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Society Talks: Members night – Four Forgotten Haddingtonians

At the Members night on Thursday 7 December at 7.30pm three Committee Members gave brief talks on four forgotten Haddingtonians.…Continue readingSociety Talks: Members night – Four Forgotten Haddingtonians

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On what building was this stone found?

This stone was once fixed to the gable of a Haddington building (not its original site). Which building was it…Continue readingOn what building was this stone found?

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Whose monument stands in Memorial Park opposite the West Church in Haddington?

Have you ever wondered whose statue stands at this junction and what was he revered for? This is the statue…Continue readingWhose monument stands in Memorial Park opposite the West Church in Haddington?

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Johnston & Boswell’s Grand Tour of Scotland

Free Entry but Spaces limited, so please book your place at Haddington LibraryContinue readingJohnston & Boswell’s Grand Tour of Scotland

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New Plaque planned for John Knox Memorial Tree.

Despite being battered, beaten, and struck by lightning, the oak tree planted by Thomas Carlyle to mark the birthplace of…Continue readingNew Plaque planned for John Knox Memorial Tree.

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Society Talks: The Republican Era in British History

A talk by Jonathan Cobb, Historian and Author on the Republican Era in British History was held on 16th November 2023…Continue readingSociety Talks: The Republican Era in British History

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John Knox

There is a memorial tree to commemorate John Knox, in Giffordgate, Haddington. The memorial stone beside the tree bears this…Continue readingJohn Knox

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Town tours prove popular with the public

St Mary’s Church from Slezer’s Scotland ‘The Prospect of the Town of Haddingtown’ – 17th CenturyContinue readingTown tours prove popular with the public

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Society Talks: Mary of Guelders, (Queen of James II) and her connections to the Trinity Church in Edinburgh

A talk by Dr Amy Hayes on Mary of Guelders, (Queen of James II) and her connections to the Trinity…Continue readingSociety Talks: Mary of Guelders, (Queen of James II) and her connections to the Trinity Church in Edinburgh

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YouTube videos: The Industries of Haddington

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

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Where was this Business?

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?

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Archaeology: Did we find Haddington’s Franciscan Friary?

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?