Dumbiedykes Survey Photographs  -  1959 Survey

Arthur Place

Arthur Place -  1959

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  - Mid and East Arthur Place Tenement Ends

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Edinburgh City Libraries and Information Services                                              Neg. E932B

 

Arthur Place

This photograph is of the Mid and East Arthur Place tenement ends.  It is one of three views of Arthur Place taken in 1959.  Here are the other two:

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Between Mid and West Arthur Place       Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Between Mid and West Arthur Place

 

 

Dumbiedykes Residents

Thank you to Joan Ballentyne, formerly of Edinburgh, now living in Darlington, North-East England for leaving the following message in the EdinPhoto Guest Book.

It would be good if somebody could contact Joan.

"I'm trying to get mum and dad onto the EdinPhoto web site.  They were both brought up on the Southside.

-  Dad (John Ballantyne, 65) on East Arthur Place

-  Mum (Joan Rafferty, 69) on Lower Viewcraig Row.

I would be grateful if anyone who  recollects them them could let me know.  email jeballantyne@aol.com"

Joan Ballentyne, Darlington, North East England, December 2, 2006.

 

The large photograph above was one of several dozen taken in 1959 by Adam H Malcolm in the Dumbiedykes area of Edinburgh.  These photographs were taken shortly before the houses were demolished.  Adam H Malcolm donated these photographs to the Edinburgh City Libraries in the 1960s and they can now be found in the Library's Edinburgh Room Collection.

 

 

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