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Parliament Square

'The Broady'

See 'Recollections 2' below

Leith

Parliament Square, Leith  -  1950s

Parliament Square (The Broady), Leith - 1950s

©  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Sandra Cochrane (née Johnson), Consecon, Ontario, Canada.

Thanks you also to John Stewart, Livingston, West Lothian Scotland
This photo and others donated by Sandra appear on John Stewart's Old Leither web site.

 

Recollections

1.

Annette Gowans

Granton, Edinburgh

Annette Gowans asks:

Question

Kate McGourty's Shop

"Does anyone know where Kate McGourty had her shop?  It may have been around the Broad Pavement."

Anne Gowans, Granton, Edinburgh:  June 26, 2012

Reply to Annette?

If you think you might be able to help to answer the question that Kate Gowans asks, please email me, then I'll give you her contact details.

            Thank you.

Peter Stubbs, Edinburgh:  June 30, 2012

 

Recollections

2.

John Stewart

Livingston, West Lothian, Scotland

Parliament square was where the Banana Flats are now.  It was adjacent to Parliament Street and Henderson Street.

Thank you to John Stewart who replied:

'The Broady'

"I used to play around Parliament Square, Leith.  It used to be known as 'The Broady' because of its broad pavements."

John Stewart, Livingston, West Lothian, Scotland:  2012

 

Recollections

3.

Reply 1
to Recollections 1

Lynn

Australia

Thank you to Lynn who wrote:

Kate McGourty's Shop

"I don't think that Kate McGoutry's shop was at the Broad Pavement.  Was it not at the top of Old Kirkgate?"

Lynn, Australia: 

 

Recollections

4.

Reply 2
to Recollections 1

Bob Sinclair

Noosa, Queensland, Australia

Thank you to Bob Sinclair who wrote:

Kate McGourty's Shop

"Anna Gowans in Recollections 1 above asked anyone know where Kate McGourty had her shop

If it was what we knew as Dirty Kate's Rag Store, it was on the corner of Bridge Street and Sandport Street. She also had a shop which never seemed to open on Bridge Street,  just before you went over the bridge heading towards the Tolbooth Wynd."

Other Leith Shops

"Opposite that shop - near the Black Swan - was another similar shop owned by who we think was a Mrs McRae who sat there and watched the world go by.

As far as we know Charlie Levine's mother also had an antique shop on the same side as Mrs McRae.  Charlie taught at Leith,"

Bob Sinclair, Noosa, Queensland, Australia:  October 12, 2013

 

Photos - Leith

Edinburgh Recollections

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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