We are very pleased to make available two short videos about the lost industries of Haddington – click to view…Continue readingYouTube videos: The Industries of Haddington
From this old bill head can you locate where this shop was in Haddington? See some comments on our Facebook…Continue readingWhere was this Business?
We are pleased to announce the programme for 2023-24. All talks are held in the West Church Sanctuary, Court Street,…Continue readingProgramme of Talks for 2023-24
Presented by Ailsa Fortune September 2023 – At a significant time in the saga of the ‘Elgin’ marbles when the…Continue readingThe Parthenon Marbles and the Local Connection: Mary Nisbet, Countess of Elgin
We have documentary evidence that there was once a friary somewhere in the vicinity of the Holy Trinity Church, Haddington…Continue readingArchaeology: Did we find Haddington’s Franciscan Friary?
Bill Fife, a member of Haddington’s History Society, has compiled a list of words in the local dialect that were…Continue readingA Dictionary of Haddington’s Other Language
Saturday, 9th December East Lothian Antiquarian & Field Naturalists’ Society ——————————————————————– Monday, 18th December 2023 Talk by Andrew McPherson on Gillies…Continue readingEvents in the Area you might find interesting: Winter 2023
This pewter item is a communion token, cast in Edinburgh for the Secession Church of Haddington. It was issued in…Continue readingHow this pewter object relates to Haddington?
Volunteers from the Society joined forces with the Edinburgh Archaeology Field Society to undertake a geophysical survey around the remains…Continue readingGeophysics Survey at Papple Steading, near Garvald
Test your knowledge of the town to identify the location of Brook’s tea shop and warehouse from this old bill…Continue readingWhere in Haddington was this shop to be found?
Gateside Hi-tech Industries: Haddington’s History Society, led by Eric Glendinning and working in conjunction with the European Ethnographic Centre at…Continue readingGateside Industrial Estate, Haddington
20th April 2023 Membership numbers 88 Average attendance and guests 34 + 6 Membership numbers remain steady, and the average…Continue readingConvenor’s Report Season 2022-23