List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Parliament Square
Mr Guthrie Leather cutter St Andrew Street
Mr Guthrie Coal Hill
[Situation] About 14 chs [chains] S.W. by S. [South West by South] from Custom House
A small square at the foot of St Andrew's Street, where, it is traditionally handed down that a Parliament House stood in the days of Mary of Lorraine, if such was the case there is not a vestige of it remaining now.
HARPER'S COURT Harper's Court
Harper's Court
name over entrance
Mr Guthrie
[Situation] About 14 chs [chains] S.S.W. [South South West] from Custom House.
A small dirty close or court entered from St Andrew street The houses in it, are three stories high and occupied by poor working people.

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Parish of South Leith

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This Name Book refers to Edinburgh 1852 - Sheet 13
OS large scale Scottish town plans, 1847-1895 - Scale: 1:1:1056

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