FORTHCOMING EVENTS      


We have two evening meetings in January 2020. On Monday, 6th January, two of our members will be speaking on research they have undertaken - George Wyse on Sir Adam Otterburn and Liz Windle on Sir William Fraser Homes.

On Monday, 20th January, our speaker will be George Geddes of Historic Environment Scotland, whose subject is The Island of North Rona - its History, Archaeology and Present.

Both meetings are at 8pm in Dreghorn Loan Hall.

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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