List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
LADY LAWSON'S WYND Lady Lawson's Wynd
Lady Lawson's Wynd
Corner Ticket
Name on Lamp posts
[Situation] At the SW. [South West] side of the Cattle Market & north side of Lauriston.
A handsome back street or lane extending from West Port to Lauriston Street. It is well paved and tolerably [drained]. The houses are generally three stories high. Occupied by mechanics and other work people.
Portland Place
Corner Ticket
P. [Post] office Directory
[Situation] At the NE [North East] end of Home Street
This name applies to a part of the street, the continuation east of Home Street here are two ranges of handsome houses. Occupied [by] respectable families.
West Lauriston Place
Corner Ticket
Post office Directory
[Situation] From Portland Place to Lauriston Street.
This name applies to the continuation eastward of Portland Place to to the end of Lauriston Street. [---] handsomely constructed & of a superior class. Occupied by respectable families.

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Parish of St Cuthberts

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28 - Lady Lawson's Wynd
30 - Portland Place
30- West Lauriston Place

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This Name Book refers to Edinburgh 1851 - Sheet 39
OS large scale Scottish town plans, 1847-1895 - Scale: 1:1056

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