List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
PATRIOTIC SOCIETY'S ALLOTMENT GARDENS Patriotic Society's Allotment Gardens Sign Board in Garden
James Galbraith Dean
William Cuthbertson Dean Cemetery
A large extent of ground let in Small plots as gardens It was established about 1847 by a Society composed of several gentlemen about Edinburgh with the view to afford to Artisans, Mechanics, and others the opportunity of cultivating a small garden to afford them useful employment during their unemployed hours and also the opportunity of wholesome and at the same time profitable exercise it is held by lease by the above Society who lets it in small lots at the rate of £10 per acre. If the rents raised from these lots does meet the expenses of the Society the deficiency is made up by a subscription great numbers of Mechanics and others have availed themselves of the advantages this afforded.

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Edinburgh 5 feet scale
List of Names collected by C. A. [Civilian Assistant] J Carpenter 1st April 1851

[Township or Parish] - St. Cuthberts Parish

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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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