Articles of Interest

Below a rapidly expanding library of papers presented to the society by both members and non-members, and other articles of interest relating to Haddington and the surrounding areas. We hope that you find these interesting and if you have any other suggestions for inclusion, please get in touch and we will do our best add them to our resources.

Courtesy of East Lothian Life magazine
Title (incl. link to paper)Author
Education PacksHaddington’s History Society
Man’s First Flight Over EverestThe Rt Hon. Lord Selkirk of Douglas QC
John Knox
Haddington’s Other LanguageVarious
Forgotten ‘Fortress of HaddingtonAndrew Spratt
Famous Faces of Haddington: East Lothian LifeMarie Macpherson
Famous Faces of Haddington – A Town of Superlatives: East Lothian Life Marie Macpherson
Dashed hopes, Dragoons and Dissenters: a Corner of Haddington 1770 to 1819Eric Glendinning
The Old Parish Registers of Haddington – A look behind the scenesRosemary Bigwood
Indexing the Haddington CourierCaroline G. Lawrie
Sources for the Social History of Haddington up to the end of the Eighteenth CenturyDavid Moodie
Education in Haddington across the centuriesWilliam Ferguson
The Abbey of St Mary’sEric Glendinning
The Abbey of St Mary, HaddingtonEric Glendinning
Hilton Lodge, Court Street, HaddingtonH Robertson
A Thousand Years of HaddingtonHHS
The Letham Gun Position – The Preliminary Site VisitJon Cooper
Whitecoats and Rascals – the Siege of HaddingtonJon Cooper
The Franciscan Friary Precinct Survey: Looking for the Lamp of LothianJon Cooper
Plasma spectrometry analysis (ICPS) of glazed floor tiles from the Cistercian nunnery of Haddington, East LothianM.J.Hughes
A Haddington BoyhoodSir Alistair Grant
Mansefield HistoryAndrew Robinson
Jane W. CarlyleThe Highlander
Eleven Plagues of EdinburghW. J. MacLennan
Some Memories of SamuelstonNessie Gell
Emigration 1911George Angus
The Doocots of East LothianDavid Elder
Witches, Warlocks and Apparitions in Lothian and the BordersJean Blades
Artists in East Lothian 1859 to 1920Martin Andrew Forrest
Post Haste, The Scottish Postal System 1603 to 1847Edwin Arthur
My memories of WhittingehameLaura Samuel
Samuel SmilesShirley Middlemas et al.
Sir James Hall of DunglassDavid Dick
The Story of an East Lothian FarmTom Middlemass
Some Early East Lothian PortraitsRosalind Mitchell
A Mystery Document: Robert LockhartArther Reid
The New Mills Cloth ManufactoryEric Glendinning
Not Burleigh’s Wa’s?Roger Burley
Agriculture of East LothianAlexander Fenton
Geophysical Survey at Abbey Mill Farm, HaddingtonI. Hawkins
Notes on the Abbey from the 15th & 16th Century Judith Baldry