Colinton Local History Society
Our first meeting of 2018 will be on Monday, 15th January, at 8pm in Dreghorn Loan Hall. Our guest speaker that evening will be Lady Joyce Caplan of the Poetry Association of Scotland, who takes as her theme Robert Burns and Women.
Colinton Local History Society was founded more than thirty years ago to record the history of the ancient Parish of Colinton. Since then, our members have carried out various research projects covering gravestone inscriptions, census records and old photographs. We are currently busy digitising our extensive archive and working on an oral history of the parish.
We hold meetings twice a month between October and March, and invite guest speakers to talk to us on a variety of historical subjects covering both local and Scottish history.
Our meetings are held on the first and third Mondays of the month (Oct-Mar) in Dreghorn Loan Hall, Colinton EH13 0DE. New members are extremely welcome, as are visitors (there is a small entry charge for non-members).
A selection of images from our archive
Colinton Local History Society is grateful to Pentlands Neigbourhood Partnership
for its assistance towards funding the Society's website and archive projects
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