List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Sail Cloth Factory
John McEntyre Musselburgh
Robert Knight Fisher Row,
A Factory where sail cloth is wove by Steam Loom power, It is a large stone building in good worKing repair. Keeping at present 8 Steam looms constantly employ'd in the weaving of Sail Cloth, It is the property of Peter Divine & Son, of Leith,
MUSSELBURGH SANDS Musselburgh Sands John McEntyre Musselburgh
Robert Knight Fisher Row,
A large flat Tract of sands lying between the Tide MarKs Off Musselburgh LinKs,
MUSSELBURGH LINKS Musselburgh Links John McEntyre Musselburgh
Robert Knight Fisher Row,
Hay's Map Date 1824
A large Tract of waste ground lying between Musselburgh Village And the sea coast it is Covr'd with grass & scatter'd [scattered] furze has A race course on it And Grand Stand Also A small Stone built house in Good repair erected for a Powder Magazine It is the Property of the Burgh of Musselburgh,

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[Page] 14
List of Names collected by Thomas Smith C. Asst. [Civilian Assistant]
5 ft. [feet] Sheet No. 6

Township or Parish - InveresK

Sail Cloth Factory - A Factory
Musselburgh Sands - A Tract of Sand.
Musselburgh Links - A Tract of Ground

H James. Capn R.E. [Captain Royal Engineers]
21' Febr [February] 1853.

James Carpenter C. Asst. [Civilian Assistant]
25th Jany [January] 1853

Thomas Smith C/a [Civilian assistant]
11th May 1862

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This Name Book refers to Musselburgh 1853 - Sheet 06
OS large scale Scottish town plans, 1847-1895 - Scale: 1:1056

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