The History of Leith

August 3, 2011

Logans meadow during the plague

25 of Octor 1645.—Bailie James Barnes ordainit his officers to put all ye women in prisons who will not worke at ye publicke worke qo are ordainit to worke. Ordains yose people who are of any qualitie
and may pay for cleanging of yr clothes to resort to Bessie Cookes killn to kill yr clothes and uyrs of under rank to resort to ye kill in Logan’s Lie.
(Note.—Logans Lie, i.e., Logans meadow; the land lying alongside the old stronghold of the Logans, at the Lochend Loch.)

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