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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

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The Devlin Family

 

TL Devlin and Family  -  Part of the Family Tree

 

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   TL Devlin and Family  -  Part of the Family Tree ©

 

The Devlin Family

showing some of the prominent members of the Devlin trawling business

This family tree (above) shows those members of the Devlin family who were most closely connected to the business of T L Devlin, trawler owners, based at Granton.   i.e. Thomas Leishman Devlin, his wife and his direct descendants.

I have also included John Devlin and family because of the interest shown by John's grandson (also John) in researching the Devlin family.

For further details please click on 'The Devlin Family' links, below the family tree.

Thomas Devlin

c.1831-1909

From Ireland.

Thomas Leishman Devlin

1854-1919

A painting of Thomas L Devlin, founder of Thomas Devlin & Sons ©

Founder and owner of the business of T L Devlin, trawler owners, until his death in 1919.

Grace Devlin (née Darney)

1850-1941  -  Or is it?

Photograph of Grace Cochrane Darney, 1912 ©

Wife of Thomas Leishman Devlin,  owner of the business after his death.   i.e. from 1919 to 1941.

Robert Darney Devlin

1889-1925

Son of Thomas Leishman Devlin, Manager of the business after his father's death, 1919-25.

Thomas Leishman Devlin (2)

1887-1941

Son of Thomas Leishman Devlin, Manager of the business after his brother's death, 1925-41.

John Devlin (and family)

1866-1920

1901-1992

and later

There were several generations, all named John Devlin.

-  John Devlin1 (1866-1920).  He was the brother of Thomas Leishman Devlin.

-  John Devlin2. (1901-1992).  He was son of John Devlin1 He was born in Scotland and died in US.

-  John Devlin3.  He lives in US and is now researching the Devlin family history.  He is the son of John Devlin2.

-  John Devlin4.  He is son of John Devlin3.

-  John Devlin5.  He is son of John Devlin4.

Please click on the thumbnail image of John Devlin2 below to enlarge it and  read more about it:

John Devlin (2)  -   (1901-1992)  -  emigrated to USA ©

 

The Devlin Family

Devlin family - Edinburgh

John Devlin, now living in Sun City, Florida, USA is trying to discover more about the Devlin family who lived in Newhaven, Edinburgh.  In particular he'd like to find a photograph of Grace Devlin.

If you can help with this request, please email me, and I'll pass your message on to John.

Here is a  Devlin family photo, sent to me by John Devlin.

John wrote:

Devlin Family - USA

A Devlin family get together in New York, around 1951

 © Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Devlin, Sun City, Florida, USA

"This photo was taken approx. 1951 at a Devlin family get together in New York.  The people in the picture are (left to right):

BACK ROW:

-  my mother Elizabeth (MacMillan) Devlin

-  brother Donald Devlin.

-  Peggy's son Brian Devlin.

-  Peggy's husband George Spiro.

-  (me) John Devlin.

-  James Devlin's wife, Peggy.

MIDDLE ROW:

-  my father John Devlin.

-  my father's sister Ena (Devlin) Spiro.

-  my grandmother Christine Devlin.

-  my father's brother James Devlin.

FRONT ROW:

-  Ena's daughters, Barbara and Jean.

-  Peggy's daughter, Peggy.

This is the only photo I have of my grandmother Christine Devlin,  my father John Devlin, his brother James Devlin and sister Ena Devlin together.

I have no recollection of this ever having happened before or after.  This occasion may have been when I was leaving for Korea."

John Devlin, Sun City, Florida, USA:  April 1, 2008

 

 

T L Devlin (Trawler Owners)

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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