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Recollections

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Subject Index

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Recollections

0.   Edinburgh - Names + Speech

1.   Edinburgh - Central

2.   Edinburgh - East

3.   Edinburgh - North

4.   Edinburgh - West

5.   Edinburgh - South

6.   Edinburgh - by the Water of Leith

7.   Leith

8.   Newhaven

9.   Scotland

10.   Edinburgh Entertainment + Hobbies

11.   Edinburgh Schools + University

12.   Edinburgh Transport

13.   Edinburgh at War

14.   Edinburgh at Work

15.   Edinburgh Housing

16.   Edinburgh Street Furniture

17.   Film Clips and Films

 

0.

Edinburgh

Names + Speech

   Postcard  -  Fry's Chocolate advert ©

NOTE: Some of the pages below are very long, so they may be slow to load.

Edinburgh - Places and People

Edinburgh - Words and Dialect

Edinburgh - Expressions

Edinburgh - Sweets, Drinks, Snacks, Cakes

Other Comments Received

Questions

Penicuik - Words and Dialect

Edinburgh Poems -  Edinburgh Photographic Society

Edinburgh Poems -  Granton

Edinburgh Poem -    Scottish Parliament Building

   Some of these poems include local words and dialect.

 

1.

Edinburgh  Central

Old Town

including Dumbiedykes, St Leonards, South Side and Fountainbridge

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Bannerman's Bar

Barron's Rag Merchants

Blackfriars Street

Bristo

Brown Street

Brown's Place

Buccleuch Street

Canongate

Castlehill

Carnegie Street

Castlehill Primary School

Central Garage  Annandale Street

Chambers Street

Chessels Court

Chessels Court south + west sides

Cockburn Street

Cowgate

Cowgate area

-  Croft-an-Righ

Crosscauseway

Dalrymple Place

Deaconess Hospital

Drummond Street

Dumbiedykes -  after demolition

Dumbiedykes - Arthur Street  Aitchison, Greengrocer

Dumbiedykes - Arthur Street  baker's shop

Dumbiedykes - Arthur Street  coal lorry

-  Dumbiedykes - Arthur Street  confectioner

Dumbiedykes - Arthur Street  demolition

Dumbiedykes - Arthur Street  Thomas Cullen's shop

Dumbiedykes - Houses and Streets

Dumbiedykes - Factories and Shops  1950s

Dumbiedykes - People and Play  1940s-1960s

Dumbiedykes - People and Play  1940s-1960s: page 2

Dumbiedykes - St Margaret's Church

Dumbiedykes - Searching for People

 - Dumbiedykes - Streets  A-G

Dumbiedykes - Streets  H-R

Dumbiedykes - Streets  S-Z

Dumbiedykes - Tenement Collapses

Dumbiedykes - 'The Embers'

Dumbiedykes - Tusi's ice cream shop

East Preston Street

Edinburgh Castle

Fleshmarket Close

Fountainbridge  Early recollections

Fountainbridge  from 1940s

The Grapes

The Grassmarket

Haymarket

Heriot Mount  Street Party

High School Yards

High Street

Holyrood Palace

Holyrood Park

Holyrood Road

Keir Street

Heriot Place

Infirmary Street Baths

James Clark School

James Wood  hairdresser

Jeannie Deans' Cottage

Jeannie Veitch's  sweetie shop

Keir Street

Lawnmarket

Lower Viewcraig Row

Milne's Court

Moubray House

Meadows

Nicolson Street

Old Town Closes

Old Town Names

One O'Clock Gun

Pleasance  back greens

Pleasance

Potterrow

Prince Albert Buildings

Ramsay Lane

Rutherford's Lounge Bar

Royal Mile  John Knox House + Well

Royal Mile  Old Town Weaving Company

St Ann's School

St John's Hill

St Leonard's  1950s

St Leonard's Parish Church

St Mary's Street

St Patrick's Church

St Patrick Square

Salisbury Street

Searching for Poeple

Simon Square Wash House

Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavilion

South Clerk Street

South Side

Stewart's Bar

Tollcross

Tusi's sweetie shop

Upper Viewcraig Row

Upper Viewcraig  Low Road

Vennel

Victoria Street

White Horse Close

New Town

Assembly Room Concerts

Atholl Crescent

Bars

Binns Store

Blenheim Place

Brunswick

Caledonian Station

Calton Hill

Calton Hill  the street

Calton Road

East London Street

Edinburgh  1950s

Fettes Row

Floral Clock

-  Gladstone Monument

George Street

Great King Street

Greenside

Hillside

Jamaica Street

Jerome's Studio

Leith Street

Lothian Road

Lothian Road Snack Bar

McDonald Road

Milne's Bar

The Mound

Nelson Street

Picardy Place

Pitt Street

Princes Street

Princes Street Gardens

Princes Street Station

Rose Street

Ross Bandstand

St Andrew Square  'The American Hut''

St James Square

St James' United Free Church

St Mary's Cathedral

Searching for Poeple

Sinclair Fountain

Thistle Street

Union Place

Waverley Market

Waverley Market  Epstein Exhibition

Waverley Station

West End

West End  Points Duty

Shops, Cafés, Restaurants

The Albert Bazaar

Benny's Shoe Shop

Baird's Shoe Shop

Binns then Frasers  West End of Princes Street

Cafés and Restaurants

Goldbergs Department Store

-  Hairdresser  Central Edinburgh

Highland House  Lawnmarket

Jenners Store

Milk Bars

Parker's Store

Patrick Thomson's  and shops nearby

Record Shops

Roast Chicken Shops

Shops  Central Edinburgh

Waverley Tailoring Co

West Bow

West End  Cafés and Restaurants

Woolworths

Other Memories
and questions

Central Edinburgh

Street Furniture

 

2.

Edinburgh  -  East

Wauchope Terrace, Craigmillar ©

Abbeyhill

Bingham

Cairntows  Craigmillar

Cambusnethan Street

Coillesdene House Joppa

Craigentinny  1940s

Craigmillar and Niddrie  1940s-50s

Craigmillar and Niddrie  1960s-70s

-  Craigmillar and Niddrie  1970s onwards

Craigmillar Castle

Craigmillar Castle Estate

Craigmillar - The Venchie

Duddingston

Duddingston Camp  1940s-50s

East Thomas Street  1930s-60s

East Thomas Street  neighbours

East William Street

Easter Road

-  Fisherrow Harbour

Fort Kinnaird

Greendykes

The Inch

Jeffrey Street

Jewel Cottages

Joppa

Joppa  tram tracks

Lochend and Easter Road

Magdalene

Meadowbank

Newcraighall

Niddrie  1930s to1950s

Niddrie  1950s+1960s

Niddrie Mill

Niddrie Mill  Sunday School

Peffermill

Piershill

-  Pilrig  1950s

Portobello  early 1900s

Portobello  1920s to 1950s

Portobello  from 1950s

Portobello Bathing Pool

Portobello High Street

Portobello Hotels early 1900s

Restalrig

Seafield

Searching for People  East Edinburgh

South Elgin Street

The Venchie  Craigmillar

The Wisp

-  Whitehouse Public House

 

3.

Edinburgh  -  North

Boswall, Granton, Royston, Trinity, Wardie

Zoom-in to a photograph of Granton Road Station  -  1934 ©

Boswall + Granton + Trinity + Wardie - 1940s

Boswall + Granton + Trinity + Wardie - 1950s-70s

Boswall + Granton + Trinity + Wardie - Shops

Challenger Lodge

Comely Bank

Comely Bank  Milk Deliveries

Comely Bank  Moir & Baxter's Garage

Craighall

Crewe Toll

Embassy Cinema

Goldenacre

Granton  1930s -50s

Granton  1950s

Granton 1950s-70s

Granton  1970s and 2000s

Granton, Boswall, Royston  since 1940s

Granton Castle

Granton Harbour  then to Sea  1940s

Granton Harbour  T L Devlin, trawler owners

Granton Harbour  Brown, Blacksmith, WW1

-  Granton Harbour  esparto grass 1940s/50s

Granton Harbour  around 1960

Granton Harbour  1950s to 1970s

Granton House  to  Fire  1954

Granton - Lower Granton Road

Granton Ice Works  1950s-1970s

Granton Railway  1960s to 1980s

Inverleith

Inverleith Pond

Inverleith Terrace  Edzell Lodge

Leith Walk

Leith Walk Café

Lindsay Road and North Fort Street

Lochinvar Camp 1940s-50s

Lomond Park

Muirhouse

Muirhouse Towers

Old Chain Pier

Pennywell  1940s

Pilton and Crewe Toll

Pilton  1940 bomb

Royal Botanic Garden question

Royston  from 1930s

Royston School

Scotland Street coal yard

Sounds from the Firth of Forth

-  Starbank Inn  1970s

Trinity Cottage

-  Wardie Residents' Club   from 1940s

Wardie School  1930s

Wardie School  1940s

Wardie School  1950s

Wardie School and Playgroup  1960s

Wardie School  1970s

Wardie School  1980s

Warriston Cemetery

West Granton:  Gypsy Brae  1950s

West Granton:  Shops  1950s

Wester Drylaw

Wester Hailes

 

4.

Edinburgh  -  West

Baird Drive

Broomhouse

Clermiston

Clerwood

Comiston

Corstorphine and Clermiston

Craigleith

Cramond

Cramond Island  1970s

Dalry

Davidson's Mains

Davidson's Mains Station

Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Zoo

Gogarburn Hospital

Glenburn Hotel

Gorgie

Gorgie mills

Gorgie and Chesser

Gorgie Station

Hailes Quarry

Harrison Road

Hutchison and Chesser

Lauriston Castle

Merchiston

Murrayfield

Newbridge

Ratho

Roseburn

Sighthill

Slateford Road

South Queensferry and Port Edgar

Strathearn Place

Union Canal

Western General Hospital

Whitson

See also Edinburgh - By the Water of Leith below.

 

5.

Edinburgh  -  South

Bridgend

Bristo Street

Bruntsfield

Bruntsfield  shinty

Burdiehouse

Canaan House  Morningside

Canaan Lodge  Morningside

City Hospital

Comiston

-  East Preston Street

Echo Bank  Newington

Fairmilehead

Gilmerton

Gilmerton  Westland Cottages

Gladstone Terrace

Gracemount

Happy Valley

Liberton

Liberton Brae

Little France

Marchmont

Moredun

Mount Alvernia

Morningside

Newington

Oxgangs

Peffermill and Prestonfield

Polwarth

Poor Clare's Convent

Priestfield

Princes Margaret Rose Hospital

St Leonard's

St Margaret's Convent

Sciennes

Southside

Viewforth

See also Edinburgh - By the Water of Leith below.

 

6.

Edinburgh  -  By the Water of Leith

Canonmills, Warriston and Beaverbank to Colinton and Juniper Green

Beaverhall Road  -  W & M Duncan's Chocolate Factory, around 1927 ©

At Home

Baberton House

Beaverbank industries  - 1940s

Bellevue

Bellevue - milk deliveries

Bonnington

Bonnington - filming

Broughton

Broughton - buses

Broughton  - Growing up

Broughton - streets & houses

Canonmills

Colinton

Craiglockhart

Craiglockhart Military Hospital

Currie

Danube Street  Stockbridge

Gorgie Road

Harlaw Reservoir

Heriot Hill Terrace

Juniper Green

-  Longstone

Merchiston

Powderhall

Saughton

Slateford

Stenhouse

Stockbridge

Tanfield

Warriston

Warriston Cemetery  The Red Lady

 

7.

Leith

including Pilrig - half way
between Edinbrugh and Leith

Edinburgh at Work  -  Anderson's Cooperage  -  Leith Docks, 1992 ©

Anderson Place

Assembly Rooms

Ballantyne Road

Bonnington Bond

Christening Pieces

Corunna Place

Capitol Picture House

Central Bar

Cooperage

Demarco's Ice Cream

Drinking in Leith

D K school  1950s

Dr Bell's school  1940s

Eldorado Dance Hall

Ferrier Street

First trip to sea

Fort

Gaiety and other entertainment

Gordon Street

-  Growing up in Leith

Hamilton Street

Henderson Street

Kirkgate

Leith Cafés

-  Leith Digs and Flats

Leith Docks

Leith Fort

Leith Houses

Leith Milk Deliveries

Leith  World War II

Leith Nautical College

Leith Pageant  1964

Leith Place Names

Leith Poem

-  Leith Police

Leith Pubs  many long since gone

-  Leith Questions

-  Leith Searching for People

Leith Snooker Halls

-  Leith Shipping

Leith Shops

Leith Street Names

Leith Tattoo Parlour

Leith Walk

Leith Wireless

Leith Wrestling

Leith Wild Cat

Lindsay Road

Links Primary School

Madeira Street

Manderston Street

North Fort Street

Ocean Mist

Parliament Street

Pilrig  1950s-60s

Pitt Street  Leith

Primrose Street

Sailing to Leith

Sailing to Leith on MV Cairndhu

Scandinavian Seamen's Church

Sheriff Brae

The Shore

Sun Ray Treatment

Union Street  1940s

Whaling from Leith  ancestors

Wild Cat

-  Winter of 1947

Yardheads closes

Yardheads Brewery

 

8.

Newhaven

Newhaven

Newhaven  -  Annfield

Newhaven  -  Coach Outing

Newhaven  -  Fishwives

Newhaven  -  Going Fishing

Newhaven  -  Old Chain Pier

Newhaven  -  Old Chain Pier and Harbour  1930s

Newhaven  -  Pageant  1953

Newhaven  -  Peacock Inn

Newhaven  -  Police Box and Market Buffet

Newhaven  - Starbank Park

 

9.

Scotland

Borders

Peebles

Caithness

Altnabreac Station: Caithness

Central

Grangemouth

East Lothian

Farming  1870s-90s

Musselburgh + Inveresk

Musselburgh Races

Musselburgh to Edinburgh Travel

North Berwick  model yacht

Fife

Kinghorn

North Queensferry

Glasgow

Glasgow Co-op Picnics

Midlothian           -   Bilston

-  Loanhead

Middleton Camp

Milton Bridge

Pentland Hills

Polton Farm

Rosewell

Whitehill and Bonnyrigg

West Lothian

Kirkliston

Kirknewton

 

 10.

Edinburgh Entertainment + Hobbies

The Astoria  Corstorphine cinema

Athletics

Ballroom Dancing Classes

Beehive Inn Restaurant

Beverley / Blue Halls Cinema

Boxing

Cafés and Restaurants

Capitol Picture House  Leith

Cinemas and Theatres

Circus

Clubs and Discos  Recollections 1-100

Clubs and Discos  Recollections 101-200

Clubs and Discos  Recollections 201 onwards

Collecting Football Cards

Cycling

Dance Bands

Dance Halls

Daniel Stewart's College

Early Circuses and Entertainers

The Embers  Dumbiedykes

Empire Theatre

Edinburgh Aero Club

Football

Free Activities

Golf

Gonk Club  Tollcross

Ice Skating

James Brown  Melodion Player

Johnny and the Falcons  Dumbiedykes

The Jokers

King's Theatre

Ladies' Fashions

Lascala Cinema

Men's Fashions

Murrayfield Ice Rink  - Music

Murrayfield Ice Rink - Skating

Musselburgh Races

New Palais -  later McGoo's

New Victoria Cinema

Observatory

Palais de Danse

Pantomimes and Theatres

Palladium  East Fountainbridge

Picnics

-  Politics

Popular Music

Portobello Marine Gardens

Pubs

Radio Programmes

Skating

Sparta Amateur Boxing Club

Street Entertainment

Students' Rag Week

Swimming Baths

Television

Theatre Royal

Youth Hostelling

 

11.

Edinburgh Schools and Colleges

W R & S Ltd photograph from the early 1900s  -  Boroughmuir School ©

Schools

Edinburgh Schools

Abbeyhill School

Ainslie Park School

All Saints School

-  Balgreen School Class  1936-37

Basil Paterson Tutorial College

Bellevue School  1946-50

Blackhall Primary School

Bonnington Primary School

Boroughmuir School

-  Broughton School

Brunstane Primary School

Burdiehouse School

Canonmills Primary School

Castle Hill Primary School

Corstorphine School Class  1938

-  Couper Street School, Leith

Craigentinny Primary School

Craiglockhart Primary School

Craigmillar Primary School

Dalry Primary School

Daniel Stewart's College

-  Darroch School

-  David Kilpatrick School, Leith

Dean Orphanage

Dean Village School

-  Donaldson's College

Dr Bell's School  around 1920

Dr Bell's school   from 1940s

Drumbrae Primary School

Drylaw Primary School

Duddingston Primary School

Edinburgh Academy

Edinburgh Castle School

Flora Stevenson's School

George Heriots

George Watson's Ladies' College

George Watson's College

-  Granton School   1940s + 1950

-  Granton School   1962

Heriots

-  Hermitage Park Primary School  Centenary 2010

Holy Cross Academy

Hyvot's Bank Primary School

James Clark School  1961 photo

-  James Clark School

James Gillespie's School

John Watson School

Leith Academy  1952, class 3C2

Leith Academy

Leith Walk Primary School  1957

Links Primary School

-  London Street Primary School

-  Lorne Street School

Mary Erskine School

Melville College

Milton House Primary School

Moray House

Morningside: 'The Cuddy School'

Mrs Guthrie's 'Toy' School, Stockbridge

Murrayburn School

Napier College  Now Napier University

Niddrie Marischal School

Normal Practising School

North Fort Street Primary School

North Merchiston streets around the Primary School

North Merchiston School

-  North Merchiston School  photo, around 1944

Norton Park Secondary School

Old Pentland School

Orwell Primary School

Parsons Green

Parsons Green School  1948-49

Peffermill Tin School

Pennywell Primary School

Pentland High School

Pilton Primary School

Police Road Safety Unit  Visits to Primary Schools

Portobello High School

Preston Street School  around 1950-51 

Preston Street School  around 1952

Preston Street School

Prestonfield Primary School

Roseburn Primary School

Royal High School

Royal Mile Primary School

Royston Primary School

-  Royston Primary School  class photo, 1946

St Ann's & St Patrick's Schools

St Ann's School  and playground

St Anthony's School

St Anthony's School  class photo

St Bernard's Primary School

St David's School

St Francis' School

St Hilda's School

St Ignatius School

St John's School  Portobello, 1920s-50s

St John's School  Portobello, from 1950s

St Margaret's Convent

St Mary's Primary School  York Lane

St Mary's Primary School Henderson Street

St Ninian's Primary School

St Patrick's School

St Saviour's Child Garden

St Thomas of Aquin's School

Sciennes Primary School

South Bridge School

South Morningside School

Southhouse School

Stenhouse School

Stockbridge Primary School

Tollcross Primary School

Tollcross Primary School  early 1950s

Tollcross Primary School - visit 1985

Towerbank School

Trinity Academy to Empire Exhibition - 1938

Trinity Academy  from 1940s

Tynecastle Secondary School

Usher Hall  Secondary Schools Concert:  1971

-  Victoria School

Wardie School  -  1930s   1940s   1950s   1960s    1970s    1980s

Watson's

Wester Hailes Education Centre

More Class Photos

Schools

School Camps

Middleton Residential School Camp  near Borthwick Castle

Broomlea School Camp  near West Linton

Edinburgh University

Rectorial Battle Day

Student Life

Student's Rag Week

 

12.

Transport

Buses and Coaches

Bus, Tram & Train Journeys

-  Bus Route 19

Bus Tours

Buses and Trams  Toilet Blocks

Cable Cars

Central Garage  Annandale Street

Coach Tours from Edinburgh

Edinburgh Airport

-  Edinburgh Corporation Transport  Fitzpayne

-  Edinburgh Corporation Transport  Charlie Carroll

-  Gas-Powered Buses

George Hunter's coaches: Loanhead

German Open-top Cars  Hitler or Goring

Horse-drawn trams

Leith Bus Depot  Outings + Parties

-  Lothian Buses  bus tracker system

Newbattle School Bus Accident  near Newtongrange

Railway to Texaco Oil Plant

SMT buses

Steam Buses

-  Steam-powered Lorries

Tram Line Maintenance

William Stewart's coaches  Dalkeith

School Buses

Cars, Vans, Lorries

Belgrave Motors

Milk Floats and Bakers' Vans

Pentland Garage

Wood's Garage

Ferries

Granton-Burntisland Ferry

Queensferry Ferry

Railways

Caledonian Station

Granton Railway  1960s-1980s

Granton Road Station

Last Steam Trains  Edinburgh area

The Line to Leith North Station

Leith Stations

Musselburgh to Edinburgh

Princes Street Station

St Margaret's Railway Depot

Ships

Sailing to Leith

Concrete Ships  built at Granton

Steam Rollers

in and around Edinburgh

Midlothian

Trams

Edinburgh's Last Tram

Luggage on Trams

North Bridge

Trams during WW2

Tramcar Adventures

Growing up with Transport

Cars, Boats and Planes

 

13.

Edinburgh at War

and the years following the War

-  Air Raids, Shelters and Bombs

Aircraft

Army Service

ATC

ATS question

Albert Docks, Leith  crates for US army trucks

Botanic Garden

British Ropes

Christmas and Hogmanay

Colinton

Combined Cadet Force  (CCF)

Dr Bell's school  1940s

Edinburgh at War  These are the first recollections that I received

Edinburgh Civil Defence Messenger Service  1940s

Evacuation

Evacuation  -  to near Peebles

Food

Guide to Edinburgh Air Raid Shelters

Haymarket

Hutments  constructed 1920s

Lochend

Leith  mini-Blitz

Marchmont Bomb

Newhaven

Pentland Hills

Pilton Bomb  1940

Play  Edinburgh During the War Years

Police Boxes

Post-war years  from 1945

Prefab Housing  constructed 1940s/ ealy-1950s

Princes Street Gardens

Prisoners of War  Dalmahoy Camp

Prisoners of War  -  farm workers

Rations

Royal Mail  Pillar Boxes

Royston -  around 1940

School

-  Shopping - during and after WW2

-  Squadrons

Toys

Trinity Academy  - 1940s

Vaccinations

The War Effort

Wartime Housing

World War II  -  documents

 

14.

Edinburgh at Work

  Jeffrey Street  -  Wood Brothers' fish delivery van  ©

Acme Farms Dairy

W G Adams:  Butcher, Dalkeith

Alexander's Ford Dealership

Annandale Motors

Asa Wass:  rag and bone man + scrap yard

Auto Sales

Baker:  Lambert's, Kerr's, Mack's, Crawford's, University

Baird the Bootmaker

Baird's Shoe Shop

Barron's:  rag merchants

Bank of Scotland

Baxters the Butchers

Beaverbank industries  -  1940s

Beaverbank Motors

Ben Line

Bertram's  -  Engineers

Beveridge grocer at Gilmerton - 1950s-60s

D Brotchie & Sons  Coal Merchants

Broughton Industries

Brown Brothers

Bruce Peebles  Engineering Works

Buttercup Dairy Company

Caledonian Brewery

Campbell Harper  photographers

Central Edinburgh Shops

Central Garage  Annandale Street

E Chalmers & Co

Charles Alexander & Partners

Chimney Sweeps

JP Cochrane

Colin McAndrew & Partners builders

Coltart  net works at Granton

Co-op  Henderson Street, Leith

Cowan's Yard

Cox's Glue Works  Gorgie

Crawford's Biscuits  Leith

Decorating

Devlin  trawler owners

Drambuie

Dunbar & Co soft drinks

Duncan's Chocolates

Edinburgh & Dumfriesshire Dairy Co

East Preston Street  chimney sweeps

Edinburgh Direct Aid

Edinburgh University

-  Edinburgh Corporation Transport  Buses and City Cars

Electrician

Ethicon

Farm workers and Wimpey workers

Fell & Mathieson  plumbers

Ferranti

Forth Bridge

Frosts' Furnishing Shop

Furness Withy  Leith Docks

George Brown & Sons  boatyard

George Gibson:  Leith

The Grove Bar

John Glindinning & Sons - Plumbers

-  George Greenhill & Son  painters

George Hunter's coaches: Loanhead

Gibson's  Leith:  Cycles and Aeroplanes

Granton Harbour  -  Brown, Blacksmith, WW1

Granton Harbour  -  T L Devlin, trawler owners

-  Granton Ice Works

-  Hawthorn's Shipbuilders  -  Leith

-  Haymarket Railway Depot

Henry Robb's Ship Yards  Leith

Hislop & Day

Holyrood Breweries

House of Clydesdale

Hutchison's Garage

Ice Cream Van

Ingin Johnny

Jaeger  -  Princes Street shop

James Bertram & Sons  -  Engineers

James Bowen & Sons  Garage

James Dunbar  Lemonade

Jenners  -  Princes Street shop

John Clephane & Sons

John Gibson & Son  Garage

John H Lunn  Removals

-  W & AK Johnson

-  A Kay  -  trawler owner

Kings of Glasgow

Leith Bus Depot  Outings + Parties

Leith Co-op Milk Deliveries

Leith Docks  early 1900s

Leith Nautical College

Leith Police

Liberton Filtration Plant

Lorimer & Clark's Brewery

Lothian Crisp Factory

Lothian Region Transport  Signwriting

Manclark & Son  tailors

Matheson, McLaren & Co tea and coffee

Mat Rooney  26 jobs

McKenzie chimney sweep

-  McVities Guest Bakery

Meadows Railway Yard

Merchiston Motors

Miller & Co  Foundry

Miler's Wireless

Moir & Baxter's garage

Murrayfield Dairy

Murray's Cooperage

National Bank of Scotland

Niddrie Mill Garage

North British Distillery

North British Rubber Works

Onion Johnny

Pentland Garage

Peter Victory  taxis

Photographer's Shop

Polar Ices

Police

Projectionists

Railways  -  Brunswick Road Goods Yard

Ramage & Ferguson

Road Works and Steam Rollers

Robert Cresser

Robert Croan

Royal Blind Asylum

Saddler's Transport

St Cuthbert's Co-op Milk Deliveries

St Cuthbert's Co-op Works Dept.

St Margaret's Railway Depot

Scottish Union / Norwich Union Insurance Co

Shades Potato Merchants

SMT buses

-  SMT Sales & Service

Sonny Swinton

Steel Coulson's Brewery

Stewart Brothers  Wool Merchants

Street Sweeping  scaffies

T&H Smith

The Store (The Co-op including milk deliveries)

Thomas Nelson & Sons

Thomas 'Wingy' Robertson's Yard  Leith

-  Thomson & Porteous  tobacco, snuff, cigarettes, cigars

United Wire Works

VAT69 Whisky workers at Leith

Viewforth Coachworks

Waddel's Pork Butcher

Weston's Biscuits

VAT 69 whisky bond, Leith

whisky bond

Whytock & Reid

William Stewart's coaches  Dalkeith

William Younger Brewery  Holyrood

-  Wood Brothers, fish merchants  Newhaven

-  Young Brothers bakery

-  Visits to Edinburgh Works

 

15.

Edinburgh Housing

and the years following the War

Household Bills and Notices

-  Prefab Housing  -  constructed 1940s

16.

Edinburgh Street Furniture

There are some recollections included amongst the photos that I have added to these sections of the EdinPhoto web site:

-  Gates and Railings

Street Lighting

Letter Boxes

Police Boxes

Posters and Adverts

Road Signs

Statues

Street Names

Telephone Boxes

17.

Film Clips and Films

Arthur Street  1961

Edinburgh Streets  1950

Old Sugarhouse Close  1939

Princes Street   Allies Week Parade 1942

St Cuthbert's Milk Deliveries  1967

Ritz Cinema Construction  1929

Singing in Edinburgh Streets  1950s

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                                Thank you.        -  Peter Stubbs

 

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