A Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis FrithA Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis Frith

Edinburgh, Lothian

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Frith photos prompt happy memories of our personal history, so enjoy this trip down memory lane with our old photos, historic maps, local history books, and memories of Edinburgh. Refresh & enjoy your personal memories, or find some that family & friends will love as gifts.

It's free to browse our vintage and retro photographs of Edinburgh, but if some spark good memories they are available to buy in a wide range of products, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers, customised calendars. Don't miss other visitors' Memories and maybe connect with those who have shared their memories - you may even know the names, or learn more about the locality.

Old Maps of Edinburgh

Historic Maps of Edinburgh and the local area.

Old map of Edinburgh in 1903-1904
Map of Edinburgh in 1903-1904
Old map of Edinburgh in 1903-1904

More maps coming!

We are busy preparing more old maps of Edinburgh from other years.

This is the view from Telfords Dean Bridge looking towards Stockbridge. The Water of Leith is just visible, having just flowed through Dean Village (on the 'other side of the picture', behind the photographer. There is a path from Dean Village to Stockbridge along the bank of the Water of Leith. When I lived here (~1976-2003). The small 'Greek' style 'temple' is St.Bernard's Well. I think there is a separate spring ...see more

I can't quite work out exactly where this is. I think its a little bit downstream from the other image of Dean Village, but the buildings on the left of the footbridge are not as I remember them - maybe they were demolished? I think the 'twin towers', in the distance are (or were) the Scottish Gallery of Modern Art?