Additional information

Work on the Historic Land-use Assessment (HLA) for the area that included East Lothian was due to begin in Autumn 2002. Please contact The Royal Commission for Ancient & Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) for further details

The results of the 2001 Census were scheduled for release in March 2003

Selected Bibliography

While by no means an exclusive list, the following may be useful;

Land Use Consultants for the Countryside Commission for Scotland, CCS (later Scottish Natural Heritage, SNH) and Historic Buildings and Monuments Directorate, Scottish Development Department (first published c 1987, 1997 reprint) The Inventory of Gardens & Designed Landscapes in Scotland: Volume 5: Lothian & Borders

Available from SNH; this volume has a useful Reference Section

  • Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) & Historic Scotland (HS) (2001) An Inventory of Gardens & Designed Landscapes: Supplementary Volume 1: Lothians

Available from HS

  • The Statistical Account of Scotland (late 1790-s), and The New Statistical Account (the 1830s-1840s) are available on the web through EDINA and can also be found in Google Books. Inveresk Parish was in Midlothian during this period.
  • Dick, D (2000) A Millenium of Fame of East Lothian
  • Kirkland, H (1985) The Third Statistical Account of Scotland: The County of Midlothian
  • Snodgrass, CP (1953) The Third Statistical Account: The County of East Lothian
  • Tindall, FP (1998) Memoirs & Confessions of a County Planning Officer

By 2000, many organisations had been awarded Heritage Lottery Funding for a variety of projects; several were history based projects like this, The East Lothian Fourth Statistical Account: 1945-2000

Others involved the digitisation of archive material, which was then placed on the Web; a few of the key organisations involved included:

  • The National Archives of Scotland
  • East Lothian Council
  • The National Library of Scotland