Useful Links

The links below take you directly to history sites such as Wikipedia, Facebook and other organisations

East Lothian at War
The aim of this website is to bring the actions and experiences of those who lived through the Second World War in East Lothian to wider notice through a History of Events, Eyewitness Accounts and Photographs.
SHRG – Siege of Haddington Research Group
Facebook Group on activities of the SHRG
Museum 1 – SHRG: Siege of Haddington Research Group
Website of the activities of the SHRG
The Town of Haddington
Wikipedia page on the town and history of Haddington
The County of Haddingtonshire (East Lothian)
Wikipedia page on the town and history of East Lothian
East Lothian Heritage
This site provides a forum for local heritage groups in East Lothian. These groups play a vital role in preserving and promoting the history of the county.
East Lothian Antiquarian and Field Naturalists’ Society
Founded in 1924 to to study the antiquities of the area, to collect material of interest, to publish relevant articles, to go on appropriate excursions to have lectures and to stimulate general interest in the history of East Lothian.
Old Haddingtonshire
Facebook Group giving old photos and recollections of East Lothian.
Lost Haddington
Facebook Group giving old photos and recollections of Haddington.
Haddington Remembered Group
Founded in 1991, a small group interested in local history of the area.
The George Angus collection The Archive Service shares a collection of thousands of images features collected by George Angus. Get a snapshot of the collection here.
The Fourth Statistical Account
Survey of employment, population, industry, and social life of the people in East Lothian including recollections by various individuals.
Droneman Scotland
Paul Dobosz says, “Now that I am retired, I decided to start using a drone and a camera to produce and publish videos of Scotland and around the country.” If you are interested in the videos below you can subcribe to his channel here.
Click on links below to see some of his amazing aerial pictures of historical places in East Lothian.
Dunbar Battery
Gin Head Radar Station near Tantallon Castle in East Lothian
Barnes Castle, Athelstaneford, East Lothian