of Mr John Gregg

During the persecution under the Duke of Lauderdale, Mr, John Gregg, who had been
formerly minister at Skirling, in Peeblesshire, was apprehended and imprisoned in the Tolbooth (of Leith) for holding a conventicle in the house of his brothcr-in- law Thomas Stark, at Lcith Mills. In March, 1675, he was removed to the Castle on the Bass, to be detained there among many other sufferers for conscience sake.

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