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  Newhaven, Edinburgh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Newhaven is a harbour village within the City of Edinburgh, Scotland, between Leith and Granton.
Newhaven was once a thriving fishing village and a center for shipbuilding.
Newhaven is one of 38 Conservation Areas in Edinburgh.
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 Newhaven - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Newhaven is the name of a town in Victoria, Australia.
Newhaven is the former spelling of the city now named New Haven in the state of Connecticut in the USA.
Newhaven is also the name of a racehorse who won the 1896 Melbourne Cup.
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 David Flucker
Married in 1909 in Newhaven to Helen Kilpatrick Logan.
Married in 1917 in Newhaven to Helen Morrison.
Walter Lyle Flucker was born in 1883 in Newhaven and married in ____ in ____ to ____.
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 EDINBURGH - LoveToKnow Article on EDINBURGH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
May Meetings.During the establishment of Episcopacy in Scotland, Edinburgh was the seat of a bishop, and the ancient collegiate church of St Giles rose to the dignity of a cathedral.
Univcrsity.The university of Edinburgh, the youngest of the Scottish universities, was founded in 1583 by a royal charter granted by James The Astronomer-Royal for Scotland also holds the chair of practical astronomy.
The determination of Edinburgh as the national capital, and as the most frequent scene of parliamentary assemblies, dates from the death of James I. in 1436.
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Edinburgh (pronounced ED-in-burra (SAMPA: ["Ed@n%b@r@])), Dun Eideann in Scottish Gaelic, is a major and historic city on the east coast of Scotland on the south shore of the Firth of Forth, and in the unitary council region of City of Edinburgh.
Edinburgh is well known for the Edinburgh Festival, a collection of several arts festivals, and for the Hogmanay celebrations which are becoming one of the largest in the world.
To the south the view is dominated by Edinburgh Castle, perched atop an extinct volcanic crag, and the long sweep of Old Town trailing after it along the ridge.
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 EDINBURGH - LoveToKnow Article on EDINBURGH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Newhaven (population of parish, 7636), so called from the harbour constructed in.
Edinburgh maintains few newspapers, but the Scotsman, which may be said to reign alone, has enjoyed a career of almost uninterrupted prosperity, largely in consequence of a succession of able editors, like Charles Maclar,n, Alexander Russel, Robert Wallace and Charles Cooper.
It is probable that the Ottadeni built a fort or camp on the rock on which Edinburgh Castle now stands, which was thus the nucleus around which, in course of time, grew a considerable village.
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 Edinburgh - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Edinburgh (pronounced ED-in-burra (SAMPA: ["Ed@n%b@r@])), Dùn Éideann in Scottish Gaelic, is a major and historic city on the east coast of Scotland on the south shore of the Firth of Forth, and in the unitary local authority of City of Edinburgh.
It was commissioned by the city of Edinburgh independently on behalf of the nation to commemorate Admiral Nelson's victory at Trafalgar.
When Edinburgh ran out of money substantially before completion, the city of Glasgow offered to fund the remainder of construction; Edinburgh refused to take the money and the building remains not much more than a frontage to this day.
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 Newhaven, Edinburgh -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In 1504 he created Newhaven as a deep-water port, which was used to build the warship (Click link for more info and facts about Great Michael) Great Michael in 1507-11.
Between 1572 and 1890, Newhaven was a major (Marine mollusks having a rough irregular shell; found on the sea bed mostly in coastal waters) oyster port.
Newhaven is one of 38 (Click link for more info and facts about Conservation Area) Conservation Areas in (The capital of Scotland; located in the Lothian Region on the south side of the Firth of Forth) Edinburgh.
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 David Graham Flucker
Married in 1878 in Newhaven to Elizabeth Lyle
David Flucker was christened on the 13th of August 1811 in Newhaven, and died of a bowel complaint at age 1 on the 5th of August 1812.
David Graham Flucker (Fisherman) was born on the 13th of April and christened on the 9th of December 1852 in Newhaven, and married on the 27th of September 1878 in Newhaven to Elizabeth Lyle.
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 The Story of Leith - XIX. Newhaven: A Fishing Village
That the original population of Newhaven had a considerable Flemish element is undoubtedly true, but the tradition that its fisherfolk are the descendants of Flemish refugees, who settled here during the life-and-death struggle of their nation against the might of Spain, we may at once set aside as mere legend.
A woman of any other class would be almost useless as a fisherman’s wife, unacquainted as she would be with the baiting and the preparation of lines and the mending of nets, and unable to assist him in the maintenance of the family by donning the creel and disposing of his catch.
A wedding in Newhaven, until some thirty or more years ago, used to be a very notable event, and as most of the inhabitants were more or less known to each other, if not related, it was generally attended by a large number of the younger members of the community.
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 Scotland Street Railway Station   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In the nineteenth century as the northern expansion of the New Town of Edinburgh continued, Scotland Street took on a new importance as a train terminus.
The Edinburgh, Leith, and Newhaven Railway was incorporated in 1836.
From about 1980 to 1990 the Edinburgh New Town Conservation Committee was given part of the tunnel to store spare parts such as balconies, columns, capitals, and mouldings for use in the repair of flats and houses in New Town.
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 Scotsman.com News - Scotland - Edinburgh - Ferry trips to go Forth after a 70-year gap
PLEASURE boat trips linking Edinburgh’s waterfront to a celebrated island in the Forth are set to be launched for the first time since the 1930s.
Edinburgh and Lothians Tourist Board said: "This is a welcome addition to the wide range of things for visitors to do and see in and around Edinburgh.
Newhaven is very convenient, particularly for people who rely on public transport, and the boat trip provides an easy, enjoyable and unusual way to see one of Scotland’s slightly less accessible medieval abbeys.
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 Elizabeth Lyle
James was born to John Comb and Grace Christie on the 30th of November 1839 in Newhaven and died in Newhaven in 1873 at age 33.
Walter Lyle Carnie was born on the 18th of August 1874 in Newhaven and married in 1900 in Newhaven to Jessie Rutherford Flucker.
Elizabeth Lyles was born on the 5th of March 1852 and christened on the 27th of April 1852 in Newhaven, and married in 1878 in Newhaven to David Graham Flucker.
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 Isabella Ramsay
Married in 1838 in Newhaven to Walter Lyle.
Isabella lawful Daughter of William Ramsay Fisherman in Newhaven and Isabella Martin was born the 21st and baptised the 24th of Septr.
Isabella Ramsay born on 21st and christened on 24th September 1814 in Newhaven, and married on the 22nd of June 1838 in Newhaven to Walter Lyle (Fisherman).
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Edinburgh's first railways opened in the 1830s and most of the development and expansion that followed was carried out by two competing companies: The North British Railway and the Caledonian Railway.
A feature of this route within Edinburgh was the St Leonard's tunnel: 523 m long, 6.1 m in diameter and with a steep 3.5% gradient.
The Edinburgh and Glasgow was absorbed by the North British Railway in 1865.
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 The Newhaven, a fish restaurant in the Harry Ramsden chain closes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Recent reports indicate that this may be one of the contributory factors behind the 11% fall in nationwide fish and chip sales.
One of the casualties of this fall in sales, “The Newhaven” in Edinburgh, managed under franchise by “Edinburgh Fish Restaurants”, had been one of the largest restaurants in the “Harry Ramsden ” chain.
Sadly, the Edinburgh restaurant’s closure meant the loss of a further 26 jobs in the Scottish capital.
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 Andean Trails, Hiking & Trekking 72 Newhaven Road, Edinburgh, Peru Hiking & Trekking, .Peru Hiking & Trekking
Andean Trails, Hiking & Trekking 72 Newhaven Road, Edinburgh, Peru Hiking & Trekking,.Peru Hiking & Trekking
Andean Trails is a UK based specialist tour operator organising challenging trekking, climbing and mountain bike trips to Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia and Argentina.
Peru > > 72 Newhaven Road, Edinburgh > Hiking and Trekking
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 Euphemia Mason
Married in 1813 in Newhaven to Walter Lyle.
Walter Lyle, Fisherman and Euphemia Mason both in Newhaven after the usual proclamation of Banns were married the 15th of Janr 1813 by Dr. Ireland.
Euphem Mason christened on 7th March 1792 in Newhaven (twin), and married on the 15th of January 1813 in Newhaven to Walter Lyle.
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 Stevenson Collection - Rare Books - National Library of Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Observations addressed to the Committee of the Chamber of Commerce of the City of Edinburgh, relative to the proposed railway...
In the appeal to the Trustees for the High Roads within the County of Edinburgh, at the instance of Sir David Dundas...
Prospectus of a railway between Edinburgh and the Port of Leith.
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 Newhaven Heritage Museum on AboutBritain.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Listen to the voices of Newhaven people, hear their songs, and watch a video on the development of the community.
Situated in the heart of Edinburgh, these apartments are tucked away in a lane leading off one of the most famous streets in the city.
These studio flats are situated in one of Edinburgh's oldest medieval high rise buildings at the top of The Mound with superb views over Princes Street and to the Firth of Forth and beyond.
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BACK TO Newhaven is situated to the north east of the city centre, a continuation of Leith.
Presently there are local shops and bars, the quaint little village of Newhaven has a traditional bar.
The New Generation health club is at Newhaven harbour as is the famous Harry Ramsden's restaurant, and the Royal Yacht Britannia, based at the Ocean Terminal Centre.
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 Autistic Society >> Education >> MOTHER VOWS TO FIGHT FOR RIGHT TO CHOOSE AUTISTIC SON'S SCHOOL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
NEWHAVEN, Scotland: A widowed mother has vowed to fight through the courts for the right to send her autistic son to the school of her choice.
Veronica Rose, of Newhaven, Edinburgh, is the latest in a line of parents taking legal action against Edinburgh City Council over the right to send their children to the school of their choosing.
The application on behalf of the six families is the first stage of a bid to force the council to provide places at Davidson’s Mains Primary for the youngsters who live outside the catchment area, but have brothers or sisters at the school already.
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The place has an old fashioned air; and the red-tiled, two storey houses with outside stairs and jutting gables, the strings of bladders, and the big boats, hauled up on the shore or rocking in the harbour, all give it a picturesque look, which is lacking in modern watering-places.
The Newhaven Heritage Museum tells the story of the village and its people through reconstructed sets of fishwives and fishermen, historic objects and photographs, and first-hand accounts of people's lives.
Discover the origins of Newhaven as a naval dockyard, building between 1507 and 1511 the 'Great Michael' the mightiest ship of its time.
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 Railways  - Leith Stations
It was the terminus for suburban trains in north Edinburgh, and for through trains from Glasgow Central.
This was the terminus of the Caledonian Railway's line that ran via Newhaven, Granton Road and Craigleith to Princes Street station at the West End of Princes Street.
Leith North station was situated close the Firth of Forth between Newhaven and Leith - a short distance to the west of Leith Citadel station.
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 Newhaven Agency
It should be an interesting week at Newhaven, with Jonathan due to give birth on Sunday.
I’m Elizabeth Elsie Enid Flora Montgomery (nee Tunnock) and I live in a tenement flat that overlooks the Newhaven building in Edinburgh.
I’ve lived there since 1937 when I was born, but not always by myself...
www.newhaven-agency.co.uk   (128 words)

 Edinburgh Tourist Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Housed in the former fishmarket close to Newhaven Harbour, this museum tells the story of this historic fishing village.
A small exhibition of policing in Edinburgh throughout the years, with some artifacts for famous cases such as that of Burke and Hare.
Less than ten miles from the centre of Edinburgh lies this three arce walled garden with 400 year old clipped yew trees, old-fashioned roses, and the National Bonsai Collection for Scotland.
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 Margaret Graham
Married in 1852 in Newhaven to David Flucker.
David Flucker, Fisherman, Newhaven and Margaret Graham, Newhaven, daughter of the deceased _____ Graham, Servant, Edinburgh were proclaimed 9th and Married 12th May 1852 by Reverend William Graham, Min - Newhaven.
Margaret Graham was born around 1807 in Newhaven?, and married on the 12th of May 1852 in Newhaven to David Flucker.
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 Ramsays_of_Newhaven   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Ramsays of Newhaven and Leith were oyster fishermen.
My grandfather Kidd was a postman in Edinburgh and was a member of the Post Office Pipe Band, playing a small drum.
So far I have only traced his father, James Kidd, who was a police constable in Edinburgh.
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 Shoes Newhaven at Local.co.uk
Shoes in Newhaven at local.co.uk - Find local web sites about Shoes that cover the Newhaven area.
Directions for Newhaven household waste recycling site including map, opening times, and what items can be accepted for recycling or disposal.
Newhaven: A Fishing Village At what period Newhaven became noted for its fisher population it would be difficult to say.
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