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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BELHAVEN Belhaven
Belhaven
Belhaven
Belhaven
Belhaven
Belhaven
A. Kerr
John Lyle
Thomas Hume
Full. [Fullarton's] Gazetteer
Co [County] Map,
Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] 1835
006 [Situation] About 1/2 Mile N. [North] by West from Eweford
A small village about 1 mile West of Dunbar chiefly consisting of dwelling houses and several handsome villas recently erected in its neighbourhood It is situated close upon the Sea at the bottom of a small Bay which was originally the Port of Dunbar, The Artillery Barracks was in this village which was purchased from government and converted into a cotton Factory in 1815 and gave employment to about 250 looms and supported a population of upwards of 500 people. The factory fell into decay on the disastrous failure of the East Lothain Bank.

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Parish of Dunbar

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