Edinburgh, The City And Firth Of Forth c.1950

Edinburgh, The City And Firth Of Forth c.1950

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Memories of Edinburgh

St James Church Leith Nbsp Edinburgh Eh6

I now live in Houston, Texas, USA. My birth certificate has a written record of my being baptized in St James Church in Leith, but I cannot find any record of the church, which was near Gt Junction Street, Leith. Thanks. Morty Grant, born in Lapicide Place, Leith.

A memory of Edinburgh by Morton Grant

Great Great Grandfather Lived Here

My great-great-grandfather lived here at Shoemakers Close, and my great-grandfather David Hay with his mother, Helen Millie.  My great-grandfather was a shoemaker, as was his son John Millie. My ...Read full memory

A memory of Edinburgh by Cath Tuff

Great Great Grandparents

My great-great-grandmother and grandfather lived in Princess Street. He was a dentist, his name was Alexander Spalding Watson and his wife was Sarah Watson, they later moved to London to St Martin's in the Field, by Trafalgar Square. These photo are great as we can see how and where they lived.

This Is Were I Grew Up

This is were I grew up in Craigentinny in Edinburgh. I went to Christmas parties here when I was really young, I also went to big picnics from here because my Mum went to the guild here or went to play dominos and they ...Read full memory

A memory of Edinburgh by Cath Tuff

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History

A tramcar rattles over the junction of Frederick Street and Princes Street. Edinburgh was well served by its tramway system for 85 years; services came to an end in November 1956.

This is an excerpt from Edinburgh Photographic Memories, by Clive Hardy