Ella Macgregor Obituary

We intimate with sorrow the death of Ella Macgregor a longstanding member of the Society.Ella Graham Macgregor was born at…

Papple Steading Planned Visit

As there are still many Covid cases in the County, the planned visit to Papple Steading is postponed until later…

Talk on Papple Steading Project 13th May

Zoom talk by George Mackintosh on the Papple Steading project The Society is delighted that Member George Mackintosh is to…

The SOE at Belhaven Hill – on Zoom 8th April 2021

Early in WW2, the school was evacuated from Belhaven Hill, and the building was requisitioned by the War Department. It…

Spanning the Centuries – the Union Bridge 1820-2020

A review of the book, by Stephen Bunyan This handsome volume tells the story of the Union Chain Bridge built…

Christmas Message from the Chairman

I should like to wish you a Happy Christmas and a Happy New Year, after what can only be called…

Rennie Weatherhead BSc Hons

Born 5th October 1936 Died 9th March 2020; Principal Teacher of Physics, Antiquarian. Rennie was the only son of James…

Prestonpans West Kirkyard

On the south side of the High Street Prestonpans (NT384 743) lies the West Kirkyard. Entered by a central double…

Obituary – Ailsa Maxwell

Ailsa Maxwell MA; B 16 December 1922 d 10 February2020 aged 97. Ailsa Maxwell was a Historian, Enigma Code Breaker…

East Lothian Place Names

Members of the East Lothian Antiquarian and Field Naturalists Society gathered at the Maitlandfield House Hotel on 8th February for…