List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
LINKFIELD Linkfield Mr. Brown LinKfield
Map of Town.
Rev [Reverend] Mr. Beveridge InveresK
A plainly erected dwelling house, two storeys high at the South west side of Musselburgh Links. it is the property of the occupant Mr Brown.
PINKIE HOUSE Pinkie House A large and handsome mansion house in the Gothic style at the eastern extremity of Musselburgh, the date and purport of its erection is unKnown it is said to have belonged to the MonKs of Dunfermline There is a Latin inscription in front of the building with the Year 1613 but the date of erection is long anterior to that. on a grass plot in front stands a fountain in the form of a Bishop's Mitre erected in the most elaborate style of architecture. The house belongs to Sir John Hope of Craigie Hall. Prince Charles Edward Slept in Pinkie House the night after the victory at Prestonpans

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List of Names collected by 2nd Corpl. [Second Corporal] Mechan RSM [Royal Sappers & Miners] 1st Exr. [Examiner] 10th May 1852
Sheet 9 Trace 2

Parish - InveresK

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This Name Book refers to Musselburgh 1853 - Sheet 09
OS large scale Scottish town plans, 1847-1895 - Scale: 1:1056

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