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James Smith Richardson LLD (1883-1970)

10/05/20133:21 pm25/04/2014 8:57 amLeave a Comment

James Smith Richardson was born in Edinburgh on 2 November 1883. His father moved the family to North Berwick in 1889 and James attended the local High School before being apprenticed to the achitect James MacIntyre Henry and then Sir Robert Lorimer.  He began a practice on his own account as early as 1909. On 2nd […]

Dunbar World War One Memorials

11/11/20159:46 am16/11/2015 11:48 amLeave a Comment

The following are is the lists of names appearing on three of the Dunbar WW1 Memorials. Town / Village  Location Inauguration Dunbar Burgh school 03/09/1920 SURNAME FORENAME RANK REGIMENT IMAGE DEATH DATE COURIER MU NEWS Amos William Lance Corporal Highland Light Infantry 2nd   Battalion 28/04/1917 18/05/1917 No entry Anderson Duncan Lieutenant Lothian & Borders Horse; Army […]

Yester World War One Memorial

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This is the list of names appearing on the Yester WW1 Memorial. Town / Village  Location Inauguration Yester Parish Churchyard 20/03/1921 SURNAME FORENAME RANK REGIMENT IMAGE DEATH DATE COURIER MU NEWS Bald James Private Army Service Corps 729th MT   Company 21/05/1918 31/05/1918 No entry Bald Robert Private Royal Scots 4th Battalion 12/11/1917 21/12/1917 No entry […]

North Berwick World War One Memorials

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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 […]

Leisure & Sport

20/01/20146:42 pm15/07/2014 9:01 amLeave a Comment

With its attractive coastline and rich golfing heritage, East Lothian has been a popular tourist destination since the 19th century. During the summer large numbers of day trippers and weekenders would come by coach or train from Edinburgh. Some came to enjoy the beaches, others to golf, and the many guest houses and hotels were […]

Stephan Brent: the story of a local Kindertransportee

20/01/201410:07 am20/01/2014 9:56 pmLeave a Comment

Local man Stephan Brent, who came to Scotland as part of the Kindertransport, has kindly shared his story with us. Below is a small part of his story, transcribed from an interview dealing with his childhood – his life in Germany before he came here, his journey and his first few months at Portobello, where he […]

The 8th (Territorial) Battalion the Royal Scots in World War One

09/08/20138:35 am23/10/2015 2:02 pmLeave a Comment

Administrative changes mean that East Lothian, once home to the 8th Royal Scots, now includes Musselburgh, which was then in the catchment for the 7th Royal Scots. The part-time 8th Battalion could trace its history back to Napoleonic Volunteers raised in the burghs of the county but it faced the onset of war in 1914 with a structure […]

Traprain Law Rock Art

30/05/20133:07 pm06/11/2013 2:43 pmLeave a Comment

Back in 1931, an exciting discovery was made on Traprain Law, an ancient and important hillfort which for years had been used for quarrying. The quarry superintendent was preparing a new area for blasting, when he noticed marks and lines on some of the rocks. He contacted a local archaeologist, JS Richardson, who was Inspector of Ancient […]

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Identifier: 2341 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

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Identifier: 2107 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Tantallon Terrace, North Berwick with Richardson children

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Identifier: 2224 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Richardson children

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Identifier: 2165 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

John Richardson

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Identifier: 2168 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

David Richardson

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Identifier: xxxx · Date: 1903c · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Cross with group of Richardson friends

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Identifier: 2108 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Nanny, maid with two Richardson children

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Identifier: 2318 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Mary, and three Richardson boys

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Identifier: 2171 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Christina Richardson with son and daughter

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Identifier: 2110 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Christina Richardson with son and daughter