Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-96), one of Edinburgh’s best loved authors, ended his life in exile in the South Seas but looked back nostalgically on the city of his birth. by Andrew Fraser (reprinted from The Inverleith News, Autumn 2002) Robert Louis Stevenson...
Warriston and Inverleith in 1835

Warriston and Inverleith in 1835

The old map of Warriston and Inverleith is taken from the plan engraved by W. H. Lizars for the Edinburgh Post Office Directory for 1835-36. It shows the extent of development before the arrival of the cemetery and the Trinity and Leith railways in the early 1840s....
Inverleith Memories

Inverleith Memories

The following excerpts are taken from the long out of print A Picture of Health by Constance Hardy (Milngavie, 1987). The author (1911-2004), a doctor herself, was married to Dr Ekke Kuenssberg. She was born and brought up in Inverleith and lived and worked in the...
Inverleith Memories

Inverleith Park

Inverleith Park 1914 This description is from the City of Edinburgh Report on Public Parks, Gardens and Open Spaces, 1914, by John W M’Hattie, Superintendent of Parks and Gardens. (reprinted from The Inverleith News, Autumn 2005) This description is from the...

AGM September ’19 -draft minutes

InvSocAGM2019draft2.1 The Inverleith Society , 45th AGM , September 17th 2019, Tanfield Bowling Club Attending and apologies; Ian Jackson (Chair) & committee members (Ian H, Adrian C, Rona C, Marion B, Barbara A) plus 18 members, apologies were received from 3...