The History of Leith

April 23, 2011

The ” Household Book ” of the great Montrose

The ” Household Book ” of the great Montrose shows that in 1627 he was in the habit of golfing here.
March 10. Item: for balls ib the Tennis, Court of Leith , 16sh
Item : for two goffe balls my Lord going to the gaffe ther, 10sh
Item: for my Lords horse standing in Leith that nicht in corne and straw, 7sh 8d
Item : to the servant woman in the house, 12sh
Item : for carrying the graith to the (Burntisland) boat, 3sh

source-Old and New Edinburgh

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