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Leith (Edinburgh, Scotland)

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Locator = 55.975991;-3.163312,Other = OS,Created For = Scotland

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

17th century letter from London to Leith, 14 April 1666

Identifier: Coll-1383/2/3
Scope and Contents

Letter sent to a Mr Richard Harris in Leith, signed by Francis Dashwood in London, April 14th 1666. Dashwood takes notice that Harris has received the first silk he sent from London to Leith.

Dates: 14 April 1666

A brief analysis of the chartularies of the Abbey of Cambuskenneth, the Chapel Royal of Stirling, and the Preceptory of St. Anthony at Leith, 1828

Identifier: Coll-244/2/2
Scope and Contents

Printed book, A Brief Analysis of the Chartularies of the Abbey of Cambuskenneth, the Chapel Royal of Stirling, and the Preceptory of St. Anthony at Leith, by John Graham Dalyell.

Dates: 1828

Coloured and annotated plan of Edinburgh, late 19th century

Identifier: Coll-99/11/5
Scope and Contents

Edinburgh & Leith Post Office Directory plan (1879), with later hand colouring and notation denoting geological and other features.

Dates: late 19th century

NonRes.8.30 Leith Ship Owner, 1 December 1962

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/1/8/30
Scope and Contents

Summary by Molly Harrington of her interview with a Leith ship owner about Leith and his perception of it.

Dates: Other: 1 December 1962

Papers of Frederick Couper and family

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-372
Identifier: Coll-1870
Scope and Contents Correspondence Frederick Couper's testimonials Notes and documents relating to genealogy and family history Legal documents Photographs of Frederick Couper Bookkeeping notebook A substantial archive of original manuscript correspondence, documents, photographs and printed material relating to...
Dates: 1530-1935

Private Official Letter Book of the Leith Hull and Hamburg Steam Packet Co., 1901-1909

Identifier: Coll-1383/2/10
Scope and Contents Correspondence of James Currie (Manager of Leith Hull and Hamburg - nephew to Sir Donald Currie). Mainly dealing with finances, insurance claims, valuation and de-valuation of fleet. List of ships owned on p.203. 1901 pp.1-68 1902 pp. 70-277 1903 pp. 280-455 1904 pp. 457-575 1905 pp.577-669 1906 pp. 670-809 ...
Dates: 1901-1909

Private Official Letter Book of the Leith Hull and Hamburg Steam Packet Co., 1909-1925

Identifier: Coll-1383/2/11
Scope and Contents Incomplete record of correspondence of James Currie, manager of Leith Hull and Hamburg Steam Packet Co. Details of Leith dock strike in 1911. 1909 pp. 1-5 (from October 8th) 1910 pp. 7-27 1911 pp. 29-34 1912 pp. 35-50 1913 pp. 51-61 1914 no entries 1915 pp. 62-78 1916 pp. 79-81 ...
Dates: 1909-1925

Res.1.4 Married couple, early to mid twenties, corporation tenants, male interviewer, 16 November 1960

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/1/4
Scope and Contents INTVEEs live in a ten-storey block of flats. They are married with no children. INTVER describes the common vestibule as "scrappy looking, draughty and bare, the name board has an incongruous air of quality". The flat is described as "pleasantly deocrated in the modern style and well furnished with rugs and sitting suite and table and nice new wireless and 17" television. INTVER explains to the INTVEEs that the project aims to study the changing patterns of suburban life, life and work in...
Dates: Other: 16 November 1960

Res.1.9 Female resident, 65 yrs, married, corporation tenant, male interviewer, 1 February 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/1/9
Scope and Contents INTVEE is married and lives with her husband and daughter in a four apartment flat in a three storey block bounded by the railway and Ainslie Park School. INTVER thinks the houses look well kept but a space of derelict ground gives an appearance of neglect. She and her husband are very friendly with all the neighbours but although they might gossip and help each other they never go into each other's houses. Biggest expenditure is rent at 26/3d a week and coal, using three bags costing 27/-....
Dates: Other: 1 February 1961