List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
POST OFFICE [Haddington] Post Office
Post Office
Post Office
Thomas Lee
Andrew Beaton
Lamp of Lothian
010 [situation] North side of High Street About 3 chains E [East] of Town Hall
A house on the north side of High Street part of which is occupied as the Post Office by John Martin Post master.
LODGE STREET [Haddington ] Lodge Street
Lodge Street
Thomas Lee
Name on corner
010 [situation] Extends from Court Street Eastwards to High Street
A short street leading from Court Street to High Street, the houses are all in good repair and from two or three storeys in height.
FREEMASONS LODGE (St John's Kilwinning) [Haddington] Masons Lodge (St Johns Kilwinning)
Masons Lodge (St Johns Kilwinning)
Thomas Lee
Andrew Beaton
010 [situation] South side of Lodge Street opposite Star Inn.
A house two storeys high and in good repair, used as a meeting house for the society of the ancient order of Free Masons.

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Parish of Haddington

102 - Post Office [note] Private ?
99 - Lodge Street
99 - Freemasons' Lodge

"The Haddington St Johns Kilwinning Lodge (No. 57) is of some
antiquity, having a charter from the Grand Lodge of Scotland
28th December 1599. It had several respectable office-bearers and
is decorated with portraits of three of them. Sir John Sinclair of Stevenson
Bart [Baronet] painted by Deans in 1777 Francis fifth Lord Elcho painted by Jameson in 1807
and the late William Ferme Esqr. Esqr. painted by Watson in 1823." Hist [History] of Haddington by Miller.

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