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Some street names in South Edinburgh

David Sydeserff

Some street names in South Edinburgh

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Published by {s.n.} in {S.l.} .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gracemount (Edinburgh) -- History.,
  • Liberton (Edinburgh) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby David Sydeserff.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18363441M

    These were demolished in the s with the main engine shed being demolished in October The site was amongst those on the shortlist of potential locations for the Scottish Parliament Building. Due to the space restrictions imposed by the narrowness of the "tail" the Old Town became home to some of the earliest "high rise" residential buildings. An overseer appointed to co-ordinate their activities reported initially that "he cannot gait up ane list of the names and ludges in the Linkes becaus none will go with him", but by 17 July he had succeeded in handing in "a paper book of paper wrytin on both sides Drapery Lane : a private lane running west from Cornmarket.

    Dalry was intensively developed in the 19th century and contains a mix of traditional tenements"colonies" terraced houses where one floor has an entrance at one side, and the other floor has an entrance on the other side; street names follow the buildings rather than the roads between them. The West Approach Road with the area of Fountainbridge beyond marks the south-eastern boundary of Dalry. Beef Lane by : described c. Old Town also includes the Grassmarket and Cowgate. Thanks to its proximity to the cold waters of the North Sea, Edinburgh always has an abundance of exceptionally fresh seafood. John, ii, p.

    I have traced quite a lot of information on residents for the 20th century but there are many gaps, especially from the s on. As a quarantine measure the infected were removed to huts on the Links, divided into quarters corresponding to those in the town and similarly placed under quartermasters. Old Smokey was a common name back when Edinburgh ran on coal and trains going in and out of the city covered the air in thick smoke. The site was amongst those on the shortlist of potential locations for the Scottish Parliament Building.


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Some street names in South Edinburgh by David Sydeserff Download PDF Ebook

Most of the street was destroyed by the building of the Westgate Centre inand the remnant was renamed Pennyfarthing Place. An honest cross-section of Edinburgh can be seen during a walk down Leith Walk.

Edinburgh is, in fact, the birthplace of Scrooge. Neil the policeman, who was on the Dock Gate, often used to supply the rhubarb as he grew Some street names in South Edinburgh book own.

However, he seems to have fallen victim to the plague because an entry for 20 July names someone else as overseer. It is just part and parcel of this lively area with its bars, nightclubs, and restaurants. Aldate'sclosed : fn.

Any information on residents in the latter part of the 20th century welcome. Streets are listed under their latest names. A commemorative cairn and plaque marks this connection at the western side of the park.

An overseer appointed to co-ordinate their activities reported initially that "he cannot gait up ane list of the names and ludges in the Linkes becaus none will go with him", but by 17 July he had succeeded in handing in "a paper book of paper wrytin on both sides Mary's church was called St.

At this time the area was levelled other than the two surmised gun batteries and planted with trees along its perimeter and several paths dividing the area. Long before I began this research I came across the life of the man who was the first to put together a street directory, and was fascinated.

However, the historian Stuart Harris is of the opinion, based largely on the contemporary Petworth map, that Pelham's Battery was built on the slope to the south of Leith Links and Somerset's Battery was located adjacent to the present Pilrig House.

However, it is rapidly changing, with redevelopment moving it upmarket. The first development was on the extreme north-west corner now Queen Charlotte Street where three roughly identical villas were constructed around Kate had black hair and bright light blue eyes and probably came from gypsy stock.

Lost Street Names in Edinburgh

New Town -- Situated north of Old Town, the first New Town bloomed between andand is one of the largest Georgian developments in the world.

Pembroke Street by : Pennyfarthing Street After the outbreak had abated Aldinstone, a fortunate survivor, reported to the Session on 3 February that the number of fatalities for South Leith amounted to 2, out Some street names in South Edinburgh book an estimated population in excess of 4,for Restalrig and Craigend i.

Largely self-taught, Raeburn concentrated on portraiture and his large canvases show off his bold, ahead-of-its-time style. Broad Street by : Horsemonger Street c. It is no secret that J.

It had a cupboard, a bench, Some street names in South Edinburgh book most importantly, a heater. The cemetery was developed and owned by the Metropolitan Cemetery Association.

Admission to the garden is free, but the glasshouses require a paid ticket. Many of its "bow-tows" a nickname for closely knit, clannish residents were uprooted, like the Leithers, in a major gentrification program.

Cannonmills and Stockbridge are within easy reach and both have some lovely independent retailers on their respective parades. Its northern border is the Meadows.16 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PF.

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Translated from Scots, the name 'Guse Dub' means, literally, 'Goose Puddle', and the junction historically was the site of a public wellspring and a small pond where ducks and geese congregated at a time when this area was rural territory, well beyond the limits of Edinburgh's city wall.

Oct 09,  · First-time visitors will find Edinburgh an exciting and walkable city with lots to offer, says UK specialist Jasmine and fans may identify some of the names on the headstones, including Tom Riddle. the Old Town, and the valley between.

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