NT2774 : Bothwell Street tenements

taken 8 years ago, near to Edinburgh, Great Britain

Bothwell Street tenements
Bothwell Street tenements
The Parliamentary Register Of Voters for 1900-01 gives a turn-of-the-century snapshot of the occupations of this street's tenants. They include a joiner [x2], blacksmith [x2], grocer [x2], railway servant [x6], [locomotive] fireman, maltman, mason [x2], lithographer, plumber [x4], boilermaker, lorryman, tailor [x4], engineer, upholsterer, tinsmith, ironmoulder, warehouseman [x2], shopman, compositor, machineman and seaman.

The street features in the short film 'The Singing Street' made by teachers from Norton Park School in 1950 and released the following year. It shows pupils playing traditional singing games in various back streets off Easter Road and the Canongate. One of the Bothwell Street sequences shows girls playing next to an old timber yard behind this tenement. LinkExternal link
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NT2774, 240 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 22 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 6 October, 2009
Category
Tenements   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 270 747 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.6069N 3:10.1930W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 270 747
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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