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Colinton Local History Society

Our next meeting is on Monday, 21st March, at 8pm in Dreghorn Loan Hall. We are very pleased that John Gooding is returning to speak to us, and the title of his talk this time is A Scottish Doctor in Russia. All members and visitors will be made very welcome.

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