Duddingston Curling Club
"The Nor' Loch used to be
Edinburgh's favourite venue for curling, but when it was
drained in the 18th century Duddingston Loch began to attract
The membership fee for the
Duddingston society was three guineas and the club attracted
the most distinguished curlers from all over Scotland.
The Duddingston society was the
first to introduce a membership badge, and members who failed
to wear it on the ice were fined a shilling."
Rules of Curling
"In 1803, the Society established
the first code of rules for the game 'to avoid disputes and
ensure harmony amongst the members. these were used as
the basis for the rules of modern curling.
The rules included fines for
'uttering oaths and introduce political subjects into
Archie Young: Moredun, Edinburgh:
January 27, 2010