History of Leith, Edinburgh

Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Broadside entitled ‘Execution’

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

CHARLES DONALDSON, Sail-maker, Tolbooth Wynd, Leith, who was Executed this morning, at the head of Libberton s Wynd, for the Murder of Margaret Marr, his wife. for more click here

Broadside entitled ‘Dreadful Shipwreck of a London Smack’

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Full, True, and Particular Account of the melancholy Shipwreck of the London Smack Czar, near North Berwick, on Friday night last, when the Master, five of the crew, and thirteen Passengers were drowned. for more click here

Broadside ballad entitled ‘A Merry Dialogue, in the Tolbuith of Edinburgh; Betwixt Tonny Ashton, and John Curry’

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Verse 1: ‘Tonny. / COME, my couragious Jack, my metl’d Scot; / Why may’nt we kindle Kindness with a Pot, / Yow’ve run the Ghent-loup, and yow’ve try’d the Tron, / Your suffrings are expir’d, when mine comes on’. A handwritten annotation at the foot of the broadside suggested that it was published in Edinburgh on the 16th of April 1728. The price and publisher are not noted. for more click here

Holyrood Abbey,Edinburgh

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Holyrood Abbey,Edinburgh. (Video)

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A Walk to South Leith Parish Church from the foot of Leith Walk,Edinburgh

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

A Walk to South Leith Parish Church from the foot of Leith Walk,Edinburgh (Video)

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A Walk to Craigmillar Castle, Edinburgh

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

A Walk to Craigmillar Castle, Edinburgh (Video)

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St John’s Episcopal Church,Edinburgh

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

St John’s Episcopal Church,Edinburgh (Video)

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Friday, February 21st, 2014


Trace your family's war heros!

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014


Wednesday, February 19th, 2014


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