List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CHEMICAL WORKS [Abbey Hill] Chemical WorKs
Chemical WorKs
Mr. Brown
James Cowan
[Situation] Northward from Abbey Hill
A number of Small brick houses Situate between Abbey Hill & North British Railway, they are occupied as laboratory &c. in which certain drugs and acids are made. Such as Morphia. salts of Morphia Gallic acid. Tannin Chloroform &c Pro. [Proprietor] Macfarlan & Co.
Abbey Hill
James Cowan
A. Masterton
[Situation] Extends from Watergate to Spring Garden
A long irregular And disjoined Street extend N.E. [North East] from Water Gate to Spring Gardens the houses are from 2 to 4 Stories high occupied as Shops, worKshops, or by Mechanics & respectable tradesmen
Ironside Court
Mr. Brown
Name above entry
[Situation] On North Side of Ironside Place
A small area near the Southern end of Ironside Place. from which it has entrance Abbey Hill the houses on each Side Are two Stories high in middling repair. the upper inhabited by the poorer class the under is used as byres

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Parish of Saint Cuthberts

Abbey Hill [note]
See the name on trace 9 in two Places across
the Houses

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This Name Book refers to Edinburgh 1852 - Sheet 30
OS large scale Scottish town plans, 1847-1895 - Scale: 1:1056

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