geographical name see Edinburgh II, 2

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Edinburghshire —    EDINBURGHSHIRE, or Mid Lothian, the metropolitan county of the kingdom of Scotland, bounded on the north by the Firth of Forth, along the shore of which it extends for about twelve miles; on the east, by Haddingtonshire and small portions of… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Edinburghshire — Midlothian …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Midlothian (UK Parliament constituency) (1708–1918) — Edinburghshire Former County constituency for the House of Commons 1708 (1708)–1918 (1918) …   Wikipedia

  • District of burghs — The Act of Union 1707 and pre Union Scottish legislation provided for 14 Members of Parliament (MPs) from Scotland to be elected from districts of burghs. All the parliamentary burghs (burghs represented in the pre Union Parliament of Scotland)… …   Wikipedia

  • Peeblesshire, or Tweeddale —    PEEBLESSHIRE, or TWEEDDALE, an inland county, in the southern part of Scotland, bounded on the north by Edinburghshire, on the east by Selkirkshire and Edinburghshire, on the south by the county of Dumfries, and on the west by Lanarkshire. It… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville — (March 14, 1771 ndash;June 10, 1851) was a British statesman, the son of Henry Dundas, the 1st Viscount. Dundas was the Member of Parliament for Hastings in 1794, Rye in 1796 and Midlothian in 1801. He was also Keeper of the Signet for Scotland… …   Wikipedia

  • Counties of Scotland — The former County Buildings in Paisley, seat of Renfrewshire county council. The counties of Scotland (Scottish Gaelic: Siorrachdan na h Alba) were the principal local government divisions of Scotland until 1975. Scotland s current lieutenancy… …   Wikipedia

  • Sir George Clerk, 6th Baronet — Sir George Clerk of Pennycuik, 6th Baronet (19 November 1787 ndash; 23 December 1867) was a British politician and Deputy Lieutenant for Edinburghshire.He was the son of James Clerk, third son of the fourth baronet, by his spouse Janet, daughter… …   Wikipedia

  • John Maitland, 5th Earl of Lauderdale — John Maitland (later Lauder), 5th Earl of Lauderdale, 1st Baronet, (1655 August 30, 1710, both at Haltoun House, nr.Ratho, Midlothian, Scotland), was the second son of Charles Maitland, 3rd Earl of Lauderdale, and succeeded his elder brother… …   Wikipedia

  • Robert Richardson (Scottish) — Robert Richardson (d. 1578), Prior of St Mary s Isle and administrator.BiographyHe was the son of Robert Richardson, burgess of Jedburgh (d. c.1556). His great grandfather arrived in Scotland in 1424 in the reign of James I. The historian George… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”