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Our programme of evening talks resumes on Monday, 7th October 2019. We will meet at 8pm in Dreghorn Loan Hall.

Our first speaker for the new session is Andrew Kerr, who will talk on the surrender of the German Fleet in the Firth of Forth in November 1918.

Existing members, new members and guests are all welcome.

For full details of the winter programme, go to our Events page.

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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