The Abbey of St Mary, Haddington: Beginnings

The Abbey was founded by Countess Ada of Northumbria in 1158 as a nunnery. She was the daughter-in-law of David…Continue readingThe Abbey of St Mary, Haddington: Beginnings

Siege of Haddington: Reports & Papers

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Preston Tower – Clay Pipes and Oyster Shells

An update on excavations at preston tower, Prestonpans.Continue readingPreston Tower – Clay Pipes and Oyster Shells

The Whitadder Project – Investigating archaeology in the Lammermuirs

On Thursday 9th September the first talk of the 2021/2022 season, which was part of East Lothian’s Archaeology Fortnight, was…Continue readingThe Whitadder Project – Investigating archaeology in the Lammermuirs

The Grand Baronial Residence of Keith Marischal

Keith Marischal is an imposing baronial house near Humbie – but its appearance is largely the result of relatively recent…Continue readingThe Grand Baronial Residence of Keith Marischal

SHRG Facebook Page

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Dashed hopes, Dragoons and Dissenters: a Corner of Haddington 1770 to 1819

A mansion which ruined its builder, cavalry stables and barracks, and secessionist churches once formed part of Haddington’s West Port.…Continue readingDashed hopes, Dragoons and Dissenters: a Corner of Haddington 1770 to 1819

Famous Faces of Haddington – A Town of Superlatives: East Lothian Life – Winter 2008

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Famous Faces of Haddington: East Lothian Life – Summer 2008

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