Category: 19th Century
Threads involving the 19th Century
The thread about the humble Scotch Pie; what makes it Scotch, what it is not, its history and a surprising aficionado
The thread about the Guse Pye; the house of a poet and a painter that hides in plain site within one of Edinburgh’s most famous and recognisable views
The thread about John Sakeouse; hunter, explorer, artist, interpreter, kayaker, friend of Leith and the first Inuit in Scotland
The thread about Tod’s Mill, the biggest and most modern in Scotland, which survived Leith’s largest ever fire (and explosions) to bring vast wealth to its charitable owners
The thread about the Gibsons of Leith; the enterprising fish smokers who survived shipwreck at the ends of the earth to become pioneers of aviation in Scotland
The thread about the Twelfth Day of Christmas; the Drum and Drum House
The thread about the Eleventh Day of Christmas; the Pipes of Pipe Street
The thread about the Tenth Day of Christmas; Lord Russell Place and why the City honoured this name
The thread about the Ninth Day of Christmas; the Lady behind Lady Fife’s house, well and brae and what she has to do with Primrose
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