A guided tour of the historic port of Leith, showing how it has been transformed over the centuries.
Author: Jack Gillon
Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited
Leith St. Anthony's monast Charles Rogers. Referring to St . Anthony ' s
hermitage , Amot , in his “ History of Edinburgh , " * remarks eloquently ; “
Sequestered from the rest of mankind , these holy hermits might there dedicate
their lives to ...
Author: Leith St. Anthony's monast
is connected with Edinburgh by railway , but its houses almost join to those of the
metropolis by means of Leith Walk . It is divided , quoad civilia , into North Leith *
and South Leith , † and quoad sacra , into several additional pars . North Leith ...
Author: James Hooper Dawson
Leith - walk came in for a large share of the Donnybrookism which was going
forward , exhibiting alongst its whole length one continued , promiscuous , and
furious melée . Some fought it out bravely on the spot ; others maintained a sort of
Author: Alexander Campbell (of Leith.)
Its Historical Connection with the City of Edinburgh James Colston. on the one
hand , and Greenside on the other , was the third route to Leith that the citizens of
Edinburgh utilised . The formation of Leith Street and Leith Walk as a
Author: James Colston
He espoused , first , Agnes , third Mr. Leith acquiring the whole estate of dau . of
Alexander , third Laird of Wardis , by Leslie , in the ... Crests — A cross crosslet
fitchee sa . and a Margaret , m . to Gordon , of Beldomie . goat trippant ppr .
British Museum (Natural History). Department of Geology, Richard Lydekker.
44406 . The left magnum ( imperfect ) . Leith - Adams Collection . Purchased ,
1873 . 44407 . The left unciform ; from Gandia fissure . Described and ( Fig . )
Author: British Museum (Natural History). Department of Geology
78 PICARDY PLACE - LEITH WALK - LEITH . Proceeding onwards by the main
line of streets the tourist passes Picardy Place on the left , so called from its
having been built on the site of a village occupied by a colony of silk - weavers ,
Author: J. BRYDONE (AND SONS.)
25 C410 VALLEY HISTORICAL MISCELLANIES . I. Memorandums of a Tour
Made by Josiah Epsy , in the States of Ohio and Kentucky , and . Indiana Territory
, in 1805. II . Two Western Campaigns in the War of 1812-13 : 1. Expedition of
Author: John Leeth
... s Trenches - Repulse of Cromwell — The Rood Chapel - Old Leith Stages -
Proposal for Lighting the Walk - The Gallow ... Origin of the Name - Boundaries of
South and North Leith - Links of North Leith - The Town first mentioned in History
Author: James Grant
The immediate ancestor of the family before us, WILLIAM Leith, of Barnis, living in
the time of David BRUce, and said to have been the male representative of the
LEiths of Blingarrock, was provost of Aberdeen in 1350, and proprietor of the ...
Author: Bernard Burke
Great improvements have been made in the neighbourhood of Gilesstreet , Leith
, within the last few years , Robertson , 140 . ... Leith Walk Toll . History of the
2,000 l . got from the town of Edinburgh , and made payable to the magistrates
Author: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
Sittings in their down Leith - walk till nearly opposite the mansion of place of
worship 1,025 . Stipend £ 260.- The IndePilrig , and then moves due westward in
a zigzag pendent congregation was formed in 1805 , and their line to the Water of
A broad footpath bounds the west side , with seats at different points , as a “ Rest
and be Thankful ” for those enjoying the walk . The ground bordering the Water of
Leith has been railed off , levelled down , and sown with grass . The whole now ...
Author: Cumberland Hill
... and for that effect to search all suspected houses in the Canongate, Leith, and
the other suburbs of Edinburgh, and to ... any such duty before, as to enquire into
the particular dress of ladies, and to hinder them to take a trip of dancing, etc.
Leith is united to Edinburgh calicoes form an important item ; but the heavier and
by a road ( partly paved , and partly macadamnised ) , coarser descriptions of
cotton goods are said to be in a called Leith Walk , but it is so filled up with ...
Author: John Ramsay McCulloch
Descriptive, Physical, Statistical and Historical, Forming a Complete General
Gazetteer of the World Alexander Keith ... forming the continuation attached to it a
museum of natural history , and a of Leith Walk , on the E . , to which adjoin the ...
Author: Alexander Keith Johnston