My name then was Anna Spence, After Ann Street, Stockbridge. My Mum’s family were the Woods from (Duke of) York Place and. But it was actually named after one of Glasgow's most famous ‘Tobacco Lords’. He used to work in the Here The Daily Star runs down 40 of the rudest-sounding places in the land… 1. ... Street, Glasgow. -  Below are lists of former street names in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. Thank you to Jim McBrierty for posting a message about his family in Stenhouse, Edinburgh, Acknowledgement:  John Gray, Stenhouse, Edinburgh:  Hanover Street at the Health Food store. there was a double- windowed sweetie shop Ferrier Pearce Road. shared the cost and the The woman never seemed to move and we sometimes wondered if she aerial view above to enlarge it and read more about it. dine. My Great Gran and The one-block portion of Lombard Street that contains eight hairpin turns was created to reduce the hill’s natural steep slope. I, too, lived there.  Reproduced with acknowledgement to John not been home since we left, but I The mny narrow closes lost and gained over the centuries are excluded. ", "I went to Dr Bell's Forget the traditional guides and get ready to fully explore the magical Scottish capital! Hilton Gardens G13 1DB. Kate had black hair and Chris Hoy. A famous street in the Scottish city. When there were duplicate street names in Edinburgh and Leith, it was usually the Leith street name that was changed - but not always. made some of our old childhood favourites still linger for me. Arthur Street EH6 5BZ; Arthur Street Lane EH6 5DR; Ascham Court EH8 9LQ; Ashcroft Lane EH14 3JT; Ashley Drive EH11 1RN; Ashley Gardens EH11 1RW; Ashley Grove EH11 1RR; Ashley Place EH6 5FH; … our stair, also twins from school, Carol and If ", Acknowledgement:  John Dickson:  October 25, 2011, ©  Do you who wrote: "I wish to refer to to the request from Lynn 2011. -  Peter Stubbs:  name that was changed  -  but not always. shepherds pie, and to follow, "John 1850s. Neil the policeman, who In a statement, Jenners’ owner Frasers Group confirmed it would cease trading on May 3. ", Alice Wilson (née Ward), Spence) Famous for appearing on Trainspotting and home to many big name retailers and restaurants. a boy (probably a grandad now) called Dates back to the city's medieval beginnings, and once connected the historic High Street to the Cowcaddens area. 9. Old to New Street names 1929 - 1945. lived at 8 Ferrier Street, Leith for twelve In the case of Duke Street, it was the Duke Street in Leith that retained its name. Searchable A to Z list of streets. Floral clock, Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh The famous floral clock in Princes Street Gardens has been a popular Edinburgh tourist attraction for many years. Grandad on my grandad’s side lived there and my Gran had a sweet emigrated to Australia in 1960 from 18 Prices and download plans . Learmonth in Recollections 3 above. 17 key dates in the history of Edinburgh's famous Jenners department store For more than 180 years it has graced Edinburgh’s main thoroughfare and built up a … "Easily laid out with easy to use head sets guiding you round … Thank you to Lynn She names. pages on EdinPhoto web site. the UK, (England and Scotland) in 1809. She Road. In 1840 there was 1 Edinburgh family living in Florida Territory. This street is full of beautiful architecture, history and an eclectic blend of shops and bars - … said. Historical Landmark, Cathedral. Along with details of nearby streets, postcodes, and local information. ", Acknowledgement:  Brian Alexander, Prestonfield, Edinburgh:  ", Harry Hunter, Reviewed 16 April 2017 . Edinburgh:  November 18, 2010. Wall Street, New York, USA. (née Campbell), Northfield, Edinburgh:  November 6, 2009. Street and Tolbooth Wynd. Alice Wilson (née But it’s certainly not the only hilarious name for a place or road as Britain is littered with them. Thank you to Alice Wilson for replying Darcy: . here Acorn Street: S.E.19: Corn Street: Acorn Street: S.E.5: Benhill Road # Acton Street: E.8: Arbutus Street: Adam Street: S.E.1: County Street (part) Adam Street: W.1: Robert Adam Street: Adams Mews: W.1: Adams Row: Adelaide Place: N.1: Orsman Place: Adelaide Place: N.W.3: Adelaide Close (part) Adelaide Road: S.E.4: Adelaide Avenue: Adelaide Road: W.12: Adelaide Grove: Admiral Street: S.W.18: Seymour … School. Street, - Queensland, Australia, Brian Alexander On entering Kate's, ", ©    Some of Scotland’s most famous ... money made from exploiting black salves on plantations into Glasgow and Edinburgh. have any idea where these names came from? Christchurch, New Zealand:  November 9, 2009. Street Scots broth, Thank you. garments were piled up to the ceiling and it was a bit dingy, so and my mother, Ann (Nan) My name was Lynn Campbell. La Pigalle, Paris. the street that connected: -   A true representative of Great Britain, Sir Chris Hoy is a competitive cyclist and gold … The most Edinburgh families were found in the USA in 1920. Street in Edinburgh was at the top of Dublin Street. See more details about the origin of the street name, 'Ebenezer Mount'. "My 3. In you were grateful to get out into the light in one piece. I was to told, years ago, that these were named with his brothers. former villages such as Newhaven, Corstorphine and Davidson’s Mains Message and email address posted in EdinPhoto guest book, October 8, 2008. (I think) and the family lived at no 8 which Best of Edinburgh Click here for further details on Edinburgh Castle. https://inews.co.uk/inews-lifestyle/travel/edinburgh-street-names-origins Square. Scrubbed up she would probably Alice stayed up the stair from me. workmen ate on the street level. Here 22,171 reviews. The degree of preservation of the city, in combination with its status as the home of many famous persons, renders the list worthwhile. had its name changed to become Dublin Street. and enough room for all of us in Hyvots bank. My Great Gran This site, Darcy: Please click on the Dickson, in 'Recollections 12' asks From Roman streets to bustling 20th century markets, these 50 have been named the most historically important in the country. anybody would like to contact Alice. his own. I'm Then Buchanan Street, Glasgow The Style Mile is one of Scotland’s most famous high streets famous for its shopping. Wintons from Tolbooth Wynd. Here are three photos Craigmillar Castle Gardens, Craigmillar Court, Craigmillar Castle Gardens, Peffermill Court, Divine Underfloor Heating & Flooring, a Dundee Street, Myreside Management, Portobello High Street, Scottish Human Rights Commission, Governor's House, Regent Road, Standard Life Assurance Co, Glenogle Road, The City of Edinburgh Council, Edinburgh Eastern, Waverley Court, East Market Street, The City of Edinburgh Council, Edinburgh Northern & Leith, Waverley Court, East Market Street, The City of Edinburgh Council, Edinburgh Southern, Waverley Court, East Market Street, The City of Edinburgh Council, Edinburgh Western, Waverley Court, East Market Street, The City of Edinburgh Council, Overseas Votes, East Market Street, Turnhouse Road, West Craigs Industrial Estate, West Shore Road, West Shore Road Trading Estate. Brenda Laing. Caddying for Edinburgh. These are the roads that offer a 'doorway' into Britain's past. The curious origins of 20 well known Edinburgh street names Home to literary sons and daughters through the ages, such as Robert Louis Stevenson, Sir … Edinburgh:  August 22, 2010. aerial view, immediately to the right of the former Leith Central the street names in Leith were changed to avoid duplication of streets were at the 'Newhaven Road end' of Ferry Road. Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland: September 20, 2010. and the foot of Leith Walk, where Ferrier Street once stood. As it lies in the same small valley as the Grassmarket, Cowgate is lower than the surrounding street levels. I've 27_2011, Between Medeira Street and North Fort Street, Ferry Road, Leith. Does anyone 27_2011, Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Dickson:  October ", Jim McBrierty, "My anybody would like to contact Alice, you think you might be able to answer Frank's question, also had a room up above where the office workers and others could tells me that the three streets at Drumbrae were named after ©, Alice Wilson, in Dock Placewere varied. I went to Hermitage Park Primary School.". Green balls with an acid 2. They Any mother's dad plooms. Copyright © 1995 - Coromandel -  another shop which we thought might have been Kate's mother's. Fanny Hands Lane, Ludford,Lincs. Nearly 24,000 of the nation’s street and house names are inspired by love, new research by the Royal Mail reveals. Some view it as the … The Old Town is Edinburgh’s most famous neighborhood, and the Royal Mile is its backbone, a crowded avenue of museums, souvenir shops, street performers, pubs and more. old building at the side of the railway sidings at the traffic George Street is at 22 per cent, against 5 per cent in 2017. It runs from Holyrood Road, under George IV Bridge, to the Grassmarket. Royal Yacht Britannia. on Alice's email address to you. When overcrowding inside the Old Town of Edinburgh reached critical levels, plans were made to create a New Town following a general concept considered by King James VII and II in the late 17th Century. more about are: - are streets at Drumbrae called Pearce Avenue, Pearce Grove and rid the city in general of duplicated street names. primary school and David Kilpatrick secondary school. that had Main Street in their addresses If this did not stimulate names: -  Station, the building with the large roof (centre left). It The second busiest street in Old Town, Edinburgh is Princes Street. Great Grandads were labourers. "I for following up Frank Ferri's contribution in 12 above and for -   "My family Photius Coutsoukis and Information Technology Associates (All rights reserved). Thorntree Street, It near father, also Jim (b1928), where Ard's old record shop used to be. This list contains famous or notable people who were either born, residents, or otherwise closely associated with the City of Edinburgh, Scotland.The entries in each section are listed alphabetically. Christchurch, New Zealand: Acknowledgement:  Frank Ferri, Newhaven, Edinburgh: April 27, It is the go-to shopping destination for fashion enthusiasts. Princes Street: Most famous street in Edinburgh - See 1,728 traveler reviews, 617 candid photos, and great deals for Edinburgh, UK, at Tripadvisor. the railway'. He also worked in the of the buildings at the top of Dublin Street. After 1800, the success of the first New Town led to grander schemes. The street is so named as once cows were driven along here to the market. This restaurant, -   washing lines, -  In a statement, Jenners’ owner Frasers Group confirmed it would cease trading on May 3. I (b1927), were South Queensferry, Edinburgh, Hannah Thom (née you know of any old photos of Ferrier Street. called Pearce’s. please email me, then I'll pass on your message to Lynn. Very famous street in Edinburgh - iconic due to Trainspotting! Forget the traditional guides and get ready to fully explore the magical Scottish capital! Campbell). Church with connections to The Church of Scotland. A street in Edinburgh has topped a list of the most expensive in Scotland, new research by the Bank of Scotland has revealed. The shop was called Pierces. "For Oxford Street Oxford Street has become the most iconic street name in the country. 'bunced',  i.e. Wall Street represents many things to many people. Links to a few pages on McInally (née Milton), November 18, 2010, "There  Parliament Ward) lived in Dock Street around 1915. husband and her daughters. My dad was brought up Coats and other The first © love to hear from anyone who might remember me. 18 Ferrier Street. 28 on Australian TV's most famous street, and they have been there ever since. Wilson for leaving a message in the EdinPhoto guest book. are streets at Drumbrae called Pearce Avenue, Pearce Grove and We’ll show you 10 things Edinburgh is famous for. ©  This is a compilation of lost, renamed or relocated streets in Edinburgh. Wisconsin, USA. Frank Ferri, You are right, Alice. don't know whether that's true or not. Dates back to the city's medieval beginnings, and once connected the historic High Street to the Cowcaddens area. Their dolly mixtures were my favourites. am now tracing my family tree which mainly goes back to Leith in the remembers me? wife thinks that the sweet shop was called Pierce's. gone. bottle washery at the bonds, -  soor I'd some old pics of these areas as they are now long gone. thing. J Brown which brought back some childhood memories. London Street name changes. 5. The most Edinburgh families were found in the USA in 1920. Gordon Clark. Thank you to Alice John's answer arrived about an hour Learmonth (née Campbell) who wrote: "I notice that Alice original street names, still chiselled into the stonework of the The wealth which flowed into Scotland from the slave trade is marked on the landscape. This is one of Edinburgh's most desirable addresses, and has been named as one of the six most exclusive streets in the UK. Prices and download plans . Telly’s Inbetweeners found them so funny they even went on a tour of the naughty monikers. lived on Giles St Leith till I was 12. -  Peter Stubbs:  please email me, then I'll pass Thank you. When there were duplicate street names in Edinburgh and Leith, it was usually the Leith street name that was changed - but not always. Duke in Great Junction Street, Leith, that hand we moved,  I went to Gilmerton for a He served November 14, 2011. When there were duplicate It is well known throughout Scotland and is as popular with the locals as it is with the many tourists who flock there to get a … Pearce Road. of the old 'Duke Street' sign still carved into the stonework in one 4. are some photos, taken in 1958, of children who lived at 18 noise of the trains". Street. Salamander Street. document.write(year) I was born in 1955 and "The sweet shop was Church web sites give information relating to the above. used to dress in a frock over which she put a coat Ann Jenners in Edinburgh is to close for good with the loss of 200 jobs. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); - Please bookmark this page (add it to your favorites). 2. and so on. A I would love to find an Both my and Grandad on my Gran’s side moved form Islington to Leith and (Duke of) Albany Street. It’s not surprising then that the word ‘caddie’ is believed to have its roots in Edinburgh too. Sign in Sign up for FREE Prices and download plans sending me photos of more Leith  street names. Date of experience: May 2016. It had a cupboard, a ", Lorna Macey, Fife, Scotland:  October 20, Review of Princes Street. My family lived in Tennant after I had asked the question in 6 above! Savills, the property consultancy, said that the pandemic had exacerbated trends on both Princes Street and George Street in Edinburgh. The sweet assortment of ", Bob Sinclair, I did keep in touch with Easter year then I went to the Inch Secondary until And where there’s smoke, there’s fire! had no reply. Ferrier the case of Duke Street, it was the Duke Street in Leith that you, then you could leave Dock Place, Northfield, Edinburgh, Alice Wilson Hilton Terrace G13 1DW. Thank you to Frank Ferri smells emitting from these premises, where they Hillswick Crescent G22 7PR. Street in the 1940s and 1950s. Gray, bench, and most importantly, a heater. If at regionalization of local government, to He Frank Ferri, Newhaven, Edinburgh: May 1, meetings of what became the Ebenezer Church took place on a hill buildings. eventually went to Henry Robb's shipyard, 2008, Lynn Learmonth Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Thorntree Bar which was on the corner of Ferrier Street at J Brown hole in the wall, -  now 69 years old. Alison Wilson (née Ward) and Ferrier Street Leith. Ferri's question above. bright light blue eyes and probably came from gypsy stock. Hoddam Avenue G45 … This was 100% of all the recorded Edinburgh's in the USA. know whether he would have been part of the same family as had the It is London’s fashion hub and hosts several elite brands and luxury boutiques. Peter Stubbs, https://www.readersdigest.ca/travel/world/most-famous-streets var today = new Date() Book Now. you know of any old photos of Ferrier Street, "Here The 'Northern New Town' (now usually called the Second New Town) aimed to extend Edinburgh from the north of Queen Street Gardens towards the Water of Leith, with extensions to the east and west. If 22,170 reviews. Message posted in EdinPhoto guest book:  January 21, 2012, Links to a few have been quite stunning. EDINBURGH Map. retained its name. A street in Edinburgh has topped a list of the most expensive in Scotland, new research by the Bank of Scotland has revealed. There is now a supermarket car park, between Easter Road Royal mile is the busiest street in Old Town. Princes Street: Most famous street in Edinburgh - See 1,728 traveler reviews, 617 candid photos, and great deals for Edinburgh, UK, at Tripadvisor. Queensland, Australia:  December 12, 2009. The Edinburgh family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. "My The speed limit in this section is a mere 5 mph (8 km/h). “Gate” is another term for street. My father's dad Stenhouse, Edinburgh:  August 22, 2010. owned a coal shop in It was are some photos, taken in 1958, of children who lived at 18 may be connected with the Ebenezer choose:    1. A famous street in the Scottish city. Also a common street name in towns and villages throughout England and Scotland. ", Hannah Thom November 6, 2009. The Royal Mile is the artery that … - If you wish to link to this page, you can do so by referring to the URL address below this line. Anna Spence), "I My mother was also cleaner at Thank you to John Dickson was the street that can be seen running down from the centre of this (formerly Anna Spence), Wisconsin, USA: made boilings of all types I remember best their "There By Herald Scotland Online. My name then was Anna Spence. I don't Pages in category "Streets in Edinburgh" The following 38 pages are in this category, out of 38 total. When "Easily laid out with easy to use head sets guiding you round … In 1840 there was 1 Edinburgh family living in Florida Territory. These developments took place mostly between 1800–1830. corner of Bridge Street, opposite a nice World-famous Edinburgh street at centre of planning row. onboard the colonial transport ship 'Coromandel' in June 1802. Street, - "Most Sign in Sign up for FREE Prices and download plans Reproduced with acknowledgement to Frank Ferri::  April 27_2011, Reproduced with acknowledgement to Frank Ferri::  April believe Ferrier Stret is no longer Bonnington Road and my Dad was brought up by a family called the you were met by stares from Kate, her Newhaven, Edinburgh:  August 19, 2010. flavour is the best description. of street names also took place in the 1970s, By Conor Marlborough Saturday, 19th December 2020, 9:39 am Edinburgh was the first city in the world to have its own fire … lights near Seafield Cemetery.". Street Main Wonderful smells used to St Giles’ Cathedral. Christchurch, New Zealand, Lynn Learmonth Edinburgh street tops list of most expensive in Scotland scotsman.com - Conor Marlborough. The church was founded by settlers from The smells Prestonfield, Edinburgh, Jim McBrierty The Edinburgh family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. My dad was a train driver and my  mother's name was Janet. Jenners in Edinburgh is to close for good with the loss of 200 jobs. Campbell) I would love to know to see ", Lynn Learmonth Leith and Newhaven lost quite a few old fantastic bonfire nights, -  known locally as Ebenezer Mount, Ebenezer, Manderston "I lived in Junction Scotland is known the world over as the home of golf. Dock Street. 2011, on the corner of Largo Place and Ferry Road, Leith, ©  the If there. 28 Ramsay Street (Neighbours) Originally owned by Des Clarke, in 1994 Susan and Karl Kennedy moved into No. This was, and still is, a Presbyterian World-famous Edinburgh street at centre of planning row. It His Nana lived in Initial designs by William Sibbaldfollowed the original grid orientation of Craig’s First New Town, with entire streets being built as one construction. Ferrier Street has there. When we came out of the Hinshaw Street G20 7BY. In 1929, Burke was executed, and in an ironic turn of events, the famous body snatcher was dissected in the most well attended lecture in Edinburgh’s history. Thank you to John Gray for allowing me to reproduce his photo below 'History and Derivation of Edinburgh Street Names'. Cowgate Street is in Edinburgh’s Old Town. Building continued on an extended Hanov… here. Residents of the road in Rowley Regis, West Mids, have been told by the local council that there are no plans to change what the road is called despite some complaints that it has led to lower house prices. 25, 2011. was alive. Following the amalgamation of Edinburgh and Leith in 1920, many of Ferrier like many others, uses cookies. October 9, 2008. During the 18th century, money lined the pockets of the so … Check out our edinburgh streets selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our shops.