Report problems or contribute information

 
1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted

Help and advice for Bonnyrigg

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it.

We are in the process of upgrading the site to implement a content management system.

Bonnyrigg

"A village on the NorthWest border of Cockpen parish, Edinburghshire, near the Edinburgh and Peebles railway, ¾ mile South South East of Lasswade and 2 miles South West of Dalkeith. Only a collier village when the Queen drove through it (14 September 1842), it now represents the aspect of a cleanly, pleasant, well-built little town, a summer resort of families from Edinburgh."

(Extract from Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland 1885)

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Bonnyrigg area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Church Records

Bonnyrigg is made up of two parishes - Cockpen, and Lasswade.

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Bonnyrigg which are provided by:

Gazetteers

The transcription of the section for Bonnyrigg from the National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Bonnyrigg has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Ask for a calculation of the distance from Bonnyrigg to another place.

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference NT300650 (Lat/Lon: 55.873101, -3.120291), Bonnyrigg which are provided by:

Societies

The Lothians Family History Society
Lasswade High School Centre
Eskdale Drive
Bonnyrigg
Midlothian EH19 2LA
Scotland

Page Created by Margaret A. Mitchell