North Berwick  East Lothian


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described North Berwick like this:

North Berwick, watering-place, royal and police burgh, and par., Haddingtonshire, at the entrance of the Firth of Forth, 5 miles NE. of Drem Junction and 22½ miles NE. of Edinburgh by rail - par., 5067 ac., pop. 2688; royal burgh, pop. 1177; police burgh, pop. 1711; P.O., T.O.,l Bank, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Monday. North Berwick has fine sands and golfing links, and a healthy bracing climate. It was made a royal burgh by a charter of Robert III. It formed one of the Haddington District of Parliamentary Burghs, which returned 1 member until 1885.

North Berwick through time

North Berwick is now part of East Lothian district. Click here for graphs and data of how East Lothian has changed over two centuries. For statistics about North Berwick itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of North Berwick in East Lothian | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 15th April 2024

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