List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
WATER OF LEITH Water of Leith
Water of Leith
Water of Leith
Water of Leith
Leith Water
Water of Leith
William Lauder
Mr Rae
Pollock's Guide 1834
Map of Edinburgh
Map of Edin [Edinburgh] & Leith
Map of County 1847
[Situation] Passing west and north side of Sunbury Distillery.
A small river having its rise near the boundary of Edinburghshire & Peebleshire and running north easterly serves as waterpower to, upwards, of 120 mills of different descriptions & at length runs into the Firth of Forth at the town of Leith.

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[Page] 12
Parish of St. Cuthberts

Forms 136 Page
24 - Water of Leith

[note] Navigable - or not Navigable on Sheet 19 ?

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This Name Book refers to Edinburgh 1851 - Sheet 27
OS large scale Scottish town plans, 1847-1895 - Scale: 1:1056

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