to Jimmy White formerly of Gilmerton, now living in Loanhead,
Midlothian for providing this photograph.
is myself and my
deceased sister, Irene, with the old Anderson Shelter at the back of us,
used as the 'coal house'."
"At this time, around 1950, the
small village of Gilmerton started to expand. Prefabs were built at
Ferniehill, Moredun and Craigour. Then, the council houses were
built at Gilmerton Dykes ,Moredun etc."