List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BOWIE'S CLOSE Bowie's Close
Bowie's Close
Corner Ticket
P.O. [Post Office] Directory
[Situation] Runng [Running] between Queen St & Water Lane.
A dirty narrow close extending from Queen Street to Water Lane. The houses are 3 or 4 stories high, (they are) in bad repair and tenanted by working people
WATER'S CLOSE Water's Close
Water's Close
Water's Close
Corner Ticket
P.O. [Post Office] Directory
Mr Couper Town Clerk
[Situation] Runng [Running] from the N [North] end of Queen's Tobacco Warehouse.
A small dirty close extending from the Shore to Water lane. The houses in it a are from three to four stories high tenanted by poor working people
CARPET LANE Carpet Lane Corner Ticket [Situation] Extendg [Extending] from the N. [North] end of Chapel Lane.
A small lane or Close leading off Bernard Street to Chapel lane. The houses in it are from 3 to 6 stories high which are chiefly occupied as stores

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Transcriber's notes

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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