Dumbiedykes Survey Photographs  -  1959 Survey

Heriot Mount

Gran in the bedroom  -  No. 5 Heriot Mount - 1959

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  - Gran in the bedroom at No 5 Heriot Mount

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Michael Lindsay and to
Edinburgh City Libraries and Information Services


No. 5  Heriot Mount

This photograph is taken in the bedroom at 5 Heriot Mount, Dumbiedykes.  It was taken in 1959.

The photograph is reproduced with acknowledgement to Michael Lindsay.  The lady in this picture, picking up coal, is Jane Watson, the grandmother of Michael Lindsay. 

Also living at 5 Heriot Mount were

  -  John Robin Lindsay (1947 - 2000)  -  father of Michael Lindsay.

  -  Jan Lindsay (b.1953)  -  Aunt of Michael Lindsay.


Dumbiedykes Survey Photographs  -  1959 Survey

Heriot Mount

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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