Gorgie  Midlothian


In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Gorgie like this:

Gorgie, a village in St Cuthbert's parish, Edinburghshire, near the right side of the Water of Leith, 1 ¼ mile SSW of Murrayfield station. It has a post office, with savings'bank department. A tannery called Gorgie Mills adjoins it; and Gorgie House, Gorgie Mains, and Gorgie Park are in its vicinity. Pop. (1871) 428, (1881) 656.

Gorgie through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Gorgie, in Edinburgh and Midlothian | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 24th January 2022

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