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by Hibee
Tue Mar 05, 2013 2:21 pm
Forum: OPRs and others
Topic: Donaldson's Hospital
Replies: 6
Views: 545

Re: Donaldson's Hospital

Hi David

Probably Lauriston Terrace.

Hibee
by Hibee
Sun Nov 25, 2012 12:55 pm
Forum: Scottish History and Geography
Topic: Freer Street, Edinburgh
Replies: 6
Views: 2135

Re: Freer Street, Edinburgh

Hi LMK

As Andrew says, all the original buildings in Freer Street have gone, but there is still a trace of the road itself, in the attached pic.

Hibee
by Hibee
Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:05 am
Forum: Working Life
Topic: What Edwardian tool is this and who would use it?
Replies: 10
Views: 1328

Re: What Edwardian tool is this and who would use it?

Hi Adam

It looks very similar to the gun being shouldered by the front rank of riflemen.

Hibee
by Hibee
Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wearing of feathers in bonnet
Replies: 2
Views: 755

Re: Wearing of feathers in bonnet

Hi Sneff

Welcome to TalkingScot.

There is some information about the right to wear feathers in here.... http://www.electricscotland.com/heraldry/feathers.htm

Hibee
by Hibee
Thu Aug 16, 2012 9:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Free Plug for Talking Scot
Replies: 10
Views: 317

Re: Free Plug for Talking Scot

Last night's WDYTYA, featuring Samantha Womack, was one of the better episodes.

A black sheep from Glasgow featured.

Hibee
by Hibee
Wed Jul 25, 2012 3:33 pm
Forum: Working Life
Topic: The Edinburgh Omnibus
Replies: 4
Views: 691

The Edinburgh Omnibus

The first omnibus was introduced to Edinburgh in 1833. Here are some "rules" for its use, as suggested by The Scotsman newspaper. Being seated, keep your knees together. If you don't, you thereby occupy the space of two people. Besides, it is a very unpicturesque attitude, and displays a sesquepedal...
by Hibee
Fri Jul 13, 2012 6:50 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Dr. Robert Slimon.....
Replies: 7
Views: 977

Re: Dr. Robert Slimon.....

Any relation to these Slimons, in Leith?

Hibee
by Hibee
Sun Jul 08, 2012 9:49 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Gogar - Edinburgh, Edinburghshire
Replies: 3
Views: 298

Re: Gogar - Edinburgh, Edinburghshire

Hi Bob The Lothians were known by their County Town names - Linlithgowshire, Edinburghshire and Haddingtonshire. Gogar was on the border between the first two. When I was a lad :? Gogarburn was known for two things - a great adventure playground, and a hospital for the insane. Oh, and acres and acre...
by Hibee
Fri Jun 29, 2012 3:36 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Deed?
Replies: 2
Views: 237

Re: Deed?

Or deid?

Hibee