More on the 1899 Map of Dunbar

The 2nd part of Jim Herring’s analysis of the 1899 Map of Dunbar is now complete. You can watch a…Continue readingMore on the 1899 Map of Dunbar

It’s A Knockout 1969

In Dunbar’s social history, one of the key events – in terms of the visibility of the town to the…Continue readingIt’s A Knockout 1969

Dunbar Gala Days – A Clerical Error

This month features some photos from the 1920s and focuses on Dunbar Gala days. The photos from the Fancy Dress…Continue readingDunbar Gala Days – A Clerical Error

Dunbar in the 1950s – New Publication

The latest publication from The Society is by Dr Jim Herring and the cover is shown above. Please go to…Continue readingDunbar in the 1950s – New Publication

The Belhaven Bridge Bazaar

This month’s entry focuses on Belhaven Bridge aka The Bridge to Nowhere. In response to a query to the Society from…Continue readingThe Belhaven Bridge Bazaar

More about Dunbar Station

More about the railway in Dunbar again this month. With the re-opening of a second platform in 2019 featuring in…Continue readingMore about Dunbar Station

The Knockenhair Auction Catalogue

This month includes a fascinating insight into the contents of Knockenhair House after the death of Sir Reginald Wingate in…Continue readingThe Knockenhair Auction Catalogue

The World’s Greatest Lighter and Bad Men of Tombstone

This month, we’re going back to 1950 and The Haddingtonshire Courier to look at some adverts. When reading this advert,…Continue readingThe World’s Greatest Lighter and Bad Men of Tombstone

Williamson’s ladies outfitters at 31 High Street

Continuing the theme of shops in the High Street in the 1950s, the photos below are of MJ and B.…Continue readingWilliamson’s ladies outfitters at 31 High Street

Dunbar Oral History Archive

The Society also has a good number of oral history recordings and these will be made available through the Dunbar…Continue readingDunbar Oral History Archive