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Bolton is the third smallest Parish in East Lothian. It is an overwhelmingly rural Parish consisting of the hamlet of Bolton and several large farms. It is perhaps most famous for being the resting place of Robert Burns’ mother and brother Gilbert who are buried at Bolton Parish Church. The Church is now paired with […]
East Lothian played an important role in both the First and Second World Wars in Britain. East Fortune airship station was established in 1915–16 as a major element of the strategic network protecting the British coastline. Like Drem Airfield and Penston Aerodrome, it also took on a key role during the Second World War, when East Lothian […]
With the withdrawal of the Roman legions from southern Scotland in the 5th century, the local British tribes were increasingly vying with the Angles of Northumbria for control of the rich land in and around East Lothian. The principal British tribe in the area was the Votadini, or Goddodin, whose main tribal centre was on […]
Photograph depicting Yester Primary School Swimming Team - winners of the East Lothian Primary Schools Championships Small Schools, with the trophy
The Goblin Hall At The Castle Near Gifford ; Internal View ; Book Illustration Taken From East Lothian Antiquities, Yester
The Goblin Hall at the castle near Gifford ; internal view ; book illustration taken from East Lothian Antiquities, Yester
(1) In December 2012 and subsequently, the Archaeology Group of East Lothian U3A visited Yester Castle to undertake a survey of its present condition. A review was made of the current threats to th...
(1) In February 2009, CFA Archaeology Ltd carried out a pre-determination trial trenching evaluation covering 24,422m2 within the proposed extension to Longyester Quarry. Archaeological features w...