The History of Leith

June 6, 2011

The site of Seafield Cemetery

9 March 1654.—The which day James Boag late taksman (i.e. tenant) of the five acres and ane half of that arrable land pertaining to the new hospitale called King James his hospital in Leith (left be umqll Bishop Lamb yrto) did quit his tak yrof in favours of Johne Biddoch.
(Note.—This ground is now Seafield Cemetery. The masters of King James Hospital continue to receive small feu-duties from ground at Hillhousefield, Newhaven, and Seafield.)

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