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Around Edinburgh

Gilmerton

Once a village about 4 miles SE of the centre of Edinburgh  -  Now part of Edinburgh.

 

INDEX

Please click on a link below, or scroll down this page.

Coal Pit

Drum Street

Etchings and Engravings

Gilmerton Road  Street Lighting

Housing Subsidence 2000

Industrial School

Newtoft Street including Anderson Shelters

PIN Hall

Police Box

Postcards and Old Photos

Postcard  Gilmerton Village, Perthshire

Primary School now Community Centre

Ravenscroft Street  Westland Cottages

Recollections

Coal Pit

Gilmerton Coal Pit  -  The last remaining building ©

Gilmerton Coal Pit
The last remaining building

Gilmerton Coal Pit and the route home to Gilmerton ©

Gilmerton Coal Pit
and the route home

Drum Street

   Looking NWup Drum Street, Gilmerton  -  2008 ©

2008

Mechanic Arms

Looking NW up Drum Street, Gilmerton  -  2008 ©

2008

Mechanic Arms

Claudia's Cafe, Drum Street, Gilmerton - formerly Gilmerton Police Station ©

2008

Claudia's Café
formerly Gilmerton Police Station

   Looknig NW down Drum Street towards the centre of Gilmerton - 2011  -  Gardener's Arms ©

2011

Gardener's Arms

Looknig NW down Drum Street towards the centre of Gilmerton - 2011  -  Two buses ©

2011

Buses

Etchings and Engravings

Looking to the NW up Drum Street, Gilmerton, around 1850 ©

Etching

Drum Street  -  looking NW

Engraving of Gilmerton Quarry - 1780 ©

Engraving

Gilmerton Quarry

Gilmerton Road

Street Lighting

    Gilmerton Road  -  Street lighting at night ©

1937

    Gilmerton Road  -  Street lighting at night ©

1937

Housing Subsidence

2000

Gilmerton house, hit by subsidence November/December 2000 © Gilmerton house, hit by subsidence November/December 2000 ©
Gilmerton houses, hit by subsidence November/December 2000 © Gilmerton houses, hit by subsidence November/December 2000 ©

©

Industrial School

formerly Gilmerton Industrial School  -  What is it now? ©

 

Newtoft Street

18-24

Formerly a convalescent home

Gilmerton,  18-24 Newtoft Street, formerly a convalescent home ©

2007

Gilmerton,  18-24 Newtoft Street, formerly a convalescent home ©

2007

Postcard by an unidentified publisher  -  Gilmerton Convalescent Homes ©

1920s

Braid House

Now used by Edinburgh Social Work Dept)

Gilmerton,  Braid House, Newtoft Street ©

2007

Anderson Shelters in Back Gardens

Anderson Shelters in Back Gardens at Newtoft Street, Gilmerton  -  2011 ©

2011

Anderson Shelters in Back Gardens at Newtoft Street, Gilmerton  -  2011 ©

2011

PIN Hall

Junior Friendly Society Hall

The PIN Hall, Gilmerton ©

Plaque on the wall of the PIN Hall, Gilmerton ©

Police Box Photos

Near the corner of Drum Street and Newtoft Street

Gilmerton Road  -   Police Box near the corner of Newtoft Street ©

2008

©

2008

Police Station and Jail

Gilmerton Road

The former Police Station and Jail on Gilmerton Road ©

late-1960s

 

Postcards and Old Photos

Albany Series postcard  -  Gilmerton Cross Roads  -  Posted 1906 ©

Drum Street

zoom-in (left)

Albany Series postcard  -  Gilmerton Cross Roads  -  Posted 1906 ©

Drum Street - looking NW

whole picture

Albany Series postcard  -  Gilmerton Cross Roads  -  Posted 1906 ©

Drum Street

zoom-in (right)

   Postcard by J R Russell, Edinburgh (JRRE)  -  Guknertib Village Cross Roads ©

Drum Street - looking NW

Caledonia Series Postcard  -  Gilmerton Cross Roads  -  posted 1917 ©

Gilmerton - Main Street

An old photograph of Gilmerton  -  Looking SE down Drum Street ©

Drum Street  -  looking SE

Postcard

Gilmerton Village  -  Perthshire

Postcard by an unidentified publisher  -  Gilmerton Village ©

Gilmerton - but not Edinburgh!

Primary School

now Community Centre

Gilmerton Primary School © Gilmerton Primary School © Gilmerton Primary School ©

Ravenscroft Street

   Photo of a barrow box and 4 children, taken around 1933.  Where might this photo have been taken? ©

1933

Westland Cottages

Westland Cottages, Ravenscroft Street - 2011 ©

2011

Westland Cottages

Westland Cottages, Ravenscroft Street - 2011 ©

2011

Westland Cottages

Westland Cottages, Ravenscroft Street - 2011 ©

2011

Westland Cottages

Westland Cottages, Ravenscroft Street - 2011 ©

2011

Westland Cottages

Shops

The Henniker Family Shop ©

Henniker Family Shop

Recollections

   Jimmy white, his  brother and sister  -  Gilmerton, around 1950 ©

Prefab houses at Gilmerton around 1950 ©

Anderson Shelter at Gilmerton ©

St Cuthbert's Flesher's Dept horse-drawn van at Gilmerton ©

Photo of a barrow box and 4 children, taken around 1933.  Where might this photo have been taken? ©

 

Gilmerton Bus Terminus

Late-1950s

Sighthill Bus Terminus, beside the canal at Calder Road  -  When might htis photo have been taken? ©

 

Gilmerton Web Site

Please click on the link below:

-  to read an account of the history of the village of Edinburgh

-  to see an old photograph of Main Street, Gilmerton.

The link should take you to a page on the web site of South Edinburgh Community Network.  The comments on Gilmerton are from Villages of Edinburgh, an illustrated guide, Vol 2 by the Edinburgh author, Malcolm Cant.

 

  

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EdinPhoto - Home Page  Please send me an e-mail ...  with your questions, comments, suggestions or news.   At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.     At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.  

Photographs and Other Images  -  These include portraits of photographers  -  photographic outings -  Princes Street views  -  Newhaven Fishwives  -  etc.  Early Photography in Edinburgh  -  Talbot, Brewster, Hill & Adamson, Early Professional Photographers in Princes Street, etc.  Professional Photographers in Edinburgh  -  1840 to 1940  -  Their names, dates of business and studio addresses.  The Photographic Society of Scotland  -  1856 to 1873  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, etc.  The History of Edinburgh Photographic Society  -  1861 to date  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, Poems, etc.  EPS Publications - EPS Handwritten Records  -  Photographic Journals  -  Trade Directories  -  Books  -  etc.  Thanks to all who have encouraged and supported me in creating the EdinPhoto web site  -  including descendants of photographers  -  researchers  -  providers of photographs and other material  Background notes on the research thal led up to the creation of this site  -   together with lists of new material added to the site since its launch.  Brief comments on how this site might be used  -  Just browsing?  -  Seeking specific information?  Please add your questions, suggestions or other comments to the Guest Book.  Links to other web sites  -  Photographic Societies  -  Photographic History  -  Family History  -  etc.  Click here to find the link to the Edinburgh Photogrpahic Society web site.

 

A selection of my photographs, many from Edinburgh throughout the year.   Also photos from Scotland, London, Iceland, Italy, Hong Kong and elsewhere     Many old maps of Edinburgh (Old Town, New Town, while City), Leith and Newhaven.  Includes several old transport maps and a comparison of old maps with recent aerial photos.   Old engravings, mailly of Edinburgh scenes.  Some from the 1820s, some from the 1890s,  some others - includes many hand-coloured examples from the 1820s.   News from Edinburgh today  -  Events, Collections, Buildings and Gardens, Transport   This site includes     1. Post card portraits taken in studios in Edinburgh:    2. Post card views either takeen/published by Ediburgh photographers or views of Edinburgh, or both.y Edinburgh    Views of Edinburgh, grouped into three sections:     1. Street views:    2. Buildings:    3. Around Edinburgh   Views of transport around Edinburgh  -  Horse drawn trams and buses, cable cars, electric trams, buses and a few railway photos.  Also several maps of Edinburgh's bus and tram routes.   Links to pages with Photos of Groups   Frequently Asked Questions

  Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Links to Dumbiedykes pages  Link to Granton pages  Link to Leith pages   Link to Newhaven pages   Links to Portobello pages   Link to My Recent Talks