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East Linton World War One Memorials

10/11/20154:24 pm22/03/2018 11:13 amLeave a Comment

The following are the lists of names appearing on two of the East Linton WW1 Memorials. Town/Village Location Inauguration East Linton Memorial Park 11/09/1920 SURNAME FORENAME RANK REGIMENT IMAGE DEATH DATE COURIER MU NEWS Aitken Thomas Private Royal Scots 8th Battalion 26/04/1915 07/05/1915 No entry Aitken William Private Gordon Highlanders 1st/ 6th   Battalion 31/05/1918 21/06/1918 […]

The Curling Stone with an H and the formation of East Linton Curling Club

12/03/20134:40 pm15/10/2014 9:13 amLeave a Comment

A Personal View Display Case by David Affleck The history of curling in East Lothian is a long one, and still being uncovered. This display, in a Personal View case in the museum at the John Gray Centre, reveals what we know of the story so far. You can hear a description of the display […]

Johnnie Steele’s East Linton

04/04/20175:13 pm11/04/2017 1:35 pmLeave a Comment

Photographs and slides taken by the late Mr Johnnie Steele comprise a variety of images relating to sceneries and life in East Linton. Amongst them are views of East Linton from the late 19th century right up to the late 20th century. There are images of a variety of steam trains, East Linton Scout groups, […]

East Linton

19/09/20111:07 pm17/09/2015 3:55 pmLeave a Comment

East Linton became a burgh only in 1863 under the terms of the Burgh Police (Scotland) Act, 1833 and its emendments and extensions, which allowed the formation of elected representative boards – all that was required was a certain population in a nucleated settlement and a letter of application from ‘responsible people’ appealing for the powers. They […]

Robert Noble Centenary Exhibition: Painting the Landscape of East Lothian

25/05/20178:46 am06/09/2017 10:10 am

This exhibition celebrated the life and work of Robert Noble, one of East Linton’s most significant artists, 100 years on from his death on 12th May 1917. It was on show at the John Gray Centre Museum from 13th May to 5th July 2017. Born in Edinburgh from a humble background, Noble’s artistic talents were […]

East Lothian Archaeology & Local History Fortnight

25/07/201611:16 amLeave a Comment

September 3 – 19 The annual Archaeology and Local History Fortnight will be back again in September, and this year’s programme is packed with events all about the heritage of East Lothian. Taking place from September 3rd to 19th, there will be events throughout the County.  The Fortnight is organised by East Lothian Council’s Archaeology […]

Witchcraft in East Lothian

09/07/20152:42 pm31/07/2015 3:48 pmLeave a Comment

Everyone knows that witchcraft in East Lothian was once endemic! The stories of the persecutions of the 16th and 17th centuries are part of our inheritance and have been told and retold in the years since – with varying degrees of accuracy! The county is often cited as one of the centres of the persecution of presumed […]

East Lothian men at Waterloo (II)

18/06/20153:40 pm17/07/2015 2:02 pmLeave a Comment

A page to mark the Bi-centenary of The Battle of Waterloo and to record the service of East Lothian men at Waterloo. On the 8th May 2015, the world celebrated the 70th anniversary of the end of the war in Europe.  It was on 18th June 1815, near Waterloo in present-day Belgium (but then part of […]

East Lothian’s heritage online: how to use our website search tools

09/12/201411:44 am21/04/2015 10:20 amLeave a Comment

HELO is the online gateway to the catalogues of East Lothian Council’s heritage services. You can arrange a special group workshop to learn about online research tools, including how to get the most out of this site (and even contribute to it!). Call 01620 820 695 or email [email protected] to find out more and arrange […]

East Lothian Distilleries, a list

04/12/201412:23 pm17/11/2015 4:43 pmLeave a Comment

East Lothian distilleries (former and current) were widespread. This list has been compiled from map, census and reference material held in the Local History Collection at the John Gray Centre. Dates and names are given, but these must be treated as indicative only: other sources in the collections may fix details. Nine distinct sites are certain […]