The Improvers and Beltondod

The Improvers and Beltondod

I gave a university extra mural lecture on the Improvers and Beltondod in Dunbar in 1978 and repeated it in East Linton in 1986. I outlined the situation in Scotland and went on to consider the situation in East Lothian which was reputedly the most progressive area in...
The Improvers and Beltondod

Prestonpans West Kirkyard

On the south side of the High Street Prestonpans (NT384 743) lies the West Kirkyard. Entered by a central double gateway, a path now leads through to the Penny Pit centre. This rectangular walled enclosure is of ancient origin, formerly belonging to Newbattle Abbey. ...
The Improvers and Beltondod

The Society and Haddington House

Haddington House has just undergone extensive refurbishment and restoration and is now available as offices for local businesses and will provide useful income for the Lamp of Lothian Trust. The Society was concerned about the state of the House as far back as 1942....
The Improvers and Beltondod

New Members Forum

We are setting up of a members area section of the website. The purpose of the new section is to encourage and widen members’ participation through short written contributions mainly for the web and filling in the long period between publication of the...