Captain Eric “Winkle” Brown

By George Robertson, 2.30 pm Saturday 20th January 2024, Maitlandfield Hotel, Haddington. Captain Eric “Winkle” Brown RN is perhaps the…

The Men of Warre

A Talk by Jenn Scott, Historian On Saturday 9th December at 2.30 pm at the Maintlandfield Hotel, Haddington ‘They were…

Prof. Werritty Talk Summary

A Summary of his talk on 28th October entitled “James Hutton: the forgotton Berwickshire farmer” On Saturday 28th October 2023…

The “Rule of Thumb”

A Neolithic Basis for the Imperial Measurement System The Society is pleased to present this talk by East Lothian resident…

Visit to Eaglescairnie Mains, 14 Oct 2023

Society members had a memorable afternoon exploring the farm hosted by Michael Williams and his daughter Nicola. Between them, Michael,…

James Hutton: the forgotten Berwickshire farmer

The talk will cover Hutton’s contributions both as an innovative farmer and a skilled natural philosopher. His contribution on heat…

East Lothian Estate Plans

The Society has received the following enquiry from Mr John Moore, who is researching estate plans. If any members can…

Exploring the papers of the Balfour of Whittingehame family, Earls of Balfour

Exploring the papers of the Balfour of Whittingehame family, Earls of Balfour.

Captain Eric “Winkle” Brown – Renowned Test Pilot

The 1824 & 1825 Travel Journals of Sir Charles Dalrymple Fergusson

Programme of Events May 2023 to March 2024

Sunday 14th May 2023 Guided visit to Wood Hall Dean Led by Lesley Fairweather, following on from her Woodland Dean…