Local history

EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 9 Editor Sun, 21/02/2021 - 11:54

EDINBURGH DRINKING CLUBS.

POLICE START NEW CAMPAIGN.

A new phase in the drinking club question as regards Edinburgh has been entered upon.[1] As has been stated, the decisions on the subject in the High Court of Justiciary led to a great revival of those institutions in the city, but the assumption held by those who are running them that the decisions guard them effectively against any further attack is apparently not shared by the police, who, with almost startling suddenness, have aga

EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 8

Submitted by Editor on Sun, 14/02/2021 - 09:32

BATHGATE MAN’S ADVENTURES IN EDINBURGH.

FALLEN AMONG THIEVES.

Before Bailie Waterston, Edinburgh City Police Court, to-day, a young, smart-looking fellow named Percy Roberts, and Vera Watson or Roberts, both residing in Northumberland Place, and Jeanie Morrison, residing in Cumberland Street, Edinburgh, were charged with having, on 2d inst., in the house in Northumberland Place occupied by Roberts, stolen a gold watch from an ironfounder residing in Bathgate.

EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 7

Submitted by Editor on Sun, 07/02/2021 - 12:41

Edinburgh Labourer’s Divorce Case.

Lord Pearson heard evidence to-day in an action of divorce by Robert Ewing, labourer, 10 Rossie Place, Edinburgh, against his wife, Elizabeth Culbard or Ewing, 32 Greenside Row, Edinburgh. The pursuer (34), stated that the defender’s father was his cousin, and he was married on 2d May 1900 by declaration.