Places - Guide to Parishes and Places





Some further information on a few places mentioned in this website

Dryden / Bilston (Billstone, Bilstane)

Adamsrow, Redrow and Squaretown


Maps - I've drawn these two maps which I hope you find useful as they are more accurate than the published maps of the time.


Craighall area around 1820's
Shows Adamsrow, Cairnie, Claybarns, Cocklerow, (Old) Craighall, Millerhill, Monktonhall, Redrow, Squaretown, with boundary of Inveresk and Newton Parishes. Also location of some of the main pits.

Cowpits area 1821
Shows Cowpits (Cowpitts), Old Craighall, Midfield, Monktonhall, Whitecraig all within Inveresk Parish. Also shows the location of the main engine pits.

A few notes on the village, it's position on old maps, and a photo of the site today.


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