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    East Lothian’s Trades and Industries

    12/05/20205:10 pm14/05/2020 4:49 pm

    Our lovely permanent exhibition at the John Gray Centre Museum, The Land, The Sea and The People, is explored below. Enjoy exerts from information panels, watch footage from our galleries, explore objects, listen to oral histories and our Talking Museum audio guide. This page explores East Lothian’s trade and industrial history. When you are finished […]

    East Lothian’s Communities

    12/05/20203:13 pm14/05/2020 4:48 pm

    Our lovely permanent exhibition at the John Gray Centre Museum, The Land, The Sea and The People, is explored below. Enjoy exerts from information panels, watch footage from our galleries, explore objects, listen to oral histories and our Talking Museum audio guide. This page explores East Lothian’s community history. When you are finished why not […]

    East Lothian’s Maritime History

    12/05/20208:57 am14/05/2020 5:13 pm

    Our lovely permanent exhibition at the John Gray Centre Museum, The Land, The Sea and The People, is explored below. Enjoy exerts from information panels, watch footage from our galleries, explore objects, listen to oral histories and our Talking Museum audio guide. This page explores East Lothian’s maritime history. When you are finished why not […]

    East Lothian Images Online

    22/05/20171:02 pm21/01/2020 10:21 am

    From here you can access thousands of images from across the collection. Perhaps you’re looking for an old school photograph or a street where you lived? Perhaps you want to see if we have an image of an ancestor or a building that no longer exists? Click on a place name to see the pictures we […]

    St Andrew’s Kirk, Kirkports, North Berwick – preserving a picturesque ruin

    06/04/20172:21 pm

    Often unnoticed, the second St Andrew’s Kirk lies behind North Berwick High Street and adjacent to the Lodge grounds. Now a roofless ruin this Church was built between 1658 and 1664 as a replacement to the original church (located in front of the Scottish Seabird Centre).  The tower was added onto St Andrew’s Kirkports in […]

    Women and Work in East Lothian

    29/03/201710:37 am04/04/2017 11:03 amLeave a Comment

    Posted by Ruth on behalf of Jacqueline Lynch.   March 2017 celebrates International Women’s Month and the following is a sample of some of the notable work undertaken by East Lothian women through the ages. Farming and Fishing When researching  the working lives of women in East Lothian we must turn our attention first to a […]

    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 […]

    Best Days of Your Life? Memories of Schooldays in East Lothian

    15/06/201611:09 am15/06/2016 11:10 amLeave a Comment

    You may remember Best Days of Your Life?, an exhibition we held at the John Gray Centre about schooldays last year.  As part of the research we did a number of interviews and I thought it would be nice to share some of the memories here.  A big thank you to the members of Haddington […]

    Fishing in East lothian

    18/02/201611:10 amLeave a Comment

    Those researching family in East Lothian will very likely come across a nautical affiliation. Our current temporary exhibit of photographs, letters and fishing documents demonstrate the importance of fishing to East Lothian. Fisherrow, Prestonpans, Cockenzie, Port Seton, North Berwick and Dunbar are all existing harbours that have been used for fishing in varying degrees. Most early fishermen did […]

    North Berwick World War One Memorials

    10/11/20153:20 pm16/11/2015 12:30 pmLeave a Comment

    The following are the lists of names appearing on four of the North Berwick WW1 Memorials. Town / Village  Location Inauguration North Berwick High School 16/09/1921 SURNAME FORENAME RANK REGIMENT IMAGE DEATH DATE COURIER MU NEWS Addison James S Lance Corporal Highland Light Infantry 10th/11th   Battalion 15/09/1916 06/10/1916 No entry Arundel Robert Thomson Sapper […]