List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BERNARD'S NOOK Bernard's Nook
Bernard's Nook
Bernard's Nook
Bernard's Nook
Dr [Doctor] Robertson
Mr Hutchison
Mr Morrison
Campbells History of Leith.
[Situation] On the South side of Bernard Street. near Kings Wark
An old house situated at the Northwest end of the White Horse Inn traditionally pointed out as one of Bernard Lindsay's Taverns, now commonly Known by Bernards Nook, Bernard Lindsay was Chamber-chiel to James VI of Scotland, on whom James bestowed the Kings Wark, an, adjecent spacious building in which he allowed him to Keep four taverns, whether this belonged to the Kings Wark and was one of the taverns mentioned it [is] not Known, but it is the oppinion of many that Bernards Nook and Kings Wark were at one time joined, altho' now isolated,

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Parish of South Leith

H James. Cap. R.E. [Captain Royal Engineers]
9' Novr [November] 1852.

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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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