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…

Volume 32 of the East Lothian Antiquarian’s Transactions is now online

A review of Volume 32 of the East Lothian Antiquarian and Field Naturalists’s Society Transactions penned by Don Martin was…

The Improvers and Beltondod

I gave a university extra mural lecture on the Improvers and Beltondod in Dunbar in 1978 and repeated it in East Linton in…

PRESIDENTS ANNUAL REPORT 2019/2020

The 94th Annual General Meeting of the Society was held at Chalmers Memorial Church Cockenzie on 18th. May 2019. The…

East Lothian Antiquarian & Field Naturalists Society – 10th August 2020

Dear Member, I feel I should make a progress report but it is rather a no progress report. I wrote…

A mystery solved: Guns at Bourhouse

The guns at Bourhouse were known to have existed but nothing else was known about them locally. By an amazing…

Brian Young, 16 April, 1934 – 28 May, 2020

Member of the Forth and Borders Committee AHSS (1997 – 2003), Founder of the East Lothian Panel (2003 – 2020)…

East Lothian Antiquarian and Field Naturalists’ Society – 20 March 2020 – Letter from the President

Dear Member I am writing to you to you to express concern about the present position. We face, as you…

Rennie Weatherhead BSc Hons

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