The History of Leith

September 30, 2012

Niddry’s Wynd

The Burgh Records throw some light on the
names of certain of the oldest closes—those running
between the central street and the Cowgate, as being
the residences or erections of old and influential
citizens. Thus Niddry’s Wynd is doubtless connected
with Robert Niddry, a magistrate in 1437

source-Old and New Edinburgh

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