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www.capitalcollections.org.uk

An image library of material from the  of Edinburgh's City Libraries and Museums and Galleries with many items relating to Newhaven.

Peter Stubbs’ excellent non-commercial website.  The EdinPhoto web site includes: History of Photography in Edinburgh, the History of Edinburgh, Maps and Photos, Edinburgh Recollections, and Edinburgh Today.

www.edinphoto.co.uk

www.oldleither.com

A chatty and interesting website devoted not only to life in Old Leith but also to their “Bow-Tow cousins down by the harbour” unlike ours which concentrates on the village located between the two bridges, Annfield and Trinity.

www.edinburghmuseums.org.uk

If you want to experience a real slice of Edinburgh life in the past, from workdays to washdays, high days to holidays, The People’s Story is the museum to visit.

www.scotfishmuseum.org

The Scottish Fisheries Museum in Anstruther houses a Recognised Collection of National Significance much of which reflects the life of the Newhaven fishermen.

www.scottishmaritimemuseum.org

Two sites, the Denny Ship Model Experiment Tank in Dumbarton and the main location at Irvine, showcase the history of Scotland’s relationship with the sea.  A flavour of the diverse collections are revealed in this website.

www.n-c.org.uk

Newhaven on Forth Parish Church is more than just a place of worship.  It serves as a hub for the community, a hive of activity for various groups in as “The Haven” and a great place to meet and greet in Newhaven Connections cafe.

www.grantonhistory.org

Dave King’s excellent website, well researched and thorough, on the history of the Granton
and Trinity areas with additional contributions by its residents and many old photographs of Granton’s glory days as a busy commercial, fishing and ferry port.  In many ways, a parallel site to this one - and then some!

www.flickr.com/sixtiesedinburgh

Jack Gillon’s excellent photo album on Flickr portraying Edinburgh, Leith and, importantly for this website, Newhaven as it was just before and during the period of “improvement” in the late 60’s.