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Colinton Local History Society

Our next meeting is on Monday, 1st February, at 8pm in Dreghorn Loan Hall, when we will welcome as our speaker Alex Hale from the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monuments of Scotland. Alex's talk is entitled Archaelogical Landscapes: the Present in the Past.

 

 

This map shows the location of Colinton Parish on the south-west edge of Edinburgh. The parish includes a wide variety of housing, agricultural, military, commercial and formerly industrial areas as well as taking in a stretch of the Union Canal and some of the Pentland Hills.

Bridge Road, Colinton, about a hundred years ago. The traffic problems were slightly different then.

Colinton Local History Society is grateful to Pentlands Neigbourhood Partnership

for its assistance towards funding the Society's website and archive projects