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  • Braid Hills

    Braid Hills

    A view from the Braid Hills looking towards Edinburgh

  • Edinburgh Castle

    Edinburgh Castle

    Edinburgh Castle from Princes Street Gardens

  • Graveyard

    Graveyard

    Graveyard at Dalkeith

  • LFHS Area Map

    LFHS Area Map

    The areas covered by the Society

  • Alexander Mitchell

    Alexander Mitchell

    First Provost of Dalkeith

  • Forth Rail Bridge

    Forth Rail Bridge

    A view of the Forth Rail Bridge from the quayside

  • Newbattle Abbey College

    Newbattle Abbey College

    Newbattle Abbey College, newbattle, Midlothian, Front View

  • Coach & Horses

    Coach & Horses

    Coach and Horses Pub in Dalkeith

  • East Lothian

    East Lothian

    A view looking towards East Lothian from Arthur Seat, Berwick Law, North Berwick in the Background

  • Hawes Inn

    Hawes Inn

    A view of the Hawes Inn South Queensferry

  • Old Parish map

    Old Parish map

    Old Parish map of Edinburgh showing the City of Edinburgh Parishes, many of which appear in the Midlothian area

  • The High Street

    The High Street

    The High Street South Queensferry

  • The Heart of Midlothian

    The Heart of Midlothian

    The Heart of Midlothian, cobble stones in the High Street, Edinburgh - Site of public executions

  • Braid Hills

    Braid Hills

    A view from the Braid Hills looking towards Arthur Seat , Edinburgh

  • Duddingston Kirk

    Duddingston Kirk

    Duddingston Kirk next to Arthur Seat, Edinburgh

  • Dalkeith Palace & St Mary's Church

    Dalkeith Palace & St Mary's Church

    Entrance gates to Dalkeith Palace & St Mary's Church

  • St Mary's

    St Mary's

    St Mary's Church Dalkeith

  • The Forth Bridges

    The Forth Bridges

    The Forth Bridges

  • Newbattle Abbey College

    Newbattle Abbey College

    Newbattle Abbey College, Newbattle, Midlothian, The Entrance

  • The Corn Exchange

    The Corn Exchange

    The Corn Exchange Dalkeith

  • Newbattle Abbey College

    Newbattle Abbey College

    Newbattle Abbey College, newbattle, Midlothian, SideView

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IMPORTANT NOTICE : 

Our ONLINE SHOP service "the Parish Chest" will be Closing on the 10th  August 2015.  If anyone wishes to join the Society or renew your Membership or other purchases you must contact the Society directly.  We apologise for any inconvenience this causes.  We will advise in due course about online service resumption.  Thank you for your patience.

 

 


Whether you are a novice or an accomplished researcher the LFHS is here to help you.  If you live locally or at a great distant our Society is committed to help you in your quest for knowledge about your family tree.  We do not cover the City of Edinburgh but many of the current areas do come within the remit of the Lothians in days gone past. The Society is located close to the Scottish Capital, Register House and National Archives and our local researchers may be the key to helping you solve your ‘brick wall’.

 

We hope you will enjoy our site and facilities, please do not hesitate to contact us for help.  Also look at our Blogger site here

 

For general enquiries please use our contact page from the main menu.

 

Our Newsletter Editor is looking for articles, items of interest, requests for help,etc for the newsletter? The very latest date for inclusion in the next edition is 10th June 2015 (You dont have to wait until the deadline to send your article! all appreciated before the deadline).  Please submit any articles large or small (include pictures if relevant)  Mike Faulds (Editor) can be contacted at mdfaulds@hotmail.co.uk,or mailing address as per Newsletter.  (Please use only for Newsletter enquiries)

 

 

 

 

The Lothians Family History Society - 2015

webmaster@lothiansfhs.org.uk

 

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