The History of Leith

January 20, 2013

Broadside entitled ‘The Coblers’ Tears!’

This memorial notice begins: ‘AN ELEGY, / On the much Lamented Death of JOCK HIEGH, who departed to Other Climes, October 20th, 1816, after being Thirty-Six Years / Hangman of Edinburgh.’ The elegy begins: ‘Ye doggerel bards, quick tune your harps’. for more click here

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