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"MUSSELBURGH, a post and market town, parliamentary burgh, burgh of regality, and bathing-place, in the parish of Inveresk, county Edinburgh, Scotland, 2½ miles E.S.E. of Portobello, 4 N.E. of Dalkeith, and 5½ E. by S. of Edinburgh. It is a station on the Edinburgh, Portobello, Musselburgh, and Eskbank branch of the North British railway. It stands on the right bank and near the mouth of the river Esk, in a fertile spot, about 3 furlongs S. of the Frith of Forth, from which it is divided by the sandy downs called Musselburgh Links."


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Fisherrow 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.

Description and Travel

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


Records relating to the Parish of Inveresk & the Burgh of Musselburgh - a comprehensive collection provided by John Robertson.

Historical Geography

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


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference NT340730 (Lat/Lon: 55.945534, -3.058332), Fisherrow which are provided by: